Arizona Bicycle Organizations – Volunteer and Riding Opportunities

Are you looking for bicycle advocacy or volunteer opportunities in your community or at the state or regional level?

Or are you looking for more opportunities to ride your bicycle?

The Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists has compiled a list of advocacy groups, community organizations, and bicycle clubs.

If your organization is not listed here, send your information to newsletter@cazbike.org.

 

Arizona Statewide

– Arizona Alliance for Livable Communities                         https://livableaz.org/

Working toward equitable, healthier communities throughout Arizona.

– Arizona Bicycle Association                                                    https://www.bikeaz.org/

Volunteer organization promoting all forms of cycling including road and gravel biking; dedicated to the promotion of bicycling in our      state; helping foster safety awareness and trail building as well as trail advocacy.

– Arizona Bicycle Racing Association                                     https://www.azcycling.org/

Organization, promotion, and management of competitive cycling within Arizona

– Arizona Cycling Association                                                   https://arizonacycling.org/

Promotes interscholastic cross country mountain bike riding and racing (grades 6-12)

– Arizona Devo                                                                                http://www.arizonadevo.com/

AZ Juniors & U23 MTB Development Program

– Arizona Interscholastic Cycling League                             http://www.arizonamtb.org/

Develops interscholastic mountain biking programs for student-athletes and coaches (Part of NICA)

– Arizona Trail Association                                                          https://aztrail.org/

Protect, maintain, enhance, promote and sustain the Arizona Trail as a unique encounter with the natural environment.

– Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists                                               http://www.cazbike.org/

Promote efforts that improve bicycling usage and safety within the state of Arizona by addressing law enforcement and transportation engineering issues through education, outreach and advocacy programs.

– Cycling Without Age AZ                                                            https://cyclingwithoutage.com/chapters-usa/

Getting older people outdoors in rickshaw type bikes

– Girls Riding Together                                                                 https://nationalmtb.org/grit/

NICA’s initiative to increase female participation in bicycle racing.

– Gro Girl Gro                                                                                  https://aztrail.org/youth/gro-girl-gro/

Creating space for girls in 4th – 8th grade to give back to the community, demonstrate responsibility, and take ownership by gathering and recreating outdoors.

– Greater Arizona Bicycling Association                                https://www.bikegaba.org/

Promote and encourage bicycle riding for recreation, fitness, and transportation by offering local day rides and multi-day rides in Arizona and New Mexico.

– Mountain Bike Association of Arizona                                https://mbaa.net/

Promotes, protects, and preserves the Arizona mountain biking experience through advocacy, education, and responsible mountain biking.

– Network of Arizona Trails                                                         https://www.networkforaztrails.org/

A collaboration of non-motorized and motorized trail builders, planners, managers, advocates and supporters that seeks to elevate trail recreation throughout our State and communities.

– NICA National Interscholastic Cycling Association     https://www.nationalmtb.org/

Empowering youth to be part of a thriving and engaged cycling community.

– No Woman Left Behind AZ                                                      https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057213049675&ref=pages_you_manage

Created to encourage, and support females that really want to ride, but we have become so much more – running, swimming, cycling and socializing   .

– Rob Dollar Foundation                                                             https://www.robdollarfoundation.org/

Increasing awareness of safety measures available to cyclists as well as advocacy for the recommendation or support of legislation changes and initiatives at the city and state level.

– Sun Corridor Trail                                                                       https://suncorridortrail.org/

The Sun Corridor Trail is an undertaking on behalf of numerous federal and state agencies and organizations working together to make the beauty of the Southwest accessible to residents and travelers alike.

 

Ajo

– Bike Ajo                                                                                          https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100071639223578

Working to improve access to opportunities for physical activity, recreation, transportation, & bike safety.

 

Arizona City

– Folks Fighting Strokes                                                               https://www.spokesfightingstrokes.org/

Through Adaptive Cycling clinics we help stroke survivors to get their life back, by regaining strength and ability, hope and freedom.

 

Bullhead City

– BHC Cyclists                                                                               https://www.facebook.com/BHCCyclists/

Social group riding in Bullhead City area.

 

Casa Grande

– Youth on Track Cycling                                                             https://www.youthontrackcycling.org/

We use the bike as our preferred tool to work with young people from the general Casa Grande area. Making a positive difference in the lives of the young is our mission. We have programs that work with ages from three to nineteen.

 

Flagstaff

– Flagstaff Biking Organization                                                 http://flagstaffbiking.org/

Promoting bicycling as a safe and attractive means of transportation and recreation in Northern Arizona.

