L.A. native documents the urban bicycling experience with RIDE: In Living Color

RIDE: In Living Color is a film that documents the stories and experiences of African-American cyclists around the country with a particular emphasis on biking in Los Angeles. Directed by L.A. native Yolanda Davis-Overstreet, the film interviews  members of the African American cycling community,  focusing on each bicyclist’s personal story and the role bicycling plays in their lives. Their stories range from tales of competitive racers to how one bicycling group is working to feed the homeless.

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The film further explores the social benefits of bicycling and how it can address social issues by improving the health and wellness of a community. The documentary will be a unique look into the urban cycling experience as a catalyst for bringing together people from different walks of life. For more information, feel free to check out their website and this LA Streetsblog article.

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