Local cycling advocacy organization dedicated to promoting
awareness and safety for all cyclists in the area. Great website for
upcoming events and news about cycling events and projects in the
The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association has been
instrumental in increasing the awareness and prominence of mountain
biking in the Chattanooga area. The organization has developed over 20
miles of new mountain bike trails in the last two years. Way to go!!
We provide professional coaching services to athletes who
have made the commitment to achieving excellence in sports performance.
In addition, we cater to clients who wish to live a healthier lifestyle
through fitness and nutritional awareness and modification.
Our philosophy is reflected in everything we do, all the way down to our
company name, "Vantaggio". It is Italian for advantage. By utilizing
our mix of science, experience, and practical application, the advantage
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 is a coalition of leaders from the bicycling
community dedicated to improving bicycling across the country through
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.
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
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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 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, 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
Andiamo Adventours features informative and personable
including walking, hiking, bicycling, glacier treks, and mountain-biking
adventures in Italy, France, Switzerland, Madeira Island, Croatia and
Austin-Lehman Adventures provides all-inclusive luxury
adventure travel to North, Central, and South America, including:
Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Glacier, Canyonlands, Banff, Bryce, and Zion
National Parks; plus Kenai Alaska, the Montana and Wyoming Rockies,
Eastern and Western Canada, Belize, Costa Rica, Oaxaca Mexico, Peru and
Machu Picchu, Ecuador and Galapagos, Chile and Patagonia, and more!
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.
Bike and Barge Holland Tours are the perfect answer to
cycling in Europe. The barge is your hotel, restaurant, and baggage
carrier. You are served breakfast and dinner on the barge, and you make
sandwiches, etc. to carry with you for lunch. The barge supplies a
bicycle for everyone (included). There are guided bike trips every day
that meet the barge each night at its new destination.
Since 1991, Boston-based adventure-travel company Bike
Riders has offered distinctive, elegant bicycle vacations through the
regions they know and love: New England, the Canadian Maritimes, and
Europe. Over the years, their bike tours have earned a reputation for
exciting, off-the-beaten-track itineraries, luxurious inns and
outstanding restaurants offering meals brimming with fresh, local
On a Bike Vermont tour, 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, Ireland and Scotland.
The all-inclusive, fully supported Black Bear Adventures
Bicycle Tours take you along some of the country's most scenic roads and
desired destinations. Cycle past fields of wildflowers, along roads
steeped in history and over the peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Guides will show you spectacular waterfalls, renowned Civil War sites,
wonderful gardens and unbelievable mountain vistas. Along the way you'll
enjoy the finest accommodations and cuisine.
Bravo offers superb bicycling tours around the best
historical sites and the most spectacular landscapes of Spain. With
Bravo Bike, you'll discover the most impressive places and cities of
Spain. In addition, they offer tours in Switzerland during the month of
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 with routes from the Giro d’Italia and
Tour de France, or their world-famous Tour de France RacePak with live
race viewing. All trips offer 2 to 3 daily route options of 30 to 70
miles where you choose your distance, pace and partners.
"Slow down to see the world," is still Butterfield And
Robinson's guiding philosophy after almost four decades on the road. In a
line-up of biking and walking journeys that now span more than
two-dozen countries and six continents, each route is carefully designed
to immerse you in the local culture and reveal a region’s true spirit.
Their goal is to create one-of-a-kind journeys for active people who
value their freedom and want to see the world a little differently.
After all, great travel is about experiencing.
CanUSA offers tours for beginners, intermediates and
advanced cyclists with diverse itineraries that encourage exploration in
an intimate and exciting way. With approximately 20 tours per summer,
you can discover the best of Alberta and British Columbia on a trip that
suits you perfectly. CanUSA can even provide route-planning services
and sag support to anyone who may require online or telephone guidance
about cycling the Canadian Rockies.
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
Carpenter/Phinney Bike Camp provides road-bike programs for
young-at-heart adults ages 16 to 76. Group sizes vary from 18 to 36 and
their camps are designed for serious recreational cyclists and include
cycling-skills instructions by former pro riders. Locations: Giro
d'Italia, Dolomites, Tuscany, Verona and Lake Garda.
