Across the U.S., grassroots event organizers have steered participatory cycling in a bold new direction. Gone are the days when cycling events revolved around category upgrade points and photo finishes.
For years, the National Interscholastic Cycling Association tried to start a mountain bike team in the inner-city community of Richmond. After a volunteer coach spearheaded the project, the new Richmond Composite team is changing lives.
Every few years a not-so-famous rider like Mike Teunissen wins a stage at the Tour de France and transforms his career