Our Mission

A world where every person feels empowered to explore the world from the saddle of a bicycle.

"I love the organization and am completely passionate about its purpose: to support cyclists who use their bicycles to explore the world and go on adventures."
Paula Holmes-Eber — Bainbridge, WA
inspiration
Inspiration
We believe that the human spirit thrives on adventure. Tales abound of the power of bicycle travel to immerse the ordinary person in the wonders of the world. We harness stories of those who take on an adventure in order to inspire the rest of us to take action.
empowerment
Empowerment
We want every potential bike traveler to feel confident in their own adventure. We're here to enable people to build the lives they want for themselves by making the process of bicycle travel accessible, practical, and straightforward.
experience
Experience
Bicycle travel doesn't have to be a months-long journey to be meaningful. It just has to be an experience that is significant to the rider. Whatever one's style might be, we create opportunities for extraordinary experiences.
connection
Connection
Bicycle travel is full of experienced, supportive people. And when expertise is shared and spread across the community, the pathways to discovery open wide. We create space for both digital and field-based engagement to sustain fuller, long-lasting connections.
Adventure Cycling Community
community
Community
The Adventure Cycling community brings people with common interests together to accomplish goals that can't be done in isolation. With the power of the community behind us, we work to align the people, places, and infrastructure needed for meaningful bicycle travel.
Learn More