About the Major Taylor Cycling Club
The Major Taylor Cycling Club of Denver Inc. was established in 2011 and formed in honor of the African American cyclist who, in 1899, overcame racial injustice to become the first African American world cycling champion.
Major Taylor Cycling Club of Denver Mission Statement
Promotes healthy lifestyles for cyclist of all ages.
Advocates for bicycle safety on behalf of the inner city youth of Denver
Educates club members about bike maintenance and rules of the road and the public about our namesake, the legendary cyclist Marshall "Major" Taylor
"It is my thought that clean living and a strict observance of the golden rule of true sportsmanship are foundation stones without which a championship structure cannot be built"
-Marshall "Major" Taylor