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Cycling Links

Advocacy & Organizations

Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
This is the advocacy program of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association, a small, active, non-profit consumer-funded program acting as a clearinghouse and a technical resource for bicycle helmet information. Volunteers from the BHSI serve on the ASTM bicycle helmet standard committee and are active in commenting on actions of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
BMX Racing For Youth, Families
The American Bicycling Association BMX site is a central point for learning what's happening in the fast riding, high jumping world of BMX racing.
L.A.B. - America's Oldest Cycling Organization
The League of American Bicyclists began when bikes, not cars, ruled the roads. Today, this organization is a leader in advocating and educating on behalf of cyclists in every state. They also organize major cycling rallies and support many local and state cycling groups across America.
Livestrong Foundation
The Livestrong Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Austin, Texas. Founded in 1997 by cancer survivor and champion cyclist, Lance Armstrong, this organization's goals are to comprehensively improve the lives of cancer survivors, encourage collaboration, share lessons learned and develop evidence-based solutions to the problems that matter.
People For Bikes
People For Bikes is a membership organization founded by bicycle industry and advocacy leaders with the mission of "putting more people on bikes more often."
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
RTC is a nonprofit organization working to enrich America's communities by creating a nationwide network of public trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors.
U.S. Bicycling Hall Of Fame
The foundation of the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame is built upon the recognition of the competitors and contributors to the sport of cycling. Since 1987, there has been an annual induction of Americans who have achieved tremendous success in racing or by enhancing the sport of cycling through innovation, coaching, and their full participation in the sport. This site honors these great people.
USA Cycling: Home of American Bicycle Racing
USA Cycling is the official cycling organization recognized by the US Olympic Committee and is responsible for identifying, training and selecting cyclists to represent the United States in international competitions. The major activities of USA Cycling ensure the ongoing development and safe participation in the sport of cycling.

Bicycle Touring Outfits

Adventure Cycling Association
Adventure Cycling has been planning tours and instructional programs since 1974. Today their unique and diverse selection of tours offers something appealing to just about everyone.
Backroads
People travel with Backroads year in and year out because they know they're somewhat obsessed about quality, about getting the details right, about spending time meticulously researching routes, visiting new hotels, uncovering cultural wonders and eating at the best trattorias and Michelin-starred restaurants. And, because you get to choose what to do and when to do it. Backroads offers tours throughout America, Europe, Asia and the Pacific.
Discovery Bicycle Tours
With Discovery Bicycle Tours, you ride at your own pace from inn to inn and enjoy fine food and great lodging. You are pampered by engaging leaders and supported by a van that moves your luggage and serves as your traveling snack bar and bike-repair shop. They take great pride in showing you the most beautiful and least-traveled corners of our special world, including tours of Maine, Italy, Ireland and Scotland.
Trek Travel Cycling Vacations
With Trek Travel, you may find your experience waiting among the high peaks of the French Alps, along Ireland’s Emerald Coast, or among Northern California’s fruitful vineyards. Trek Travel will lead you there, and craft for you an experience uniquely yours, a journey uniquely Trek Travel.
Vermont Bicycle Touring
VBT has led the way in designing and running deluxe bicycling vacations that invigorate and pamper! You'll travel at your own pace in small groups of 14 to 20 for an intimate experience. Their global offices, expert Trip Leaders and support staff take care of all the details allowing you to fully enjoy your vacation and get to know the places you travel as only a native can. Destinations include the US, Canada, Europe and New Zealand.