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, over 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.