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

July 1, 2015
Thanks for Your Support!
Thanks for Your Support!

Success doesn't happen by accident, and we have a lot of people to thank for the success of our recent June 2015 Member Drive, which saw us gain more than 200 new members.

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June 30, 2015
Two-for-Tuesday! Double your chances to win by joining today!
Two-for-Tuesday! Double your chances to win by joining today!

The end of this summer’s June Member Drive may be drawing to a close, but we’re going out with a bang! When you join today by 5:30 p.m. MST, you’ll be entered to win two great prizes from Road Holland Cycling Apparel and Bike2Power. New members who join Adventure Cycling online today will also receive a free Adventure Cycling neck wrap, as well as entry into our annual Share the Joy bicycle giveaway for a chance to win a Giant Revolt 1 gravel bike.

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June 29, 2015
Win Round Trip Bike Shipping with Bikeflights.com
Win Round Trip Bike Shipping with Bikeflights.com

Now during our June Member Drive, when you join Adventure Cycling, we’ll enter you into today’s daily raffle for free round trip bike shipping with BikeFlights.com! Plan your next trip with the peace of mind that your bike will be shipped safely to your final destination and back home again. 

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June 26, 2015
Win a Big Agnes sleeping bag for your next overnight trip!
Win a Big Agnes sleeping bag for your next overnight trip!

Join Adventure Cycling and equip yourself with the resources to fuel your passion for bicycle travel. All of our members receive nine issues of Adventure Cyclist magazine annually, up to 30 percent off Adventure Cycling bicycle maps, and access to exclusive member discounts on products and services offered by some of our industry partners.

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June 25, 2015
The Adventure Cycling Member Drive continues with Jones Bikes
The Adventure Cycling Member Drive continues with Jones Bikes

Our June Member Drive continues to roll on. Join Adventure Cycling today, and we’ll enter you into today’s daily raffle for a Jones Bikes H-Bar. If there are any dirt road or single track adventures on your horizon, this is a handlebar you want to pay attention to. It helps put you in a comfortable and stable riding position, and offers plenty of contact points for mounting your GPS unit, handlebar bag, lights, or anything else you like to have in front of you.

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June 24, 2015
Adventure Cycling New Member Pack List
Adventure Cycling New Member Pack List

The early planning stages of any bike tour often features a pack list. With that in mind, I present you with the Adventure Cycling new member check list. Take a look and see what we’ve packed up for you during our "Wrap Your Summer in Adventure" member drive.

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June 23, 2015
Join Adventure Cycling to win a Rudy Project Zumax Helmet
Join Adventure Cycling to win a Rudy Project Zumax Helmet

Join Adventure Cycling and prepare yourself for a world of benefits. All of our members receive nine issues of Adventure Cyclist magazine annually, up to 30% off Adventure Cycling bicycle maps, and access to exclusive member discounts on products and services offered by some of our industry partners.

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June 22, 2015
Join Adventure Cycling and Win Big!
Join Adventure Cycling and Win Big!

Got a case of the Mondays? Let Adventure Cycling’s June Member Drive get your week off to a proper start. New members who join Adventure Cycling online by June 30th will receive a free Adventure Cycling neck wrap with their membership packet. New members will also gain entry into product raffles throughout the week, as well as entry into our annual Share the Joy bicycle giveaway for a chance to win a Giant Revolt 1 gravel bike.

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June 19, 2015
Adventure Cycling's "Wrap Your Summer in Adventure" Member Drive
Adventure Cycling's "Wrap Your Summer in Adventure" Member Drive

Adventure Cycling's June Member Drive is officially on, and we want you to wrap your summer in adventure. First time members who join online between now and Tuesday, June 30th* will receive a free Adventure Cycling neck wrap with their membership packet, entry into product raffles throughout the month, and a chance to win a Giant Revolt 1 gravel bike.

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June 10, 2015
Membership Highlights: Connecting Local Bike Shops and Bicycle Travel
Membership Highlights: Connecting Local Bike Shops and Bicycle Travel

Looking for a bike shop tailored to your touring needs? Adventure Cycling has taken the guesswork out of your shop search by implementing a new, interactive map that features our 240+ Member Shops.

