Pearl Izumi Outreach Partners
"Putting more people on bikes more often."
Bikes Belong Coalition is a membership organization founded by bicycle industry leaders with the mission of "putting more people on bikes more often." Bikes Belong lobbies for bicycle friendly policy in Washington, D.C. promotes bicycling to the public, supports sister organizations, and distributes grants for bicycle facility projects by working with political leaders and national advocacy groups to encourage the development of bicycle related projects and ridership building initiatives. Pearl Izumi shares this mission and has supported this program since 2002.
International Mountain Bicycling Association
IMBA creates, enhances and preserves trail opportunities for mountain bikers worldwide.
Since 1988, IMBA has been bringing out the best in mountain biking by encouraging low-impact riding, volunteer trail-work participation, cooperation among different trail user groups, and innovative trail management solutions.
Trips for Kids
Trips for Kids is a non-profit that provides mountain bike outings and environmental education for inner city, low income and at-risk-youth across the U.S. and Canada.
TFK opens the world of cycling to at-risk-youth through day-long mountain bike rides and afterschool Earn-A-Bike programs. The goal of their youth bike programs is to combine lessons in personal responsibility, achievement and environmental awareness through the development of practical skills and the simple act of having fun.
Davis Phinney Foundation
A foundation dedicated to supporting research aimed at understanding, preventing, and treating Parkinson's disease.
Through generating funding for grants to laboratory and clinical research programs that investigate the causes of Parkinson's disease and new, potentially curative therapies for Parkinson's patients, this foundation hopes to improve the lives of those living with Parkinson's.
Davis Phinney, 44, is credited as the cyclist with the most wins in U.S. history with over 300 National and International victories. In 2000, Davis was diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson's disease. More than one million Americans like Davis live with Parkinson's disease, a degenerative neurological disorder.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
The mission of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is to end the devestating effects of MS.
MS is a chronic, unpredictable, degenerative neurological disease that affects the central nervous system for which there is no known cure. Founded in 1946, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society supports MS research, offers services for people with MS, provides professional education programs, and furthers MS advocacy efforts.
American Cancer Society
A nationwide-community based volunteer health organization dedicated to the elimination of cancer.
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy and service.