Using active transportation for the school journey is one of the easiest ways for students to get regular daily physical activity and to reduce their behaviours.
Did you know that distances up to 5 km are traveled more quickly door-to door by bicycle than by car?
Car Sharing is freedom for people who would otherwise use bikes or taxis, people who need the use of a car but are reluctant to buy one, ... or someone who simply wants to get rid of their car and the hassles of parking, maintenance and insurance.
The Halifax Cycling Coalition is dedicated to improving cycling conditions and raising awareness of cycling issues in the Halifax Regional Municipality to Reduce traffic congestion, Improve our health, and Enhance our urban environment.
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.
Breaking Away caters to cycling enthusiasts who enjoy the rush of sweeping descents and the thrill of famous switchback climbs, as much as appreciating the beautiful scenery along the way. Choose between their popular TourPak or RacePak/TourPak combos with routes from the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France. They also offer Self-Guided Tours perfect for couples or family groups wishing for a more flexible schedule, or Custom/Private Escorted Tours.
Carolina Tailwinds' guiding philosophy is to show you the beauty of the Carolinas' and Virginia's hidden corners, both on 2 wheels and off. With active vacations for all ability levels, each tour combines deluxe accommodations and fine dining with careful planning and personal attention.
Granfondo Cycling Tours are designed around experiencing the Italian and French cultures and their enthusiasm towards cycling. In addition to cycling, most of the vacations highlight walking tours of the art, architecture and culture of each region.
PAC Tour (Pacific-Atlantic-Cycling Tour) was started in 1981 by cross-country record holders Susan Notorangelo and Lon Haldeman as a way to offer the long-distance cyclist the ultimate cycling vacation. Lon and Susan offer their experiences from over 70 transcontinental rides to make your PAC Tour, whether it's across the country, or only across a state, as smooth as possible. The support staff is made up of the most professional individuals including many former Race Across AMerica veterans.
Randonnée tours are available in Canada, France, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and the United States. These customized self-guided trips are perfect for individuals, couples, families, and groups of friends. Personal, thoughtful trips with all the arrangements made for you.
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.
In 1997, Velo Echappe' started the fantasy trend of vacations featuring the world's greatest cycling and triathlon legends, such as Eddy Merckx, Phil Anderson, Sean Kelly and Mark Allen. Every effort is made to ensure that each vacation has the highest level of accommodations whether you travel to Tuscany, the French Alps, to Mark Allen's Tri Camp or to the Tour de France.
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.
Adventure Cycling Association’s nonprofit mission is to inspire people of all ages to travel by bicycle for fitness, fun, and self-discovery. As America's largest recreational cycling association, it has developed the National Bicycle Route Network, encompassing more than 38,158 miles (and growing) of road and mountain bike trails, which are depicted on high-quality route maps.
Kona donates their AfricaBike model to the BikeTown project or to other non-profit and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) whose missions include helping to improve the quality of life in sub-Saharan Africa.
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.
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.
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.
The Ride of Silence is a free ride that asks its cyclists to ride no faster than 12 mph, wear helmets, follow the rules of the road and remain silent during the ride. There are no national sponsors and no registration fees. The ride, which is held during National Bike Month, aims to raise the awareness of motorists, police and city officials that cyclists have a legal right to the public roadways. The ride is also a chance to show respect for and honour the lives of those who have been killed or injured.