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Who's Who in the World of Bicycling

Who? What They Do...
Adventure Cycling Association
P.O. Box 8308
Missoula, MT 59807
(800) 755-2453
(406) 721-8754
National membership group focused on recreational riding and touring. Formerly known as Bikecentennial.
American Trails
P.O. Box 11046
Prescott, AZ 86304-1046
(540) 632-1140
(540) 632-1147
National coalition representing motorized and nonmotorized interest groups. Organize the National Trails Symposium every two years.
Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
P.O. Box 93
Cedarburg, WI 53012
(262) 375-6180
(262) 385-1494
National membership group for planners, engineers, advocates, academics working to improve conditions for bicycling and walking.
Bicycle Federation of America See National Center for Bicycling and Walking
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
4611 Seventh Street S
Arlington, VA 22204.1419
(703) 486-0100
(703) 486-0576
Clearinghouse and technical resource on bicycle helmets.
Bikecentennial See Adventure Cycling Association
Bikes Belong Coalition
1368 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446-2800
(617) 734-2810
(617) 734-2810
Industry-sponsored initiative to support bicycle advocacy. Provides grants to local advocacy groups to develop facilities.
European Cyclists' Federation
Rue de Londres 15 (b3)
B-1050 Brussels
Coalition of 49 national cycling groups from 30 countries. Organizes Velo City conferences.
International Bicycle Fund
4887 Columbia Drive South
Seattle, WA 98108
(206) 767-0848 ph+fax
Seattle-based advocacy and touring organization focused on Africa.
International Federation of Bicycle Messenger Associations
PO Box 191443
San Francisco, CA 94119-1443
Fosters cooperation amongst bicycle messengers world-wide and promotes the use of pedal power for commercial purposes.
International Mountain Bicycling Association
1121 Broadway Ste 203
P.O. Box 7578
Boulder, CO 80306
Promotes mountain bicycling opportunities that are environmentally sound and socially responsible.
International Police Mountain Bike Association
28 E. Ostend St.
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 685-2220
(410) 685-2240
Promotes and advocates education and organization for public safety bicyclists. Organizes annual Police on Bikes conference.
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
115 W.30th St., Suite 1205
New York, NY 10001
Promotes environmentally sustainable and equitable transportation policies and projects worldwide.
League of American Bicyclists
1612 K Street NW, Suite 401
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 822-1333
(202) 822-1334
National membership organization of cyclists promoting the activity for fun, fitness and transportation. Organizes annual rallies.
National Bicycle and Pedestrian Clearinghouse See National Center for Bicycling and Walking
National Bicycle Safety Network
A coalition of public and private organizations and agencies working together to increase safe bicycle use.
National Bicycle Tour Directors Association
Coordinates and improves the quality of cross-states rides throughout the United States.
National Center for Bicycling and Walking
8120 Woodmont Ave, Suite 650
Bethesda, MD 20814
301.656.4220 phone
301.656.4225 fax
Works with transportation, recreation and public health professionals to create more bicycle-friendly and walkable communities. Organizes Pro Bike conference every two years.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Connecting communities with the information and resources they need to create safe places for walking and bicycling.
Rails to Trails Conservancy
1100 17th Street SW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 331-9696
(202) 331-9680
National membership organization dedicated to connecting people and communities by creating a nationwide network of public trails, many from former rail lines. Organizes International Trails and Greenways Conference every two years.
Surface Transportation Policy Project
1100 17th Street NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 466-2636
(202) 466-2247
Ensures transportation policy and investments help conserve energy, protect environmental and aesthetic quality, strengthen the economy, promote social equity, and make communities more livable.
Thunderhead Alliance
P.O. Box 3309
Prescott, AZ 86302
(928) 541-9841
Builds the capacity of state and local bicycle advocacy organizations to affect public policy, funding decisions and marketing bicycling to the public.
Bicycle industry organizations  
Bicycle Product Suppliers Association
Interbike (trade show)
National Bicycle Dealers Association
Sanctioning/competitive cycling organizations  
American Bicycle Association (BMX)
National Bicycle League (BMX)
US Cycling Federation (road and track)
US Professional Racing Organization (pros)
USA Cycling (umbrella)