– Gear Girls                                                                                     https://aztrail.org/youth/gear-girls/

Uses mountain biking, trail work, and snow sports to build confidence, outdoor competence, community, and character in young women grades 4-8.

– High Country Adaptive Sports                                               https://highcountryadaptive.org/

All benefit from outdoor recreation, regardless of physical or cognitive challenges, our program has grown into a year-round operation in hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, and snow sports.

 

Goodyear

– West Valley Cycle                                                                       http://westvalleycycle.net/index.html

For 21 years we continue to follow strong core values and they are present throughout all our rides. Welcome all new riders, support each other in reaching our fitness goals, camaraderie and safety is top priority throughout the peloton.

– West Valley Trail Alliance (WVTA)                                         https://www.westvalleytrailalliance.org/

The West Valley Trail Alliance has become the premier trail advocacy organization in the west Phoenix valley.  We partner with public and private land managers to create a better outdoor experience for all mountain bikers from beginner to expert.

 

Fountain Hills

– Bob’s Free Bikes                                                                         https://www.bobsfreebikes.org/

We provide bikes for any child, 18 years old and younger, in the greater Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area who would otherwise not be able to have one.

 

Kingman

– Colorado River Area Trail Alliance                                        http://www.cratatrails.org/

CRATA builds and maintains multi-use trails, supporting mountain bikers, hikers and equestrians alike.

 

Mesa

– ASU Bike Co-op                                                                          https://www.asuusg.com/bike-co-op

Bicycle parts and maintenance for ASU students

– Bike Mesa                                                                                     https://www.facebook.com/groups/bikemesa

We are creating a bike community in downtown Mesa while boosting local businesses!

– Hawes Trail Alliance                                                                  https://hawestrailalliance.com/

Formed to help build, maintain, and enhance the Hawes Trail System to be enjoyed by bikers, hikers, and all outdoor enthusiasts for generations to come.

– Hawesaholics                                                                             https://www.facebook.com/groups/1710431835903828/

This group is for the East Valley folks that ride mountain bikes at Hawes, Usery and other East Valley areas.

– Hawesaholics Babes Ride On                                               https://www.facebook.com/groups/538419840397280/

We are the largest women’s mountain biking group in Arizona! Our members range from brand new to experienced pro’s. They enjoy mild to wild trails. We are all about building up women, and enjoying the dirt and mountains together!

– East Valley Composite Mountain Bike Team                    https://www.evcbiketeam.com/

Promotes accountable interscholastic mountain bike racing, provides training and education to new teams and coaches, and offers a comprehensive infrastructure to grow youth cycling in a professional, safe and engaging manner.

– Wecycle                                                                                         https://wecycleusa.org/

Helping kids and adults in need and promoting the use of bicycles as an environmentally friendly form of transportation.

 

Navajo Nation

– NavajoYES Dine’ Bike Project                                              http://navajoyes.org/dine-bike-project/

Promoting biking and community wellness on the Navajo Nation.

 

Peoria

– Southwest Bicycles Cycling Club                                         https://swbcc.clubexpress.com/

Club for cyclists who enjoy casual, recreational, no-drop rides. SWBCC members cycle for fun, fitness and for a cause.

– Triology Bicycle Club                                                                 https://trilogybicycleclub.clubexpress.com/

Residents of Trilogy at Vistancia that are interested in bicycling and enjoy riding with others.

 

Phoenix

– ASU Bike Co-op                                                           https://www.asuusg.com/bike-co-op

Bicycle parts and maintenance for ASU students

– BABES Womens Ride                                                 https://www.facebook.com/groups/bikebabestempe/

A group social ride for women to get together to ride bicycles, hang out, and make friends

– Black Girls Do Bike: Phoenix                                   https://www.facebook.com/groups/BlackGirlsDoBikePhoenix/

Interest is in growing and supporting a community of women of color who share a passion for cycling. We champion efforts to introduce the joy of cycling to all women, but especially, black women and girls.

– Bullshifters                                                                    http://www.bullshifters.org/

The club has organized group rides every Saturday, starting and ending in Moon Valley Park in north-central Phoenix.

– Desert Foothills Mountain Bike Association (DFMBA)   https://www.dfmba.org/

To enhance the mountain bike experiences in the greater north Phoenix valley through trail advocacy, development, education, and maintenance, to the benefit of all trail users.

– Free Bikes 4 Kidz                                                          https://fb4kphoenix.org/

Nonprofit organization geared toward helping all kids ride into a happier, healthier childhood by providing bikes to those most in need.

