You’re Not Diversifying, You’re Tokenizing: A Message to The Bike Industry The Desperate Need for Authentic Equity in The Bicycle Industry & Why the Bicycling Industry May Never Be Truly Inclusive Inclusion as a Marketing Tactic When companies try to reach out to marginalized communities, what does inclusivity really mean? Over... Continue Reading →
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 →
https://bikeeastbay.org/BikeTrafficSchool#3 Bicycle Traffic School FAQ Bike East Bay, in partnership with the California Bicycle Coalition, helped pass the Bicycle Traffic School bill (AB 902) in 2015. This allows people ticketed for a vehicle code violation while bicycling in California to attend a class and have the fine reduced or removed. Below you can find answers to frequently asked... Continue Reading →
http://bayareabicyclelaw.com/bus-drivers-find-out-what-its-like-to-get-passed-by-a-bus-while-on-a-bike/ Bus Drivers Find Out What It’s Like To Get Passed By A Bus While On A Bike Do you ever wish the person driving dangerously close to you while you’re on your bike could feel what you feel? Cyclists in Brazil got the chance to show bus drivers exactly what it feels like... Continue Reading →
from 5/1/15 In the course I registered for, there are 3 other scholarship winners out of 5 women in the 16 person class. Most everyone has a different idea they intend to use the knowledge for. Frame building, low income cycling advocacy, family cycling advocacy, mechanic, adapted bicycles for veterans and more. There is a... Continue Reading →
Wednesday and I made it to The Cycle Hostel. There are a lot of cyclists here. Mostly on mountain bikes. With existence is rooted in resistance, my colorful being will have to self censor while here... QWOC plight. Loud girl problems. Tomorrow, UBI.
Friday - Took Shawn's Rideshare from El Cerrito to Ashland. We even arrived ahead of schedule. It was nice if not a bit cramped conditions for a person who is used to riding and BART. Ample rest breaks though. An overall awesome experience, rideshare is definitely they way to go. Me and Wednesday made the... Continue Reading →