Cycling Links

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thunderhead Alliance
The Thunderhead Alliance is the national coalition of state and local bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organizations working in unison to break down the barriers to safe bicycling and walking in North American communities. We bring leaders of our member organizations together to help each other grow their organizations and become more effective.
Trips for Kids
Trips for Kids provides mountain-bike outings and education for kids that would not otherwise experience these activities. Their goal is to combine lessons in personal responsibility, achievement and environmental awareness through development of practical skills and the simple act of having fun. Their Re-Cyclery program focuses on recycling used bikes and bike parts and provides job-training programs for youth. The bikes that the program repairs provide safe, environmentally friendly and affordable transportation for both children and adults. This national program also supports individuals or groups who would like to form a similar organization in their community.
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.
World Bicycle Relief
World Bicycle Relief provides bicycles to those most impacted by the recent tsunami and other disasters, providing survivors with a key to rebuilding their lives, their livelihood and their communities. World Bicycle Relief's purpose is to demonstrate the power of bicycles in disaster recovery. Future WBR plans include economic development by creating distribution, micro-lending and "work for bike" programs in Sub-Sahara Africa.

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 Bike Tours
Adventure Bike Tours is a full-service touring company specializing in outdoor recreation in Southern California.
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.
America by Bicycle
America by Bicycle offers every cyclist the chance to see the country on their own terms and at their own pace.
Andiamo Adventours
Andiamo Adventours features informative and personable active-travel opportunities including walking, hiking, bicycling, glacier treks, and mountain-biking adventures in Italy, France, Switzerland, Madeira Island, Croatia and California.
Austin-Lehman Adventures
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.
Beaux Voyages
At Beaux Voyages (pronounced 'bo-vwa-yahj') they focus on areas well known by French and European locals but that few Americans ever see.
Bicycle Adventures
Since 1984, Bicycle Adventures has been the regional experts with the best biking, hiking and multisport vacations in the western US, Hawaii and Canda.
Bike And Barge Holland Tours
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.
Bike Centuries
Your source for finding bike rides, centuries and biking events. Click on the regions to see every event ride in the United States listed by state.
Bike Riders
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 specialties.
Bike Style Tours
Bike Style offers cycling vacations to the Giro, Vuelta and Tour de France, and for people who simply want to enjoy the roads and culture of France without the constraints of watching a race.
Bike Vermont
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.
Black Bear Adventures Bicycle Tours
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 Bike The Cycling Experience In Spain
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 August.
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 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.
Brooks Country Cycling Tours
Brooks Country Cycling Tours offers Club Group Charters for one-day and multi-day cycling tours in Holland and France.
Butterfield And Robinson
"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 Cycle Tours
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
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.
Carpenter/Phinney Bike Camp
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.
Celtic Trails
Celtic Trails is an Irish cycle-adventure holiday company offering quality tours in the beautiful and remote west of Ireland.
Charnes Tours Bicycle And Walking Tours In Italy
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.
Ciclismo Classico
Whether you're looking to cycle, hike, or kayak your way through Maine or Vermont, or wish to enjoy a unique, custom adventure tour of Tuscany or Sicily, let Ciclismo Classico be your guides.
Cinghiale Cycling Tours
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
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
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 England
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.
Crossroads Cycling Tours
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
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 Canada
Cycle Canada provides bicycle tours of Canada and also a wealth of resources for cycling there.
Cycle Italia
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.
Cycle Ventures International
Cycle Ventures International offers enthusiast and leisure bicycling adventures in Europe and the US.
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
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
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 Moab Utah
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.
Easy Rider Tours
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.
Eden Excursions Wisconsin/Midwest Tours
Eden Excursions specializes in Wisconsin and Midwest bicycling, including Door County and Cedarburg tours. They also offer custom day and overnight rides.
Escape Adventures Mountain Bike Vacations
Join Escape Adventures for some of the world’s greatest cycling and multisport adventures found right here in the national parks, mountains, and deserts of the untamed North American backcountry!
Euro-Bike And Walking Tours
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 Cycling And Walking Europe
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.
Experience Plus
Experience Plus has offered bicycling tours since 1972 and features trips to Italy, France, Greece, Costa Rica, Spain, Ireland, New Zealand, Denmark, Australia, Argentina and Chile!
Freewheeling Adventures
Freewheeling Adventures organizes guided and self-guided bike tours and multisport vacations in Canada, Iceland, Europe and Latin America.
Gerhard's Bicycle Odysseys
Gerhard's Bicycle Odysseys take you all over the world from Oregon, to France, Denmark, Norway, Tahiti, Tasmania and more.
Granfondo Bike Tours In Northern Italy
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 spectacular views.
High Gear Travel
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.
Imagine Tours Affordable Outdoor Adventures
Imagine Tours offers scenic, affordable and fun escapes in the western US.
In Motion Events
In Motion Events provides New York tours in the Adirondacks and Finger Lakes, and in the Florida Keys.
KE Adventure Travel
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 Costa Rica
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 French Tours
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
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 Kona Hawaii
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
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!
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.
Peak Adventures
Peak Adventures offers a full range of mountain-biking trips in Northern California and surrounding states. The trips are designed to get you out and enjoying this wonderful sport.
Pedal PA Bicycle Touring
Pedal PA has been providing unique cross-Pennsylvania overnight and single-day bicycle tours since 1995. You pedal. They take care of the rest!
PennyWise Tandem Cycle Tours
PennyWise specializes in affordable tandem tours in the US and Europe. Their philosophy is to keep costs down, thereby offering great value so you get to stay longer for less.
Randonnée Tours
Randonnée offers the best in self-guided adventure tours in the United States, Canada, France, Ireland, Italy, Switzerland and Holland.
Rim Tours
Rim Tours mountain-bike adventures of Moab offers the very best tours in pristine and beautiful backcountry locations in the western US.
Stephen Roche Tours
Join Irish great and Tour champ Stephen Roche for a behind-the-scenes look at the Tour de France.
Student Hostelling Program Bicycling For Teens
The Student Hosteling Program is the outstanding teenage bicycling program in the US, offering touring through the countrysides and cultural centers of the world.
Suffolk/Norfolk Cycle Breaks Gentle Holidays
There's no better way to discover the secrets of the English countryside than with Suffolk/Norfolk Cycle Breaks.
Summer Feet Maine Coast Cycling Adventures
Summer Feet offers fun, and distinctive cycling vacations featuring the best of Maine, New England and New Zealand.
Sunshine Alaska Bicycle Tours
Sunshine Alaska Bicycle Tours offers fully supported bicycle and multisport trips through the great state of Alaska.
Tailwinds Bicycle Tours
Tailwinds Bicycle Tours features adventure-filled escapes throughout Utah and the western US.
Terra Trek Premier Bicycling/MultiSport Vacations
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 canyons.
Timberline Adventures
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.
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 Classic Tours
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 adventure.
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.
Velo Sport
Velo Sport puts together amazing tours that include challenging cycling, exclusive viewing and special guests. They have Tour de France tours, a Classic Climbs trip, and more.
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.
Viva Travels
Viva Travels offers the best custom cycling tours throughout Europe, including Tour de France trips and affordable do-it-yourself Vélo Concierge adventures.
Western Spirit Cycling Adventures
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.
Woman Tours
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
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 Madrid.
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