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MERCER COUNTY

Princeton Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee

West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance

NATIONAL & OTHER LOCAL ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS
Adventure Cycling Association
Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center – New Jersey Walks and Bikes newsletter serves to inform and educate the public about issues, policies, resources, and case studies dealing with the bicycling and walking environment in New Jersey.
America Bikes
American Bicycle Association
The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – Improving bicycling conditions and promoting bicycling as an environmentally friendly, healthy, and economical form of transportation.
Bicycle Access Council – 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
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
Bikes Belong Coalition
Bicycle Safety – How to Not Get Hit by Cars
Delaware Dept. of Transportation
East Coast Greenway alliance
International Mountain Biking Association
International Police Mountain Bike Association
League of American Bicyclists
New Jersey DOT
State Laws concerning Bicycles
Trips for Kids
USA Cycling
Bike Exchange
West Windsor Historic Bike Trail
On the Move – the blog of the GMTMA – a non-profit, public-private partnership dedicated to reducing traffic congestion and improving mobility in and around Mercer and Ocean Counties. Established in 1984, our association consists of large and small employers, local governments, authorities and state agencies who share a commitment to providing transportation choices that are good for commuters, good for business and good for the environment.

BIKE CLUBS in NJ
Atlantic Bicycle Club
Bedminster Flyers Cycling Club
Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey
Central Jersey Bicycle Club
Doubles of The Garden State (DOGS)
Jersey Action Riders
Jersey Shore Touring Society
Major Taylor Cycling Club of New Jersey
Morris Area Freewheelers Bicycle Club, Inc.
New Jersey Road Club
New Jersey Randonneurs
Outbike New Jersey
Shore Cycle Club
Somerset Wheelmen
South Jersey Wheelmen
The Western Jersey Wheelmen

BIKE CLUBS in PA
Back Yard Burgers Cycling Club
Berks County Bicycling Club
Bicycle Club of Philadelphia
Brandywine Bicycle Club
Central Bucks Bicycle Club
Delaware Valley Bicycle Club
Dream Ride Projects – A non-profit organization promoting healthy lifestyles and disease prevention through bicycling activities, events, and special projects.
Greene County Cycling Club
Lancaster Bicycle Club
Lehigh Wheelmen
Main Line Cycling Club
Quaker City Wheelmen
Suburban Cyclists Unlimited

BIKE CLUBS in NY
Five Boro Bicycle Club
Long Island Bicycle Club
New York Cycle Club
Bike New York
Orange County Bicycle Club
Staten Island Bicycling Association

