Companions Wanted

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Each year, hundreds of cyclists grab their maps, plan their tours, pack their panniers or trailers, and head for the open roads and trails of America. Many of these intrepid two-wheeled travelers would like to have company for the journey. If you're looking for a touring companion for your adventure, here's the place to start. The cyclists below are all members of the Adventure Cycling Association, and they're getting ready to pack up and take off.

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Around the World

Options open for short, moderate off-road trip

Created: Feb 9, 2018

67 yr. old Cdn. married female in fairly good shape looking for companion(s) so I can ride my new mountain bike in other parts of the world. Only so many summers left! New to touring, prefer motels to start, 1–2 weeks max., 20–40 miles/day, aiming for late fall in '18 or anytime in '19. Email

Asia

Indian Himalaya again

Created: Apr 3, 2017

I organized a successful 2016 trip with Adventure Cycling. Details/references/youtube URLs on request. Hope to go back to do the harder core bits with minimal re-tracing. Summer 2018 or 2019. Let's strategize/collaborate. Roughly Leh to Kargil via Dha Hanu; Kargil to Zanskar via Pensi La; Zanskar to Lahaul via newish Shingo la "road", and maybe even exit via Sach pass. Jeep support possible for most of it; to discuss. Not super high altitude but tough and remote; big mountain experience desirable. Email

Australia

Cycling Australia and New Zealand in Sept/Oct

Created: Jan 29, 2018

Hello! My name is Adnan and I am 27 years old. I will be cycling across Australia from west to east starting in Sept/Oct of 2018 and then hopping over to New Zealand. Ideal timeline is Oct and Nov for Australia and December for New Zealand. I would like to take on the journey with one or two companions. I have previously cycled across America, down the Pacific Coast of the U.S, from New York to Montreal, and around Taiwan. Please, let me know if you would be interested in joining. Email

Cross Country

Across America's National Parks (Summer 2019)

Created: May 21, 2018

I am a male bike tourist, 21, looking to ride a custom bike route across America over 4,000 miles in the summer of 2019 beginning in the first week of June. The trip will begin in Westport, Washington, and conclude on Emerald Isle, North Carolina. The trip will include visits to Mt. Rainer National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs, sections of the TransAmerica Trail, Nashville Tennessee, Clingmans Dome, Blue Ridge Parkway, Smokey Mountains, and more along the way. We will be camping most of the time with a few stops at hotels to clean up. I am looking for similarly aged group or partner to join me on this grand bike tour across the country for 60-65 days over 4,000 miles. Let's do this! Email

Modified Northern Tier, Summer 2019 - East to West

Created: May 16, 2018

A 4,600 mile, coast to coast bike tour starting in Glen Rock, New Jersey, USA and ending west of Olympic National Park. Averaging 40-70 miles a day with generally 1 rest day a week (depending on terrain) and a very heavy reliance on campgrounds, stealth camping, and Warmshowers hosts for sleeping accommodations. The tour will wind its way through some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world including but not limited to: Niagara Falls National Park, Badlands National Park, Black Hills National Forest, Yellowstone National Park, Bighorn National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Glacier National Park, Northern Cascades National Park, etc. Contact me @ (201) 788-8386 if interested! Full route here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/16408165 Email

Washington State to Georgia

Created: May 7, 2018

This will be one leg of a potential 3-stage journey. Start date will next spring 2019. The starting point will be upper Washington State. The exact start point is flexible but I want the Pacific in the background. I plan on ending the ride at the trailhead of the Appalachian Trail in Georgia. Email

Lewis & Clark Trail for #metoo Movement

Created: May 4, 2018

I'm a 29-year-old female finishing up a master's degree in counseling psychology in May. Before I start my counseling psychology doctoral program in August, I'm biking the Lewis & Clark Trail from St. Louis to Seaside, Oregon, from June 12 to August 12-ish. The bike ride is raising money for RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network), which is connected to the #metoo movement since sexual assault and trauma are my main areas of research interest. Join me! I'm going to be stealth camping, warmshowering, couchsurfing, friend-hanging, and staying at only a few cheap motels along the way. Contact me if interested at 314-458-3683 or shoot an email! Consider also supporting the ride through https://www.gofundme.com/wespokeout Email

TransAm west to east.

