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 →

From NOLA to AfricaTown, a Black Bike Enthusiast’s Dream Trek – via Colorlines

Original Post - http://www.colorlines.com/content/nola-africatown-black-bike-enthusiasts-dream-trek Skip to main content Published by From NOLA to AfricaTown, a Black Bike Enthusiast's Dream Trek To celebrate the self-determination of the Black South, women-owned adventure company Black Freedom Outfitters led a three-day journey from New Orleans to AfricaTown, Alabama. Ride along. I'm Paris Hatcher, a Black queer feminist organizer, strategist—and bike magician. I co-created... Continue Reading →

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 →

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