Songo is a South African non-profit founded by Specialized athlete Christoph Sauser that strives to improve the lives of children in townships by providing them a safe place to play, grow, and develop. Watch the program in action.
A national coalition making the country more bicycle friendly for the next generation, through campaigns like PeopleforBikes.org and Safe Routes to School. Sign the People for Bikes pledge today: Visit People for Bikes
An educational association whose mission is to create, enhance and preserve great mountain biking experiences. Specialized is involved in many ways including IMBAs Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day. Host an event this year: www.imba.com
Specialized is the founding national sponsor of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, the governing body for high school mountain bike racing, which is growing across the country. Check out the new documentary, Singletrack High: View the Trailer
A global non-profit that provides access to independence and livelihood through the power of bicycles. Specialized has been particularly involved with their work with students in sub-Saharan Africa. See their work with students here.
Through our Dealer Grant Program we’re partnering with our dealers to support youth initiatives across the country. To date we’ve funded over 300 projects in almost every state. See what the program is all about here.
Specialized athletes are involved in their communities well after the race ends. Athletes like Christoph Sauser and US Olympian Lea Davison have been dedicated to improving the lives of young people. Check out Little Bellas, Davison’s “mentoring on mountain bikes” program: www.littlebellas.com