Created: Apr 30, 2018

31-year-old female planning to start from Oregon to somewhere on the East Coast in the end of June. I plan to spend the majority if my trip camping stealth and in campgrounds. I also like to use Warmshowers and split motel costs here and there. I'm an easy-going, fun, positive person. I wouldn't be in a rush but would like to get back east before it gets too cold. Flexible and not opposed to creating own routes. I'd be happy with anywhere from 35 to 70 miles a day. Would be nice to have a companion/companions to share the beautiful ride with. Email

July 2018 West to East (Full TransAm)

Created: Apr 23, 2018

UPDATED LISTING!!! I was planning on going from San Francisco via the Western Express, but people in the forums convinced me that the desert would be too hot, so I'm going to start in Oregon... following Adventure Cycling routes to the East Coast. Fully loaded, self-supported. Planning on less than 100 days. Camping (stealth and otherwise). My plan is to ride an average of 30 miles/day, with some days 0 and some days 60 or more. I've done several multi-day trips in eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey, but this is going to be my first big tour. How about you? Email

Across America in July/August

Created: Apr 17, 2018

I'm 37 (woman) and seeking other cyclists to ride across America, departing end of June/beginning of July. I'm thinking San Francisco, ACA Western Express to Pueblo, then TransAm to the East Coast (or vice versa). My touring experience consists of the Pacific Coast, New Zealand, and Vietnam. I spend a lot of time on the bike at home and prefer high mileage days depending on weather conditions (I ride a light setup). I'm usually an early riser and prefer to start riding around 7:00 am, but can be flexible. Planning for a mix of camping and motels. If any of this trip seems interesting, or if you have any questions, please feel free to send me an email and we can chat. Cheers! Email

TransAmerica Trail - East to West (July 8, 2018)

Created: Mar 29, 2018

Hi! I'm Rami, a 35-year-old male. I will bike the TransAmerica Trail from east to west ideally starting on July 8, 2018, and would like to travel with other cyclists. I ride at a moderate casual pace and am more interested in savoring the trip than speeding through it. Happy to make side excursions to nearby parks and landmarks. I am an avid birdwatcher and can't wait to begin to see the transition from eastern to western bird species as we ride. For sleeping options, I'd like to camp, stealth-camp, use Couchsurfing and Warm Showers, and sometimes stay at motels. If you are a friendly, kind, and curious cyclist, please send me a note. Email

E. 2 W. TransAm, June 1 departure

Created: Mar 7, 2018

Will be leaving Springfield, Missouri, hopefully on June 1, 2018, heading west on the TransAm. Will veer off the TA after Eugene, Oregon, heading south to Brookings, Oregon. Plan to camp, Warmshowers, and a motel as necessary. (I keep thinking "men plan, God laughs!!!") So... holler back at me or perhaps I'll see you on the route. today is 03/07/18... T-minus 86 days and counting!!! Email

Summer 2018 TransAm with Rails-to-Trails

Created: Feb 2, 2018

I am a 43-year-old man planning a cross-country bike ride for July–Aug 2018. The route would roughly follow the TransAm, but the idea is to incorporate as many of the fantastic rails-to-trails as possible. Just a few: John Wayne, Couer d'Alenes, Katy Trail, and GAP/C&O. Lodging would be opportunistic: stealth camping, campgrounds, Warmshowers, and hotels. I am not in a rush, but I would like to maintain some momentum, with miles per day likely creeping up as we get in better shape. I am actually a better runner than biker so don't be shy if you would also need some time to develop your biking acumen. I am not a morning person; prefer no 5am starts. I don't mind the heat, but I hate the cold. Sound good? Shoot an email. Email

Summer TransAm Tour

Created: Jan 22, 2018

I'm a community organizer and youth worker from Portland, Oregon. This summer I am moving to Philadelphia and plan to bike there! I'll be celebrating my 30th birthday on the way. I would prefer to find someone(s) to ride with. I'll probably go about 50 miles/day and take about three months. I'm queer and transgender and would prefer to ride with other queer and trans people. I'm also comfortable with straight women. Email

