Cycling Organizations & Advocacy Groups
Active Allegheny is a county plan to integrate walking, biking, and other active, healthy travel modes into the existing transportation system.
Allegheny Cycling Association
A Pittsburgh-based, USCF-registered bicycle racing club that provides road and mountain bike racing opportunities in Western Pennsylvania.
Bicycle Heaven: Bicycle Repair and Museum
Read more about it in this WQED Video on Bike Pgh.
A Pittsburgh-based cycling safety, advocacy, and awareness organization offering a wealth of local cycling information, news, events, links, and community information, including an online bike map.
Free Ride! is a non-profit recycle-a-bike shop recycles bikes. Located inside Construction Junction.
Pittsburgh Masters Velo Club (PMVC)
A racing club that also takes annual trips to Sardinia.
Pittsburgh Off Road Cyclists (PORC)
PORC organizes trail rides and trail maintenance in the Pittsburgh area.
Pittsburgh Trails Advocacy Group
The purpose of the Pittsburgh Trails Advocacy Group (PTAG) is to protect and encourage shared use (ie mountain bike) trail access to the trails in Western Pennsylvania.
Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission Pedestrian & Bicycle Committee
Encourages safe, efficient travel for pedestrians and cyclists
Western Pennsylvania Wheelmen
The WPW is a non-profit educational and recreational organization for bicycle enthusiasts in the Pittsburgh, PA area.
The Wheel Mill
Pittsburgh's first indoor bike park, located on Hamilton Avenue in Homewood.
Bicycle Access Coalition
The Bicycle Access Council is a non-profit advocacy organization that serves as a forum for Pennsylvania bicyclists and as an ombudsman for bicycling issues. Its objective is to make bicycling on roads throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania safe, respectable and a transportation choice by educating its members and the motoring public.
Pennsylvania Cycling Association
The Pennsylvania Cycling Association is dedicated to the betterment of competitive cycling throughout the state of Pennsylvania through their affiliation of member clubs and the season-long PA BAR Series. On their website you will find a list of member teams and an event calendar for their races.
Pennsylvania Bicycle Driver's Manual
Rules of the road for cyclists.
Active Transportation for America
A Case for Increased Federal Investment in Bicycling and Walking
Adventure Cycling Association
This bicycle travel nonprofit organization offers many programs for cyclists, including a national network of bicycle touring routes and organized trips. They publish Adventure Cyclist magazine and offer maps of many bike routes.
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
Frequently asked questions (what's the best helmet to buy), latest statistics, news.
League of American Bicyclists
The League of American Bicyclists was founded in 1880 as the League of American Wheelmen. It promotes cycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and works through advocacy and education for a more bicycle-friendly America.
National Center for Bicycling and Walking (NCBW)
Founded as the Bicycle Federation of America, the NCBW is an advocacy group for more bicycle-friendly and walkable communities.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
A clearinghouse for information about pedestrian and bicycle issues.
USA Cycling is a family of official cycling organizations that promote and govern different disciplines of the sport (mountain, road, track, cyclo-cross, bmx, collegiate).