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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Cross Country

TransAmerica west to east Aug 11th - Oct 15th

Created: May 24, 2016

Hi there. I'm a 27-year-old girl from the UK. I'm cycling (most of) the TransAm Trail, from west to east, starting August 11. I'm starting in Portland, Oregon, then picking up the route around Kooskia, Idaho. I plan to ride around 80 miles a day, camping out with the occasional motel to have a proper wash every now and again. If this coincides with your plans, or if you're local and fancy joining for a day or two, let me know! Email

Northern Tier 2018 - Spring/Summer 2017

Created: May 23, 2016

I'm a 50-year-old male and I'd love some company for a bucket list ride from west to east. 70-80 miles a day as a guide but this is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure so will be very flexible to stop to see the sites and meet interesting people. Email

TransAmerica East to West NOW

Created: May 16, 2016

67-year-old retired physician in reasonable shape looking for anyone interested in going through Appalachians with WarmShowers, churches, hostels, or motels, then progressing to camping as fitness increases. Maximum of 50 miles per day for at least the first week. Starting about June 1 or earlier from Vesuvius on Adventure Cycling map 142. Email

Southern Tier

Created: May 2, 2016

Southern Tier, June 1. Mission Bay, San Diego, California, to Jacksonville Beach, Florida. 61 days. Any riders at any point always welcome. More info check out Highway Inthesun under Robert Jamison on Facebook. Email

TransAm - Western Express

Created: Apr 25, 2016

I am a male architect from New York looking for 1 or 2 fellow cyclists to join me from mid August through late November on a U.S. westward coast-to-coast tour. I will be riding the TransAmerica trail from its start in Yorktown, VA, west to Pueblo, CO, and then transferring to the Western Express from its start in Pueblo, CO, to its end at San Francisco, CA. I will be utilizing camp sites, cyclist shelters, etc, to keep the budget low. Email

Northern Tier - West to East

Created: Apr 19, 2016

We both support a great organization like Adventure Cycling, so if you're reading this, it seems to me that that it would be fun to meet up along the Northern Tier Route. I'm not necessarily looking for riding companions for the whole route (though I'm not opposed to that). More along the lines of "if we're in the same area" for a couple of days of riding or even just something as simple as swapping stories over beans & rice cooked on a WhisperLite. I start on May 26 or 27 in Anacortes, Washington. I currently live in the Great Lakes region, so I'll take parts of the North Lakes route though Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. It'll be a mix of camping, hotels, and Warm Showers. Mileage will depend on the day and conditions. Email

Yorktown to Yosemite

Created: Apr 11, 2016

Looking for one cycling companion for all or part of the journey from Yorktown, VA, to Yosemite, CA, starting August 13 through late Nov/early Dec. Approximately 4,500 miles (75+ avg/day; some less, some more, plus camping 95% of the trip). Main inspiration is to visit national parks along the routes (Mammoth Caves, Grand Canyon, Zion, Yosemite, Sequoia NP). I am a highly active, fit 24-year-old male from NY with no touring experience, but extremely high mental and physical endurance. Just looking for a partner for obvious safety reasons and to share the experience with. Email

TransAm West to East 2017

Created: Apr 11, 2016

I'm planning my first cross-country bike trip in March of 2017. The plan is to fly to Astoria, Oregon, then ride to Richmond, Virginia. I hope to travel a minimum of 50 miles per day but would like to push it farther when possible. About me: I'm 29 years old, a musician, and new to bike touring. I currently live in San Diego, I'm a track bicycle racer, musician, and lover of craft beer. I'm looking for people who want to have a rad adventure, lots of fun, laughs, and see the country. Email

LA to SF to DC

Created: Apr 5, 2016

I'm going from Los Angeles to San Francisco to Washington, DC, starting on April 10. Let me know if you want to join. I'm also documenting the preparation and trip on my youtube channel, The Big Try Hard (TBTH): https://goo.gl/49694K. And my blog: www.thebigtryhard.com. Let me know if you are interested. Email

TransAm West to East

Created: Mar 21, 2016

I am planning on a June trip (2016) that goes from Walden, Colorado, to Yorktown ,Virginia. I rode first part last year from Seattle, Washington to Walden, Colorado. I plan on camping six days a week, then hotel/motel, etc. one day per week. Also plan on riding 60 -70 miles per day Email

