Adventure Cycling Blog

Photo by Adam Coppola

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

October 25, 2011
NO WEIGH... WEIGH!

Today we welcome Greg Siple -- co-founder of Adventure Cycling and art director -- as a contributor to the blog.

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October 25, 2011
Coffee and Cycling - The Tradition Continues
Coffee and Cycling - The Tradition Continues
Although my good friend and awesome designer Rachel recently decided to give up coffee for THREE WHOLE DAYS!, and I commend her strength and willpower, I am a latte two-times-a-day kind of girl. And I have the quick heart rate and sped-up talk to prove it.
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October 22, 2011
Interbike Roundup Part 4: Apparel
Interbike Roundup Part 4: Apparel

Technical cycling apparel is never mandatory for touring, but it can make the miles go by a little more comfortably. As usual, this year's Interbike show was full of apparel companies showing off a wide range of styles, intended for numerous audiences. Since I prefer to put my money into my bikes and tours, any time I look at clothing I put a strong emphasis on durability. Here are some items that not only function well for touring, but will keep you covered for the long haul.

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October 17, 2011
Creating Memories of a Lifetime
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October 15, 2011
Cateye INOU

Last month, the editor of our Adventure Cyclist magazine took a look at Cateye's INOU, a GPS enabled camera and video recorder that mounts to your helmet or handlebars. I was a big fan of what he had to say about it, so I decided to borrow it for a few rides, and share some of the actual video that comes out of this little guy.

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October 8, 2011
Interbike Roundup Part 2: Panniers
Interbike Roundup Part 2: Panniers

Panniers were everywhere at this year's Interbike show. There were a few new companies to be seen, a couple of veteran companies jumping into the pannier arena for the first time, and a lot of current pannier manufacturers bolstering and fine-tuning their existing supply.

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October 4, 2011
Adventure Cycling Overnight — A Tour of Epic Proportions
Adventure Cycling Overnight — A Tour of Epic Proportions

Okay, maybe I can't really call our staff overnight epic (it was only 30 miles each way), but it was epic-ly fun! It was a great chance for everyone to get to ride together, have a look at Paul's hand-made bikepacking setup, and enjoy a lazy afternoon at a time of year when the evenings are still fairly long.

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October 1, 2011
Interbike Roundup Part 1: New 2012 Touring Bikes
Interbike Roundup Part 1: New 2012 Touring Bikes

If you're interested in a new touring bike for next year, there's some great news. The pool of available bikes is on the rise! Here's a sampling of four new touring bikes for 2012, aimed at four different styles of touring.

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