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 & GROUPS
Kings Rule Together + Queens Rule Together
Founded in 2019, K.R.T Cycling Team is a global community of passionate, active cyclists of all ages, genders, and skill levels in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and beyond.
LA Bike Academy
A youth cycling team and bicycle education program, with a mission to empower, educate and develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills in youth between the ages of 8-18.
Major Taylor Cycling Club
A nonprofit and national cycling club dedicated to recognizing sportsmanship, promoting nonviolence and caring for those less fortunate in the legacy of Major Taylor.
Red, Bike and Green
@redbikegreen @redbikegreenatl @rbgoakland
A collective of Black urban cyclists improving the health, economy & local environment of African Americans by creating relevant & sustainable Black bike culture.
Bike repair and bike rentals in Venice Beach, California.
A bike shop started in 2010 by a group of passionate cyclists who wanted to provide excellent service and sales to like-minded cyclists of all types and ages. Based in Mt. Airy, Maryland.
Rich City Rides
A bike shop and nonprofit organization advocating for sustainable transportation, physical and mental health, and human-to-human connections through bikes in Richmond, California.
BIKES & BAGS
Major Knox Adventures
Based in the Washington, D.C. area, an outdoor series that promotes radical joy of cycling and other outdoor activities while continuing to celebrate the legacies of Black outdoor enthusiasts who have paved the way for experiencing pleasure in the great “out-of-outdoors”.
Founded in 2017, Radical Adventure Riders (RAR) mission is to center gender inclusivity and racial equity in cycling and the outdoors. We do this by providing education, connection, resources, and support for the community and industry. We are also BIPOC, women, and non-binary led. Specifically, our five-person leadership team is Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian and white.
We do this work out of passion, but passion cannot sustain our programming for lasting change. If you follow us, please support our work by buying RAR merch or donating directly on our website.