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May 4, 2016
The Rite of Spring
The Rite of Spring

What does 19th century Russian ballet have to to do with bikepacking?

May 4, 2016
Bike Touring with Amtrak During National Bike Travel Weekend
Bike Touring with Amtrak During National Bike Travel Weekend

Guest blogger Johnny Lam likes to combine train travel with bike travel and here he generously shares his knowledge about how to ride Amtrak, plus his great photos. Johnny will be helping Adventure Cycling celebrate its 40th anniversary by participating in National Bike Travel Weekend, June 3–5. Find a trip in your area — like Johnny Lam’s trip — using the interactive map, or get inspired to register your own trip. And maybe try Amtrak!

May 3, 2016
Build the USBRS with SKS
Build the USBRS with SKS

Read all about SKS here. SKS believes in the mission of the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) so much, they’ve decided to sponsor a $1,000 match challenge. Donate now to have your contribution matched by SKS!

May 3, 2016
Amtrak Launches Roll-on Bicycle Service on the Vermonter May 1st
Amtrak Launches Roll-on Bicycle Service on the Vermonter May 1st

Amtrak’s Caitlin Cooper gives a behind-the-scenes look at what it took to get roll-on bicycle service on the Vermonter, launching this May. 

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April 3, 2016
Top Cycling Brands, Travel Destinations Support Adventure Cycling's 40th Anniversary

40th anniversary sponsors are supporting three major first-of-their kind North American events: National Bike Travel Weekend, the Montana Bicycle Celebration, and Bike Your Park Day.

April 3, 2016
New GPS Data for TransAm -- America's Bicycle Route

Adventure Cycling’s original 4,228-mile cross-country route gets a digital update — modern data for the modern traveling cyclist on America’s Bicycle Route.

February 26, 2016
4 Montana state parks will help efforts to cater to bicycling tourists

Bicycling campers will find areas constructed specifically for them at four western Montana state parks – Whitefish Lake, Wayfarers in Bigfork, and Placid Lake and Salmon Lake near Seeley Lake.

November 13, 2015
Enter to win and participate in an Adventure Cycling educational tour |

Adventure Cycling Association is now accepting submissions for the third annual Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship program. This year, four winners will get the chance to participate in an Adventure Cycling educational course, win cool gear, and more.

Tags: Young Adult Bicycle Travel Scholarship
November 12, 2015
Adventure Cycling to host National Bike Travel Weekend

Adventure Cycling Association invites people of all ages and abilities to join National Bike Travel Weekend: the largest-ever weekend of bicycle travel across America and Canada—June 3-5, 2016—by registering an overnight bike trip or joining an existing one.

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November 3, 2015
Alex Strickland named editor-in-chief at Adventure Cyclist as Deme becomes executive editor | Bicycle Retailer and Industry News

Alex Strickland named editor-in-chief at Adventure Cyclist as Deme becomes executive editor.

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October 23, 2015
Cochise County key link in newly designated U.S. Bicycle Route 9 - Tucson News Now

On September 24, 2015, Arizona became part of the United States Cycling Route System, an interstate network of designated cycling routes spanning 11,424 miles of roadway in 23 states and the District of Columbia.

Tags: USBR 90
October 16, 2015
ADOT designates cross-state bike route - Mohave Daily News: News

It’s a special kind of person who considers several days of long-distance bicycling a vacation. So, the Arizona Department of Transportation designated a cross-state bicycle route that would make the vacations for special people, like Heitz and her friends, much more enjoyable.

Tags: USBR 90
October 11, 2015
U.S. Bike Route 10 officially opens - Bonner County Daily Bee: Local News

Riding a bicycle from Oldtown to Clark Fork is now a reality following a ribbon cutting to kick off U.S. Bike Route 10 Friday afternoon.

Tags: USBR 10
October 11, 2015
Nickel Plate Trail joins national bike route from Canada - Kokomo Tribune: News

The Nickle Plate Trail, along with dozens of miles of roads in Howard and Tipton counties, has been designated to be part of a national bike route that runs from Canada to Kentucky.

Tags: USBR 35
October 10, 2015
Interstate bicycling route designated in Vermont : Times Argus Online

A national bicycling organization has designated a new trail starting from Pownal and continuing north to Canada as the first U.S. Bicycle Route in Vermont.

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.

Sales Manager

Adventure Cycling Association seeks a creative, well-organized, and detail-oriented person to fill the role of Sales Manager in our Sales Department. This is a unique opportunity for a self-starter with initiative to join a fast-growing Sales program. The ideal candidate will be a team player who works well in a fast-paced environment, meets deadlines and works well under pressure. The candidate will ideally have some experience in sales as well as an enthusiasm for cycling and bicycle travel. The position is based at Adventure Cycling’s headquarters in beautiful and bike-friendly Missoula, Montana. Read More

Become a Tour Leader

Adventure Cycling Association’s tours department is always searching for energetic, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and experienced tour leaders and staff for all of our tour offerings. Do you have what it takes to become one of our expert tour leaders? Read More

About Adventure Cycling Association

Join us for a yearlong 40th anniversary celebration, including bike overnights throughout North America, rides in national and state parks, and an extraordinary weekend celebration at our headquarters in Missoula, Montana. Click below for more info: