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Advocacy & Organizations

Advocacy & Organizations

Adventure Cycling Association America's largest recreational cycling association has developed the National Bicycle Route Network, encompassing more than 24,000 miles of road and mountain bike trails, which are depicted on high-quality route maps. 
America Bikes America Bikes is a coalition of leaders from the bicycling community dedicated to improving bicycling across the country through programs and policies in the 2003 federal transportation funding bill. The campaign is mobilizing cyclists, organizations and businesses to convince Congress that bicycles are an important element in the transportation puzzle. Join their network by endorsing the America Bikes agenda. Learn more at their website. 
Bicycle Friendly Community The Bicycle Friendly Community Campaign is an awards program that recognizes municipalities that actively support bicycling. A Bicycle-Friendly Community provides safe accommodation for cycling and encourages its residents to bike for transportation and recreation. The League of American Bicyclists administers the Bicycle Friendly Community Campaign. 
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. 
Bikes Belong Bikes Belong Coalition is a membership organization founded by bicycle industry and advocacy leaders with the mission of "putting more people on bikes more often."  
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. 
CAT (Coalition for Alternative Transportation) Based in the Lehigh Valley, CAT is a 501(c)3 educational charity working to improve bicycling, walking, and transit 
Cycling Hall Of Fame Cycling Hall Of Fame is dedicated to preserving the history of cycling's greatest races and the riders who rode them. 
Doubles of the Garden State New Jersey tandem club. 
Find A Cycling Coach Hiring a good coach is one of the best ways to reach your cycling goals and this site makes it easy by offering an official list of USA-Cycling-certified coaches. It also provides some free tips and articles by these coaches to improve your bicycling. The coaches are organized by state to make it easy to narrow your search. Plus, their email addresses and web sites (as applicable) are available, too. 
IBF: A World-Wide Cycling Resource The International Bicycle Fund is a non-governmental, non-profit organization, promoting sustainable transport and international understanding. Major areas of activity are non-motorized urban planning, economic development, bike safety education, responsible travel and cycle tourism, and cross-cultural, educational programs.  
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. 
Lehigh Wheelmen Association The Lehigh Wheelmen Association is the area's oldest and largest cycling club. 
Mountain Bicycling's International Voice The mission of I.M.B.A., the International Mountain Bicycling Association, is to promote mountain bicycling opportunities which are environmentally and socially responsible. 
National Bike Registry The National Bike Registry offers a low cost program that helps police departments nationwide in identifying the rightful owners of stolen bikes. 
New Jersey Randonneurs Randonneuring is long-distance unsupported endurance cycling. This style of riding is non-competitive in nature, and self-sufficiency is paramount. When riders participate in randonneuring events, they are part of a long tradition that goes back to the very beginning of the sport of cycling in France. Friendly camaraderie, not competition, is the hallmark of randonneuring 
PE4Life PE4Life is the collective voice for promoting quality, daily physical-education programs for America's youth. 
Pedals for Progress Pedals for Progress rescues bicycles destined for America's landfills and puts them to work overseas for continuing economic development in our partnership programs. 
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. 
Surface Transportation Policy Project The goal of The Surface Transportation Policy Project is to ensure that transportation policy and investments help conserve energy, protect environmental and aesthetic quality, strengthen the economy, promote social equity, and make communities more livable. 
The National Center for Bicycling & Walking The N.C.B.W. is a national, not-for-profit organization working with people in communities to make America more bicycle friendly and walkable. Their resource center provides updates, information and resources for bicycle and pedestrian practitioners, related professionals, and citizen advocates. 
USA Cycling Development Foundation Thousands of young athletes aspire to be Olympic and world champions just like Lance Armstrong, Leigh Donovan, Marty Nothstein and Susan Demattei. It is a long, hard road to the top requiring a strong commitment from athletes, parents and you! Your support directly benefits young athletes in all disciplines of cycling. 
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. 
Youth Educational Sports Youth Educational Sports, Inc. was created to give instructional and educational support for non-traditional sports taught in schools, after school activities and youth organizations. YESports will also help if you want to start a "non-traditional sport" club, such as bicycling. 
 
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