John Marsteller’s longest ride, prior to quitting his job to ride across the country, was 50 miles. Lucky for us, John captured much of his adventure like a pro with great photos and video, and we’re going to share it all in a three-part series.
If you ask a traveling cyclist about their scariest moment on a bike, many of them will respond with a tale of an encounter with a loose dog.
Signing bicycle routes is as critical to the success of the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) as marketing is to any business — if no one knows it’s there, what’s the point? Here’s the nitty-gritty on how it worked in Michigan on USBR 35.
I've been on the Southern Tier five times and I'd do it five more. If you’re looking for the epic ride of your life, you may not have to look to Kashmir. The Southern Tier is rich with possibilities.
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The first-ever Bike Your Park Day on September 24 encourages people to explore parks and public lands by bicycle in celebration of the National Park Service’s (NPS) centennial, National Public Lands Day, and Adventure Cycling Association’s 40th anniversary.
The Montana Bicycle Celebration will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Bitterroot Trail, free, supported bike rides with optional shuttle service, a bicycle expo, social events with nationally-acclaimed speakers, music, art, and films hosted by Adventure Cycling Association in honor of their 40th anniversary and Sunday Streets Missoula. Adventurecycling.org/MTBikeCelebration & MontanaBikeCelebration.com
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.
Chérie Newman and Greg Siple share information about the history of Bikecentennial and Adventure Cycling, as presented in a new coffee table book 'America's Bicycle Route: The Story of the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail.'
Causeway is also a corridor for people traveling coast to coast along Adventure Cycling's Southern Tier route.
...do-it-yourself bike overnights on the same weekend is being spearheaded by Adventure Cycling Association. "We're encouraging people to skip the yard...
...doing the same thing today with Route 66. A group led by Adventure Cycling Association (ACA) tour leader Brian Managan of Rochester, New York,
...10th and its 55 days, says Brian Managan, a trip leader with Adventure Cycling Association. A group of 6 tourists are on the first guided bike...
...to the future. Takeharu had brought his bicycle so that he could ride in the Bikecentennial, a 4,250-mile, coast-to-coast trip to commemorate...
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.
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.
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.
Alex Strickland named editor-in-chief at Adventure Cyclist as Deme becomes executive editor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As a nonprofit organization, Adventure Cycling Association's mission is to inspire and empower people to travel by bicycle. Established in 1973 as Bikecentennial, we are the premier bicycle-travel organization in North America with more than 35 years of experience and 50,000 members.
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