BIKE CLUBS in DE
White Clay Bicycle Club

BIKE CLUBS in MD
Oxon Hill Bicycle and Trail Club

OTHER STATES & BIKE TOURS

New York Parks and TrailsNew York’s leading statewide advocate for parks and trails, dedicated since 1985 to improving our health, economy, and quality of life through the use and enjoyment of green space.
Bike Maine – We are the statewide voice of cyclists. Since 1992, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine has led the effort to make Maine better for biking and walking.
Ohio to Erie Trail – A primarily off-street recreational trail from the Ohio River to Lake Erie
Bikeandthelike – Our cycling tours visit popular destinations in New England- like Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket~ Rhode Island and Connecticut, including Mystic Seaport, Block Island and Newport.
BIKE TOURS FRANCE.
Digngo: Unique and personalized bike tours in France. Our tours are designed to immerse you in the French culture through hands on and cultural encounters.
Caribbean Wind & Sun Vacations – Eco Tours in Bonaire, the Dutch Caribbean.
Central Park Bike Tours – Offers Central Park bike tours in Central Park, NYC area. Bike tours are accompanied by licensed tour guides and usually takes two hours.
Cooperstown Bicycling Tours – Link not working presently.
Euro-Bike & Walking Tours – Euro-Bike and Walking Tours has been providing luxury tours throughout Europe  Since 1974. In fact we were the first U.S. company to offer bicycle tours to Europe. Join us, and you’ll see why our customers return year after year.
Experience Plus! Specialty Tours, Inc. – Since 1972, Italy has been our base but we now offer active tours in France, Ireland, Spain, Denmark, Greece, New Zealand and Costa Rica. Owner Paola Malpezzi-Price uses her family farm as our Italian headquarters.
Far and Away Cycling
– Challenging and affordable tours in Andalucia (Spain), Corsica (France), Mexico and Laos. Full descriptions, routes, schedules, photos, terms, prices and extras.
LaCorsa Tours
– Tour France, Italy & Spain
LostEnde Tours
 – A cyclist’s dream vacation in the Southwest of France! July 28th to August 3rd, 2006 Welcome to Lostende Cycling Tours ! I invite you to come and spend a week biking in the Southwest of France to enjoy: Long guided rides everyday – A week’s stay at the magnificent Chateau de Pitray Bask in the beautiful countryside and medieval towns. Of course enjoy wonderful French food and wine And last but not least, attend the Criterium de Castillon and watch some of the same riders who competed in the Tour de France. It doesn’t get much better than this! For details take a moment and “cycle” through the website: www.lostendetours.com Professional cyclists compete in the Criterium de Castillon, near Chateau de Pitray, the first pro-race after the Tour de France. David Millar leads Christophe Morreau; these are the riders that just competed in the Tour de France, 2004.
Mountain View Lodge and Cabins – Bicycle on the Blue Ridge Parkway
Pack & Pedal Europe
– Toll Free: 1.877.965.2064 small company that sells very affordable biking tours, Bike & Boat and Luxury Barge trips throughout Europe.
Pedal PA Tours – PA Bicycle Touring company
New Zealand Pedaltours
 – in business since 1985 arranging quality cycle tours in both the North and South Islands of New Zealand and in Tasmania (Australia). We are now also offering cycle tours in Victoria (Australia) and Vietnam – a very popular destination.
Projection3.com
 – Content: Visual stories from America and Asia.
Basically we are a non-commercial bike tour photo site.
Russian Cycle Touring Club – Adventure bicycle tours in Russia. 
Scamp ‘n’ Rascal
– new bicycle touring company located in eastern Pennsylvania
Southwest Trekking
– A professional guide service where the difference is Experience. Southwest Trekking has experience in taking individuals into the remote areas of Southern Arizona and Mexico, serving more clients than any and all guide services in Southwest. More miles, more smiles, more ascents, more descents.
Special Departures
– FOR THE DEDICATED BICYCLISTS where’s the next great ride of a lifetime? Better yet, where’s the next big fundraising ride? Allow me a moment to direct you to the web portal to travel adventures with over 175 travel specialists worldwide listed geographically. Of course, there are bicycle and trekking tour companies with adventurous cross country or more level-headed and geographically flatter itineraries through South America, Southeast Asia, Australia and Europe. Plan a group fundraising ride for next autumn through grand foliage and historic spots….Napa, Sonoma, New Mexico, etc., and next winter when it’s balmy in the Southern Hemisphere!
Thomson Bike Tours
– Thomson Bike Tours is offering a 10% discount to club members if they sign up for one of our trips by March 15th 2005. 4 trips to the 2005 Tour de France catering for every ability level and budget. Choose from a leisurely ride through the chateaux of the Loire Valley and witness the opening stages of the “Tour”. If you prefer a more strenuous ride then join us on one of our trips to witness the Tour de France mountain stages. Book now and don’t miss out on this opportunity to watch Lance Armstrong in what may well be his final Tour de France.
Undiscovered Country Bike Tours  The California bicycle tour specialists, delivering high quality road bike tours for adults with more California cycling itineraries than any other company. 10% discount for club members.

