Ride Registry

Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama


Blogs and Journals

Anyone can 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 register your ride with us!

Underground RailRoad

Underground Railroad
April 19 completed the total ride in 30 days NB on tandem with my wife Rhoda, age 64 with support vehicle. Great ride! Had to deal with many over protective dogs southern section. The river hills very challenging. Be prepared for detours in N. section. (Ed Longenecker, Apr, 2007)

Lipscomb University Minority Scholarship
Raising funds for minority scholarships to Lipscomb University. (Mike Smith, May, 2009)

Soutern 1/3 of UGRR April 2011
First solo self-supported tour. Basically, followed ACA UGRR, South-bound. Alabama was beautiful cycling. Congested roads in Mississippi. Tennesse is challenging. (Mark Herman, Apr, 2011)

Underground railroad
The is one of my dream rides. (Deborah Johnson, Jul, 2007)

Ohio to New Orleans
A solo, unsupported ride to understand my backyard and a chance to finally see the true south and fall in love with it. (Danny Wills, Jun, 2010)

Underground Rairoad (Northbound)
I am riding the Underground Railroad solo to raise money to support WUWF Public Radio. Folllow along at http://bikepat.blogspot.com/ (Patrick Crawford, Apr, 2009)

Satre Tandem Adventure 2008
The Underground Railroad Route, from Mobile, AL, to northeastern Ohio, formed the last leg of a longer journey, the Satre Tandem Adventure 2008, from California back to our home in Youngstown, OH. (Ellen Satre, May, 2008)

Joan & Mike's Bicycle Adventure (UGRR)
We followed the Adventure Cycling published Underground Railroad bike route. We went from Mobile to Cincinnati, took 10 days off there at home, then completed the route to Owen Sound. Also did a side trip to see family in Oliphant, Ontario at the end. (Mike Weingarten, May, 2007)

Freedom Tour
The purpose of the “Freedom Tour” is to bike 1700 miles in 30 days following Adventure Cycling’s Underground Railroad Route, to raise awareness and resources to help abolish Human Trafficking - the Modern Day Slavery. (Bill Graves, Jun, 2010)

UGRR
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Anne's 2nd Great Bicycle Adventure for Hospice
I will ride the URR in May of 2008 to raise money for the Wellmont Hospice House in Bristol, TN. The group was organized by WomanTours, the same company who organized my Southern Tier Trip last year. (Anne Cowan, May, 2008)

Bicycling the Underground Railroad
My husband, Ilkka Suvanto, and I took our tandem pulling a BOB trailer in the Spring of 2008 and followed the Drinking Gourd as it pointed northward from Alabama to Canada. We love cycling and history, and this challenging route rewarded us on both counts. (Joan Laxson, Apr, 2008)

Photo by Dennis Coello