RIDE TO MY 50th HIGH SCHOOL REUNION

Created: Dec 11, 2017

I'll be riding from my home in Santa Rosa, north of San Francisco, to my 50th high school reunion in Gettysburg, PA, leaving mid-May and arriving in time for the reunion August 17. That means we'll be averaging about 50 miles/day, figuring one rest day per week. I plan to use Adventure Cycling routes, ending up on the new Chicago to New York City route (alternate), which goes right through Gettysburg. This is a self-supported tour, mostly camping. My touring philosophy is that the journey is more important than the destination — I like to stop frequently to experience the people and places we will be riding through. I'm male, a retired engineer, experienced in all kinds of bicycle touring (see http://n1al.net/bike). Email

2018 Cross-Country Tour for Healthcare Reform

Created: Dec 7, 2017

I am an experienced cyclist seeking others to ride bikes with across the USA. The journey is dedicated to healthcare reform. Reform Cycle is a cross-country conversation about healthcare reform as well as a tour through layers of American history. The proposed route from Los Angeles, CA, to Washington, DC (~3,700 mile trip) passes by the limestone quarry from Breaking Away in Bloomington, IN, the red sands (and the radiation) of St. George in Utah, and the markers for the Underground Railroad in Uniontown, PA. I will be filming folks along the way for a documentary on U.S. healthcare reform. I am looking for other riders for sections or for the duration of the entire trip. Please visit www.reformcycle.org for more information. Email

Toronto - Montreal - Arcadia NP - New York City

Created: Nov 8, 2017

My name is Wolfgang from Tuebingen, Germany, 67 years old. I cycled the Pacific Coast from Vancouver to San Diego and last year (age 66!) Route 66 — great experience! Like the freedom of riding, not to know in the morning where I will stay the next night (camping/motel/Warmshowers), meet interesting people. Average speed about 10 mph, 50–60 miles a day. I'd like to pedal through Canada and the Indian Summer States towards New York City in fall (Sept.-Oct. 2018). Would you like to join me? Email

Southern Tier - E2W or W2E - Spring/Summer 2018

Created: Nov 1, 2017

Hi, I'm Puck, a 33-year-old male. I'm biking the Southern Tier Route starting in Spring 2018. I'm flexible on the starting time/point if others are interested in joining me. There will not be an emphasis on speed. I imagine a mileage range of 45–95 miles a day, with the longer days being fewer. I'm open to whatever, but I don't want to be racing against the clock. As far as sleeping arrangements: I'm into a mix of camping/stealth-camping, CouchSurfing and WarmShowers Hosts, and splitting the cost of the motel rooms. Anyone is welcome to join me (unless you're a fan of Trump). I don't care about age, gender identity, or orientation. If you're calm, kind, easy-going, & ready for adventure, then hit me up! Email

Orlando to Portland, OR

Created: Oct 27, 2017

60-year-old female (Mari) planning Orlando (actually, the Atlantic) to Portland, Oregon, leaving Orlando Feb 22, 2018. Planning Southern Tier-ish to San Diego, then up the coast to Oregon. Probably 60–75 miles a day, with rest day weekly. Camping, Warmshowers, motels, friends, family for lodging; hoping primarily for camping. Have done two cross-country bike trips. Start date isn't flexible, but I am. Looking for companion/s for all or part of this. Mari Email

Aquarium Ride U.S. West to East in 2019

Created: Oct 24, 2017

My name is Tim (55, married). Looking for riding partner(s) for a self-supported, low-budget bicycle tour from San Francisco to Boston departing in April or May 2019. Route will either be ~4200 miles via Los Angeles, Route 66, Chicago, Washington DC, and NYC (8 aquariums) OR ~5200 miles via Los Angeles, across Southern Tier to Florida, then up the East Coast (14 aquariums). 50–75 miles per day with rest days here and there staying at campgrounds, youth hostels, Warmshowers.org, inexpensive hotels, and some friends' and relatives' houses. I'd like to have a conversation with people across America about our country, our oceans, our kids, and reducing plastic & CO2 pollution. I'm a good bicycle mechanic and this is my second time across the U.S. Email

Europe

European cycling trip: France/(Ireland/Spain?)