Charnes Tours was created to let you experience the magic of
Italy through an active vacation. Their philosophy is to offer you
rides, hikes and swims, but to let you choose how much you want to do.
They offer vacations, not athletic events.
Cinghiale Cycling Tours was founded in 1997 by retired
professional cyclist, Andy Hampsten. They offer the best views of
Tuscany from your own bike! Their goal is for you to stay fit, have fun,
meet the people and savor the cuisine while riding off the beaten paths
so you can discover the genuine culture of Tuscany. Riders find the
tours an excellent opportunity to not only improve their riding skills,
but to hone their Italian taste buds.
Classic Adventures offers tours through North America and
Europe featuring excellent cycling, clean and comfortable lodging, a
historical and cultural emphasis and friendly, service-oriented guides
who share a passion for the region you'll be enjoying.
Colorado Heart Cycle is a non-profit corporation in its 26th
year of providing bicycle tours in Colorado, Arizona, Missouri,
Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming and France.
Heart Cycle was originally formed as a cardiac-research project, but
has long since become simply a non-profit bicycle-touring organization.
All tours are led by volunteers, and the costs are kept as low as
possible consistent with providing quality lodging facilities and
support on the road.
Country Lanes offers bicycling trips with both easy mileage
and more challenging terrain. Their service /includes van-supported group
tours, self-guided itineraries and a guided tour program with
accommodation choices to match your budget and comfort. Daily route
options enable you to set your own pace whether you are a beginner or
advanced cyclist. Destinations include England and Europe.
At Crossroads they know that anything is possible with a
good support system, which is offered on every tour for every rider!
They believe in the pursuit of excellence and in their ability to exceed
the expectations of their guests. They promise to put your safety,
needs and desires above all else as they make your cross-country, or
regional American dream tour a reality.
Cycle America offers bicycling vacations to the best
destinations that North America has to offer. Choose from a tour in the
National Parks of the western US, a coast-to-coast journey (you can ride
one segment or all nine for the full experience) or challenge yourself
to Pedal the Peaks. A reputation that has been built on professionalism,
value, and support ensures that first-time and returning riders will
have a great experience no matter which tour you choose.
Cycle Italia has married their unabashed passion for Italy
with their extensive experience leading high-quality bicycle tours to
bring you the ultimate Italian cycling experience. In no other country
will you feel such respect for the sport of cycling. Come share the
Italian passion for all good things in life: friends, food, wine,
beauty... and the sport that comes from the heart.
Cyclevents invites you to spend some time perusing their
website, then start planning your next ride. Perhaps a spin through
Tasmania's delightful wine country or the lush green highlands of
Vietnam? You might consider challenging the notorious climbs of the
Pyrenees or Swiss Alps. Maybe a tropical adventure in the Hawaiian
Islands? Enjoy the spectacular canyons of Utah or the alpine wonders of
Idaho. Or perhaps a pint of Guinness in an Irish pub!
Discover Adventures' multisport vacations showcase Maine,
Massachusettes, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Georgia, and
internationally they visit Ireland and France (custom). Choose from
weekend getaways, weeklong vacations, family tours and their
Distinguished Guest Series. Let Discover Adventures show you the best
way to experience an active-travel vacation!
Discover France is the leader in active cycling vacations in
France, with creative itineraries that feature the best of each region
at the greatest possible value. You'll find more than 30 different
self-guided tours, lasting as few as 4 to as many as 14 days. The
physical demands of the tours range from easy to challenging and all
offer unique opportunities to discover French culture and lifestyle.
DreamRide's cycling vacation services extend to the Western
Slope and Front Range of Colorado, the Big Island of Hawaii, San
Francisco, California and the Four Corners region of Utah, New Mexico,
Arizona and Colorado.
Since 1986, Easy Rider Tours has specialized in
off-the-beaten-path bike tours in Europe, Canada, and New England. Every
Easy Rider tour is more than just a bicycling trip. It’s a cultural
immersion, a celebration of the people, traditions, and landscapes which
make a place unique.
Euro-Bike has been leading active vacations in Europe since
1974. In fact, they were the first US company to offer European bicycle
tours. Join them, and you'll see why customers return year after year.
