Resources

Tools to inspire and empower.

Adventure Cycling members support an array of print and web resources for the traveling cyclist. From Adventure Cyclist magazine and daily blog posts, to how-to videos, volunteer-led forums, and BikeOvernights.org, you'll find the inspiration and tools you need to get out on the road.

Blog
Adventure Cycling Blog

The Adventure Cycling blog covers bicycle-travel news, touring tips and gear, bicycle routes, organizational news, membership highlights, guided tours, and more.

Forums
Forums

Thousands of cyclists use the Adventure Cycling forums. You’ll find conversations brewing about bicycle travel in general, gear talk, the Adventure Cycling Route Network, temporary road closures, regional and international cycling opportunities, and more.

Bike Bits
Bike Bits

Sign up for Bike Bits, Adventure Cycling's free, twice-monthly email newsletter. This newsletter features brief articles of interest to recreational cyclists, upcoming events, and bicycle industry news, plus organization information, and special deals. It's a quick, informative read, distributed to tens of thousands of cyclists across the nation twice a month.

Ride Registry
Ride Registry

We want to hear about your bike trips so we can begin to establish statistics for bicycle travel. Everyone is encouraged to enter their trips, as far back as 1975, and add their thoughts and experiences so that others may learn and understand how satisfying bike travel can be. Please log into your "My Adventure Cycling" account to continue.

Visiting Cyclists
Visiting Cyclists

Galleries featuring visiting cyclists' photos from 2009 through the most recent bicycle-touring season.

How To Department

Learn about the basics of bike travel and touring, picking a route, maps, logistics, selecting a touring bicycle, bikepacking, how to document your tour, bicycle travel with kids, and more!

Open Road Gallery Online
Open Road Gallery Online

Every summer we enjoy the parade of bicycle travelers who drop by our office here in Missoula, Montana. These cyclists come from all over the world. Their variety of style, equipment, route, and purpose is endless. In 1982 Greg Siple began recording our visitors on film and asking them to tell their stories.

Bicycle Travel Awards
Bicycle Travel Awards

Adventure Cycling's nationally recognized awards program acknowledges exemplary contributions to the success of bicycle travel. 

Ambassador Program
Ambassador Program

Become an ambassador for Adventure Cycling and communicate your passion for bicycle travel by giving a presentation to people in your community.

Social Media
Social Media

This page gives an overview of our social media communities where you can connect with Adventure Cycling Association and other touring cyclists.

BikeOvernights.org
BikeOvernights.org

Bikeovernights.org provides inspiration, resources, and tools for short bicycle tours (1-2 nights). You'll find stories, tips, and how-tos about embarking on short overnight cycling adventures, whether you're traveling to a beautiful state park solo, lounging at a B&B with friends and family, or anything in between.

BicycleTravelBloggers.org
BicycleTravelBloggers.org

BicycleTravelBloggers.org is a place to share blog feeds from all over the web. Add your bike-touring blog or subscribe to the feed for daily inspiration from bike-travel bloggers around the world.