Racism and public space: It’s time to contend with the reality that individuals of color have a markedly different experience of parks and other outdoor public spaces than white people do. [City Lab]
Industry leaders speak up: In response to the murder of George Floyd, outdoor brands, retailers, and athletes like Conrad Anker have come out with statements condemning racial injustice and institutional violence against the Black community in the United States.
The pandemic's best seller: Bike sales have been through the roof since the crisis started.
An unstoppable cyclist: After Leo Rodgers lost his leg, his relationship with cycling only deepened. [Bicycling]
A revolutionary new material: Why old fishing nets might just be the next big thing in gear innovation. [Gear Patrol]
Invest more heavily in public lands: The Great American Outdoors Act is on the cusp of passage into law. An opinion piece by Outdoor Industry Association director Lise Aangeenbrug explains why we can’t stop there. [The Colorado Sun]
A chance to drive Denali: To minimize the spread of coronavirus on transit busses, private vehicles will be granted greater access to certain roads in Denali National Park this summer. [National Park Traveler]