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Nova Scotia Commuting and Advocacy

Active and Safe Routes to School
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?
Bicycle Nova Scotia
Bicycle Nova Scotia sanctions road and mountain bike racing in the province, and advocates for Bicycle Touring and Transportation
Car Share Atlantic
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.
Cycling Coalition
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.
Ecology Action Centre
Helping to make a difference by advocating for improvements in transportation, urban and wilderness issues.
Halifax Cycling - City's official site
Projects the City is working on to improve cycling: Bike Plan: including bridge access and street improvements, Bike Week
Trax - Bicycle Commuting
walk, ride. car pool, use public transit: An EAC project to improve transportation in Halifax

Nova Scotia Training, Riding, and Racing

Bicycle Nova Scotia
Bicycle Nova Scotia sanctions road and mountain bike racing in the province, and advocate for Bicycle Touring and Transportation
Bridgewater Triathlon Club
Canadian Cyclist magazine
up to the minute news on events across Canada and around the country, Photo Gallery
Cape Breton Barbarians
Cape Breton triathlon training club
Cogeyed - MTB in Atlantic Canada
trail conditions, gear swap, forum to meet with buddies for a ride
Cyclesmith Cycling Club
Morning Road Rides, Evening MTB Rides, Short track MTB Racing in the Spring, Junior program
Halifax Ramblers
Recreational Masters Club
Halifax Triathlon Club
Navy Tridents
Triathlon Club
Randonneurs Nova Scotia
Long Distance Riding, Brevets
Triathlon Nova Scotia
Want to try a multisport race? TNS is the provincial organization and sanctions a full event series, including duathlons and triathlons, youth races and Kids of Steel events.
Truro Triathlon club
Velo Halifax
Touring Club
Wolfville Triathlon Club

Nova Scotia Touring and Outfitting

Aerobics First
running shoe experts, triathlon wetsuits, skis & snowboards
Atlantic Canada Cycling
cycling tours --- ride planning --- accommodation --- bike shop directory
Eastwind Cycle
bike journeys in Quebec, Mexico and our home region of the Canadian Maritimes
Freewheeling Adventures
Freewheeling Adventures is based in Hubbards and organizes guided and self-guided bike tours and multisport vacations in Canada, Iceland, Europe and Latin America.
Pedal and Sea Adventures
Enjoy a guided tour of the Nova Scotia sea coast
The Trail Shop
your local outfitting experts - paddling, camping, clothing, hiking

Bicycle Touring Outfits

1000 Free Self-Guided Road And MTB Routes
A source for free self-guided road rides and mountain-bike trails including maps, cue sheets and ride descriptions.
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.
Breaking Away Bicycle Tours
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
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.
Cycle Canada
Cycle Canada provides bicycle tours of Canada and also a wealth of resources for cycling there.
Freewheeling Adventures
Freewheeling Adventures organizes guided and self-guided bike tours and multisport vacations in Canada, Iceland, Europe and Latin America.
Granfondo Bike Tours In Northern Italy
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.
Overland Adventures
Overland specializes in biking trips for high-school students in New England, Canada's Maritime provinces, along the Pacific Coast, across the US, through Alaska and in Europe.
PAC Tour: Bicycle Expeditions Across America
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
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.
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.
Velo Echappe'
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.
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.

Nova Scotia Charity and Fundraising

Craig's Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society
Annual Bike tour early August to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer.
Multiple Sclerosis Bike Tour
Join us for a great ride every summer. raise some money to fight Multiple Sclerosis, ride your bike for two days, and meet some great folks.

Canadian and American Advocacy & Organizations

Adventure Cycling Association
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.
Africa Bike
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.
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.
Canadian Cycling Association
To promote, organize and represent cycling in Canada, discover touring routes and preserve the bicyclist's right to the road.
Cycling Hall Of Fame
The Cycling Hall Of Fame is dedicated to preserving the history of cycling's greatest races and the riders who rode them.
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.
IMBA Canada
International Mountain Bicycling Alliance Canada's mission is to create, enhance, and preserve trail opportunities for mountain bikers throughout Canada.
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.
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.
Ride of Silence
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.
Triathlon Canada
National governing body for triathlon and duathlon in Canada, with race reports, athletes photos, and national team information packets.

Bicycle Industry Suppliers

Accelerade Sports Drink
Answer Products
Avid Brakes And Components
Axiom
Bell Helmets
Bicycling Magazine
Bike Magazine
Blackburn Accessories
BOB Trailers
Bontrager
Breezer Bicycles
Brooks Saddles
CamelBak Hydration Systems
Campagnolo Components
Cannondale Bicycles
Cat Eye Electronics
Cervelo Bicycles
Chris King Components
Clif Bar Energy Foods
Co-Motion Cycles
Continental Tires
Crank Brothers
Cycle Aware Accessories
CycleOps Trainers
Cycling News
CytoSport
DeFeet Socks
DT Swiss
Easton
Finish Line Cleaners & Lubricants
Fizik Saddles
Fox Shox
FSA
Genuine Innovations Cycling Accessories
Giro Helmets
GU Energy Food
Guru Bikes
Hammer Nutrition
Headland Bike Accessories
HED
Hutchinson
Independent Fabrications Bicycles
Inside Triathlon Magazine
Kenda
Kona Bicycles
Kryptonite Locks
Light & Motion Lights
Look USA Pedals, Frames & Forks
Manitou Suspension
Marzocchi Forks
Mavic Wheels, Components & Clothing
Maxxis
Michelin Tires
Mirraco
Mirrycle Mirrors & Bells
Mountain Bike Magazine
Oakley Accessories
ODI Grips
Pearl Izumi Apparel
Pedro's Maintenance & Accessory Items
Polar Heart Rate Monitors
PowerBar Nutrition
Profile Design
Rans Recumbents
Reynolds
Ritchey Logic Bicycles & Accessories
RockShox Suspension & Accessories
Salsa Cycles
Saris Racks
Shimano Cycling Products
Sigma Sport Computers & Lights
Sock Guy
Specialized Bicycle Company
Speedplay Pedals
SRAM Components
Sugoi Apparel
Surly Bicycles
Tamer Components
Third Eye Mirrors
Thomson Seatposts & Stems
Thule Chariot
Tifosi Optics
Timbuk2 Bags
Time
Trek Bicycles USA
Triathlete
VeloNews Magazine
Vittoria
Wald
Wheels Manufacturing
Yakima Racks