Recommended Read: “Most Cyclists Are Working-Class Immigrants, Not Hipsters”

There’s a great piece by Andrew Keatts on Governing, a media platform for state and local government leaders, that engages meaningfully with both the problematic nature of the term “invisible cyclist” and creative strategies for doing inclusive bike advocacy and bike planning. Continue reading

Critical Race Theory and Invisible Cyclists

The positive response to our post “Lessons from the Green Lanes? Listen to Communities of Color” pointed us towards a few pieces on invisible cyclists that we had not yet discovered. In order to recognize some of the earlier thinking on the topic of invisible cyclists, we plan on occasion to re-post work that might now be dated or otherwise hidden in the cracks and crevices of the Internet.

Having stumbled on a piece titled “Invisible Riders in the City of Angels,” by Jonna McKone, we were led to a thought-provoking analysis of some of the prominent invisible cyclists of Los Angeles–Latino immigrants. Continue reading