Bicycling IS Freedom

Life is better for everyone when more people ride bikes.

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We’re making biking an easier and safer option for more people, because when more people bike, people are happier and healthier, our communities are safer and friendlier, and our planet is greener. Together, we can help more people know the joy of bicycling.

Our Movement Because Everyone Deserves to Get Home Safely

The League is improving lives and strengthening communities through bicycling. We are more than 200,000 members and supporters strong with more than 1,000 state and local advocacy groups and bike clubs as well as thousands of businesses, universities, and communities together leading the movement to create a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone.

Connect To YOUR COMMUNITY Explore The Growing Bicycle Friendly America

Discover Your Local Bicycling Community

Find local advocacy groups, bike shops, instructors, clubs, classes and more!

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Bike Laws

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Bike Laws

Learn about the laws regulating bicycling in your state and explore the League’s model laws for better bicycling.

BFA Award Database

Bicycle Friendly America
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Bicycle Friendly America Award Database

Discover the communities, universities and colleges, organizations, and businesses that have earned our awards.

Local Advocacy

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Connect to the state and local bicycling advocacy groups in your area who are leading our movement at the ground level.

Education Resources

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Education Resources

Better bike skills are only a click away. Find League Cycling Instructors, certification seminars, and instructor-led classes near you.

Bike Clubs

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Bike Clubs

Looking for people to ride with in your community? Find League member bike clubs and rides in your area on our map.

Facts & Figures Our Impact

With your support, the League has accomplished major victories for the rights and well-being of people who bike.

60%

increase in federal funding for bicycling infrastructure and safety

155

newly certified League Cycling Instructors in 2021

36.5 million

Americans living in Silver-level or above Bicycle Friendly Communities

200,000+

League members and supporters in the movement for better biking

What We Do How We Make An Impact

For your next ride and for generations to come, the League is fighting to build safer roads, stronger and more connected communities, and a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone.

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Safer Roads for All

Advocating for the federal funding, technical resources, and bike-forward policies that will create a built environment for everyone that increases bicycling and reduces the dependence on personal cars and trucks.

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Bicycle Friendly America for All

Supporting the grassroots changemakers making biking better one Bicycle Friendly Community, University, and Business at a time. Our awards program recognizes the local decision makers driving our movement.

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Education for All

Empowering people through bicycling education to ride safer, feel more comfortable riding, and be confident biking more often. Our education program certifies community-based instructors and offers curriculum for people beginning their bike joy journey.

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Bike Joy for All

Inspiring more Americans to view the bicycle as a simple solution and everyday tool for recreation and for transportation and growing the movement for better bicycling to be increasingly diverse and representative of America.

Interactive Learning Resources Make your next ride even better with our bike lessons and tips

Whether you are ready to teach or ready for some riding tips, our education programs are designed for people of all ages and abilities who want to improve skills, build confidence, or teach others.

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Learn Riding Skills Online

Take our Smart Cycling lessons about how to ride safely with basic, intermediate, and advanced levels for you to test your skills over time.

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Are you a Bicycle Friendly Driver?

Our Bicycle Friendly Driver course and online exam is a great way to brush up your knowledge for when you’re behind the wheel.

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Tips for Older Adults

Giving everyone the confidence for their next ride is our goal. We’ve put together some considerations for older adults.

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Our Blog The Latest News From The League

5 Mental Health Benefits of Riding Your Bike

Happy Bike Month! Did you know May is also Mental Health Awareness Month? While our

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May 24, 2024
Blog Post

Onwards and Upwards: Welcome Diana Hildebrand, Our Newest Coach

At the heart of the League’s Smart Cycling program lies a mission to train and

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May 22, 2024
Cycling Education

The Life and Legacy of Marshall “Major” Taylor: Join our webinar and take action to honor his achievements 

Major Taylor was the first superstar of cycling. He was known as the fastest man

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May 16, 2024
Equity, Take Action

Cycling for Change: Recapping the first League Cycling Advocate Workshop 

In March, the League of American Bicyclists kicked off our new League Cycling Advocate (LCA)

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May 14, 2024
Local and State Advocacy
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FEATURED Action Slow Roads Save Lives

Safe roads, slow streets, and thriving communities are what we all want. Roads where people biking, walking, using mobility devices, and driving can all get home safely. Roads designed to prevent crashes and traffic fatalities and mitigate the harm of those few that do occur. Our latest campaign calls on everyone to take action in support of slow roads that save lives.

Benchmarking Bicycling Data Facts & Figures About Bicycling In America

The League collects and analyzes federal data about bicycling to better understand how we can remove barriers to bicycling.

39.3%

Of all bike trips are for social or recreational purposes

805.7K

Americans who primary way to commute was biking in 2019

30%

Of all bike trips were made by women between 2009-2017

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Want to learn more or dive deeper into the stats? Explore our data site, the Benchmarking Project, a collaboration between the League and the CDC’s Active People, Healthy Nation initiativeSM. This ongoing project can inform your next letter to the editor about a new bike lane, support your advocacy at the state level, or help you make the case for better biking with your city council.

Our Members in the Spotlight

Bicycling is a quality of life issue in Scottsdale. Our citizens demand a high level of service.

Reed Kempton

Principal Transportation Planner
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