TransAm - August 2016

Created: Mar 15, 2016

I'm a retired 59-year-old male planning on starting the TransAm, west to east, August 3. This will be my first tour and hope to be doing 50 miles a day after the break-in period. Will rest once a week and camp probably 80% of the time. I will not be rushed and plan to enjoy myself. Company would always be welcome. Email

TransAmerica June 2016

Created: Mar 14, 2016

I might have talked to some of you but I am planning on cycling the TranAm east to west! Aiming to depart around June 1 or 2. I plan to camp 90% of the route and seeking some companions. Feel free to email me and I would love to bounce ideas with one another. Email

TransAmerica east to west

Created: Mar 14, 2016

46-year-old male, I plan on leaving Yorktown, Virginia, around June 2. New at touring long distance. Plan on 50-60 miles a day. Camping most of the time and hoping to do some sight seeing. Email

Los Angeles, CA to Yorktown, VA

Created: Mar 7, 2016

I am a 23-year-old school teacher. My buddy and I will be flying out to LA from Missouri in late May. We are looking to average as close to 100 miles a day as possible. We are packing light with bikepacking gear. We are looking to camp and stay with Warmshowers hosts as much as possible. We will stay in hotels when necessary. If this sounds like your cup of tea, hit me up! Email

Northern Tier with North Lakes Detour - ME to WA

Created: Feb 24, 2016

I am graduating from UC Davis this summer and have decided to celebrate with a cross-country bike tour. I'm shooting for about 80 miles a day but starting a little slower. Shooting to leave Bar Harbor the end of June and would be great to makes some friends for part or all of the trip! Email

Northern Tier 2016 or 2017?

Created: Jan 11, 2016

I'm a 57-year-old Australian male planning to head to the U.S. in either June 2016 or (if I can't get it organized in time) 2017. Starting In Seattle, I'll be aiming to cycle around 80 days (i.e. not too fast) with about 15 rest days to see some of the country. Will finish up in Bar Harbor, Maine. Camping, Warmshowers, and staying in some motels along the way. My wife's given me a "leave pass" but it's contingent on finding someone else who wants to cycle the whole way! Come on board! Email

TransAm East-West June 2016

Created: Jan 6, 2016

I'm 22-year old female, looking to bike the TransAm Trail (east to west) this summer after I graduate college. I would have to leave in June (tentative date is June 10th). I'm not an experienced biker by any means but hoping to go 50+. Looking to camp the majority of the way but open to other options and getting a model when needed. Would be nice to ride the first couple days together and then be able touch base occasionally. Email

Northern Tier - June 2016

Created: Nov 30, 2015

We are two cyclists from Germany and we're planning to ride the Northern Tier in 2016. We'll start our tour on June 6, from Anacortes to Bar Harbor. We are a couple older than 60 years (m, f). Our plan is to ride 80-140 km daily to comfortably cycle through the Northern Tier. We think that we have finished our tour — start or middle of September. If anybody wants to ride with us — Nur zu! ( be our guest). Email

Route 66 - Sept. 2016

Created: Oct 20, 2015

Small group pedaling Route 66 — looking for others to join us for all or part. We will have a luggage van carrying our stuff & staying in motels / lodges. Average 55 to 65 miles per day (according to availability of lodging and terrain) with a day off each week. Luggage van will have all supplies plus a couple of coolers! Starting in September 2016 in Chicago. You can join for the whole shebang or just for a week or three! For info, drop me a message Email

TransAm — Leaving Sometime in 2016

Created: Sep 28, 2015

I'm leaving sometime in the summer of 2016. Eighty miles per day, camping 75%. I don't need someone to ride with but a friendly face at the campsite is nice. Please visit my Faceboo page at https://www.facebook.com/2016BicycleUSA Email

