Podcast by Ayesha McGowan
Chapter 13: Lydia Moore
Lydia tells us how they went from inheriting a bike that a relative won in a grocery store raffle, to working towards opening a bike shop for queer, trans, and gender non-conforming communities of color in Brooklyn NY. Lydia also gives us an honest look at what it's like to be a Black FTW Trek employee looking for change during this time. (Recorded 07/22/20)
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Chapter 12: Sika Henry
Sika Henry was very patient with me as she explained triathlon and the many setbacks she’s faced on her current path in pursuit of her pro card. When she succeeds, she’ll be the first ever African-American woman pro triathlete. PRETTY FREAKING COOL.
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Chapter 11: Nam Arya
Nam is a first-generation Tibetan-America, all-around badass, and leader at WTF Bike explorers.
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Chapter 10: Michelle Cook
In this chapter, I talk to Michelle Cook, owner of Roxbury Rides, a cycling consultant, a league certified instructor, and a moderator/ shero for the Boston chapter of Black Girls do bike. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Chapter 9: Brooklyn Bell
Brooklyn Bell is a Mountain Biker, Skiier, Climber, outdoor enthusiast, and design student based in Bellingham, Washington. Hear how Brooklyn went from running the trails to shredding the trails at every opportunity she could find.
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Chapter 8: Jools Walker
Jools went from a ten-year hiatus to literally write the book on getting "Back in the Frame". Learn how she went from being too afraid to ride her new bike home from the shop to feeling confident enough to do laps around the National Velodrome.
@ladyvelo on IG