Six times per year. The issues are: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, and November/December.
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No. You can only get Adventure Cyclist if you are a member of Adventure Cycling Association. As a member of Adventure Cycling, you receive benefits that equate to 36% of the cost of your membership. Due to this, 64% of your membership dues support our nonprofit mission and are tax deductible.
We have the latest issues of Adventure Cyclist available on the website for current members as downloadable PDF files. You need to log in to your My Adventure Cycling account to be able to download the full issues. You can create a My Adventure Cycling account if you have not done so already.
All mobile devices should have an application that can display PDF files, and if they do not, such an application should be available through the device's respective application market.
Features are bicycle travel related, both domestic and international. Content also includes expert advice, gear reviews, riding companions, and news about the organization and the bicycling world.
Yes. Each year we publish our know-how extravaganza, the Cyclists Travel Guide (which includes the Touring Bike Buyers' Guide), as well as a Supported Touring and Events issue. In addition, we often publish issues that focus on alternative cycling machines and bicycling history.
Adventure Cyclist is 76-pages per issue, with an enhanced cover, and "perfect bound" (like a book, it will have the name and issue information on the spine).
Yes. More recent issues are available as PDFs on our Digital Adventure Cyclist page. Older material is available in the Publications Archive. Special online-only content can be found on the Online Features page.
Yes. Anyone can submit an article and/or photo(s) and possibly be selected for publication.
Everyone who submits a story believes it is interesting and unique. While the experience may have been, the written story may not be. For it to be published, the story needs to stand out from the many other submissions. If it is poorly written or unorganized, has misspellings and other grammatical errors, or reads like daily entries in a diary, its chances of being published will be slim. And if you've got great photos, your chances will increase significantly. For our submissions guidelines and more information on this subject, go to submissions.
Yes. See online submissions guidelines.
Yes, see our editorial calendar.
Yes. If you know what issue(s) you want, they are available for $5 each by sending a check or money order, along with a list of issues you'd like, to: Adventure Cycling Association, P.O. Box 8308, Missoula, MT 59807. You can also order by phone at 800.755.2453.
The number varies, but it is approximately 93,600.
Yes. We generally rely on the recommendations provided by the The Chicago Manual of Style and Webster's Collegiate Dictionary to publish Adventure Cyclist. We do, however, reserve the right to use our own standards and styles that do not adhere to The Chicago Manual of Style when we deem it more appropriate for the content we are presenting.
Creating a "My Adventure Cycling" account allows you to manage your Adventure Cycling Association account and mailing information, submit a trip to our Ride Registry, as well as offering more streamlined submittal of map corrections. It also provides access to members-only content. You will need an account to do most financial transactions such as becoming a member or signing up for a tour.
If you have given Adventure Cycling your email address, an account has already been created for you. You can set your password by entering your email address into the Forgot Password field.
To create a new account click on "My Account" at the top of the page or click on the "My Adventure Cycling" link and follow prompts.
You can reset your password by entering your email address into the Forgot Password field.
Your username and password for discussion forums are unique to the forums. Your forum login information is separate from your My Adventure Cycling login information. However, to make things a bit easier, you can use the same email and password for both accounts. Please note: Your login information for the forums is not connected to your Adventure Cycling membership number.