• McKinnon is First Transgender Woman to Win World Title

    Submitted by 303cycling on October 18th, 2018

    Representing Canada, Rachel McKinnon became the first transgender woman to win a world title at the 2018 UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships at the VELO Sports Center in Los Angeles, California, on Sunday.  Read more

    • Jillian Beardan, first female transgender cyclist to ride in a pro U.S. peloton, emerges as beacon…

      Submitted by 303cycling on August 8th, 2017

      303Cycling’s Nicole Odell caught up with Jillian Bearden last year, telling her story as a transgendered athlete. Read those stories here: Transgender Cyclist – The Story of Jillian Bearden Transgender Cyclist – Jillian Joins a Race Team From The Denver Post SALIDA — Less than three years into her transition from Jonathan to Jillian, proRead More

      • Transgender Cyclist – Jillian Joins a Race Team

        Submitted by Nicole Odell on September 30th, 2016

        (Read Part 1 – Transgender Cyclist – The Story of Jillian Bearden) After the IOC released their new guidelines in 2016, Jillian approached USA Cycling to find out what their policy was and asked for assistance in changing her license. The question was, where do you put her? While she was certainly not as fastRead More

        • Transgender Cyclist – The Story of Jillian Bearden

          Submitted by Nicole Odell on September 29th, 2016

          I first started riding a bike at a young age of 3, and my love for riding bikes was born while living in Monument. All of my friends were spread out, so to see one another we had to ride everywhere—having a sweet bike was a big thing! I started really hitting the trails whenRead More