Executive Director Jim Sayer visiting NPR studios in DC

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Adventure Cycling in the News

December 22, 2014
U.S. Bike Route System Expands to more than 8,000 miles making cross-country biking a whole lot easier.
MISSOULA - The Adventure Cycling Association based in Missoula announced the approval of 1,253 miles of new bicycle routes in 5 different states.
December 22, 2014
Helena couple rides the Continental Divide Trail
On Sept. 10, when Helena natives Ashley Holshue and Sam Orsello pedaled into Columbus, New Mexico with 2,934 miles passionately engraved into their treads, they felt the inexorable truth behind Hemingway’s words.
December 22, 2014
Casey Greene, Adventure Cycling's Cartographer featured in Bike Magazine
Pioneering the ‘Packbiking” Discipline One man's quest for remote alpine adventures breeds a movement.
December 3, 2014
Jim Sayer and Annette Stahelin head to Bicycling Event Directors Conference
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Pat Cunnane, president and CEO of Advanced Sports International, will be the keynote speaker this Saturday at the Bicycling Event Directors Conference. Michael Nutter, Philadelphia's mayor and a longtime supporter of bicycle advocacy in the city, is expected to welcome attendees.
December 3, 2014
10 Indicators that Bicycle Travel and Tourism are Booming — and Changing | Adventure Cycling Association
Missoula, Montana, November 4, 2014 — As 2014 winds down, bicycle tourism and travel continue to zoom upward – and around the planet. In its third biennial survey, Adventure Cycling Association has found that the bicycle tourism sector in the U.S., and globally, is becoming more prominent, more lucrative, and is changing to meet consumer demands.
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.
July 31, 2014
Portland cyclists stop at Missoula's Adventure Cycling during ride to other Portland (4,300 miles by bike) |
Portland pedalers Heather Rogue and James Folsom made the almost obligatory stop Monday at Adventure Cycling headquarters in Missoula, Mont.
July 8, 2014
Adventure Cycling fundraising campaign exceeds goal | Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
National Bike Month initiative raises $160,000 for the U.S. Bicycle Route System.