Created: May 11, 2018

Lady cyclist, 69 years old, semi-retired (architect), looking for companion(s) for 1-, 2-, 3-week cycling trip summer and/or fall 2018 in France & Loire Valley/Bordeaux area, with possible additions of: Dingle Peninsula (Ireland), Route de Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Croatia, and/or Portugal. I speak fluent French; your knowledge of Spanish/other is helpful. Looking for a lower-budget self-guided OR shared self-support vehicle bike tour. 30-50 miles a day AND enjoyment of local culture/history/foods/scenery is important. Open to suggestions of dates/locations. Looking for companion(s) for one part or multi-itinerary part of trip. Email

Danube River Cycle Way

Created: Apr 9, 2018

Looking for a cycling partner (female) to join me on the Danube River cycle trail from the source in Southern Germany to Vienna and Budapest. The dates are August 22 to September 24. It is a relatively easy dedicated paved cycle trail. Planning to stay in B&Bs and small hotels. Email

France's Loire River Valley and Normandy

Created: Apr 4, 2018

Experienced male cycle tourist invites replies for one other adventurous cyclist (male or female, age 40 or above) to come along for a three- to four-week trip in the Loire River Valley, Normandy D-Day sites, and more. Summer of 2019, dates TBD. Arrive and depart Paris, with a day or three of train travel in between. Overnights in chambre d'hotes. 35–50 casual miles a day. Interested in the small towns and villages, boulangeries, cuisine, scenery and history of the regions and enjoying relatively relaxed countryside cycling. Je parle un peu de survie en voyage en français. Et vous? Email

Frankfurt to Lake Constance along the Rhein

Created: Mar 20, 2018

I am riding this summer (July 5-August 15) from Frankfurt to Lake Constance (Bodensee) along the Rhine. Anyone out there who might be interested in joining me for all or a part of the trip? I am a 66-year-old male high school history teacher who has a fair amount of touring experience. I plan on 30- to 40-mile days, staying in hotels, pensions, or Airbnb. Email

EUROVELO 6 THE RIVERS ROUTE. 10 COUNTRIES

Created: Mar 8, 2018

Experienced touring cyclist is looking for 2 more cyclists to round out our group of 6 with an emphasis on someone that has knowledge in any of the languages along the way (French, German, Croatian, Slovak, Hungarian, Serbian, and Bulgarian). Ride along Europe's major rivers from the Atlantic Ocean in France to Constanta, Romania, at the Black Sea starting on September 1, 2018. Average mileage of 57 miles per day. 6 rest days. B&B's, Motels and camping along the way. Self-contained. Shared cooking. Approximately 53 days (includes the rest days). Route has been established. Email

Great Divide Mountain Bike Route

GDMBR North to South 2018

Created: May 25, 2018

I am interested in teaming with another rider(s) from approx. mid August to mid October on a Great Divide ride, Banff to Mexico. I am a retired 67-year-old married male rider who rode the TransAm in 2013 solo unsupported, now would like to try the Great Divide but would welcome company. My riding philosophy is to travel self-contained, enjoy the sights, mix camping with motels when available, let weather conditions/terrain determine the daily mileage. Guesstimate 40-50 miles/day, but need start date in August. Email

GDMBR

Created: May 21, 2018

Hi, 40-year-old male heading south from Banff solo second week of June. Just seeing if anyone will be on the trail possibly interested in riding together for a while. I plan on riding 60 or so miles a day. If anyone would be interested riding together at some time, message me. Looking forward to meeting new people and having great conversations on the 6-7 weeks I plan on being on the ride. Email

Great divide adventure with a kiwi

Created: May 17, 2018

Hey, planning on July 20/21 departing from Banff. I have to fly out of Denver on August 22, so I will probably leave the route at Silverthorne. Have lots of touring experience on and off road. I did the Trans am in 2009, tour Aotearoa in 2016, 3,000 km length of NZ ride in 20 days. Thinking I need to average about 100 km per day to get to Silverthorne in time. Camping and cheap hotels when they are available. Trip of a lifetime, don't put it off till next year, contact me now. Kiwi male, 58. Email

Young Gal, GDMBR

Created: May 11, 2018

My name is Isabel, I'm 19 and from Santa Cruz, California. After solo-tour cycling through Europe this year, I have been dreaming of getting back on my bike. Touring was the most empowering thing I've ever done. I love the outdoors and am currently volunteering in a conservation corps. I plan on starting the route around the end of June and I must be done by early September. Please contact me if you are at all interested in joining me! I'm flexible with times and I would be happy to Skype before hand and see whether we would make good riding buddies. Email

