Allgemeiner Deutscher Fahrrad-Club e. V. (ADFC)


Postfach 107747
28077 Bremen

Tel +49 (0)421 346290
Fax +49 (0)421 3462950

Berlin Bureau
Friedrichstrasse 200
10117 Berlin-Mitte

Tel +49 (0)30 20914980
Fax +49 (0)30 209149855

Contact person
Gabi Bangel
Project Manager

Allgemeiner Deutscher Fahrrad-Club e.V. (ADFC) [German Cyclists' Federation]: The association for cyclists

The German, Cyclists' Federation (ADFC), is a nationwide, non-profit, organization with approximately140,000 members. It aims at making traffic friendlier for cyclists and pedestrians. In addition to its commitment to environmentally conscious and thus sustainable mobility the ADFC advises on all aspects of the bicycle.

This includes consumer advice, technology and, equipment as well as tourism and political issues. The ADFC was founded in 1979 in Bremen and has 16 state associations, 400 district associations and information centres in 80 cities. When campaigning for the resolute promotion of cycling the ADFC cooperates with, many clubs, organizations and institutions. At the European level, it is a member of the European ‘Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) and is politically neutral, but biased when it comes to the interests ofbike riding people.