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ADVENTURE CYCLING ASSOCIATION

 
Missoula, MT
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ADVENTURE CYCLING ASSOCIATION
Physical Address: Missoula, MT 59807 
EIN: 23-7427629
Web URL: www.adventurecycling.org 
Blog URL: www.adventurecycling.org/blog 
NTEE Category: N Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
N01 Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
W Public, Society Benefit
W40 Public Transportation Systems and Services
N Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
N99 Other Recreation, Sports, or Leisure Activities N.E.C.
Ruling Year: 1975 
How This Organization Is Funded: Membership & Individual Donors - $1,512,040
Organized Tour Program - $1,441,064
Map & Merchandise Sales - $797,827


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Mission Statement

Adventure Cycling Association inspires and empowers people to travel by bicycle.

Legitimacy Information

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Fiscal Year Starting: October 1, 2009
Fiscal Year Ending: September 30, 2010

Total Revenue $4,057,981
Total Expenses $3,761,410

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Mr. Jim Sayer

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Since Nov 2004

Profile:

Jim joined Adventure Cycling at the end of 2004. With his family, he relocated to Missoula from Truckee, California, where he was president of the Sierra Business Council(http://www.sbcouncil.org) . Previously, he directed Greenbelt Alliance(http://www.greenbelt.org) in the San Francisco Bay Area and was a senior legislative assistant in Washington, DC for Senator Tim Wirth. Jim was drawn to Adventure Cycling because of his major enthusiasm for cycling and self-propelled transportation. Jim serves on the board of America Bikes(http://www.americabikes.org) , is a founding member of the Bike/Walk Alliance for Missoula(http://www.bikewalkmissoula.org) , and served on the boards of Amnesty International USA(http://www.amnestyusa.org/) and the Ginetta Sagan Fund for the Rights of Women and Children(http://www.amnestyusa.org/Our_Mission_and_the_Movement/The_Ginetta_Saga n_Fund/page.do?id=1104604&n1=2&n2=762&n3=23) .

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Programs

Program: Adventure Cycling Route Network (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
$272,000
Category:
Public, Society Benefit
Population Served:
Other Named Groups

Program Description:

Our first cycling route, the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail was created in 1976 for the celebration of America's bicentennial. Since then, we've continued to expand our Adventure Cycling Route Network(http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes/network.cfm) , which now includes more than 40,000 miles of quiet, cycling-friendly roads throughout North America.

Program Long-Term Success:

Since 1976, Adventure Cycling has mapped more than 40,000 miles of cycling-friendly routes throughout North America. Our goal with our routes and mapping program is to continue to grow our route network and produce the best bike touring maps found anywhere.

Program Short-Term Success:

In the last 4 years, we've completed the following long-distance cycling routes while updating and maintaining the other map sections in our 40,000-plus cycling route network: 2010 - Sierra Cascades Bicycle Route(http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes/sierracascades.cfm) - A 2,389 mile road route from Sumas, Washington, to Tecate, California, that parallels the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. 2008 - Washington Parks Bicycle Route(http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes/washingtonparks.cfm) - This double loop, 896.5-mile route showcases the diversity of Washington State, from its ocean and sound views in the west to the fertile orchards of the central Columbia Valley while visiting three national parks. 2007 - Underground Railroad Bicycle Route(http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes/undergroundrailroad.cfm) (UGRR) - This 2,007.5-mile route running between Mobile, Alabama, and Owen Sound, Ontario, honors the bravery of those who fled bondage and those who provided shelter. Learn more about the Adventure Cycling Route Network(http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes/network.cfm) .

Program Success Monitored by:

Map sales, annual member survey, feedback from cyclists.

Program Success Examples:

In the last 10 years, Adventure Cycling map sales have increased over 30% and non-member map sales have also increased.   According to our last 3 annual member surveys, around 30% of our members join the organization in order to receive discounts on our maps.   We receive a lot of feedback from our members about the maps as well. Here are a few select quotes:

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Budget:
$150,000
Category:
Public, Society Benefit
Population Served:
General Public/Unspecified

Program Description:

Adventure Cycling Association is part of a national initiative to develop an interstate bicycle route network called the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS). Routes for the USBRS are designated with numbers and catalogued by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). Adventure Cycling Association initially provided staff support to the AASHTO Task Force on U.S. Bicycle Routes in order to develop a visionary plan for the national network. AASHTO board of directors adopted the National Corridor Plan in 2008. Today, Adventure Cycling provides technical assistance and multi-state coordination to state departments of transportation that are developing these interstate bicycle routes.

