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Cycling Links

Local Clubs and Organizations

Bike DFW
Excellent resource for cyclists in the metroplex. Great links, updates on the local cycling scene.
Dallas Off Road Bicycle Association
Do you mountain bike in and around the metroplex? You should check this site frequently.
Fort Worth Bicycling Association
Greater Dallas Bicyclists Association
Lone Star Cyclists
Texas Bicycle Racing Association

Advocacy & Organizations

Bicycle Friendly Community
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 Campaign.
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.
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.
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.
Find A Cycling Coach
Are you looking for an experienced cycling coach for road bike, triathalons, mountain bike, basic riding skills or just to reach you own personal fitness goal? A professional endurance and fitness coaching company, eliteFitcoach wants to partner you up with your ideal coach. The coaches selected in your area by eliteFitcoach are leaders in their field and desire to provide an exceptional, customized, and caring service to each and every client.
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.
International Mountain Bicycling Association
Awesome resource for the community of mountain bikers.
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.
Lance Armstrong Foundation
Excellent charity.
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.
PE4Life
PE4Life is the collective voice for promoting quality, daily physical-education programs for America's youth.
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.
Surface Transportation Policy Project
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 National Center for Bicycling And Walking
The mission of the National Center for Bicycling and Walking (NCBW) is to change the way communities are planned, designed, and managed to ensure that people of all ages and abilities can walk and bike easily, safely, and regularly.
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.
Youth Educational Sports
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. YES, Inc. will also help if you want to start a "non-traditional sport" club, such as bicycling.

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.
America by Bicycle
America by Bicycle offers every cyclist the chance to see the country on their own terms and at their own pace.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Escape Adventures Mountain Bike Vacations
Specializing in western North America, Escape Adventures is a leader in first-class eco-friendly cycling and multi-sport adventure. In 2006, they became the world's first carbon neutral outfitter, bringing sustainable adventure to all the places they visit, from Alaska to Belize and beyond.
Freewheeling Adventures
Freewheeling Adventures organizes guided and self-guided bike tours and multisport vacations in Canada, Iceland, Europe and Latin America.
Lava Tours In Costa Rica
Lava Tours is a cycling and adventure tour company in Costa Rica that has been facilitating life-enriching adventures since 2003. Their goal is to enrich mind and body through a combination of adventure and discovery.
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.
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.
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.
Student Hostelling Program Bicycling For Teens
The Student Hostelling Program offers bicycle tours and multisport outdoor travel adventures through the countrysides and cultural centers of the world. SHP trips provide adventure, fun, outdoor education, and the opportunity for emotional growth while at the same time providing one of the safest and most wholesome youth environments available.
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.
VeloSport Vacations
VeloSport Vacations 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.

MISC

B&B DAILY
B&B Bicycles shop blog. Tons of info: tips, local events, shop sales, etc...
Dallas Athletes
Great site to connect with other Dallas cyclists. Good training resource!
Dallas Cycling Blog
A random Dallas blog about cycling related issues.
Erin's Energy Bars
Local cyclist who makes amazing home made energy bars!
Texas State Parks
Great resource for all state parks.