Conversations with the Commissioner
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About the Event
Meet 10X National Cycling Champion Rahsaan Bahati and Erica Elle, Founder of the Level Up Cycling Movement. Rahsaan is a world-class cyclist and champion for the children. Rahsaan was raised in Compton, California, and a seven-time US championship professional cyclist who currently rides and manages his own cycling team, Bahati Foundation Elite Cycling Team. He has previously raced for; SKLZ-Pista Palace, Rock Racing Pro Cycling, TIAA Cref Pro Cycling, McGuire Real Estate Pro Cycling, Saturn Pro Cycling, and Mercury Pro Cycling. Rahsaan has also represented the United States at 3 world championships. Rahsaan specializes in criterium racing and track cycling. In 2000 Rahsaan won the amateur USCF National Criterium Championships and in 2008 he won the elite USPRO National Criterium Championships. 2010 was a break-out year for Rahsaan as he added the 10th Annual CSC Invitational to his many professional level wins that year. Rahsaan is the reigning three-time champion of the renowned Manhattan Beach Chevron Manhattan Beach Grand Prix. In 2011 Rahsaan received a special dedication by being honored at the 29th El Tour deTucson presented by CenturyLink and the University of Arizona Medical Center as its awardee.
Level Up Cycling Movement, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to introducing the health benefits of cycling to minority communities, promoting and fundraising for benevolent causes, and creating a consistent pathway to the highest levels of professional cycling for young minority cyclists.