It’s the person not the bike - Ayesha McGowan

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Ayesha McGowan aka A Quick Brown Fox is our first returning guest! She’s on phase two of her mission to be the first African American Pro female racer, working on education and advocacy within the cycling industry to support more POC and especially WOC. In this episode we catch up on what Ayesha’s been up to, we play the Representation Game, and learn a killer recipe for coconut recovery ice cream. ~ Sponsors ~ Katusha Sports http://katusha-sports.com Wardour Studios http://wardourstudios.co.uk ~ Guest ~ Ayesha McGowan www.aquickbrownfox.com http://twitter.com/ayesuppose ~ Additional listening ~ Listen to our LIVE PANEL recording "An evening with Ayesha McGowan and Jools Walker" https://soundcloud.com/wheelsuckerspodcast/live-panel-an-evening-with-ayesha-mcgowan-and-jools-walker Last year’s interview with Ayesha https://soundcloud.com/wheelsuckerspodcast/a-quick-brown-fox ~ Additional reading ~ It’s awkward to talk about race. Let’s do it anyway http://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/bikeleague/BFA_Summer2018/index.php#/10 Diversity is cycling’s most urgent problem - here’s how to fix it https://www.bicycling.com/culture/a19702179/diversity-is-cyclings-most-urgent-problem/ Implicit bias at work ‘Resume whitening’ doubles callbacks for minority job candidates study finds https://www.forbes.com/sites/hbsworkingknowledge/2017/05/17/minorities-who-whiten-resumes-get-more-job-interviews/ Privilege explained Please people stop using bikes to whites plain privilege https://grist.org/cities/please-people-stop-using-bikes-to-whitesplain-privilege/ Tokenism in Nonprofits 8 ways people of colour are tokenised in nonprofits https://medium.com/the-nonprofit-revolution/8-ways-people-of-color-are-tokenized-in-nonprofits-32138d0860c1 Cultural competency training the brown bike girl http://www.pedalista.org/the-brown-bike-girl.html ~ Topics ~ Colorado Classic https://www.coloradoclassic.com/ The Crash ! https://www.instagram.com/p/BkaJB3XBnO2/?hl=en&taken-by=ayesuppose Emily Chappell - Chappetite https://twitter.com/hashtag/Chappetite?src=hash Recipe Coconut Protein Ice Cream https://thebigmansworld.com/2017/08/05/healthy-no-churn-workout-protein-ice-cream-paleo-vegan-gluten-free/ POWER BRAID Are you willing / keen to help us start a WOC cycling group? It’s awkward to talk about race. Let’s do it anyway http://www.nxtbook.com/mercury/bikeleague/BFA_Summer2018/index.php#/10 Diversity is cyclings biggest problem here’s how to fix it https://www.bicycling.com/culture/a19702179/diversity-is-cyclings-most-urgent-problem/ The Representation Game. Visit the websites or social media of most bike brands, and play this game: a. How many clicks or images until you spot a POC? b. What’s the ratio of POC to white folks? c. Repeat a and b with WOC. Japanese Women sliding in https://www.boredpanda.com/funny-self-portraits-kimiko-nishimoto-89-year-old/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic Matt the Mountain Biker https://www.instagram.com/beautyandthetour/ https://beautyandthetour.bigcartel.com/ Learn wheel building with LBK https://lbk.org.uk/collections/classes Sopo - Atlanta http://sopobikes.org/ Outside Magazine https://www.outsideonline.com/ Stay Focussed App https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/stayfocusd/laankejkbhbdhmipfmgcngdelahlfoji?hl=en James Huang’s Article "JRA with the Angry Asian: Fun isn’t a four-letter word" https://cyclingtips.com/2018/02/jra-angry-asian-fun-isnt-four-letter-word/ ~ Track ~ Evangelion - A Cruel Angel's Thesis: Bike Horn Cover www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUamHEvVQy0Sounds ~ Work handles ~ Look mum no hands! www.lookmumnohands.com/ London Bike Kitchen www.lbk.org.uk/ ~ Our personal handles ~ Alex Davis twitter.com/Singyamatokun Jenni Gwiazdowski twitter.com/money_melon ~ Follow us ~ Twitter twitter.com/WheelSuckersPod Instagram www.instagram.com/wheelsuckerspod/

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