Great Divide North to South - Mid-July 2018

Created: May 3, 2018

Hello! Looking for travel partners, especially in the grizzly area of Canada and Montana. I'm a 49-yr-old female from Oregon, new to bikepacking, with extensive backpacking experience. Planning on following the recommended days in McCoy's book. Still sorting out details on a start date. Goal is to start mid-July from Banff. Looking for companions to join on this adventure for any specific amount of time. Especially seeking companions in the the high-risk bear areas. Plan is to camp out as often as possible with hostels or lodges on occasion. Contact me to work on ideas. Email

Great Divide North to South Mid July 2018

Created: Apr 30, 2018

I am a 67-year-old married male who has done a fair amount of road touring but I'm new to off-road riding. I live close to the Great Divide Route in New Mexico and have been flip-flopping on which way to do the route. I now plan on flying to Whitefish and heading south on July 14, 2018. I plan on camping out most of the time and mostly foraging for food along the way (convenience stores, restaurants and such) as opposed to cooking my meals. I am riding a rigid steel frame bike with framebags that weighs about 60 lbs loaded less food and water. I plan on doing daily mileage similar to that recommended in McCoy's book (40-50 miles/day or so). It would be great to share the adventure with others for part or all of the way, Email

Great Divide Ride 2018

Created: Mar 14, 2018

I'm a 69-year-old male cyclist, and did the TransAm route in 2013. I'm interested in doing the Great Divide from New Mexico to Banff. Start date is June 2 at Antelope Wells. Need to be there June 1. We have as a group about 7 firm riders at this time. We can take maybe 3 more. Our start date is going to be a hot one, riders must be prepared for harsh conditions several days straight. It will get better. I'm managing a gear and bike shuttle from El Paso if one is arriving from North or East. Reply for more details. Email

GDMBR 2018

Created: Feb 26, 2018

Surely there is at least one other senior woman (besides me) who has a burning desire to plant their mountain bike tires on the Mexican border and pedal north for as long as their little heart chooses. I plan to head out from Antelope Wells on, or about, June 15. If you care to join for a week or a month, let's connect to discuss possibilities. We are not getting any younger and the super volcano or meteor could take us out at any time. Let's go. Email

GDMBR Canada to Mexico 2018

Created: Feb 5, 2018

Youthful 50s M/F couple from Michigan will start from Canadian border in first week of July. Self-supported bikepacking and equipped to camp but will use hostels or hotels when available. Targeting 50-mile days +/- and willing to take 0-mile days whenever we really like some place or the weather is severe. We're fit people but our agenda is to enjoy the journey, not set speed records. We would like to connect with others who will be on the route about the same time and/or able to enjoy parts of this journey with us. Email

Great Divide Whitefish to Jackson Hole

Created: Jan 16, 2018

Wishing for safety in companionship through grizzly country. I'm 65, lifelong ultralight backpacker morphed into bikepacker. Piecing sections together. Did Eureka to Whitefish and most of Colorado last summer. Home is SW Colorado so headed to Antelope Wells 3rd week of March to start working North. Moderate 50 miles/day. Flexible start date, depends on weather/trail conditions (snowpack, mudflows from last summer's fires) but end of June to early July. Email

Banff to Whitefish Montana - Summer 2018

Created: Oct 24, 2017

Hi, I am planning to ride Banff, Canada, to Whitefish, Montana, late June or early July. I am new to bikepacking but a fairly strong rider. I would like to ride about 75 miles a day but it will depend on the route/trails. If you are interested, please email me. Email

Intermountain West

Missoula/Whitefish to Banff - August 2018

Created: Feb 14, 2018

Hi, I am 63 and planning to ride south to north or other way around in August 2018. I am a road biker and fairly strong rider. I would like to ride about 50 miles a day but it will depend on the route. Any (other) riders considering riding all, or part of this this summer? If so, perhaps we can join forces. Let's connect. Email

Bikepacking in NW USA summer 2018

Created: Dec 20, 2017

I am interested in a bikepacking tour out West next summer (2018) and am looking for some company. I've done the GDMBR from Banff to Breckenridge, CO, and am looking for something with a little more singletrack. Idaho Hot Springs, CO Trail, or Utah Cliffs would be fine, and several of the tracks on bikepacking.com look awesome. I am 52, female, and married. I have done 50 miles a day and prefer to camp, but I am certainly not hard core. Pushbiking will certainly be likely. Feel free to propose something, but my timing is restricted to between the last week in June and the 3rd week in August. Email

