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Introducing YoungMajors NYCC!

The New York Cycle Club (NYCC) and Major Taylor Iron Riders (MTIR) will collaborate on a youth training program this Fall that brings more young people -- with an emphasis on Black, Latinx, and Asian boys and girls -- to the lifestyle and discipline of road cycling. The experience of NYCC’s trademark SIG training series will be leveraged to develop this program.

Our goal is to spread our love of cycling as a transformative lifestyle, and share the wonders and excitement of road cycling to young people who may not otherwise have the opportunity to learn about the sport. 

WHO: All young people 14 - 17 are welcome to apply, with a special focus to develop Black, Latinx, and Asian boys and girls.

WHAT:  A 6-week road cycle experience focused on safety, training, performance, fitness, and fun.

WHEN: Saturdays (rain date, Sundays) October 1 - November 5, 2022

WHERE: Start at a New York City park (Central Park, Prospect Park, Randall’s Island, etc.) with routes throughout the tri-state area. 


Register a kid at  (Note we will only accept 20 kids for the inaugural year.)

Volunteer to be a leader. Must commit to at least four rides.

Donate a road bike. We need bikes.  We would like to have bikes on hand for kids who don’t have their own road bikes.

For Questions about donating a bike and/or volunteering contact: Kym Blanchard or Gihan Perera at [email protected]

Special thanks to MTIR, Recycle A Bicycle, and USA Cycling for helping us put this together.

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