Adventure Cycling Blog

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The Adventure Cycling blog covers bicycle-travel news, touring tips and gear, bicycle routes, organizational news, membership highlights, guided tours, and more. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for daily updates.

Photo by Adam Coppola

August 15, 2012
Full Circle: A Bike Tour Comes to an End
Full Circle: A Bike Tour Comes to an End

I remember last spring sitting down to write a blog article about helping my 17-year-old son plan his cross-country bike trip.

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April 18, 2012
Cycling our National Parks - Free Admission This Week
Cycling our National Parks - Free Admission This Week

In honor of National Park Week, April 21-29, all 396 U.S. National Parks are offering free entrance admission. Maybe it's time you checked biking to and through a National Park off your bucket list.

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April 4, 2012
Family Circles: Planning A Cross-Country Bike Trip
Family Circles: Planning A Cross-Country Bike Trip

Spring, a time for training and planning summer bike trips. This year, all my time and energy is devoted to the bike trip of a lifetime — for my youngest son, Mac.

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August 24, 2011
New Map! Take a Ride on the Underground Railroad Detroit Alternate
New Map! Take a Ride on the Underground Railroad Detroit Alternate

The time has finally arrived — the Underground Railroad Detroit Alternate, section 1, is ready to ride. Section 1 begins in Oberlin, Ohio, and travels northwest to Sandusky and Toledo before entering southern Michigan, traveling through significant historic communities including Adrian, Ann Arbor, and Detroit.

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July 27, 2011
2011 Bronx Lab School Bicycle Tour – Life Beyond Our Comfort Zone
2011 Bronx Lab School Bicycle Tour – Life Beyond Our Comfort Zone

Four years ago, I was asked to help create and lead a bicycle tour of the Ohio portion of the Underground Railroad Bicycle Route for a group of eight students and three adults from the Bronx Lab School, a public high school in New York.

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June 8, 2011
Warm Showers: Why I Host (and You Should, Too)
Warm Showers: Why I Host (and You Should, Too)

We're only a couple of months into prime touring season — and the weather's been less than hospitable for bicycle touring, at least here in the Northwest.

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