Bozeman, MT to Florence, CO

Created: Dec 11, 2017

Hi! Name's Tim, and I guess you could say I am an intrepid soul. Planning my first tour as I can only escape work for about 15 days. I am a tourist, not a Speedy Gonzales. This will be a self-supported trip using the generosity of warmshowers as well as good ole camping. Always forward, forward always! P.S. the date hasn't been set, waiting for my vacation roster. Email

Mid-Atlantic

Atlantic Coast

Created: May 8, 2018

Hi, I'm Leslee, a 61-year-old female cyclist with aspirations of riding from Bar Harbor to Key West. Foliage is probably the best if we start around the end of September, but I'm open to suggestions from others in the know. I'd like to go self-contained, using Warmshowers, camping, and hotels. I've been cycling for years, with a recent hiatus of several years, however I'm back on the bike and would love to share this adventure with others. I'm a strong cyclist, although hills will be hard! I have no daily mileage requirements, but would like to be in Key West by the end of November or mid-December. Email

Summer Solstice Family Ride

Created: Mar 27, 2018

Families welcome to join us on our summer bike adventure from June 23 to July 3. We'll be doing a self-supported ride from Pittsburgh to DC on the GAP and C&O canal trails. Our kids are 14 and 11, and we'd welcome other families with similarly aged kids. Only riding about 30 miles per day. Will share accommodations list to interested families. Dave and Susie Read Email

Midwest

Circumnavigate Lake Superior Summer of 2018

Created: Jan 29, 2018

I'm Bill, old but love to ride. I'm looking for others to ride around Lake Superior. I figure it will take 8 to 9 days, as it's a little over a 1000 miles. Daily distance will vary depending on weather, camping/bushwacking sites. Open to camping or hotels. Might have a SAG, working out the details now. Hoping to get 2 or 3 other people that might be interested. Email

Miscellaneous

E-Bike Riders for short Colorado trips

Created: Dec 1, 2017

Enthusiastic E-biker (Sondors ) w/ 50–80+ mile daily range (2 batteries) looking for E-bike ride partners to help spread the joys/practicality of E-biking. I live in Boulder and ride my E-bike daily. Looking to start w/ short day trips or brief multiday trips. Anytime the weather is good on uncrowded, bike-friendly roads. If overnight or multiday, prefer B&Bs, air bnbs etc, but can camp. Semi-retired, fit. David Email

North America

Prudhoe Bay

Created: May 8, 2018

Hello, I am Giuseppe, an Italian guy with a passion of traveling and bicycle. In July I will be in Prudhoe Bay to start the most challenging ride of my life, starting from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to Ushuaia, Argentina. I am looking for someone who would like to start this crazy adventure with me. I haven't a lot of touring bike experience, but I'm determined to explore and enjoy every day of life. If anyone is interested, just to start this trip with me will be super. Email

Atlantic Coast

Created: Apr 19, 2018

Arriving in Jacksonville, Florida, June 29 early in the morning. Taking off from the Amtrak train station going north. I am traveling with a Brazilian friend and we are both making our way toward New Jersey. We have two routes (Adventure Cycling maps) and/or google maps with the help of the book (Bicycling the Atlantic Coast). We are starting with 70-mile rides; however, if we are strong enough, we may up that. We are planning on staying in inexpensive hotels along the way. If you are interested in joining, let us know. We are not going to be carrying a lot. Just the basics. We are two women. I am 50 years old and my non-English speaking visitor is 27. Email

Eastern portion of TransAm

Created: Apr 17, 2018

I did the original TransAm in '76 at age 17. Now, 42 years later, I would like to do some portion of the eastern section, starting near Yorktown, Virginia, this June. If anyone is interested in joining me, please let me know. Email

Biking Route 66

Created: Mar 22, 2018

I will be biking the American Discovery Trail from DC to St. Louis starting May 20, 2018. Then approximately the first week of June 2018 I should be arriving on Bicycle Route 66 from St. Louis, Missouri, to Santa Monica, California. I am looking for anyone who might be interested in joining me. If so please contact me via my website fixedbydoc.com or my email address listed below. Email

