Worcester, Mass.
February 8, 1998 -- Black History Month

Major Taylor's influence continues

By Lynne Tolman

   The story of Marshall W. "Major" Taylor, world champion bicyclist in 1899, continues to inspire.  Among the events and efforts in his memory:

"Major Taylor: The Extraordinary Career of a Champion Bicycle Racer"
an illustrated biography by Andrew Ritchie (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996)

More on Major Taylor

Lynne Tolman's bicycling column

Lynne's home page

Contact:  Lynne Tolman
updated 4/7/2003