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October 22, 2014
On the Road with Travel Initiatives
On the Road with Travel Initiatives

The spring and fall are always the busiest times of the year in the bicycle advocacy world, and our travel initiatives team has hit the road to join our partners on the ground for key project meetings and celebrations. Saara and Ginny report on their recent travels and attempt to define the cryptically-named “Travel Initiatives.” 

October 21, 2014
Ride Like a Dirt Girl!
Ride Like a Dirt Girl!

I figured that my friend and riding partner Sharry and I would probably be the only women on the tour and I was glad to be wrong.

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October 9, 2014
Western Maryland could be in for the ride of a lifetime
CUMBERLAND, Md. — Undoubtedly, there is a demographic of people in their 50s and early 60s who have fantasies of unshackling themselves from the workplace in another five or 10 years and bicycling off onto roads less traveled, in a world of splendid scenery, colorful people and spotty shower facilities.
October 9, 2014
Last fall when Adventure Cycling hinted at a new mountain bike route linking up hot springs in central Idaho, some close friends and I immediately began scheming. Here I was fresh from scouting Oregon Outback and knew I wanted something bigger and with more singletrack. Tougher but with more hot springs. Well we got it.
September 2, 2014
Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures - Inspiration, Gear, Training - National Geographic
The Experience: Riding a bicycle across America certainly isn’t new. Thomas Stevens completed the first transcontinental bike ride, amounting to 3,700 miles from San Francisco to Boston, over three and a half months in 1884. He accomplished this on a penny farthing, the classic Victorian-era bicycle with a 50-inch-diameter front wheel—which was, of course, a single-speed, fixed-gear bike.
August 14, 2014
Second Annual Bicycle Travel Video Contest Winners Announced

Missoula, Montana, August 14, 2014 — The winners have been chosen for Adventure Cycling Association’s 2014 Bicycle Travel Video Contest on Vimeo, which celebrates the beauty and spirit of bicycle travel through videos shot around the world by amateur videographers traveling by bike.

June 24, 2014
Adventure Cycling Campaign Raises Over $160,000 for U.S. Bicycle Route System

Missoula, Montana, June 24, 2014 — Adventure Cycling Association's fifth annual Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. campaign raised more than $160,000 for the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) during National Bike Month (May 2014).

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Adventure Cycling Association depends on a highly productive and creative staff to accomplish the multifaceted programming and services that we offer in support of America's traveling cyclists.

Event and Outreach Coordinator

Adventure Cycling Association seeks a well-organized, detail-oriented person to fill the role of Event and Outreach Coordinator to implement Adventure Cycling’s plan for our 40th anniversary (in 2016). This is a unique opportunity for a self-starter with initiative to join Adventure Cycling Association. The ideal candidate will be a team player who works well in a fast-paced environment, meets deadlines and works well under pressure. The candidate will ideally have experience in event planning and logistical management as well as enthusiasm for cycling and bicycle travel. The position is based at Adventure Cycling’s headquarters in beautiful and bike-friendly Missoula, Montana.

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Become a Tour Leader

Adventure Cycling Association’s tours department is always searching for energetic, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and experienced tour leaders and staff for all of our tour offerings. Do you have what it takes to become one of our expert tour leaders?

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About Adventure Cycling Association

As a nonprofit organization, Adventure Cycling Association's mission is to inspire and empower people to travel by bicycle. Established in 1973 as Bikecentennial, we are the premier bicycle-travel organization in North America with more than 35 years of experience and 47,000 members.

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