The autobiography of world champion Marshall "Major" Taylor is a compelling story for any cycling fan, and particularly pertinent for Americans.
In 2020 Unbound Gravel formed a relationship with the Major Taylor Club of Kansas City, and for 2021 65 club members participated in the event.
Daniel Kofi Morteh explains how bikes transformed his life and gave him the confidence to push himself.
In 2020 Major Taylor Iron Riders produced a cycling kit to honor Black lives. Lead designer Andrew Harris takes us inside the process.
In 2009 Malik Graves-Pryor went on a Major Taylor Iron Riders club ride and got dropped. The experience ignited his passion for cycling.
All cyclists benefit from mentorship. Author Kevin McNeill explains why having Black mentors helped him thrive in the sport.
Columnist Aliya Barnwell says cycling's efforts to improve the sport's diversity often overlook the throngs of working cyclists, street BMX riders, and participants in Critical Mass-style urban rides.
Miller served as club president 2012-14 and remains active in the BIPOC club.
On this week's episode of The VeloNews Podcast we hear the story of L&M Tourers, one of the first cycling clubs for Black riders in New York City.
On this week's podcast we catch up with the Major Taylor Iron Riders club to discuss the club's game plan for bringing new cyclists into the sport.
Five members of the Major Taylor Iron Riders club discuss cycling's hurdles with racism and diversity, and explain how their club succeeds with African American, Asian, and Latino riders.