BIKE MAPS
New Jersey Bike Map– Maps are intended only for bicycle riding. It can also be used for motorcycle or car touring. The information contained in this map is the result of many years of cycling experience in the area. Most of the roads on this map are generally good for bicycle riding. Although no road is completely safe. This is a work in progress and will never be done.
MapMyRide – Plot your bike rides over mountains (view elevation), through the woods (topo maps), and speeding through the city (street level views) with just a few mouse clicks. Once your cycling map is complete you can quickly view it in 3D, satellite form, or share it with friends. You can also check out rides posted by many others.
Bike Maps from NJ D.O.T
– The New Jersey Department of Transportation has redesigned and reprinted the nine different tour guides for bicyclists in full color on water resistant paper and folded to fit in your pocket. The maps have been updated with enhanced directions and information about parking, food and other local amenities.
Bikely – helps cyclists share knowledge of good bicycle routes.
Cosaro 4 Rides – a FREE Member driven site that will allow you to: — Post your favorite route(s) for others to download as a PDF cue sheet, including GPS PDF maps — Generate PDF cue sheets for club rides — Get the word out about your invitational, race, event and club — Promote your bike organization — Promote your bike path/trail group — Recommend a good book — More features to come Plus, the information you post, you can also edit – it’s your tool to help you promote biking. 
Bicycle Rides In Central New Jersey (from vicinity of Princeton) For The Serious Cyclist By Alan Kammerman
Bicycling Mercer County – Map and Guide – The Greater Mercer TMA bicycling map provides information for all types of bicycling in Mercer County. Almost all roads are open to bicycles, however, some are more pleasant for cycling than others. Whether you’re on your way to work, running errands, or just out for some exercise, you can use this map to help find your way on more bicycle-friendly streets and trails. This map also includes sources of additional information as well as helpful tips, rail transit stops, parks, shopping, and major work sites. So leave your car keys and take your bike!

ROUTE MAPPING
http://ridewithgps.com/ – Draw routes on a map before you ride, then download to your GPS unit for turn-by-turn directions  See elevation profile as you draw, so you know how difficult the ride will be before you head out  No sign-up required, no GPS required
byCycle.org
– byCycle.org’s mission is to promote alternative forms of transportation, bicycling in particular. Our focus is on building software tools that help users plan safe trips. Our main project is an online bicycle trip planner.
Click2Map – Click2Map is a great tool with a point-and-click interface to create interactive online maps that you can instantly share with your customers, colleagues and friends.
Google Maps – you can create personalized, annotated, customized maps using Google Maps.
Send us a link and we’ll list it under our Recommended By Members heading!
AllSport GPS Online – FREE! Training log and online community.
Recommend a route
Recommend a Routing Tool

LOCAL EVENTS & INFORMATION
Active.com
– Local Area Events and Multisport Info
Search
– for Philly area Events
www.bikerides.com – Local and Non-Local Bikeride Listings And Other Bike related web stuff
Mid-Atlantic Competitive Cycling Calendar
Princeton University Hotels – Your online source to find hotels around Princeton University!

PRO BIKE RACING INFORMATION
http://www.pezcyclingnews.com
http://www.dailypeloton.com

http://www.procycling.com

http://www.infociclismo.com

http://www.roadcycling.com

http://www.letour.fr/indexus.html
(Tour de France)

BIKE SHOPS IN NJ & PA
Bicycle Rack • Hightstown, NJ • 609-448-2928 • 609-448-2928
Guys Bicycles • Feasterville, PA
Halter’s Cycles • South Brunswick, NJ • 800-2BIKES!
Knapp’s Cyclery • Lawrenceville, NJ • 609-393-1199
Kopp’s Cycle Shop • Princeton, NJ • 609-924-1052
Bike King • Morrisville, Pa • 215-736-3350
Newtown Bicycle and Fitness • Newtown, PA • 215-968-3200
The Bike Shop • Hightstown, NJ • 609-371-2824

