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Celebrating Black Biking Culture: Pioneers, Present-Day Cyclists, and Community Groups

Biking has a rich and diverse history that includes the contributions of many talented Black athletes and enthusiasts. From Major Taylor, the first Black world champion cyclist, to present-day Black biking groups and current cyclists, Black cycling culture is a vibrant and thriving community that deserves recognition and celebration. Let’s take a look at some of the pioneers, present-day cyclists, and community groups as we continue to celebrate Black History Month. Black Biking Pioneers  Major Taylor-The Worcester Whirlwind Major Taylor, also known as "The Worcester Whirlwind," was an African American track cyclist born in 1878. He is considered one of...