Do you have an insatiable desire to slap some bags on your bike, lather up in sunscreen, and explore America on two wheels? Of course you do, and Adventure Cycling's got what you need — forty one years of experience, 46,846 miles of mapped bicycle routes, tons of online resources, and a foundation of 53,000 members.
Our Corporate Spotlight series highlights the companies that support our mission and do some amazing stuff of their own. This week we talk with Sue from BikeFlights.com about why they love what they do and how they help make bike-travel logistics easier.
You helped us meet and exceed this year’s holiday match challenge! Wow! Thank you. Take a look at the numbers here.
Nearly 100 people applied for The Greg Siple Award, and four talented young adults will be selected to win the award and bike-travel gear, thanks to REI, Big Agnes, Arkel, BikeFlights.com, and ABUS. Winners will be announced by March 1. In the meantime, find out more about the applicants.
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Four young adults will win new gear and take an Adventure Cycling educational course in exchange for promoting bicycle travel.
People throughout the world will ride to or within parks and public lands during the second annual Bike Your Park Day on September 30, also National Public Lands Day.
Bicycle Tripping from the Windy City to the Big Apple — Chicago to New York City Bicycle Route Adventure Cycling's 1,160-mile bicycle route connects several major metropolitan areas of the Midwest and the Eastern Seaboard for traveling cyclists.
A Seattle girl with a love and concern for endangered orca whales hopped on a tandem bicycle with her tech-savvy father Saturday morning to start a cross-country ride to raise awareness and money to aid the species.
Each summer, cyclists taking part in the Tour Divide mountain-bike race can be found in Montana as they make their way on what many would call the journey of a lifetime.
Before interstate highways and their homogenized sameness of truckstops, fast-food vendors and chain motels, Route 66 was our country’s Mother Road. It ushered travelers from east to west, provided them food, fuel and rest for the weary.
Seven Duluth-area cyclists plan to ride the Tour Divide bike race this summer, a 2,745-mile race on roads and trails between Banff, Alberta, and the Mexican border.
“The U.S. Bicycle Route System is an important link in America’s interconnected multimodal transportation network” said Bud Wright, executive director of AASHTO.
Jim Colburn's journey across America to make his high school reunion proved to be a grander kind of reunion in itself.
Two men on a journey between the temporal and the divine
Scotty Parker, 13, will ride from Santa Monica, Calif., to Sullivan's Island in June and July to raise money for Water Mission.
A bike trip requires planning, conditioning, and organization, said Lisa McKinney, a spokeswoman for Missoula, Mont.-based Adventure Cycling, which helps thousands of riders each year with trips around the country.
Director of Travel Initiatives with the Missoula-based Adventure Cycling Association, is talking about Senate Bill 363.
After quitting his job a year ago, he discovered the Adventure Cycling Association, which prepares mapped biking routes all over the country.
Adventure Cycling based in Missoula has assembled online resources, including contacts with ambassadors, to encourage cyclists to try an overnight bicycle tour in their own region.
Matt Boelter, 22, hopes to raise awareness of the plight of refugees in Syria and raise $10,000.
Deme was a 24-year staffer of Adventure Cycling Association and longtime editor of Adventure Cyclist magazine.
Part personal journey, part historical excursion, the trip that Troy cyclist Jordan Hart is on is the adventure of a lifetime.
U.S. Bicycle Routes 70 & 79 now officially span Southern Utah winding through seven counties from Colorado to Nevada as a UDOT contractor finishes new sign installations.
Hundreds of those cross-country travelers pedaled their way to Adventure Cycling’s headquarters in downtown Missoula this week. Among them was Myrna Rafalovich, whose 14-member “Sprocket Rockets” team helped pioneer the 4,228-mile route 40 years ago.
The Bikecentennial ride along the TransAmerica Trail was a "life-changing" experience, he says. Forty years later, nostalgia is prompting French and other riders to rally in Missoula for a celebration French likens to a high school reunion, only perhaps more meaningful.
David Goodrich, former director of the UN Global Climate Observing System, is biking the country to observe our changing world in person—and writing a book as he goes. Mid-trip, we asked him about his strategy.
Adventure Cycling Association depends on a highly productive and creative staff to accomplish the multifaceted programming and services that we offer in support of America's traveling cyclists.
Adventure Cycling Association's mission is to inspire and empower people to travel by bicycle. We are the largest non-profit membership bicycling organization in North America with 53,000 members. Join today and get nine issue of Adventure Cyclist to feed your passion for bicycle travel year-round — perhaps your journey could even make it into our pages!