 

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May 16, 2015
Corporate Spotlight: Great Divide Mountain Bike Tour
Corporate Spotlight: Great Divide Mountain Bike Tour

This post is part of a series spotlighting Adventure Cycling's Corporate Members. These companies support our mission and programs and do some cool stuff of their own.

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May 13, 2015
CLIF Bar Giveaway During National Bike to Work Week
CLIF Bar Giveaway During National Bike to Work Week

To help you keep your energy levels topped off throughout the week, we've got an assortment of CLIF Bar nutritional products for one lucky winner. To enter this drawing, we only ask that you do one of three things before 5:30pm MST, Friday, May 15th:

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April 29, 2015
Bike Club and Bike Shop Membership
Bike Club and Bike Shop Membership

Adventure Cycling offers specific memberships tailored specially for your local bike club and neighborhood bike shop. Local clubs and shops are key players in getting more folks on bicycles and we want to support them in that effort. We offer benefits that help bike shops and clubs connect with our members, stay informed about what's new in bike touring, and share their knowledge with the cycling community.

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March 18, 2015
Adventure Cycling Neck Gaiter
Adventure Cycling Neck Gaiter

Join or renew your membership at the Patron level or higher, and we'll send you a free Adventure Cycling neck gaiter.

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February 18, 2015
Take the 2015 Annual Member Survey
Take the 2015 Annual Member Survey

Take the annual 2015 Member Survey to help us improve Adventure Cycling and bike travel for everyone.

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February 4, 2015
Corporate Spotlight: Exodus Travels
Corporate Spotlight: Exodus Travels

This post is part of a series spotlighting Adventure Cycling's Corporate Members. These companies support our mission and programs and do some cool stuff of their own.

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January 21, 2015
Corporate Spotlight: Road Holland Cycling Apparel
Corporate Spotlight: Road Holland Cycling Apparel

This post is part of a series spotlighting Adventure Cycling's Corporate Members. These companies support our mission and programs and do some cool stuff of their own.

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December 10, 2014
Half Price Gift Memberships
Half Price Gift Memberships

Join or renew your Adventure Cycling membership at the regular price, and you can give as many holiday gift memberships as you like for half-price. 

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December 3, 2014
2015 Bicycle Travel Calendar
2015 Bicycle Travel Calendar

Start planning next year's bicycle adventures with our 2015 Bicycle Travel calendar.

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November 12, 2014
Grab a Free Issue of Adventure Cyclist Magazine
Grab a Free Issue of Adventure Cyclist Magazine

Adventure Cyclist is the premier magazine on bicycle travel and adventure. Each issue delivers exciting tales from the road, from exotic cycling expeditions to weeklong jaunts in your own backyard. You will also find reviews on the latest gear and technology in bicycle travel, how-to articles, and the latest news in bicycle travel. It's everything you need to become inspired to jumpstart your next adventure.

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October 29, 2014
Adopt a Library
Adopt a Library

When you join or renew your membership with Adventure Cycling Association, consider giving a year's subscription of our magazine to your local library. Library memberships are always 50% off the regular rate, which means for just $20 we'll send nine issues of Adventure Cyclist to your favorite library annually to help inspire the next generation of cyclists.

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October 16, 2014
Adventure Cycling Affiliate Discounts
Adventure Cycling Affiliate Discounts

Did you know that members of Adventure Cycling Association are entitled to product and service discounts through our affiliate partners? If you're a current member, simply log into your My Adventure Cycling account, and click on the Affiliate Benefits Information link. This is where you'll find the most up-to-date listings of our affiliate partners and their respective discount codes. 

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October 2, 2014
Corporate Spotlight: China Highlights
Corporate Spotlight: China Highlights

This post is part of a series spotlighting Adventure Cycling's Corporate Members. These companies support our mission and programs and do some cool stuff of their own.

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September 17, 2014
Share the Joy of Adventure Cycling

Do you enjoy receiving Adventure Cyclist magazine as part of your Adventure Cycling membership? Do you want to share that enjoyment with your friends and family? Would you like to be entered to win a Novara Ponderosa 27.5 mountain bike?

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September 10, 2014
Adventure Cycling Reaches 40,000 Facebook Likes
Adventure Cycling Reaches 40,000 Facebook Likes

This morning we surpassed 40,000 likes on our Adventure Cycling Facebook page, and to celebrate, we have a special offer for both current and prospective members.

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