BIKE VENDORS/MANUFACTURERS
Avocet – http://www.avocet.com
Bag Bike – www.bikebagshop.com
Briko – http://www.brikoracing.com
Campagnolo – http://www.campagnolo.com
Cat Eye – http://www.cateye.com
Cinelli – http://www.cinelli.it
Continental Tires – http://www.conti-online.com
Easton Sports – http://www.eastonsports.com
Fondriest – http://www.fondriestbici.com/eng/
Giro – http://www.giro.com
Litespeed – http://www.litespeed.com
Mavic – http://www.mavic.com
Niterider – http://www.niterider.com
Park Tools – http://www.parktool.com
Polar – http://www.polar.fi
RealSeat Bicycle Seats – http://www.realseat.com
Reynolds Forks – http://www.reynoldsusa.com
Ritchey – http://www.ritcheylogic.com
RockShox – http://www.rockshox.com
Santa Cruz Bicycles – http://www.santacruzmtb.com
Shimano – http://www.shimano.com
Spinergy – http://www.spinergy.com
Tommasini Frames – http://www.tommasini.com
Velomax – http://www.velomax.co.uk/content/
Vittoria – http://www.vittoria.it

PRE-OWNED BIKES
Trenton Boys & Girls Club Bike Exchange – The missions of the Bike Exchange are 1) to help Mercer County low income families and their kids get bikes, and 2) to raise money for the Boys & Girls Club in Trenton. Bike Exchange volunteers condition and sell used donated bikes from our shop in Trenton. Since opening May 1, 2009, we have received over 1800 bikes, sold 935 bikes, and raised a net after all expenses of $46,000 for the Boys & Girls Club in Trenton. Many of the bikes we receive come from bike drives by area corporations. Money received goes to support the after school programs that the Boys & Girls Club run daily for 800 Trenton kids of all school ages. More information about the Boys & Girls Club is at www.bgctrenton.org.
Second Life Bikes – The Bike Church, since renamed Second Life Bikes after moving out of the church garage where they were founded, does an outstanding job of providing after school programs, focused on cycling and getting kids on bikes, for disadvantaged kids in Asbury Park, NJ. http://www.thebikechurch.org/

BLOGS
& GENERAL BIKE INFORMATION

‘Healthy Cycling: A Beginner’s Guide’ – www.dietspotlight.com/healthy-cycling-beginners-guide/  Some great information about cycling for beginners, with links to learn more.
Greater Mercer TMA: gmtma.tumblr.com/
Laura Lynch’s Blog: perpetualheadwinds.blogspot.com
Mike Moorman’s Blog: mikesrandomtravels.blogspot.com/
Tom Hammel’s: frisket.blogspot.com
Alan Hill’s: velostage.blogspot.com/
Tubulocity: www.tubulocity.com/
Norm Batho’s Page: www.thewheelmen.org/sections/memorabilia/covers/default.asp
Need a Good Joke: bicycling.about.com/od/thebikelife/tp/Ten-Best-Bike-Jokes.htm?nl=1
PFW Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_173311772682489
Jim Brittain’s Blog: http://seemingverb.blogspot.com/
Road Bike Rider
http://nymblog.com
http://www.gringear.com Tees’n Stuff for cyclists
http://www.mtbr.com (MTB Information)
http://www.roadbikereview.com/defaultcrx.aspx (Road bike information)
http://www.cyclingforum.com (discussion Forum)
http://www.pinarello.com/?surf=&path=&lang=e  (the Pinarello Web site)
http://www.thedogoutdoors.com/ (Walky Dog Products & Links Web site – Including Bike Stuff!!)
K-9 Bike Jogger Products
http://www.everydayhealth.com/Calories-Burned-Biking.htm  Biking Calorie Calculator

BIKE JOURNAL (Very interesting site)
www.bikejournal.com is a free site for all types of cyclists to track their miles, avg speed, etc. and compare it with other riders, or against their personal goals.

ROAD ID
“It took this terrible accident to make me realize the importance of having ID. I will never run again without it, and I hope others will do the same. By the way, the doctors said I would never run again. This picture proves them wrong.”

GIFTS
Bikegifts.net Celebrate the Holidays with unique cycling gifts

ACUPUNCTURE
Sports Acupuncture AbsoluteQi Acupuncture & Wellness Center – No Fee Consultation

SIG LINES
Sig Lines

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