Global Change: 10 Great Cycling Organizations

Global change comes in cycles, 10 visionary bike-based initiatives are helping to transform the world.

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“Whoever invented the bicycle deserves the thanks of humanity.” – Lord Charles Beresford, 19th Century British Admiral and Politician

The Bicycle

– efficient, elegant, egalitarian – has always been a joy to ride, reliable recreation, and affordable mobility. Now this humble two-wheeled vehicle is inspiring great deeds: powering populations toward opportunity, offering restorative therapy to wounded veterans, providing a sustainable transportation solution, and much more.

The following are ten organizations working tirelessly in all corners of the globe – from Los Angeles to Lusaka – to improve people’s lives through the transformative power of the bike.



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