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July 28, 2017
10 Great Places on Georgia's U.S. Bicycle Route 21 and the Silver Comet Trail
10 Great Places on Georgia's U.S. Bicycle Route 21 and the Silver Comet Trail

Guest blogger Paul Mulvey rode U.S. Bicycle Route 21 in Georgia shortly after it was designated and shared his experience, hoping to get you out there on this great route.

July 27, 2017
Advice from a Food Desert
Advice from a Food Desert

Guest blogging for our Geopoints Bulletin blog this month, Beth Nobles offers perspective on long rides through frontier lands like Far West Texas.

July 26, 2017
The Ultimate Family Cycling Adventure in Kalispell, Montana
The Ultimate Family Cycling Adventure in Kalispell, Montana

Looking for smiles for miles? Glacier National Park, rail trails, singletrack, great food, and family fun await you in Kalispell, Montana. So ... what are your Bike Your Park Day plans?

July 25, 2017
The Freedom to Camp
The Freedom to Camp

Sarah Swallow loves parks and public lands! Check out her public-lands story, photos, great links, suggested gravel routes, and more ... and get ready for Bike Your Park Day, Sept. 30!

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June 27, 2017
Bicycle Tripping from the Windy City to the Big Apple – Chicago to New York City Bicycle Route
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.

June 6, 2017
Pennsylvania Becomes 25th State to Join the U.S. Bicycle Route System
Pennsylvania Becomes 25th State to Join the U.S. Bicycle Route System

Pennsylvania Becomes 25th State to Join the U.S. Bicycle Route System

June 28, 2017
New maps for biking from Chicago to New York

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.

June 28, 2017
Seattle techie, teen daughter biking across U.S. for orcas

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.

June 26, 2017
Tour Divide cyclists passing through Montana partake in adventure of a lifetime

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.

June 18, 2017
Reverse migration on two wheels: An Okie heads home from California

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.

June 18, 2017
7 Duluth-area mountain bikers plan epic challenge this summer

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.

June 15, 2017
Pennsylvania becomes 25th state to join U.S. Bicycle Route System

“The U.S. Bicycle Route System is an important link in America’s interconnected multimodal transportation network” said Bud Wright, executive director of AASHTO.

June 11, 2017
67-year-old man bikes across America to make High School reunion in Upstate NY

Jim Colburn's journey across America to make his high school reunion proved to be a grander kind of reunion in itself.

June 10, 2017
In tandem

Two men on a journey between the temporal and the divine

June 10, 2017
Hanahan 13-year-old Scotty Parker aims to 'change the world' with bike ride across the U.S.

Scotty Parker, 13, will ride from Santa Monica, Calif., to Sullivan's Island in June and July to raise money for Water Mission.

April 18, 2017
10 things to know when planning a bike trip

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.

April 18, 2017
Bicycle Tax 'Joke' Bombs At Montana Legislature

Director of Travel Initiatives with the Missoula-based Adventure Cycling Association, is talking about Senate Bill 363.

April 18, 2017
Future UGA Terry student to bike across country to benefit LGBT youth

After quitting his job a year ago, he discovered the Adventure Cycling Association, which prepares mapped biking routes all over the country.

April 18, 2017
2017 Northwest Bicycling Events Calendar

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.

April 18, 2017
Eau Claire man to bike 4,225 miles for Syrian refugees

Matt Boelter, 22, hopes to raise awareness of the plight of refugees in Syria and raise $10,000.

April 18, 2017
Adventure Cyclist executive editor Michael Deme dies at 51

Deme was a 24-year staffer of Adventure Cycling Association and longtime editor of Adventure Cyclist magazine.

November 7, 2016
Troy cyclist is riding through history

Part personal journey, part historical excursion, the trip that Troy cyclist Jordan Hart is on is the adventure of a lifetime.

November 7, 2016
National Bike Route extends through San Juan County

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.  
 

July 14, 2016
Still spinning: Bicycle celebration recalls Missoula's two-wheeled legacy

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.

July 14, 2016
Adventure Cycling rekindles the spirit of Bikecentennial

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.

July 14, 2016
How to Write Your Adventure Book During Your Adventure

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 Cyclist Magazine Lead Designer

Adventure Cycling Association seeks a creative, well-organized, and detail-oriented person to fill the role of Lead Designer for Adventure Cyclist magazine. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced talent with initiative to join Adventure Cycling. The ideal candidate will be a team player who works well in a deadline-driven environment. The candidate will ideally have previous experience in magazine layout and graphic design 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

Bike Your Park Day, September 30, 2017

 
Discover your park by bicycle with thousands of others on Bike Your Park Day, Sept. 30. Bring your friends and family, or go solo, and discover the bicycling opportunities in your backyard, whether it’s a national park, state park, monument, historic site, recreation area, wildlife refuge, or parkway. Register today for free for a chance to win a bike.