BikeCentennial 40+ in 2016

Created: Sep 14, 2015

Ride the BikeCentennial route 40 years later — I'm going and looking for company. I always go on RAGBRAI (last full week in July) so timing is somewhat important. I plan on starting in Astoria on May 15 with the goal of finishing in two months. 4,200 miles in 60 days? That's about 70 per day. Not a fan of total rest days, better to keep moving. I am willing to do short days. We can't schedule rain days. May 15 is a bit early so I will be trying to limit my riding the first couple of weeks so I don't burn out. Big-mile days can be had in the mid-section of the country. A mix of camping, motels and Warmshowers.org. Eating in restaurants and grocery stores as much as possible, I don't want to haul cooking gear too. Email

TransAm - Leaving in August 2016

Created: Aug 19, 2015

I plan on leaving in the middle of August trying to avoid some of the heat. 80 miles per day. Rest day when needed. Camping 90%. Need companions. Email

N. America: Newfoundland, Maritimes, Northern Tier

Created: Aug 3, 2015

North America, East to West, Summer 2016. We'll start in St John's, Newfoundland, Canada (the Easternmost point of North America). We'll bike the Avalon Peninsula (not the whole island), and take the summer ferry from Argentia to Sydney, Nova Scotia. Then either bike through New Brunswick down to Portland, Maine, or bike Nova Scotia and take the ferry to Portland. Then, it's the Northern Tier and Lewis & Clark all the way back to the Westernmost point of the Contiguous U.S., Washington State's Olympic Peninsula. I'd like to start in May, averaging 50-70 miles, self supported, camping, Couchsurfing, and Warmshowers. Email

Transam west to east 2016

Created: Jul 2, 2015

I'm planning to ride cross country west to east in summer of 2016. Probably an early June start. May start on the Transam or Lewis & Clark. I intend to enjoy the trip and take days off when in interesting places. Looking for one or two companions. Email

Teens Crossing America

Created: Mar 5, 2014

We are a small group of teens and adults, looking to cycle from Astoria, OR, to Point Pleasant, NJ, June 16 - August 15 on a van-supported journey across America. No camping! We are supporting research to cure Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). Looking for more teens to join the ride, ages 14-19. Email

Europe

Berlin to Copenhagen - Sep 2016

Created: May 25, 2016

I anticipate averaging 30-50 miles per day with numerous stops to take in the countryside and food along the way. I hope to utilize Warm Showers or AirBnB for lodging. I am a laid-back, twice-retired (military officer, professor) 62-year-old who enjoys stimulating conversations over strong coffee. I am seeking riders who enjoy a leisurely pace and have a sense of humor. Take care and enjoy. Email

Eastern Europe and Scandinavia

Created: Apr 11, 2016

Departing Washington, DC, to Copenhagen on August 14, returning on September 5 for three-week trip through Denmark, Sweden, Germany, and Poland. The bulk of our trip will be in Poland. B&B and Warm Showers overnights, 40-60 miles a day and a train or ferry ride or two in search of small towns, historic WWII sites, mountain scenery, passable coffee, sinful pastries, and smooth beers en route to Warsaw, Krakow, and beyond. Seasoned cycle tourist looking for same (40 or over) to join him. Email

Great Divide Mountain Bike Route

GDMBR-Australian Rider

Created: May 13, 2016

I'm a 58-year-old Aussie guy starting the GDMBR early August. I have no planned distances in mind, but I will likely stick to the suggested itineraries in the GDMBR book/maps and adjust as required. I have experience in cycle touring, survival, remote area first aid, and a few other skills that might make for a fun and safe ride. I would like to at least start the ride with someone else and see how it goes from there. Email

GDMBR at a slower pace

Created: May 5, 2016

I'm an experienced touring person, 72, who has done the GDMBR from Banff to the Jackson, WY, area. I want to continue south this summer from Jackson for a week or 10 days. I'd like to do about 40 miles daily. I do a lot of photography and will have small, portable ham radio gear along. Looking for 1 or 2 others to accompany me. I have the maps. Camping/cooking of course! Dates are flexible. Email

GDMBR Northbound

Created: Apr 28, 2016

I'm looking for one or more easy-going companions to ride the Divide. My preference is to start in Antelope Wells and Ride north to Banff. I’d like to leave around June 15th (I need to be back by August 21), but I could push the start date back about a week or so. I'm a 38-year-old male teacher with some touring experience. I'm not quite sure how unpaved mileage will translate, but I'm thinking 40 to 60 miles/day. I'm interested in camping nearly every night and am excited to swim, bird, enjoy nature, and have cold beers in small town bars. Email

