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

July 22, 2014
Discovering Hospitality
Discovering Hospitality

On his epic journey across America, Aaron has been experiencing hospitality on a level he "never could have dreamed and didn't realize still existed".

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July 18, 2014
In Praise of Bananas
In Praise of Bananas

What a marvelous food is the banana — sweet calories packaged in an easy-opening, biodegradable container.  Slather a whole bunch with peanut butter, wash it all down with a carton of milk, and it's all the fuel I need for a long day's bike ride.
 

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July 16, 2014
All Aboard the Bicycle Tourism Boom
All Aboard the Bicycle Tourism Boom

Bicycle tourism is capturing people’s attention nationwide, and not just cyclists. Whether it's the numbers of cyclists or the number of dollars they spend, people are seeing the impact that bicycle tourism has in their communities and states and realizing the benefits of attracting and welcoming cyclists.

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July 15, 2014
Start Thinking Fall
Start Thinking Fall

When you're caught in the heat of summer, dream of riding in the cool of fall 

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July 14, 2014
CueClip It!

Some folks find their way as map readers and others read only the narratives. Most cyclists use both modes while pedaling their route. If you’re a narratives reader and like to rely on the turn by turn text directions, then consider the CueClip made by Ohio Travel Bag. 

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July 11, 2014
Pack Your Panniers Pinterest Contest
Pack Your Panniers Pinterest Contest

Show us what you would bring on your dream bike tour via Pinterest and you could win a set of rear Arkel panniers!

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July 4, 2014
A Memorable 4th of July
A Memorable 4th of July

It was only our second day of our cross country bike trip. Other than having bikes and panniers, Thomas and I were ill prepared. We were riding in Adidas cotton shorts, cotton t-shirts, and had high school quality cotton sweats. Our first day of riding had taught us a couple of valuable lessons: #1. Sunscreen is a really good idea. #2. Yes, your butt can hurt beyond belief after just one day of riding.

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July 3, 2014
Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route GPS Data Release
Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route GPS Data Release

GPS data for our newest route, the Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route (IHSMBR) is now available. This release continues the trend the paper map started. Where the paper map is a peek at what a redesigned Great Divide Mountain Bike Route map might look like, the GPS data is an iteration of what future GPS data might look like.

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July 2, 2014
Amtrak to Air Travel — Multimodal Travel with Bikes
Amtrak to Air Travel — Multimodal Travel with Bikes

Traveling with your bike can seem very daunting if you’ve never done it before, particularly if it involves air travel. Amtrak has begun to work to meet the needs of its cycling customers, so what about air travel companies? 

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