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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Gwen Jorgensen donates bike to help paratriathlon club via Star Tribune

First posted on - http://www.startribune.com/gwen-jorgensen-donates-bike-to-help-paratriathlon-club/391438401/ Gwen Jorgensen donates bike to help paratriathlon club By Patrick Kennedy August 26, 2016 — 3:26pm St. Paul’s Gwen Jorgensen, who won triathlon gold at the Rio Olympics, is auctioning off the bike she used during training to support the Dare2tri Paratriathlon Club in Chicago. Jorgensen, a two-time world champion... Continue Reading →

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 →

It’s time for cycling advocates to stop ignoring people of color

http://www.spokemag.co/its-time-for-cycling-advocates-to-stop-ignoring-people-of-color/ It’s time for cycling advocates to stop ignoring people of color Jen Kinney June 19, 2016 Features, Issue 5, Uncategorized Leave a Comment Last year saw the occasion of an uncomfortable shakeup at the League of American Bicyclists, one of the most influential bike-focused lobbying groups in Washington, D.C. Anthropologist Adonia Lugo, who had... Continue Reading →

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