GDMBR

Created: Apr 15, 2016

I'm flying into Banff on June 15 with a hotel for 2 nights. Planning on 1,000 miles or so this year. Departing June 17 at earliest light. I am in EST so I'll be up very early. Heading as far south as Helena, Butte, or West Yellowstone. Depends on the pace. Not quite race pace, but not touring either. Enjoy the journey, but still put in miles. Email

GDMBR Lincoln to Pinedale

Created: Apr 6, 2016

32-year-old guy looking for someone to tag along or possibly to join another group as they come through Lincoln, Montana. I'm hoping to leave around mid-June. Previously completed Banff to Lincoln last year. Looking to put in roughly 100 miles a day, possibly more once we enter Wyoming. Still in the planning stages of this trip so I'm open to change. Last year’s ride was an amazing experience and I'm looking forward to continuing it. Email

GDMBR - July 2016

Created: Feb 22, 2016

I am a 55-year-old woman looking for others to ride the GDMBT. I am not out to set any land speed records, get a patch or "rough it." The trip will be van supported, average 50 miles per day and have a 10-person limit. My goal is have a fun-filled, low-key blast, which will include naps, lake dips, and camp-cooked meals! The GDMBT is not for everyone — mountain biking experience, wilderness camping, and an appreciation of the ukulele are a plus. So I am looking for other hardy, life-loving, humorous riders to share, in a not-so-grueling way, this incredible adventure celebrating nature and life. Email

GDMBR- Canada, USA, Mexico

Created: Feb 18, 2016

I am a 15-year-old with an addiction to cycle touring (I have toured about 20,000 km over the past three years). This summer I am planning to ride from Calgary to Ciudad, Durango, from June 13 to sometime in late August, with a break in the middle to go to Los Angeles for my great grandmother's 100th birthday (this break would only be for 2-3 days). Unfortunately, start and end times are not flexible (school), but everything in the middle is. I will be traveling with one other person (at least as far as Creel) but would prefer two companions, as the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route and Mexican Extension are both very remote. I'm excited to hear from you! Email

Great Divide – August 2016

Created: Feb 2, 2016

I am a 54-year-old male looking for route companions for all or part of the GDMBR starting in Banff and finishing in Columbus, New Mexico. Departing Banff mid-late August 2016. I will be traveling ultra-light and camping mostly with about 75 miles per day with one day off per week. Email

Riders for Great Divide Mountain Bike Route

Created: Aug 21, 2015

I am planning on riding the GDMBR next July from Roosville, Montana, to Antelope Wells, New Mexico, and am looking for riders to join me all or part of this epic Ride! I plan to leave the week of July 18, 2016. right after the Big Mega celebration at Adventure Cycling's Offices in Missoula. Let's get wild!!! Email

Great Divide - Summer 2016

Created: Aug 19, 2015

I am currently in the preparation phase for GDMBR from Banff to Antelope Wells during summer 2016, starting mid July to early August. Anyone out there interested in joining me for the whole route or a section? Fit 59-year-old male (Brit living in France). Good on bike maintenance and currently brushing up on my outdoor/wilderness skills. Intend to camp most of the way. Plan to cover 60-70 miles per day + rest days. Email

Intermountain West

ABQ to Denver via the mountains in September

Created: May 27, 2016

I'm Patrick, 31, from the Indianapolis area and I'm planning a road bike tour from Albuquerque to Denver, about 650 miles in total, starting in early September during a two-week vacation from my job. I have ridden the TransAm and Pacific Coast (with four other guys I met through Companions Wanted) and have done a few shorter bike trips since. If you have an interest in joining for all or part, let me know! Also, check my blog here for more: justridethebike.tumblr.com. Email

Touring in the Mile High

Created: May 16, 2016

This is my first post on the Adventure Cycling forum and I am new to bike touring. A couple of months ago, I totaled my motorcycle and my wife and I agreed that my motorcycle days are behind me for now. One of the things I loved about riding a motorcycle were the touring rides and the camaraderie of the adventure. So, I decided to purchase a 2015 Salsa Vaya. I purchased the bike about two months ago and have been using it to commute 12 miles roundtrip to/from work in Denver. I have done some solo riding as well for fitness. Are any of you out there in the Denver interested in doing some day rides in the Denver area as well as touring in Colorado? I am 38 years old and am in good fitness condition. Email

