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When I Started Riding, I Was Treated Like I Didn’t Exist

Updated: Aug 5

HOW COULD SOMETHING SO INNOCENT AS RIDING A BICYCLE MAKE ANOTHER HUMAN BEING FEEL DISCARDED?



I have been met with racism in various roles as a bike rider, from being the average mom cyclist to being a professional rider agent. The subtle and often not-so-subtle actions communicating, “You all do not belong here” are recurring.


Five years ago, as a new female cyclist I understood the chance of returning home safe was higher if pedaling with a group. In search of a place to learn and—most… READ MORE


Bicycling by Erica Elle Jul 27, 2020


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