Black Girls Do Bike celebrates 10 years of changing what the cycling world looks like by uniting women of color

With 100 chapters worldwide, Black Girls Do Bike is on a roll and not slowing down anytime soon

Black Girls Do Bike
(Image credit: Monica Garrison, Black Girls Do Bike)

It’s no secret that cycling is an overwhelmingly white and caucasian sport. In fact, a recent survey from USA Cycling, the national governing body of the cycling sport,  found that 86% of its members identify as white or caucasian, while only 3% identified as Black or African American.

In addition to being a white sport, cycling is also a predominantly male sport. That same survey found that men made up 80% of survey respondents and women just 19%. 

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Kristin Jenny
Freelance Contributor

Kristin Jenny is an elite triathlete based near Boulder, Colorado. Although most of her time is spent in aerobars somewhere in the mountains, she finds time to enjoy eating decadent desserts, hiking with her husband and dog, and a good true crime podcast.