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Adventure Cycling in the News

April 7, 2014
Route less traveled | Head Lines & Features | Montana Headwall
For the past year and a half, Adventure Cycling Association cartographer Casey Greene has been connecting dots. Those dots, specifically, mark some 50 hot springs throughout central Idaho, and Greene connected them using nothing more than a mountain bike.
March 25, 2014
Family Bike Overnights: Bicycle Tourism in the Great Outdoors - Green Transportation - MOTHER EARTH NEWS
In January 2011 Adventure Cycling Association launched a website initiative called BikeOvernights.org. Subtitled “Don’t wait to go cross country — go overnight,” the site is designed to provide inspiration, resources, and route ideas for short bicycle tours, generally just one or two nights out.
March 25, 2014
Study shows growth in Montana tourism | Missoula Local News - NBCMontana.com
A study done by the University of Montana on tourism, shows that just over 11 million travelers came to the state during 2013, which is a 2.3 percent increase. They spent $3.6 billion.
March 24, 2014
McClory bike path may become part of cross-country system - Lake County News-Sun
AASHTO is working with IDOT and Adventure Cycling Association, a national nonprofit organization specializing in bicycle travel and route development, on the national project and identified the Robert McClory path as part of that national effort to establish a United States Bicycle Route System.
March 24, 2014
Gear up and take a break on a bicycle safari - SFGate
Spring is almost here, and there's no better time of year to hop on a bike and start exploring. There's nothing like discovering a place through slow, human-powered travel outside the city, and carrying your own gear and camping along the way is the most satisfying way to travel.
March 24, 2014
Adventure Cycling releases 518-mile Idaho Hot Springs route maps | Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
Adventure Cycling Association has released a set of maps and guides for a 518-mile off-pavement bike tour of Idaho's hot springs.
January 31, 2014
Spokes for Strokes
Doctors told Dan Zimmerman that he would never walk or talk again after suffering a major stroke eight years ago at the age of 41. Zimmerman proved them wrong.
January 27, 2014
Cross-country trip reveals true nature of America and Americans for cyclist
Bicycling from the Pacific to the Atlantic is an epic journey that many cyclists dream about and some are privileged enough to experience. The thought of doing a coast-to-coast bike tour had haunted me with a nagging restlessness for many years, developing into a more powerful desire after spending time on the staff of the Adventure Cycling Association, the nerve center for “all things bike touring.”
January 27, 2014
‘It’s starting to happen’ Bicycle touring an emerging tourism market
A new report verifies what local business owners have known for some time: The Flathead Valley is a superhighway for bicycle touring groups that bolster the local economy as they pass through.
January 24, 2014
Montana's got the scenery and the beer to lure cyclists. Now, about those roads...
Beautiful scenery, hospitality, and beer are among the things that bicycle tourists like, and Montana has. The Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research recently came out with a study looking at the potential for the bicycle niche of the tourism industry.