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
An international collective of Black cyclists. We control our own narratives.
Black Girls Do Bike
A nonprofit organization growing and supporting a community of women who share a passion for cycling with 100+ Chapters.
Black History Bike Ride
A group at the intersection of activism, cycling, and education based in Austin, Texas.
Getting It In Cyclists
This is a group for all who enjoy cycling. Rides are coordinated for people who like to challenge themselves and improve their overall fitness.
Multi-sport development program that advances athletes to new limits, inspires communities, and enacts socio-cultural and economic change in Washington, D.C.
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.
MOBB Cycling Club ATL
Founded in 2012, MOBB Cycling Club hosts rides, races and events to further expose the urban fixed-gear cycling culture to the South.
Northstar Cycling Club
Black, Brown, and Indigenous people cycling club – we ride to have fun and build community! All levels are welcome. Seattle, Washington area.
A group of cyclists who, through the mutual energy benefits of drafting, work together to aid each others’ success in Seattle, Washington.
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.
Ride for Black Lives
A peaceful ride with a peaceful message of love and unity in Los Angeles, California.
Ride for Racial Justice
A nonprofit organization and exists to ensure access to resources, education, and community for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) cyclists.
In-store and mobile bicycle repair based in Stone Mountain, Georgia.
Bike repair and bike rentals in Venice Beach, California.
Clutch Bicycle Shop
Friendly neighborhood bike shop in Atlanta, Georgia.
A small space with lots of wheels in Oakland, California.
Dixon’s Bicycle Shop
A bicycle repair shop since 1966 in Brooklyn, New York.
Free Range Cycles
New bike sales, full-service repair, and supplies for commuters, wanderers, and adventurers of all kinds in Seattle, Washington.
Gearin Up Bicycles
A bike organization training the next generation of DMV (Washington, D.C. area) bike mechanics.
A locally owned bike shop in the Ingleside area of San Francisco, 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.
A family-owned bike shop committed to supporting the community that supports us since 2005 in Tucson, Arizona.
The Tricycle Cafe & Bikes
An inclusive cafe and bike shop in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.
A community-based bike shop that specialized in custom builds for commuters in Oakland, California.
BIKES & BAGS
A one-woman operation creating handmade bike frames and components in Chicago, Illinois.
Customizable fenders, race plates, shop signs, and socks.
The 1854 Cycling Company
A premium bicycle brand that was founded to create living-wage jobs for the formerly incarcerated.
An outdoor gear lab and ultralight bags company with the goal to inspire BIPOC and inner-city folks to connect with nature.
Made local by dedicated craftspeople committed to making the best bags in the world.
Founded in 2017, an apparel company for triathlon, cycling, and casual gear for during and after the race.
Founded in 2021, a cycling apparel company built to bridge the gaps. Every culture. Every Class. Every Gender.
Cycling Out Loud
Cycling apparel company specializing in helping you look your best while cycling without compromising comfort or budget based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Innovative performance apparel for cycling and multi-sport.
Bike and Brunch Tours
Leisurely bicycle tours highlighting culture and history in Historically Black neighborhoods and brunch in Baltimore, MD, Richmond, VA, and Charlotte N.C.
Historic biking and walking tours to share Atlanta’s communities, history, culture, and people.
Weekly social ride and private tour rides in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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”.
RADICAL ADVENTURE RIDERS CHAPTERS
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.
Colored Girls Bike Too
Missed a huge one MACC (Metro Atlanta Cycling Club)
Thank you 🙏🏾 tremendously for This space to get to know black cycling establishments. Please please include the DmV Matt onojafe https://www.thetrailsdmv.com/
Jafe Cycling (DMV) believes that every cyclist is different. We believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to maximize their level of health and wellness, so we promote brands and provide full-service bicycle repair services to support this vision.
Opening soon in Bowie, MD