Re: [CR]...Major Taylor...

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Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 19:22:30 -0500
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From: "Roy H. Drinkwater" <roydrink@mac.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]...Major Taylor...


Steve wrote:
>"Major Taylor" was the first successful (for that time) Afro-American bike
>racer during the 1920-30s.

Nope, his era was earlier- 1894-1910. Check out the web pages at http://www.majortaylorassociation.org/who.htm , http://www.majortaylor.com/ , and http://www.mtfoundation.org/ My wife's great-uncle Tom Cooper raced against him.

Roy "nicked-named my fixed-gear after him" Drinkwater