– Major Taylor Phoenix Riders                                     https://majortaylorphoenixriders.com/

Ride with Honor and Unity

– Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club                                     https://pmbc.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=0&club_id=943467

Non-profit social organization that leads regularly scheduled weekly bicycle rides and other special events, and promotes and provides venues for safe and legal bicycling, primarily in the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area

– Phoenix Spokes People                                             http://www.phoenixspokespeople.org/

Non-profit organization dedicated to making Phoenix a friendly, safe, and welcoming place to ride a bike.

– Recycle Your Bicycle                                                  https://www.facebook.com/recycleyourbicycle/

Program of the AZ Association for Foster and Adoptive Parents where we refurbished bikes for kids in foster care.

– Phxfold                                                                            https://www.instagram.com/phxfold/?igsh=ZDNlZDc0MzIxNw==

A ride & hangout for folding bike cyclists

– The Rusty Spoke                                                          http://www.rustyspoke.org/

Provide space for DIY (Do It Yourself) bicycle repair and recycling, and to encourage bicycle awareness through education and outreach

– Uphill into the Wind                                                    https://www.uphillintothewind.org/about-us-2/

Loans bikes to people for charity rides

– Urban Phoenix Project                                               https://www.urbanphoenixproject.org/

Working to create a more livable city where you can comfortably walk, bike, take transit, and enjoy quality urban spaces.

 

Pima County

– Pima Trails Association                                             https://pimatrails.org/

Non-profit, volunteer trails advocacy organization composed of nonmotorized users: hikers, equestrians, mountain bikers and others working together to protect and preserve trails in Pima County.

– Power of the Pedal                                                      https://www.thepowerofthepedal.org/

To bring books and services by bicycle to people where they are, and to educate motorists and bicyclists about safety.

 

Prescott

– Bike Prescott                                                                 https://bikeprescott.org/

Promoting Cycling, Safety and Community in Prescott

– Greater Prescott Outdoor Fund                              https://www.greaterprescottoutdoorsfund.org/

Contributing funding & volunteers to building trails, bike paths, benches, & parks so that everybody can recreate.

– Over The Hill Gang                                                      https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100064845543926

Volunteer trail construction group affiliated with City and the Yavapai Trails Association, dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the Prescott AZ area Trail System

– Prescott Mountain Bike Alliance (PMBA)                            https://prescottmtb.com/

Preserve, protect and promote mountain biking, trail access and diverse riding opportunities on Prescott area public lands through community education, advocacy, tourism and unified action.

– Prescott Alternative Transportation                                     https://www.prescottbikeped.com/

Working for a bicycle and pedestrian friendly transportation system in Prescott, Arizona.

– Yavapai Trails Association                                                       https://www.yavapai-trails.org/

As an organization we are concerned not only with building and maintaining sustainable trails, we are partners in creating safe outdoor spaces for our citizens and visitors to enjoy.

 

Saddlebrook

– Saddlebrooke Cyclemasters                                                  http://saddlebrookecyclemasters.org/index.php

To cycle safely and responsibly for fitness, fun, and community service

 

San Tan

– San Tan Shredders                                                                     https://santanshredders.com/

Mountain bike group that welcomes riders of all abilities. We believe the beauty of the San Tan Mountain trails should be open to everyone.

 

Scottsdale

– Blue Zones Communities Scottsdale                                 https://bluezonesprojectscottsdale.com/

Making the healthy choice the easy choice for everyone in Scottsdale

 

Sedona

– Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund                                                   https://redrocktrailfund.org/

To gather donations toward the maintenance and enhancement of the non-motorized National Forest trails in and around Sedona and the Village of Oak Creek, and to educate and inform the public regarding their use and management.

 

Sierra Vista

– Cochise Bicycle Advocates                                     https://www.facebook.com/groups/1031453970210848/

To promote bicycling for recreation and transportation and use advocacy and education to achieve a bicycle-friendly community.

– VeloVets Sierra Vista                                                  https://velovetssierravistaaz.org/

We are a growing group of 87 Strong Veterans on bicycles! We have many members with disabilities and support riders who all enjoy the physical challenge of riding!

 

Sun City

– Sun City Cycling Club                                                http://www.suncitycycling.com/

Provide Sun City residents and neighbors an opportunity to enjoy the comradery of group bicycling and teach safe bicycling skills and techniques.

 

Sun City Oro Valley

– Vistoso Cyclists                                                           https://vistosocyclists.org/

The Club started over 30 years ago and quickly became a premier cycling club for Sun City Oro Valley residents.

