Nine times per year. The issues are: February, March, April, May, June, July, August/September, October/November, and December/January.
By becoming a member of Adventure Cycling Association. Join now.
No. You can only get Adventure Cyclist if you are a member of Adventure Cycling Association.
We have the latest issues of Adventure Cyclist available on the website for current members as downloadable PDF files. You need to log in to your My Adventure Cycling account to be able to download the full issues. You can create a My Adventure Cycling account if you have not done so already.
All mobile devices should have an application that can display PDF files and if they do not, such an application should be available through the devices respective application market. A digital version more adequately tailored to mobile devices is in our future plans but a release date has yet to be specified.
Features are bicycle-travel related, both domestic and international. Content also includes expert advice, gear reviews, riding companions, and news about the organization and the bicycling world.
Yes. Each year we publish our know-how extravaganza, The Cyclists' Travel Guide (which includes the Touring Bike Buyers' Guide), as well as a Bike Event Guide, and a Commercial Tour Guide. In addition, we often publish issues which focus on alternative cycling machines and bicycling history.
48 or 64 pages. Hopefully, 80-page issues are in our near future.
Yes. Anyone can submit an article and/or photo(s) and possibly be selected for publication.
Everyone who submits a story believes that it is interesting and unique. While the experience may have been, the written story may not be. For it to be published, the story needs to stand out from the many other submissions. If it is poorly written or unorganized, has misspellings and other grammatical errors, or reads like daily entries in a diary, it's chances of being published will be slim. And if you've got great photos, your chances will increase significantly. For our submissions guidelines and more information on this subject, go to submissions.
Yes. See online submissions guidelines.
Yes, see our editorial calendar.
Yes. If you know what issue(s) you want, they are available for $5 each by sending a check or money order, along with a list of issues you'd like, to: Adventure Cycling Association, P.O. Box 8308, Missoula, MT 59807. You can also order by credit card by calling (800) 755-2453.
The number varies, but it is approximately 87,500.
Yes. We generally rely on the recommendations provided by the The Chicago Manual of Style and Webster's Collegiate Dictionary to publish Adventure Cyclist. We do, however, reserve the right to use our own standards and styles that do not adhere to The Chicago Manual of Style when we deem it more appropriate for the content we are presenting.
Creating a "My Adventure Cycling" account allows you to manage your Adventure Cycling Association account and mailing information, submit a trip to our Ride Registry, as well as offering more streamlined submittal of map corrections. It also provides access to members-only content. You will need an account to do most financial transactions such as becoming a member or signing up for a tour.
If you have given Adventure Cycling your email address, an account has already been created for you. You can set your password by entering your email address into the Forgot Password field.
To create a new account click on "My Account" at the top of the page or click on the "My Adventure Cycling" link and follow prompts.
You can reset your password by entering your email address into the Forgot Password field.
Your username and password for discussion forums are unique to the forums. Your forum login information is separate from your My Adventure Cycling login information. However, to make things a bit easier, you can use the same email and password for both accounts. Please note: Your login information for the forums is not connected to your Adventure Cycling membership number.
Your account will be registered with us, but the first time you log in, you will need to reset your password.