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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.

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August 26, 2015
Turn Texas on my Mind into Texas on my Map
Turn Texas on my Mind into Texas on my Map

We're gearing up this fall to add two new routes! But before our cartographers' pencils can hit the paper, we need your help. Check out our plans for new routes, tell us what sounds exciting to you, and help support our work.

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August 12, 2015
One Easy Way to Make Sure You Never See Another Membership Renewal Notice in Your Mailbox
One Easy Way to Make Sure You Never See Another Membership Renewal Notice in Your Mailbox

Tired of missing issues of Adventure Cyclist because you forgot to renew your membership? Never again when you become part of the Century Circle. Read more and check out some Greg Siple artwork...

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July 29, 2015
10 Things You Didn't Know about the 1976 Bicentennial Trans-Am Ride
10 Things You Didn't Know about the 1976 Bicentennial Trans-Am Ride

Flashback to 1976, Adventure Cycling Association's start. Check out what riders along the Trans-America Trail were doing.

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July 9, 2015
The Todd Family: Redefining the Great American Road Trip
The Todd Family: Redefining the Great American Road Trip

The Todd family, from Anchorage, Alaska, tackles the Great Divide Moutain Bike Route. Two parents. Six kids.

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June 17, 2015
Thanks To You...
Thanks To You...

Check out our numbers from the Build It. Bike It. Be Part of It. campaign. Thanks to all our generous supporters!

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June 2, 2015
The Finish Line is in Sight!
The Finish Line is in Sight!

We’re extending our Build It. Bike It. Be Part of It. campaign for one more week. This gives you another chance to win that seven day Danube River bike tour with Bike Tours Direct. Keep reading to find out who already won!

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May 29, 2015
Start Rubbing that Lucky Rabbit's Foot and Cross Your Fingers!
Start Rubbing that Lucky Rabbit's Foot and Cross Your Fingers!

Today Cascade Bicycle Club is matching your donation, dollar for dollar. Three days left to donate to the Build It. Bike It. Be Part of It. campaign before we draw our lucky winners for the Giant Revolt 1 bike and 7-Day Danube Bike tour from Bike Tours Direct. All donations through midnight MDT, Sunday, May 31, get entered!

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May 28, 2015
Today's Giveaway Masters the Science of Keeping You Cool
Today's Giveaway Masters the Science of Keeping You Cool

Sure, the Zumax is a helmet but ‘system’ is a more accurate term. With twenty-one air inlets, this helmet finds the balance between good ventilation and aerodynamics.

 

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May 27, 2015
5 Adventure Cycling Members Give You 5 Reasons to Support 'Build It. Bike It. Be Part of It.'
5 Adventure Cycling Members Give You 5 Reasons to Support 'Build It. Bike It. Be Part of It.'

“When I ride my bike, I feel carefree, confident, and just plain happy, no matter the reason I happen to be riding.  I support the US Bike Route System and Adventure Cycling because they promote universal cycling, and are doing the things needed to make cycling safer and more accessible, so that everyone, no matter who they are or where they are, can experience the fun and the joy of cycling.” - Cindy Homan

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May 26, 2015
What Do BMWs, Beck's beer, Black Forest Cuckoo Clocks, and Today's Giveaway Have in Common?
What Do BMWs, Beck's beer, Black Forest Cuckoo Clocks, and Today's Giveaway Have in Common?

Today, we’re giving away one finely crafted, German-made Ortlieb bag, for free! This Ortlieb Vario is both backpack and pannier. Same water-proof fabric that made you a fan of Ortlieb on your first tour.

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May 25, 2015
7 Day Countdown, Starting Now!
7 Day Countdown, Starting Now!

Donate Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday to get your money matched by one of our generous sponsors: Ortlieb, Primal Wear, Cascade Bicycle Club, and SKS USA.

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May 22, 2015
Don't Let the Can Get You Down! Get Yourself a Beer Growler Pannier
Don't Let the Can Get You Down! Get Yourself a Beer Growler Pannier

It would be a shame to limit yourself to canned beer in the golden era of the local microbreweries. Today, one lucky winner will bring home a beer pannier and brauler.

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May 21, 2015
Jim from Chattanooga Wants to Take You to Europe (For Free)
Jim from Chattanooga Wants to Take You to Europe (For Free)

You’ll be doing your best impression of “The Sound of Music” as you pedal through quaint villages and lush farmland on Bike Tours Direct's 7-day Danube Bike Path tour. Yep, you can win a free European vacation by donating $25 or more to the Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. campaign.

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May 21, 2015
Singing in the Shower and Other Good Workplace Practices
Singing in the Shower and Other Good Workplace Practices

What does singing in the shower have to do with the USBRS?

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May 19, 2015
Who is the Knickercommander? And what do they have to do with the U.S. Bicycle Route System?
Who is the Knickercommander? And what do they have to do with the U.S. Bicycle Route System?

How do the Knickerbikers help double your dollar's distance?

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May 18, 2015
Feeling Lucky? 7 Things You Can Win This Week!
Feeling Lucky? 7 Things You Can Win This Week!

Let us throw a wrench in your Monday, pedal wrench that is. Today we're showcasing this week's raffle prizes and last week's winners.

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May 15, 2015
Cygolite Giveaway!
Cygolite Giveaway!

Light the way! Donate to the Build It. Bike It. Be Part of It. campaign for a chance to win one of two sets of USB rechargeable Cygolites!

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May 14, 2015
The Not-So-Guilty Pleasures of Gas Station Food
The Not-So-Guilty Pleasures of Gas Station Food

One of the best parts of bike travel is the eating. Ice cream twice a day? No problem. Eating straight from the pot. Yep. But what happens when you’re 50 miles from the nearest grocery store and out of snacks?

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May 13, 2015
Win a Piece of Modern Art!
Win a Piece of Modern Art!

Sleek, stylish, and safe? Yep. Donate today for a chance to win this TiGr lock.

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May 12, 2015
American Roadtrip Dreams
American Roadtrip Dreams

What’s the best part of planning a bike trip? Whatever form your pre-trip planning takes, your donation to the Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. campaign is a great first step towards your next great American Roadtrip.

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May 11, 2015
Wallets on Wheels
Wallets on Wheels

Just one week into our U.S. Bike Route System and we’ve raised nearly $25,000 towards our $150,000 campaign goal. We're celebrating bicycle tourism this week. Your donation means more miles of designated and signed routes, more people ditching their cars for bikes, and yes, more wallets on wheels.

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December 31, 2014
Double your investment: Donate today!
Double your investment: Donate today!

Before we round the corner toward an incredible 2015, we’re asking for your support in meeting our $100,000 challenge grant before tomorrow, December 31st.

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September 30, 2014
Support Adventure Cycling through AmazonSmile

Did you know you can now shop on Amazon and support Adventure Cycling Association at the same time? We’ve recently signed up with AmazonSmile, a simple and automatic way for you to support Adventure Cycling every time you shop at Amazon, at no cost to you.

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June 23, 2014
2014 Youth Scholarship Award Winners
2014 Youth Scholarship Award Winners

Back in February, Adventure Cycling announced the launch of the Youth Touring and Leadership Scholarship. Applications were submitted and reviewed this spring, and two candidates were selected to participate in one of Adventure Cycling’s 2014 educational courses.

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May 21, 2014
Happy Humpday! We're Giving Away Bottle Openers!
Happy Humpday! We're Giving Away Bottle Openers!

Happy Humpday! The first 25 people to donate to the U.S. Bicycle Route System today will be each be given a Park Tool bottle opener!

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