Program Long-Term Success:

The vision of the U.S. Bicycle Route System is to connect urban, suburban and rural areas with recommended roads and trails suitable for bicycle travel into a national network. Routes will be mapped and recognized, maintained, and supported by state and local transportation agencies, other state and local agencies, communities, and trail managers. Cyclists will be able to travel from city to city, across state borders, and from coast to coast via these nationally designated routes. Communities along U.S. Bicycle Routes will benefit from bicycle tourism and better local bicycle conditions. Cyclists will benefit from the agency and community support. U.S. Bicycle Route designation might mean transportation agencies provide bicycle infrastructure (such as shoulders or bike lanes) and protection from rumble strips/stripes and signs and markings for way-finding.

Program Short-Term Success:

In October, 2008, the AASHTO Board of Directors approved the National Corridor Plan, a visionary document that provides a starting point for state and local agencies and their bicycle/trail partners to begin developing interstate bicycle routes. The Corridor Plan was developed by the AASHTO Task Force on U.S. Bicycle Routes using an inventory of existing state and local bicycle routes and trails completed by Adventure Cycling in 2005. Between 2005 and 2008, Adventure Cycling refined the plan by vetting it with state and local agencies, bicycle organizations and AASHTO. Adventure Cycling also worked with the Task Force to develop recommended route criteria, and an AASHTO USBRS Application. Between 2008 and 2010, Adventure Cycling moved from strictly providing Task Force support to building public awareness of the system and the benefits. Adventure Cycling also coordinates with state and local agencies and partners, providing technical assistance in best practices, implementation tools and resources. Today, Adventure Cycling coordinates with over 30 states.

Program Success Monitored by:

- AASHTO support of the project - Number of states working on implementation - State DOTs and local agencies agreeing to designated USBR - State submittal of U.S. Bicycle Route Applications to AASHTO  - Designated Routes crossing multiple states - Creation of maps showing U.S. Bicycle Routes - Signs on U.S. Bicycle Routes

Program Success Examples:

Because of the way our transportation system is directed and managed, there are various levels and stages involved in implementation of the national corridors (50-mile wide swaths where a bike route might be developed) into actual roads and trails that will make up the system. Adventure Cycling is coordinating implementation efforts on a state-by-state approach. Some states are working with local volunteers and bicycle/trail organizations in developing the routes and gaining local agency agreements; other states are coordinating efforts at the state DOT level. Here is an example of successful efforts using both models:   Michigan is submitting USBR 20 for designation through AASHTO in March 2011; resolutions of support from communities along the route were completed in October by volunteers representing Adventure Cycling Association and Michigan Trails and Greenway Alliance. The DOT is presently reviewing the route while creating maps and directions for the application. Another effort is underway to develop USBR 35 along the Lake Michigan shoreline. The route was developed by a committee of city managers and administrators from communities along Lake Michigan who then conducted a series of public meetings through the fall of 2010. Currently, agency support is being sought by volunteers on this committee and Adventure Cycling Association, with approximately 70% of the needed resolutions of support obtained.   Maine DOT worked with local cyclists to develop USBR 1; conducted a series of public meetings and is submitting an AASHTO Application in March, 2011. They are coordinating their state effort with neighboring state, New Hampshire, who will be designating a state route called the Seacoast Route/East Coast Greenway.
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In the last 5 years, we have enjoyed many special milestones and achievements for bicycle travel — but truly, 2012 was one for the record books. With the loyal and generous support of our members, donors, and supporters, Adventure Cycling staff and volunteers achieved new levels of accomplishment in every program. - A new Underground Railroad alternate route through Michigan and a major re-route of the Northern Tier and Lewis & Clark routes were developed to provide better, safer cycling experiences. - We broke new records for participation in our tours, from self-contained epics to leadership courses.We facilitated the adoption of new U.S. Bicycle Routes throughout America and the launch of a Best Practices Guide for the U.S. Bicycle Route System. - Our Routes and Mapping team completed research for two exciting new routes, Bicycle Route 66 and the off-pavement Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route. - We published more 64-page issues of Adventure Cyclist magazine than ever before.Our membership surpassed a record 45,000, and we received donations from more than 3,500 members. - A record number of maps were created, updated, printed, and sold. - Thanks to our rapidly growing outreach, traditional media, social media communities, and our increasing prominence in the cycling, tourism, and outdoor industries, bicycle travel as a mode of adventure and tourism is more popular than ever before. We were also able to expand and renovate our national headquarters in Missoula, Montana, debt-free, providing space for additional staff and ensuring that Adventure Cycling will continue to develop and supply the best bike-travel products, maps, publications, and programs.
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