Their vacation destinations include 14 European countries and feature
the finest guides, routes, and accommodations. You'll appreciate their
attention to detail and the extra services they provide. Experience the
freedom to pursue your pleasures.
Europeds has been providing complete European bicycling
tours for over 20 years. Specializing in France (they consider it the
jewel of Europe), they take you to the secret paths of unparalleled
countryside, historic treasures and superlative cuisine.
Granfondo Bike Tours let you experience the epic climbs of
the Giro d'Italia and World Championships and learn from a former pro
cyclist, while enjoying quaint picturesque mountaintop villages and
With High Gear not only do you get to ride some of the
world’s most beautiful routes each day; you ride an actual stage of the
Tour de France (a dream day) in the amateur event of the year, the Etape
du Tour. This is a world-class event with closed roads, cheering fans
and the familiar yellow Mavic support vehicles. You don’t have to be a
racer, just have the spirit of finishing and you’ll experience a day
you’ll not soon forget.
Through continued research and reconnaissance, KE’s
worldwide portfolio of custom-made mountain-biking adventures is without
equal. Destinations include: Europe, South and Central America, SE
Asia, Australasia, Asia and Africa.
Lava Tours features cycling and multisport trips in Costa
Rica. Their all-inclusive tours are designed so you pedal without
worries. They provide guides, equipment, take-home water bottles,
hydration, snacks and digital pictures. Their barista guides will even
prepare hot espresso trailside.
Le Vieux Moulin is devoted to recreational cyclists of all
abilities. They provide daily rides to over 20 different destinations in
France ranging from 20 to 50 miles, depending on your interests. A
mini-bus offers ride support at the beginning and the end of the day,
and cyclists receive detailed maps for each day’s ride.
Nichols Expeditions specializes in guided and self-guided
mountain- and road-bike tours. You can't go wrong with fabulous
locations, such as Italy, Mexico's Copper Canyon, Holland, France,
Slovenia, the Sacred Valley of Peru and Moab, Utah.
Orchid Isle Bicycling, located in Kailua Kona, is locally
owned and operated. Over the years, they have developed a vast knowledge
of the history, geography, culture and the flora and fauna that makes
the island paradise unique. They offer a large variety of daily bike
tours and custom tours, too.
Outfitter Bicycle Tours' focus is wonderful cycling routes
in the best areas of France and Europe. Their rides are not too hard, or
real challenging, your choice. Plus, they feature unique and wonderful
places to stay and great food, all for reasonable prices!
Bicycle with Terra Trek throughout the US as they journey
from high deserts to glacially carved valleys, from mountains reaching
skyward to romantic islands and along winding coastlines to ancient
Timberline Adventures' cycling programs, include the Odyssey
Series, 10-day Classics in Colorado, Canada, Big Sky, the Oregon Coast,
Rainier, Columbia River, Canyon Country; the 9-day Ramblers; and the
Heartland programs in the Texas Hill Country and Bluegrass region of
Kentucky. These programs are innovative, athletic and adventurous, and
they're created by cyclists for cyclists.
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 Classic Tours' motto is: "Ride through history. Live in
luxury." This is their passionate and simple philosophy and invitation
to cyclists who want to share their vision of a European cycling
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.
Saddle up and pedal into the sunset with Western Spirit
Cycling. A huge variety of trips are available for any level of rider.
Dissolve into Idaho's backcountry hot springs, retrace Lewis and Clark's
journey through the Bitterroot Mountains or test your technical skills
on the Kokopelli Trail. And then there's the food... Dutch-oven lasagna,
fresh Maine lobster or sizzling fajitas, followed by a sinfully-sized
portion of homemade carrot cake or strawberries and chocolate fondue.
WomanTours offers personalized, inn-to-inn road-bike tours
exclusively for women. They design their trips for women of all ages,
abilities and lifestyles in the most beautiful places across the United
States, Europe, Africa and Asia, providing unique experiences that
foster confidence, happiness and a sense of adventure.
Yellow Jersey Tours is run by a current professional cyclist
whose prime objective is ensuring that you fulfill your personal riding
goals, as well as your cycling dreams of the Tour de France, Giro
d’Italia, Vuelta a España, Basque Country, Alicante Spain and Worlds in