 

Sun City West

– Sun City West Cyclists                                              https://bicycle.scwclubs.com/

Enjoy a Healthy and Fun Bicycle Ride through Beautiful Sun City West

 

Superior

– Legends of Superior Trail                                          https://superioraztrails.com/

Together with the Town of Superior, Tonto National Forest  and the Arizona Trail Association, the LOST trail was built, it is the first Gateway Community Connector Trail connected to the Arizona National Scenic Trail.

 

Tempe

– ASU Bike Co-op                                                           https://www.asuusg.com/bike-co-op

Bicycle parts and maintenance for ASU students

– BABES Womens Ride                                                 https://www.facebook.com/groups/bikebabestempe/

A group social ride for women to get together to ride bicycles, hang out, and make friends.

– Bike Saviours Bicycle Collective                            https://www.bikesaviours.org/

Place for people to donate old bikes, fix their own bikes, and learn how to build bikes as well as bike safely.

– Tempe Bike Action Group                                         https://www.biketempe.org

Group of enthusiasts working to make bicycling in Tempe more enjoyable

– Welcome to America Project                                  https://www.wtap.org/

During the last 20 years, WTAP has continued to welcome recently arrived refugees. We create meaningful interactions and provide much-needed resources that empower our new neighbors to reach self-sufficiency and positively impact the community.

 

Tucson

– Beyond Bikes                                                                https://www.beyond-tucson.org/programs/beyond-bikes

Partners with schools and community partners to provide bike safety and skill development.

– BICAS (Bicycle Inter-Community Art & Salvage)              https://bicas.org/

Love, Peace & Bicycle Grease (bicycle recycling and education)

– Cactus Cycling Club                                                                 https://cactuscycling.org/

We continue to educate members on safe practices and health benefits while supporting other organizations that advocate cycling at the youth level.

– El Groupo                                                                                      https://www.elgrupocycling.org/

El Grupo empowers youth through bicycles. Through our afterschool programs, all youth regardless of socioeconomic background develop bike and life skills.

– Living Streets Alliance                                                              https://www.livingstreetsalliance.org/

Envision streets as living public spaces that connect people to places and to each other; a Tucson where people move through the city with dignity and ease, no matter who they are or how they get around.

– Perimeter Bicycling Association                                            http://www.perimeterbicycling.com/welcome/

Nonprofit that produces bicycling events for community, charity and wellness.

– Southern Arizona Mountain Biking Association               https://www.facebook.com/groups/492303150816416/

Community based organization of people with a passion for mountain biking! We love to explore the spectacular scenery and terrain of Southern Arizona by bike!

– Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists (SDMB)                   https://sonorandesertmountainbicyclists.wildapricot.org/

Non-profit organization devoted to the promotion of the sport of mountain bicycling and views the sport as a vehicle to promote low impact outdoor recreation, conservation, and mountain bicycling opportunities that are environmentally and socially responsible.

– Tucson Loop                                                                                https://tucsonloop.org/

Volunteers whose purpose is to educate and promote The Tucson Loop – also known as The Huckleberry Loop – while interfacing with media, authorities and government officials.

– Tucson Off Road Cycling Advocates (TORCA)                  https://torca.org/

To preserve the tradition, condition, and etiquette of the trail; and to present novel trail opportunities in a sustainable and responsible manner.

– VeloVets Tucson                                                                         https://www.usvetconnect.com/velo-vets

Through teamwork, strength and community, VeloVets aids in an experience that leads to a more active life through cycling while improving overall quality of life.

 

Verde Valley

– Yavapai Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC)                      https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100089674741999

Bicycle advocates serving Yavapai County and the Verde Valley to create safe passage and interconnectivity for all styles of rider and all demographics of rider and to stay current on bicycle legislation and laws.

– Verde Valley Cyclist Coalition                                                https://vvcc.us/

Advocate for Verde Valley cyclists by providing memorable, safe riding experiences while preserving and expanding biking access through partnerships.

– Wheel Fun                                                                                    https://wheelfun.org/

We strive to get young people off electronic devices and outdoors onto mountain bikes! We are honored to offer free programs and mountain bikes to a diverse range of socioeconomic backgrounds, races, and identities who would otherwise be unable to participate.

 

Yuma

– Bike Yuma                                                                                     https://www.facebook.com/BikeYumaAZ/

Source for information on cycling in the Yuma area and beyond

– Foothills Bicycle Club                                                               http://foothillsbicycleclub.org/

Loose association of active senior cyclists who spend the winter season in the Yuma area.

– Yuma Regional Bicycle Coalition                                          http://yumarbc.org/

The mission of Yuma Region Bicycle Coalition (YRBC) is to promote safe and enjoyable bicycling for both transportation and recreation within Yuma County and its various municipalities.

 

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