North America Tour - South to North

Created: Mar 22, 2018

Hi all, I am starting a tour through North America this spring. Starting from Panama City, Panama, on April 9, 2018. Heading north from Panama through Central America, crossing into U.S. at Antelope Wells, New Mexico. From there I'll be following the GDMBR to Banff. Then northwest through British Columbia, and ending in Deadhorse, Alaska. I'd love to have partners join for all or any section of the trip! Get in touch if you might be interested, and we can discuss details. Email

Baja Divide winter 2019

Created: Feb 23, 2018

I am contemplating a bikepacking journey down the Baja peninsula using the Baja Divide Route. Starting late January 2019 and finishing mid-April. I am looking for 4-6 companions who may be interested in joining me on this adventure. Email

Crossing the north

Created: May 10, 2016

Currently in Alexandria, MN, on a trip from Michigan to Seattle. Traveling about 60 miles per day. Northern Tier to Havre, MT, then driving to Great Falls, then Lewis & Clark to WA. Would love to ride with someone for a day or two here and there. Email

Northeast

Toronto-Montreal-Portland-New York City-Washington

Created: Mar 19, 2018

I am Wolfgang, a 67-year-old German with some experience in long-distance cycling, 3 years ago I cycled from Vancouver to San Diego, 2 years ago (at 66!) I made Route 66. Now I'd like to explore the Northeast. I will start from Toronto at August 30 and I think I will be in Washington, DC, mid-October. Who would like to join me, also for a part of the trip? Looking forward to hear from you. My mileage is 50-60 a day, I like to sleep in my tent as well as Warmshowers or motels. Email

Portland, ME through Northern New England

Created: Feb 12, 2018

The plan is to leave Portland, Maine, around July 5, and ride west through the White Mountains, then through Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, and through northern New York state into the Great Lakes region. I have one companion, and am looking for 1-3 more. We'll be camping with the occasional "Warm Shower." I even have an extra bike that someone could use who is between 5'8" and 5'11", perfect for a rider for whom not having their own gear is the only barrier. I'm an early 30s teacher in the Boston public schools with moderate touring experience with groups, solo, and guiding teenagers. I've been an outdoor educator and guide the past few summers, doing both international multi-sport trips and a local kayaking program. Email

Northwest

Oregon and Northern California tour

Created: Feb 22, 2018

I am a 53-year-old female planning to ride from Cannon Beach, Oregon, to the Lost Coast in Ferndale, California. I will begin the ride mid-August. My daughter might meet me to provide vehicle support as I ride the Lost Coast and then cross the state into the Sierras. From there I will ride north along the Sierra route to Crater Lake where I am meeting my son and daughter-in-law and also friends to ride the rim for one of the "car-free" weekends in early September. I am planning 50-70 miles per day and primarily camping. Email

Pacific Coast

Pacific Coast Mid-July to Mid-August

Created: May 21, 2018

I am a 25-year-old female looking for a companion for a 25- to 28-day ride down the Pacific Coast. We'll ride between 30 and 40 miles a day, though I could definitely amp up the mileage if that is important to my companion. The plan is to start the ride in Newport, Oregon, around July 12 and end in San Luis Obispo (or farther south if we get through more miles each day) around August 10. Flexible on the geographic start and end point and the number of daily miles. My start and end dates are more fixed because I am doing this ride before I start law school in Irvine, California, on August 15. I have a lot of experience with tours 5 days and under, but this is my first multi-week tour. I have a great attitude and will be nice to my companion! Email

Pacific Coast Group Trip! Astoria to SF Bay Area

Created: Apr 24, 2018

SEVEN SPOTS LEFT! Group trip gathering on August 31 from Fort Stevens State Park, Oregon (near Astoria, Oregon). Finish 22 days later in the San Francisco Bay Area. We'll spend a day exploring the fort, the wreckage of the Peter Iredale, and the beach there before departing. Come and have the experience of a lifetime as we travel on the most beautiful and easily accessible part of the ACA Pacific Coast Route. All nightly stopover locations will be pre-selected to take advantage of existing hiker/biker and public campgrounds along the way. We plan to travel between 40 and 50 miles per day with four off-days spread across the three weeks allowing for additional exploration, rest, recovery, food and fun! Bring your camera! Email