Missoula to Denver

Created: May 9, 2016

I'm leaving Missoula on July 24 heading for Denver. I'll be camping along the way with an occasional motel. I'm a high school teacher, mid-thirties, and can get along with a lot of people. Let me know if you're interested in joining for all or part of the way. I was half thinking of heading directly east to Bismark, but I suspect the Denver route will be a bit more dramatic. Email

Idaho Hot Spring Route

Created: Jan 11, 2016

44-year-old father, husband, and high school science teacher looking for individual(s) to ride the Idaho Hot Springs Route in mid June. Bikepacking/touring experience helpful. Possible one or two of the singletrack options, but the complete main route for sure. I can start in either McCall or Boise. I have competed McCall to Featherville over the last couple years. If interested contact me and we can see if we are compatible. Email

Teenage Bikepacking in Utah

Created: Jan 6, 2016

Looking for other families for 2-4 day bikepacking trips. Two boys,13 & 15, beginner–intermediate trips,8-12 miles per day. Prefer trips w/in 4-6 hour drive from Salt Lake City. Email

Weekend Touring in Utah

Created: Jan 6, 2016

Self-supported weekend, long-weekend loaded road touring and bikepacking trips in Utah and nearby areas. Informal group: www.meetup.com/SLC-Bicycle-Touring-and-Bikepacking Email

International

South Africa/Australia/Japan - Start 1/1//17

Created: May 23, 2016

Hi, I'm Michael, a soon-to-be-retired lawyer after 30 years of law practice, and I’m contemplating starting a long bike journey with no fixed start or end date. I’ve been thrice across the U.S. and twice across Europe, but that was ages ago. I imagine (nay, require) a slower pace, with days or even weeks in nice VRBO places while exploring interesting sites or just resting after long or grueling legs. Perhaps some winter skiing worked in. Looking for a woman to share the journey. Ideally, one with mental and physical mettle, smart, sophisticated, worldly, financially secure, able to roll with the punches, from reveling in the sublime to the grind of headwinds. Interested? Let's discuss via email. michaelhhimes@gmail.com Email

Latin America

Created: Feb 15, 2016

I am currently in Guatemala cycling south to South America. Would like cycling companions for part or all. I cycle at a moderate rate depending on terrain and availability of campgrounds or hostels. I'm self supported and cook about half the time. The other half dedicated to sampling the local fare. Email

Mid-Atlantic

St. Augustine to Baltimore Early May-Early June 20

Created: Mar 7, 2016

Averaging 50 miles per day (I like to take my time), I'd be interested in anyone riding at a slower pace, particularly through Georgia and South Carolina since I'm considering alternate routes. Email

DC to New Orleans

Created: Feb 24, 2016

I am planning to ride home to New Orleans sometime between late July and September. I do not have much experience touring cross country so I would like to have a companion. I am a 25-year-old male and am looking to ride from 60-80 miles a day. I do not have a preference on route as long as I can get to New Orleans. Let me know if this lines up with your trip! Email

Virginia/West Virginia

Created: Feb 19, 2016

Second half of June 2016. Planning a bikepacking trip in George Washington and Monongahela National Forests. 381 miles — 37 paved, 92 singletrack, 180 gravel and fire roads, and 72 rails-trails. More miles to see some sites and stopping at Canaan Valley Mountain Bike Festival. 9-12 days. All Camping, mostly primitive. Will have resupply points. Email

Great Allegheny Passage/C&O Canal

Created: Feb 1, 2016

Looking for companion(s) to ride from Pittsburgh to DC via the GAP and C&O Canal in May or June of 2016. 50 miles per day or so with plenty of time for photos and visits to historic sites (for example Falling Waters, Harper's Ferry, Civil War sites). Open to credit card touring/camping mix, but honestly, I've done plenty of camping in my day, so credit card touring would be just fine. Email

