Celebrating the life of Marshall MAJOR Taylor!

Saw this article at USA Cycling and thought I’d share…


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Among the many featured cyclists is Marshall “Major” Taylor. While his name is rarely discussed amongst pioneering African-American athletes like Jackie Robinson and Jesse Owens, Taylor’s impact on his sport and the broader world around him was as important as any of them. Not to mention that as an 1899 World Champion, he was one of the top cyclists of his generation…

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And if you’re itching for more, you can now read Marshall MAJOR Taylor’s autobiography The Fastest Bicycle Rider in The World in it’s entirety…HERE!


  1. Domingo says:

    Really good article; I think I’m going to have to purchase the book. Thanks for the post, most appreciated.


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