Simani loves riding a bike. Since childhood, it’s offered her a way to explore her surroundings, connect to the urban environment and get around quickly and for relatively cheap. She also loves nature and the outdoors but she says these kinds of spaces are difficult to access without financial resources.
There’s also the racial barrier.
“When you go out to those spaces, I know sometimes when I go hiking I get a stare like 'Oh, you're different.’”