Peter Breslow http://wgcu.org en Afghan Female Cyclists: Breaking Away, And Breaking Taboos http://wgcu.org/post/afghan-female-cyclists-breaking-away-and-breaking-taboos On a recent day, just west of Kabul — where the city's sooty sky gives way to fresher air — Abdul Sadiq coaches four young members of the Afghan National Cycling Federation. They're working on their riding technique while dodging the free-form traffic.<p>"The road is very narrow. Make sure you don't get into an accident, as you can see the cars are coming," the former competitive cyclist tells them, amid zooming vehicles and honking horns.<p>They're at Qargha Lake, whose aquamarine waters sit below a snow-sprinkled mountain backdrop of 13,000-foot peaks. Fri, 02 May 2014 07:42:00 +0000 Peter Breslow 9914 at http://wgcu.org Afghan Female Cyclists: Breaking Away, And Breaking Taboos