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Major Taylor at the Vélodrome Buffalo in 1908

Major Taylor, the first black cycling champion

Before the turn of the 20th century, amidst racial discrimination, Major Taylor win championships and broke records. As the Tour de France draws closer, we take a look at a remarkable cyclist whose efforts came before the grand race even started. Bike shop beginnings Marshall “Major” Taylor was on 26th November 1878 in Indianapolis. His […]

Café du Cycliste

Café du Cycliste (Nice)

Cycling, coffee, and culture collide on the Cote d’Azur courtesy of Café du Cycliste. My parents have lived in Nice since February 2018. We all visited the city for the first time in 2010 and it left a lasting impression on all of us. It’s a city on the Cote d’Azur, with close proximity to […]