Why I Ride

Bicycles are a personal passion of mine. They opened up a world i never thought possible. People ride bikes for many reasons - some shared, others differing. My reason for riding is what propelled my want to help others find their own reasons to ride.   Wheels Like Wings v2 Or Why I Ride I... Continue Reading →

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We Ride Too – Black History is Now!

We Ride Too – Black History in the Making (every month)   Influential Black Bicycle Professionals, Pioneers, Advocates and Riders     Major Taylor One of, if not the, most famous Black cyclist, Major Taylor broke color barriers while still burdened by racism.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_Taylor     Kitty Knox Around the same time as Major Taylor... Continue Reading →

Bicycle Workshop Survey

Please check out and complete this survey to find out how we can make our workshops better serve the community and offer even more resources. Workshops for the People start with YOU! Click the link ---> https://goo.gl/forms/ype5wFTiTgawXmNg1

The Red Bicycle

The Red Bicycle   Written by Jude Isabella Illustrated by Simone Shin Series: CitizenKid   In this unique nonfiction picture book, the main character is a bicycle that starts its life like so many bicycles in North America, being owned and ridden by a young boy. The boy, Leo, treasures his bicycle so much he... Continue Reading →

Why Bicycle Justice Isn’t a White Guy in Spandex – via Yes! magazine

http://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/why-bicycle-justice-isnt-a-white-guy-in-spandex-20160810  photo credit - Chinaka Hodge, http://chinakahodge.com/thickwitness/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/JennaSiaira.jpg Why Bicycle Justice Isn’t a White Guy in Spandex Well, it doesn’t have to be. People of color make up the fastest-growing demographic among cyclists, and everyone benefits. Elly Blue posted Aug 10, 2016 Jenna Burton moved to Oakland, California, in 2007. She was tired of the cost... Continue Reading →

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