"...She was told never to touch a bicycle. Her parents feared she would lose her virginity."
"To men, the bicycle in the beginning was merely a new toy, another machine added to the long list of devices they knew in their work and play. To women, it was a steed upon which they rode into a new world.”
Cycling around Dar es Salaam it doesn't take long to notice a stark gender gap when it comes to who rides a bicycle.