Guilt and the Outdoors

Have you felt guilty for being able to take time to be outdoors? I have. WRITTEN & PHOTOS BY ANDREA MOLINA2021 SJ BROOKS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT My mother is 61, and as recently as her late 50’s, she had never left El Salvador, our home. She does not lack a sense of adventure or desire to travel,… Continue reading Guilt and the Outdoors

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To Black Women

I wrote this piece to create a space to talk about Black hair and biking. The topic may seem arbitrary to some who do not understand the history and legacy of Black hair. But know that our hair is our crown, who we are, and how we show up.  WRITTEN & ILLUSTRATED BY JASMINE BROOKSFEATURED… Continue reading To Black Women

Black Freedom & Fresh Air

I’m Dia, a Black, queer femme who loves freedom and fresh air. Bikepacking and heritage touring are among my favorite ways to experience the outdoors. I also experience significant barriers to adventuring as radically and as often as I want to. By sharing my experience from two past tours with Black Freedom Outfitters (BFO), I… Continue reading Black Freedom & Fresh Air

RAR New Haven Gravel Camp

RAR New Haven is so excited to announce their first-ever annual Gravel Camp on August 5th-7th! 🌈 🏕️ 🌈 🏕️ Gravel Camp is a summer camp-style weekend full of riding, outdoors, and friendship for non-binary, trans, and women riders. RAR New Haven will help bikers improve their confidence on the trail and build a community… Continue reading RAR New Haven Gravel Camp

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Get Rad Issue 02 & Cycling Cap Launches

New merch drop! Get rad by getting the Get Rad publication and cycling cap. Get Rad Issue 02 Get Rad’s second issue, Making Space and Stepping Back, features 13 contributors creating space for BIPOC and trans, women, intersex, and gender non-conforming folks in the cycling and outdoors community. Contributors center on community building and organizing, prioritizing… Continue reading Get Rad Issue 02 & Cycling Cap Launches

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RAR Gravel Team Becomes Wild Composite Racing

The RAR Gravel team of incredible ambassadors created a stronger FTWN-B community at gravel events in 2020 and beyond, one in which, rather than competing against each other, they support, celebrate, and connect– to grow and develop as individuals and a community as a whole.  Each of these ten individuals poured their heart, passion, and… Continue reading RAR Gravel Team Becomes Wild Composite Racing

Black Cycling Orgs + Businesses

To celebrate Black History Month, we created a list of Black cycling organizations and businesses. Be sure to support, follow, and share this post during Black History Month and beyond. This is not a comprehensive list by any means, so please add Black-owned cycling businesses and organizations that should be recognized in the comments. ORGANIZATIONS… Continue reading Black Cycling Orgs + Businesses

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New RAR Merch Drop

Launching the Group Ride Guide, tech pin, making space sticker, and B.A.T.H. print! We are always reflecting on our role and how to ensure that our resources are contributing to our community. Today we launch a set of products for you to learn, reflect and pass on what it means to be a radical adventure cyclist.

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