Midwest

Lake Superior Tour

Created: Apr 28, 2016

The 2016 Lake Superior tour is back on! We are leaving June 1 from Washburn, WI. As of now there are two of us; one or two more riders would be nice. We should be back by the 21st. It is self-supported camping and motels if needed. Email

Chicago to Colorado Springs

Created: Apr 19, 2016

Leaving Lombard, Illinois, on May 14 and riding out to the Katy Trail in St. Charles, Missouri, via I&M Canal, then south to Bicycle Route 66. Spending six days on Katy Trail with other cyclists, then heading West from Clinton, Missouri, to pickup the TransAm Trail to Pueblo, Colorado. At Pueblo, heading North to Colorado Springs. Camping and Warmshowers most of the way. Have two riders with me currently but a couple more welcome for part or all of the trip. 50 to 60 miles daily average, some days more or less as we’d like to sight see along the way and meet new people. Arriving St. Charles, Missouri, on May 20. Leaving Clinton, Missouri, May 26. One rider is breaking off at Pueblo going West on TransAm from there. Email or call if interested, 630-290-0006 Email

Miscellaneous

Route 66

Created: Apr 26, 2016

Heading out from St Louis, MO, on May 5, 2016, following Route 66 to Santa Monica, CA. Anyone interested in riding a day or two contact me. Riding 30 to 40 miles a day. Camping or hotels. I'm 61, just rode from Ohio to St Louis and will continue on May 5. Email

North America

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

Oregon Trail

Created: May 2, 2016

I plan to follow a section of the Oregon Trail across Wyoming this summer/fall. I am wanting several companions and a SAG driver. I am open to ride during Aug. 20-31 or Sept. 12-26. I am a 65+ year-old male with considerable long-distance riding experience. We will ride about 60 miles a day for about a week. A pickup will be our SAG. Call me at 605-721-1427. Email

Pedal with Puppets: California and Louisiana

Created: Apr 5, 2016

July-August 2016: Be part of a traveling puppet show about healthy climate solutions touring California's Central Valley and Louisiana Bayou Country. Rural backroads. 35-45 hot flat miles/day. Camping and home stays. Student scholarships for group travel expenses. Email

Continental Divide

Created: Apr 5, 2016

Will be cycling the Continental Divide from Banff, Canada, to Antelope Wells, New Mexico, beginning early July 2016. Will ride 50 to 60 miles per day, with one rest day per week. I've cycled the periphery of the USA. I'm over 60 and in tip-top shape. Email

2.5-Month National Park Trip

Created: Mar 14, 2016

I'm a 26-year-old female looking to bike from the West and visit some of the National Parks. I'm flexible with my plans, but right now am planning on going from Los Angeles to the Grand Canyon, through Bryce/Zion and up the Rockies to Grand Tetons/Yellowstone and ending in Montana. Looking to start mid-June, average about 60 miles a day with some days off to see parks, and I have to fly to NYC by September 15, to start grad school in the fall. Camping most of the way. Looking to meet up with people where I can! Email

Cycle Alaska - August - September 2016

Created: Feb 4, 2016

Would like to fly in to Anchorage and cycle to Homer. I'm open to other routes and starting points. I have lots of experience with multi-day rides in the U.S. Would prefer to camp out as much as possible, but I've been told that there are not many places to camp. I also want a shower or access to water in the evenings every day or every other day. I'm 58 years old live in Los Angeles, California. Email

Northeast

North Lakes Loop

Created: May 9, 2016

I am a 59-year-old retired male planning to bike the North Lakes Loop, departing late August 2016. I will cycle 50-60 miles per day, camping and cooking most nights. I will start the trip from my hometown (Cincinnati, OH), and connect with the North Loop Route at Denver, IN. I will follow the North Lakes Route going counter-clockwise (Mackinaw City-Escanaba-Conover-Manitowoc-Ferry to Ludington-retrace route to Cincinnati), and will take about 5 weeks to complete the 1,750-mile journey. I have some touring experience (two-week-long trips), but this will be my first multi-week trip. Let me know if you would like to join me on part or all of the route. Email

