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 →

Team Rwanda’s Only Female Rider

  Team Rwanda’s Only Female Rider: I find freedom on the bike and prejudice off it The story of an inspirational rider, and the team that hopes to free more women by bike Emily Conrad-Pickles 10th February 2016 Team Africa Rising is growing from strength to strength, despite its difficult environment. Yet still they have... Continue Reading →

Boise Bicycle Project partners with incarcerated women to increase number of bikes donated

http://idahobusinessreview.com/2016/04/27/boise-bicycle-project-partners-with-incarcerated-women-to-increase-number-of-bikes-donated/ Home / Good Works / Boise Bicycle Project partners with incarcerated women to increase number of bikes donated Boise Bicycle Project partners with incarcerated women to increase number of bikes donated By: Erika Sather-Smith April 27, 2016 1 Comment Boise Bicycle Project is collaborating with the Idaho Department of Correction women’s facility for a... Continue Reading →

These Young Mechanics Are the Next Generation of Bike Repair

http://www.bicycling.com/culture/people/these-young-mechanics-are-the-next-generation-of-bike-repair?cid=soc_BICYCLING+magazine+-+bicyclingmag_FBPAGE_Bicycling__ Culture people These Young Mechanics Are the Next Generation of Bike Repair Don't let their age fool you—these wrenches have some serious maintenance skills By Caitlin Giddings March 10, 2016 Nayla Hale (left), 16, and Khori Wilson, 13, told us about their journeys from repair newbies to master mechanics.  Photograph by David Johnson On... Continue Reading →

Ayesha McGowan: Bad Ass Black Woman Cyclist

http://www.bikeleague.org/content/profile-leadership-ayesha-mcgowan Share This November 23, 2015 Profile in Leadership: Ayesha McGowan Women Bike by Carolyn Szczepanski This story by Ayesha McGowan first appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of the League's magazine, American Bicyclist. A few years ago I was with a group of friends who decided it would be a great idea to participate... Continue Reading →

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