Posts by Ilyana Walker
MAY IS NATIONAL BIKE MONTH
Heights Bicycle Coalition kicked off bike month this past Saturday with a Bike Ride and Mixer at The Wine Spot. Thank you to everyone who joined us. The weather was great. We had an awesome bike ride; delicious food; wonderful conversations; and lots of smiles. Bike Month is in full swing and there are plenty…Read More
Saturday, October 9, 2021 9:00AM-12:00PM 1601 S Green Road; South Euclid 44121 Support those coping with cancer at the first annual Heights Move-A-Thon! Come together during Breast Cancer Awareness Month for a 1 mile walk or 2.5 mile bike ride in South Euclid. $25 per participant. All proceeds will benefit The Gathering Place, a local…Read More
Celebrate Juneteenth with a Bicycle Tour Around the Circle
We are coming out of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a time when we remember and honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. Military. However, we would be remiss not to acknowledge that one of the earliest Memorial Day ceremonies was held on May 1, 1865, in Charleston, South Carolina,…Read More
CELEBRATING THE LEGACY OF MARSHALL “MAJOR” TAYLOR, A PROFESSIONAL CYCLIST
Marshall W. “Major” Taylor was an American professional cyclist born in Indiana in 1878, the same year that the United States manufactured bicycles for the first time. He had his first victory at the age of 13 when he entered into his first amateur race as a publicity stunt by his employer, a bike shop…Read More
HERE’S TO 2021!
As we begin another year into the 21st century, there is a lot of anticipation about what the year 2021 will bring. Well, if you are anything like me, you are simply waiting for the weather to become comfortable enough to ride your bike again. I know some of you continue to ride all year,…Read More
I would have to say that Summer 2020 is definitely one for the books. Some of you may have been new to cycling this summer; others like me may have had the opportunity to ride a lot more this season. Whatever the case, this summer has definitely brought about changes, specifically in the cycling world. …Read More
Hot, Humid, and Hydrate!
Now that summer is in full swing as we can tell by the much warmer temperatures; there are more of us enjoying the outdoors on bikes. Let us not forget that the pandemic has also caused a boom in bicycle sales and an increase in ridership. Nonetheless, whether you are new to cycling or a…Read More
JUNETEENTH FREEDOM RIDES
We are less than a week away from celebrating JUNETEENTH. The Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863; however, it took 2 ½ years before word reached Texas and the Confederate south to announce the end of the Civil War and the end of slavery. Therefore, slave owners continued to enslave Blacks until Major…Read More