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
- Multiple DatesThu, May 26Lake Creek Park
- Sat, May 28Trek - Parmer, Ln
- Sat, Jun 04Stoneledge Winery & VineyardJun 04, 8:30 AM CDTStoneledge Winery & Vineyard, 518 County Rd 1403, Lometa, TX 76853, USA25-mile or 50-mile Ride Registration – $75 VIP Ride Registration – $125 Participants pay a registration fee to ride, then raise funds to support Texas 4000’s mission in the fight against cancer. Registered riders are required to raise a minimum of $100
- Sun, Jul 17Royal High SchoolJul 17, 8:00 AMRoyal High School, 34499 Royal Rd, Brookshire, TX 77423, USAThis fully supported ride is one of the Houston area’s oldest rides and is presented by Northwest Cycling Club. Four different distances/routes will be offered, including a 100 mile century route and a metric century. This fully supported ride is one of the areas favorite rides.
- Sat, Jul 23Lake Pflugerville Park