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MAJOR TAYLOR

CYCLING CLUB

OF AUSTIN, TX

 
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WHO IS MAJOR TAYLOR

Honoring the world's first black sports superstar and professional Black American cyclist - Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor. In 1899, he earned the rank of the world cycling champion followed by the American sprint champion in 1900. Major Taylor fought the racism of the Jim Crow era, and today his achievements and story have inspired many to take up the sport of cycling.

 

The Five Things to Know About Major Taylor

 

WHO WE ARE

The Major Taylor Cycling Club of Austin is an associated club of the Major Taylor Association (MTA).
 

We are dedicated to honoring Major Taylor's legacy as a champion cyclist and humanitarian. Our group is diverse and we offer short leisurely rides for those just getting started and faster challenging rides for those ready for the next level.
 

Our Mission is to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle, Encourage Camaraderie and Instill a Sense of Community Amongst Fellow Cyclists

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • GROUP RIDE: Dick Nichols Park to SW 45 and Back
    Sat, Oct 01
    Dick Nichols Park Bike Trail
    Oct 01, 8:00 AM CDT
    Dick Nichols Park Bike Trail, 8011 Beckett Rd, Austin, TX 78749, USA
    As part of our City Ride Series, we'll have a stroll starting in South Austin at Dick Nichols Park rolling to SW45 and back. Strava Link: https://www.strava.com/routes/2853704622085556196
 
 
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