Cincinnati, Ohio, to Buffalo, New York

Created: Jan 26, 2016

I am planning to ride a segment of the Underground Railroad Route from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Buffalo, New York, sometime in June (approximately 500 miles). Refer to section 4 and part of section 5 of the Adventure Cycling maps. I usually ride at an average speed of 15MPH, covering an average of 65 miles per day with a loaded bike, but can adjust to fit the group's ability. I plan on doing a combination of camping and hotels, dependent on availability. I live in East Aurora, New York, and did a 500-mile tour to Boston last year. I would like to get a small group of riders together to enjoy this ride with. Email

Northwest

Northern Tier

Created: May 25, 2016

I am completing the Northern Tier from Seaside, Oregon, to the Mississippi River. I did the first part from the Mississippi River to Maine. I am looking for one or two people to join me. I plan on leaving sometime in August of this year. I am 71 with other tours behind me. 50 miles a day is a good mileage day for me. Email

Great Parks North - Montana to Banff or Jasper

Created: May 25, 2016

I’m looking for a fellow adventure cyclist to join me on a tour along the eastern border of the Rockies. I’ve done 8 tours before, 3-4 solo, and I would rather not do this one alone. I’m eyeing roughly July 23 to Aug 7. I have the ACA maps for the trip, which would be self-supported, mostly camping, and eating out whenever possible. I reckon 3-4 days on and 1 day off per week. I typically do about 12-15mph. My estimations for Kalispell, MT, to Banff are about 450 miles, 7-8 days riding, roughly 11 day trip total (including rest and travel days). Kalispell to Jasper would be about 610 miles, 10-11 days riding, roughly 14-15 day trip total (including rest and travel days). I’d prefer to do the larger trip. This describes the general trip: https://www.adventurecycling.org/guided-tours/self-contained-tours/2016-great-parks-north/ Email

Pacific coast to Missoula

Created: Feb 26, 2016

I am a 76er wanting to re-ride the western part of the original Adventure Cycling route. (After 40 years I'm curious to see if the route has changed as much as I have.) Plans are to start the latter part of June so would arrive in Missoula for the anniversary July 15. Camping, Warmshowers, and hotels with minimal cooking (I can afford some of the nicer comforts now!) with 50-60 mile days. Email

Lewis & Clark - Great Falls to Missoula

Created: Feb 22, 2016

I am a 44-year-old consultant doing my first bicycle tour in September along the Lewis & Clark route from Great Falls to Missoula, Montana. I am planning on leaving Great Falls the morning of September 3, and finishing by September 9. Looking for additional company on the route to ease into touring. Email

Idaho Hot Springs June/July 2016

Created: Nov 13, 2015

Looking for one or two or a few folks to do the Idaho Hot Springs route. 500+ miles, 10-14 days. Possibly do some singletrack options. There are 2 or 3 of us right now. Mid 30s, one guy, one gal, tour buddies. Email

Pacific Coast

October/November 2016--California Coastal Tour

Created: May 16, 2016

Ride the entire length of the California Coast with me! Estimated 1,050 miles at a rate of 50 miles per day following the Adventure Cycling route. Planning on 21 ride days and four rest days. I am a 35-year old woman who is taking time off work to adventure for several months. I currently live in Western Massachusetts and will be riding the Adventure Cycling Vermont Bike Tour in September 2016. This is my first experience planning an solo tour and hope to find folks to join me! Email

San Francisco to Santa Barbra

Created: Apr 5, 2016

I'm a 38-yr.-old Navy veteran finishing up my 20-year career with a ride. My "ride home" will start in June 2016. I'm allowing two weeks for the trip from San Francisco to Camarillo, California. I'm hoping to find a partner to share this adventure with. Email

Sierra Cascades

Sierra Cascades & Pacific Coast Loop

Created: Mar 7, 2016

I am a 60-year-old male looking for others to ride an approx. 2,800 mile loop beginning and ending in San Francisco. The route includes portions of the Adventure Cycling's Western Express, Sierra Cascades, and Pacific Coast Routes. I plan to start in mid-August and return about mid-October. I plan to ride 50-60 miles per day with primarily camping and an occasional Warmshowers or motel as needed. I have some touring experience having cycled from Canada to Mexico on the Pacific Coast Route. The August to October timeframe should be ideal with less crowds and traffic in the mountains and optimum weather out on the coast. Email

