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- May 22, 2013
- Humpday Giveaways & Climate Ride Meetup in San Francisco
Donate to win one of two Raptor or Raven 6 packs donated by Osprey and learn about an opportunity to meet up with Team Adventure Cycling and Climate Ride in San Francisco.
- May 21, 2013
- Meet Bonnie Winslow: Getting Her Kicks on USBR 66
Meet Bonnie Winslow, a volunteer for the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) in Oklahoma. Bonnie has been working feverishly to designate U.S. Bike Route 66, which will follow the corridor of one of America’s most historic roads: Route 66. Working in partnership with Adventure Cycling, the proposed route for USBR 66 aligns with the same roads being mapped for Bicycle Route 66, which will be released by Adventure Cycling next year.
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- May 21, 2013
- U.S. Bicycle Route System expanding
- The Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has approved new sections of the U.S. Bicycle Route System in Minnesota, Missouri and Kentucky. With these additions, the USBRS now totals 5,616 miles in 10 states.
- May 6, 2013
- Adventure Cycling leads do-it-yourself Florida trips
- It was the beginning of Adventure Cycling's Introduction to Road Touring, a measly 18 miles round trip to get groceries and test out our bikes. It was also, I suppose, an opportunity for our tour leaders to assess the weakest links. Encouraging shouts lost on the wind, California girls Lori and Pam blew by me as if I were standing still. Louisville Phil had a big custom-made trailer about as unwieldy as hauling a Prius, but he seemed plucky. Then there was Tropicana Jim from Bradenton, not young, but an elegant athlete with a creamy-leather Brooks saddle and perfectly matched custom fenders. Tony and Denise from Atlanta? Warm and enthusiastic, they'd hiked and biked the length of the grueling El Camino de Santiago in Spain. Twice.
- April 19, 2013
- Sea to Shining Sea: The route
- It's not often you buy one-way tickets on airplane trips. Becky and I did that recently. Two tickets from Baltimore to Portland, Oregon. Our bicycles, which shipped this week from our front porch, will meet us in Astoria where the TransAmerican bicycle route across the US starts for us.
- May 10, 2013
- U.S. Bicycle Route System Expands to 5,616 Miles
AASHTO approves new routes in Minnesota, Missouri, and realignments in Kentucky
Missoula, Montana — Adventure Cycling Association and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) today announced that AASHTO's Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering has approved a new section of U.S. Bicycle Route 45 in Minnesota, USBR 76 in Missouri, and realignments for USBR 76 in Kentucky. With these new approvals, the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) now encompasses 5,616 miles of official U.S. Bike Routes in 10 states: Alaska, Kentucky, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and Virginia.
- May 1, 2013
- Adventure Cycling Launches 4th Annual U.S. Bicycle Route System Campaign
Annual fundraiser kicks off with a $35,000 matching challenge, more new route approvals expected next week
Missoula, Montana — For the fourth year in a row, Adventure Cycling is kicking off its celebration of National Bike Month by launching its month-long U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) fundraising campaign, Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. Thanks in part to the $150,000 raised over the last four years by this annual spring event, 5,071 miles of U.S. Bicycle Routes have been designated so far. This year, Adventure Cycling hopes to raise $100,000 by May 31.
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.
- Web Developer - Systems Analyst
- Adventure Cycling Association seeks an energetic, detail-oriented Web Developer/Systems Analyst to develop, administer and support the organization's outward-facing web sites and IT infrastructure. This is a unique opportunity for someone who enjoys programming and working in an open, friendly environment - and if you ride a bicycle, that’s a definite plus.
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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 46,500 members.
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