b.i.k.e.-Syracuse (Bicycling and Ideas for Kid's Empowerment) is a non-profit based in Syracuse, New York that introduces low income, at-risk youth to the joys and challenges of adventure sports, such as bike riding.
b.i.k.e.-Syracuse's mission statement:
"Our youth bike program supports education and teaches personal responsibility, achievement and confidence through Adventure, specifically biking. We work with low income children between the ages of 8-14 through a program of Adventure - bicycling and learning through experience.
Adventure is not only hanging on a rope on a side of a mountain or participating in a biking road ride/race or riding a mountain bike down a steep ravine… Adventure is an attitude that we apply to every part of our lives. Facing new challenges, seizing new opportunities, testing our resources against the unknown and unpredictable; and, in the process, discovering our own unique potential."