Major loved to ride his bike. He raced and did tricks, winning award after award. He became one of the best bicycle racers in the United States in just a few years. What happened to this amazing athlete? In this book, you'll meet an important African American leader in sports - Major Taylor! History is filled with inspiring leaders who made a difference in their communities and in our world. Each book in this illustrated biography series tells the story of an important leader in fields such as science, the arts, government, sports, and more. Texts focus on each leader's early life and greatest accomplishments. Each book includes a time line, questions for discussion, and an extension activity.