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9th Major Taylor Dayton Signature Ride

Thank you to our sponsors for making the Major Taylor Dayton Signature Ride a success.

Gold Sponsors

Pedal Pals

Miami Valley Regional Planning Commision

REI

Silver Sponsors

McDonald's

State Farm Insurance

Bronze Sponsors

Farmersville Fire Department

Five Rivers Metroparks

Black Pug Bike Repair

Bicycles for All

Major Taylor

Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor (26 November 1878 – 21 June 1932) was an American cyclist who won the world 1 mile (1.6 km) track cycling championship in 1899 after setting numerous world records and overcoming racialdiscrimination. Taylor was the first African-American cyclist to achieve the level of world champion and only the second black man to win a world championship in any sport, after Canadian boxer George Dixon.