Sierra-Cascades South-North Summer 2016

Created: Feb 18, 2016

I am a 28-year-old English teacher from Bozeman, Montana, setting off to ride the Sierra Cascades Route, and then connecting to Northern Tier to return home this summer. I'll be starting in San Diego on June 13, and finishing in Bozeman on August 22. Along the way I'll also be engaging in a study of EcoLit, Photography, and Place Based Writing for pro-dev. Check out my blog at teachwanderlearn.com to learn more. Email

South America

Ecuadorean Andes

Created: May 16, 2016

Looking for an adventure partner to check out the Andes from Quito to Loja, June 2 - 21. Flexible route, but looking to stay off pavement when possible. If you have any interest or advice for me, let me know! I've done some tours in the U.S, not internationally but I've spent time in Ecuador and speak Spanish. Email

Lima to Bogota

Created: Apr 12, 2016

I'm on the road in Huaraz, Peru. There are some shorter local rides I'm going to do around the National Park. After that I'm headed to Columbia by way of Quito, Ecuador. Companions wanted for any or all. Email

Southeast

Key Largo to Key West

Created: May 16, 2016

Single male, early 50's, not new to long distance cycling but been awhile since I did a century. Planning on a one-day ride from Key Largo to Key West over Columbus day weekend (October 8 to be exact). Looking for another cyclist. Plan on acerage speed of maybe 13-15 mph, want to keep it casual. Email

Florida Keys

Created: May 13, 2016

Oct 28-Nov 4, 2016. This will be my 30th self-supported tour of the Florida Keys. My tour is not a commercial tour...no SAG support. Riders are invited to join me as long as they accept my ride expectations. The ride begins in Florida City to Key West and return. Daily mileage is around 50 miles per day. Daily riding ends around 1PM which allows time to enjoy other activities such as touring, swimming, fishing, snorkeling, diving, or just kicking back. Email for additional details and ride expectations. Email

DC to Florida

Created: Apr 5, 2016

Did TransAm last year, planning on a 2- to 3-week trip after Labor Day from DC to the Tampa, Florida, area, following Adventure Cycling maps. Prefer camping, but motels are fine when available. Rest days in Wilmington (family) and Jacksonville. 63-year-old partially retired gov't IT guy. 50-70 miles/day. Ken. Email

State to State

Christian Bicycle Tour: Maine to Florida

Created: May 24, 2016

Come pedal from Maine to Florida this fall, 2,000 miles in 40 days. We start on September 6 and finish on October 20. We will average 48 miles a day and sleep on air mattresses in churches This is an exciting ride opportunity to enjoy the great scenery of the Atlantic Coast while we reach the lost for Jesus. This is for adult Christians who want to ride with other Christians and tell people we meet along our journey about the love of the Lord. Visit website WHEEL POWER Christian Cyclists, wheelpower.org for all the details. I am Judy and the founder of WHEEL POWER and have been taking teams across America and throughout the USA since 1993. We pedal and proclaim the Gospel message of Jesus' love. Email

Grand Tour of Rail-Trails

Created: May 23, 2016

Super senior male, experienced cyclist seeking a 65-plus (preferably female) riding companion to bike rail trails across the USA estimated to take 2 to 3 months starting March or April 2017 from Atlanta. We would ride 20 to 50 miles out and back then move to the next on our planned list staying in motels or camping. Email

Atlantic Coast

Created: Feb 26, 2016

CanadatotheKeys.com is my ride I'm putting together starting 1 Oct. from Portland, Maine, to Key West, Florida, benefitting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. All riders welcome on this fully supported ride. We'll do 60-70 miles while taking one day a week off. All riders must purchase and wear the AFSP bike jersey and raise a minimum of $1000 for AFSP. My website will have all info shortly. This is a charity ride, not a race, all welcome Email

Western Canada

Trans Canada Vancouver to St Johns

Created: Mar 7, 2016

Experienced 62-year-old retired cycle traveler seeks others interested in a self-sufficient ride across Canada, starting mid May, camping, Warmshowers, couch surfing, and hotels when necessary. Approximately 50 to 70 miles a day. Experience the ride not just mileage. It's about having fun. Email

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