Black
Celebration
Series

Honoring the past.
Inspiring the future.

About the series

The Black Celebration Series is all about supporting our Black community. Come ride and run with notable athletes, community leaders, and their friends during special events throughout the month and beyond.

About the series

ABOUT LA BICYCLE ACADEMY

Los Angeles Bicycle Academy (LABA) is a youth education program, community bike shop and youth cycling team with a mission to empower, educate and develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills with boys and girls aged 8-18 from communities where exposure and access to the sport of cycling and lifestyle are limited.

ABOUT LA BICYCLE ACADEMY

ATHLETE PROFILES

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    Black Cyclist Network

    Join the BCN every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday at 7:30am PST and Saturdays at 4:30am PST

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    Ama Nsek

    Leading weekly rides on Tuesdays at 7:30am PST is member of L39ION pro team, Ama Nsek.

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    Nelson Vails

    Join legendary cyclist and Olympian Nelson Vails for a group ride on Zwift Saturday, February 6 at 7:30am PST.

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    Aisha Praught-Leer

    Join professional middle-distance runner, Aisha Praught-Leer for a run Tuesday, February 9 at 7:30am PST. Coming soon.

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    Rahsaan Bahati

    Join world-class racing cyclist Rahsaan Bahati, for a group ride on Tuesday February 9 at 9:30am PST. Coming soon.

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    Level Up Movement

    Join Level Up Movement, a national nonprofit based in Florida for a ride Saturday, Feb 20 at 1:30pm PST. Coming soon.

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Unlock in the exclusive in-game BCS kit and run shirt when you complete any ride or run.

FAQ

The Black Celebration Series is an invitation for members of the Black community and allies alike to join our year-long series of events highlighting the history, athletes, heritage, and joy this community brings to Zwift from around the world. With group rides and runs led by featured athletes, we are creating an inclusive environment that empowers and uplifts the community as a whole.

These events will all be group rides or runs. Ride leaders will keep between 1.5 - 2w/kg along the Mighty Metropolitan route in New York with the event lasting for one hour. Runs will be along the Grand Central Circuit and will cover a distance of 6.8km/4.2mi. Find a group at a comfortable pace to ride or run with in support of the Black community.

Los Angeles Bicycle Academy (LABA) is a youth education program, community bike shop and youth cycling team with a mission to empower, educate and develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills with boys and girls aged 8-18. LABA’s cycling team seeks to expand the capabilities of youth from communities where exposure and access to the sport of cycling and lifestyle are limited.

For more information, follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

LA Bicycle Academy welcomes donations through this link.

Zwift is committed to progressing diversity and inclusion within the game, within the organization, and within the larger Zwift community. Learn more about our efforts here