What does it take to get more African Americans into cycling, and change the paradigm? Just ask Jarvis Wagner and Ray Mackey, two teens succeeding within Bearings Bike Works Program, a shop empowering Atlanta-area kids with life skills. Read their story.
Bikes are the answer—always. That's what Becky O'Mara learned when she turned a few repaired bikes into a bike repair education program called Bearing Bike Works, benefitting kids in Atlanta. As we celebrate Juneteenth, we chat with Becky about how helping inner city kids find focus, responsibility and purpose in bikes isn't necessarily about race; it's simply about the kids.