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Adventure Cycling Association is thrilled to announce the two winners of its 2015 Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship program. Now in its 2nd year, the scholarship program was developed at the request of Adventure Cycling members as a way to bring more young people to the experience of bike travel.
Adventure Cycling’s 40th anniversary celebration in 2016 will include events, tours, reunions, ’76 retro merchandise and more.
Adventure Cycling Association today announced its second episode of Adventure Cycling Montana, a short film series produced with Epic Montana.
Adventure Cycling's 2,493-mile bicycle route will revitalize the “Main Street of America” — this time with traveling cyclists
Missoula, Montana — Adventure Cycling Association, North America's largest cycling membership organization, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2014 Bicycle Travel Awards.
MISSOULA, MONTANA, January 12, 2015 — Adventure Cycling Association is now accepting submissions for the Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship. Two successful candidates will be selected to participate in one of Adventure Cycling’s 2015 educational courses.
Missoula, Montana, December 16, 2014 — Adventure Cycling Association and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) today announced that AASHTO’s Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering has approved 1,253 miles of new U.S. Bicycle Routes (USBRs).
Missoula, Montana, November 4, 2014 — As 2014 winds down, bicycle tourism and travel continue to zoom upward – and around the planet. In its third biennial survey, Adventure Cycling Association has found that the bicycle tourism sector in the U.S., and globally, is becoming more prominent, more lucrative, and is changing to meet consumer demands.
Missoula, Montana, August 14, 2014 — The winners have been chosen for Adventure Cycling Association’s 2014 Bicycle Travel Video Contest on Vimeo, which celebrates the beauty and spirit of bicycle travel through videos shot around the world by amateur videographers traveling by bike.
Missoula, Montana, June 24, 2014 — Adventure Cycling Association's fifth annual Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. campaign raised more than $160,000 for the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) during National Bike Month (May 2014).
MISSOULA, MONTANA, June 17, 2014 — Adventure Cycling Association and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) today announced that AASHTO's Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering has approved more than 800 miles of new routes: U.S. Bicycle Route 1 in Massachusetts, U.S. Bicycle Route 10 in Washington State, U.S. Bicycle Route 50 in Ohio, U.S. Bicycle Routes 36 and 37 in Illinois, and U.S. Bicycle Route 50 in the District of Columbia. The U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) now encompasses 6,790 miles of routes across the nation.
Winners will land prizes and broad exposure to Adventure Cycling members and robust online communities
MISSOULA, MONTANA, May 29, 2014 — The deadline is drawing near for Adventure Cycling Association’s 2014 Bicycle Travel Video Contest, which celebrates the beauty and spirit of bicycle travel through videos shot around the world by amateur videographers traveling by bike. Submissions must be made through the contest’s Vimeo group by June 30, 2014.
Annual fundraiser kicks off to support creation of the largest official cycling network in the world
MISSOULA, MONTANA, May 1, 2014 — For the fifth year in a row, Adventure Cycling is kicking off its celebration of National Bike Month by launching a month-long U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) fundraising campaign, Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. Thanks in part to more than $270,000 raised over the last four years by this spring event, 5,973 miles of U.S. Bicycle Routes (USBR) have been designated, with thousands more to come.
New 518-mile off-pavement cycling route provides access to 50+ hot springs and beautiful wildlands
MISSOULA, MONTANA, February 25, 2014 — Maps are now available for Adventure Cycling Association’s Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route (IHSMBR). The brand-new two-map set guides cyclists through the breathtaking landscape of central Idaho along a spectacular 518-mile off-pavement route, offering four substantial singletrack options, and featuring access to more than 50 hot springs in the Gem State. ?
Two college students will be selected to participate in an Adventure Cycling educational tour, free of cost
MISSOULA, MONTANA, February 4, 2014 — Adventure Cycling Association is now accepting submissions for its new Youth Touring and Leadership Scholarship. One or two successful candidates will be selected to participate in one of Adventure Cycling’s 2014 educational courses.
Membership and tour participants hit all-time highs, new maps on the way
MISSOULA, MONTANA, December 20, 2013 — Adventure Cycling Association finished FY13 strongly, achieving all-time highs in membership and tour participants. It also completed research for its new Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route and began mapping its much anticipated long-distance route, Bicycle Route 66.
MISSOULA, MONTANA, December 5, 2013 — Adventure Cycling Association has announced the winners of its 2013 Bicycle Travel Awards. “This was an inspiring for our awards program, we received 66 outsanding nominations,” said Alison Riley, awards committee chair. “We couldn’t be more excited to present this year’s winners.”
Approved routes in U.S. Bicycle Route System now encompass 5,847 miles in 12 states
MISSOULA, MONTANA, November 5, 2013 — Adventure Cycling Association and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) today announced that AASHTO's Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering has approved U.S. Bike Route 50 in Maryland, which follows the C&O Canal Towpath, and U.S. Bike Route 23 in Tennessee.
Guidebook for longest off-pavement bicycling route in the world re-released as popularity of bikepacking and dirt touring grows
MISSOULA, MONTANA, October 24, 2013 — Amidst surging interest in off-pavement touring and bikepacking, Adventure Cycling Association celebrates the publication of the second edition of Cycling the Great Divide: From Canada to Mexico on North America's Premier Long-Distance Mountain Bike Route by Michael McCoy (The Mountaineers Books, 2013).
MISSOULA, MONTANA, June 28, 2013 — Adventure Cycling Association issued a strong warning today to cyclists planning to ride its Great Divide Mountain Bike Route in Canada. The organization, which developed and regularly updates the route, advised that, because of the extraordinary flooding and damage throughout the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia, cyclists should not attempt to ride the Canadian section of the route this year.