Start a local bike group

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Interested in starting your own organization to support better bicycling? How about a mountain bike group to build trails and advocate for more access to public lands? Or do you want information on programs that get kids walking and bicycling to school?

These PeopleForBikes partners are great resources in each of these areas. Check them out and get involved!

The Alliance for Biking and Walking: With the mission to create, strengthen, and unite state and local bicycling and pedestrian advocacy organizations throughout North America, the Alliance can direct you to your nearest group or provide guidance on how to start your own.

The International Mountain Bicycling Association: IMBA has been around for more than 25 years helping to create, enhance and preserve great mountain biking experiences. Find out how to access a great ride or a local chapter!

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership: This network of hundreds of organizations helps advance policies and programs that make it safer and easier for children to walk and bike to school - and in daily life. Their Fire Up Your Feet program also provides schools a way to help kids track their miles and compete for prizes.