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 →
Ride for ladies, women, sistas, femme, trans, queer, gender variant folx. All ages. All levels. All riders. Pre-ride basic repairs offered. Sunday February 21st Noon at Lil Bobby Hutton Park/De Fremery Park @ 16th St and Adeline St Oakland, Ca Short ride to the Berkeley Marina and back or where ever!
QBP (Quality Bicycle Parts) offered a 2015 scholarship for 10 women to attend UBI's (United Bicycle Institute) Professional Repair and Shop Operation Class. It is a top of the industry two week long program for experienced mechanics. There were over 800 applicants. I was one of the ten winners. In the course I registered for,... 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 →
Just a week before leaving. The decision to document my experience came from the idea that I should capitalize off of myself the same way UBI and QBP most certainly will. If, as suggested by my sister in law, that I be the sacrifice for others to succeed, so fucking be it. I'll go to attain... Continue Reading →