Bend, Pacific Coast, Cresent City, Crater Lake

Created: Apr 24, 2018

Departing Bend June 15, 2018, for the Pacific Coast. I'm 57 years young, female, anticipating 30 miles per day for two weeks. With stops to enjoy interesting sites. Looking to stay in hotels, Airbnbs, couchsurfing, or Warmshowers. Email

late summer start

Created: Apr 5, 2018

Hi there! My name is Tricia, I'm 28 years old and I currently live in Southern California. I'm looking for a companion or two to join me in mid-August 2018. Due to other obligations, this is the soonest I can start. I'm considering either a North to South, or South to North Pacific Coast route, or a Southern Tier route, however, I'm not too sure if the conditions are too harsh for that time of year, specifically the desert heat. I'm open to suggestions and routes. Feel free to contact me anytime via email! Email

West Coast, Vancouver to San Diego

Created: Mar 14, 2018

I'm a recently retired 65 yo male living in Vancouver and taking the West Coast route through the Olympic Peninsula and down the coast. I expect to start in mid-June and do between 50-100 km per day (30-60 miles) with a rest day every 7th day or so. Will be camping in state campgrounds, occasional motel stays, and maybe some stealth. Open to meeting up along the route I will be taking and can provide more details if you email me. Email

Mid-AUG to SEP 2018 Pacific Coast Canada to Mexico

Created: Mar 14, 2018

Looking to ride from Canada to Mexico via the Pacific Coast route. Male, 57, currently on a sabbatical. I will be riding a recumbent bike with a trailer. I hope to have some vehicle support for portions and am willing to camp/hotel/warmshowers as things come available with a preference for a bed. Prefer later starts. This will be my first trip. I expect to only plan a day or two ahead to leave time for adventure as it comes up. I am not in a rush and invite you to join me on all or part. Email

Southeast

Natchez Trace

Created: May 18, 2018

I am looking for partners to ride the Natchez Trace from the end of September to October 10, 2018. I am considering doing an Inn to Inn type tour, but I could do a self-contained camping trip as well. I am 68, married, a retired school administrator, and have been cycling for about 5 years. I have an outline for an 8 to 10 day trip riding 40 to 45 miles per day. Email

Bikepackers wanted in Asheville, NC, and TN areas

Created: Oct 2, 2017

I'm a 28 y/o guy enjoying the outdoors and mountain biking since a kid. I'm looking for people to go bikepacking with in the Asheville, NC, area as a primer for longer trips along the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route. I live in Nashville, TN. These Asheville adventures would be about 30mi/day forest road and singletrack with self-supported camping. I figured that east Tennessee/Asheville general area would be a good place to start. Learning about medicinal plants and testing out gear for longer multiday backpacking trips in the future is the idea that I have in mind along with meeting good people. I'm open to suggestions of where to go and what's out there. Email

State to State

USA: California: East Bay 2018

Created: Apr 23, 2018

TBD: Route/Distance Cause: Health Care is a Human Right Mission: Discuss and map healthcare in the USA I am looking for people to ride with for this year as well as into the future. Email

Route 66 - April 2018

Created: Jan 10, 2018

I am looking for someone interested in riding Route 66 with me this year. I will be leaving Chicago around April 8, give or take a few days, and making my way west toward Santa Monica following the ACA's Route 66. I have the maps and plan to do about 60–80 miles/day. We wouldn't necessarily need to ride together all day but instead have a meeting point at the end of the day. Everyone rides differently so I don't want to be forced to stick together. I've done several tours and I have the Route 66 maps. Shoot me an email to discuss further! Thanks :) Email

Western Canada

Canada Great Trail West to East

Created: Apr 25, 2018

I am a 55-year-old expat Canadian, now Australian planning to leave the West Coast the end of May. Am hoping to do much of the journey on "the great trail" so am on a mountain bike. I have a few friends from Australia and Canada joining me for parts of my ride but wondered if anyone is interested to join me/us for all or part of it. I am flexible and not obsessive about routing. Am budget conscious but too old to rough it all the time. Will do some camping, some budget accommodation and maybe some Warmshowers. At the moment am planning to finish in Nova Scotia - Clarke's Harbour. I have 3 months, I fly back to Australia August 30. Contact me if you have any interest and we will chat?? Email

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