Team Mission and Vision

Our Mission Is To:

·         Provide a fun and safe environment for ExxonMobil employees, retirees, their families and guests and ExxonMobil contractors to experience cycling in the Houston area.

·         Provide members a platform to develop cycling skills, improve personal health and network with other cyclists.

·         Provide opportunities to contribute to the community through cycling events and advocacy organizations at local, state and national levels.

Our mission is reflected in our 4 pillars:

·         FUN

·         FITNESS

·         COMMUNITY

·         SAFETY


Our Vision for 2015-2020 Is:

·         Double club registration from 300 to 600 and the number of members riding in our flagship events from 200 to 400

·         Attract riders of all skill levels on a variety of bicycle types (Road, Mountain, Tri, etc.)

·         Organize club activities to enable year-round cycling

·         Be recognized as one of the safest and best organized cycling clubs by peers and organizations with whom we interact.

·         Develop synergies with other company sport and wellness organizations (Running Club, Triathlon Club, Culture of Health, Wellness Center, etc.)

·         Be ambassadors of our club culture and values







Promote the fun elements of Cycling by:


·         Providing an environment to develop camaraderie, friendship and networking across our community of riders.

·         Providing activities that allow cyclists to get in contact with nature in areas where we ride

·         Supporting cycling events throughout the year.

·         Including family members as riders or supporters.

·         Supporting new riders with a mentoring program.


Promote the fitness benefits of Cycling by:


·         Supporting our members with well-organized rides of increasing challenge over the training period.

·         Promoting cycling as a complement to weight-loss, muscle development and stress relief programs.

·         Participating in company’s Health & Wellness events.

·         Appealing to all type of riders from recreational to elite cyclists.


Have impact in our community by:


·         Representing ExxonMobil Cycling Club as a group of responsible riders.

·         Participating in flagship events to raise money and awareness for non-profit organizations. 1

·         Supporting bicycling advocacy organizations. 2

·         Supporting local business and bike shops.

·         Providing cycling related volunteer opportunities.

·         Coordinating Volunteer Involvement Program grant submissions.


Contribute to Safe Cycling in our area by:


·         Making cycling safety training a condition of club membership.

·         Providing Group Riding Skills Classes to our riders and the general public.

·         Meeting or exceeding the standards for the highest safety recognition offered by our flagship rides.

·         Maintaining certified safety program instructors.

·         Encouraging club members to serve as Safety Leaders at organized rides.


1     MS150 benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society funding research and services to assist those impacted by MS.  (

The Cycle organization, formerly Elves and More, provides bicycles as incentives to elementary school children to increase their literacy levels (

2     Bike Houston, Bike Texas, Greater Houston Off Road Biking Association, League of American Bicyclists