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


Japan camping tour

Created: Mar 5, 2018

Seeking companions for a bicycle camping tour of Hokkaido, Japan, in late summer/autumn of 2018, in preparation for bringing teens back for same in 2019. Possibility: southern Japan in May 2018. Like mountains, smooth pavement, gentle speeds, camp cooking, discovering a new culture, especially those promoting peace, organization. Email

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


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

July 2018 West to East

Created: Mar 21, 2018

From Oregon or San Francisco, following Adventure Cycling routes to the East Coast. Fully loaded, self-supported. Planning on less than 100 days. Camping (stealth and otherwise). Email

TransAm East to West Starting May 26

Created: Mar 19, 2018

I'm a 58-year-old male and will depart Yorktown on the TransAm, East to West, unsupported on Saturday, May 26. My plan is to average around 80 miles a day. I know of one other person starting on the same day and plans around 50 miles a day. Interested in connecting with anyone else starting on the same day — regardless of planned mileage, could at least ride some together at the start and stay in touch along the way to share updates. Email

TransAmerica Trail, one piece at a time

Created: Mar 8, 2018

I am a 61-year-old male looking to ride the original TransAmerica Trail in segments over several years. This trip has been on my bucket list since Bikecentennial's inaugural ride in 1976. Unfortunately I cannot get enough time off work to do the whole thing at once, so I will start the first segment of this journey (Sections 12 & 11) heading west from Yorktown, Virginia, in late May 2018 and ride the 744 miles by mid-June. Mostly camping. Average 50 miles per riding day, though flexible depending on weather. Would definitely consider motel or other indoor option when weather is bad. Interested in joining me? 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

Montana to St Louis

Created: Mar 5, 2018

I will be completing the last leg of my transcontinental bike adventure. I will be departing about April 20-22 and plan on doing about 50 miles a day. I prefer to stay in motels but will occasionally camp as well. If you are interested in joining me, I may be contacted at 434-242-6918. Email

West Coast (probably Portland) to Atlantic

Created: Feb 28, 2018

3/1 Update: 61-yr-old single retired male, now with 3-4 others, starting June 1, 2018 from Portland/Astoria. Lewis & Clark to Missoula; then TransAm to Yellowstone; North WY, Black Hills to NE, US 20 to RAGBRAI, (was L&C btw Missoula & RAGBRAI). After RAGBRAI, Northern Tier thru Indiana. Rest of route to East Coast TBD but probably either Northern Tier to Bar Harbor, or U.S. 30 to Pittsburgh, GAP/C&O to DC, East Coast to Bar Harbor. Mostly camping/cooking, with motels ~ 20% if wet or hot. Mileage about 50–55 per day, maybe 85 if great tailwinds, less if climbing a lot, or headwinds. Rest days every 7–10 days, but more based on tiredness than duration. Will cap at 6, but still have room for 1, maybe 2 more. Part way riders welcome. Email

TransAm Ride East to West May 2018

Created: Feb 28, 2018

Hi! My name is Roy. I'm a recently retired 68-year-old avid cyclist who has dreamed of riding across the U.S. since childhood. I plan to depart Yorktown, Virginia, on Sunday May 13, 2018, and average 50-55 miles per day (could do more but plan to start easy). I would love to find others to join in the adventure. Email

Cross-country from DC to Seattle

Created: Feb 27, 2018

Hi there! I'm planning my first cross-country ride from DC to Seattle roughly following the TransAmerica Trail. I've done a couple shorter tours before, but this is my first cross-country ride (and I'm pretty excited). I'm expecting to average ~65-70 miles/day. Figured I'd toss my plans out into the universe & see if anyone else is planning something similar (or wants to come along for the ride). About me: 37-year-old guy, outdoorsy, adventurous, nerdy, LGBTQ. Planning to start riding mid-May, but pretty flexible on dates ... Email

Ride Across America May 2018

Created: Feb 26, 2018

My name is Mark. I'm 67 years young and an avid cyclist. I'm training to ride from Boston, Massachusetts, to Santa Monica, California. I will be driving my car from the Los Angeles area to Boston starting on May 10, and will begin riding on May 21. I estimate the trip to take a total of 50 days. I would like to average 70+ miles per day. My wife and son will meet me in Boston and drive my car back across country as a support vehicle. I plan to stay in local hotels/motels. I'm looking for a companion rider or riders who can be flexible in terms of schedule. We plan to take two days off a week for visiting places that we are interested in. If you are interested in riding with me, please email. 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

West Coast to East Coast

Created: Jan 29, 2018

Hello, my name is James (52 yrs) and I would like to tour the country by bike! I live in the San Francisco area and would like to dip the tire and start our journey there and pedal to a destination on the East Coast, can be negotiated! I would like to leave mid-May, ride about 50–75 miles per day, give or take a few! I'm not in a rush but I want to move along too! Maybe even have a friend drive ahead with supplies! Self-supported with camping and hotels or warmshowers, it's up for negotiation of course. Thanks for reading, give me a shout out if you're interested. Thanks, James Email

L.A. to east coast

Created: Jan 25, 2018

I'm a 59-yr-old retired aerospace engineer with extensive touring experience. I'll leave my home near L.A. 25 March for Phoenix, Albuquerque, then Boulder, CO, for my daughter's graduation from U. of Colorado on 10 May. Then head east along TransAm route, though flexible on route/destination. Mostly camping. Average 50 miles per riding day, though flexible and capable of a long day as "needed." Rest about 1 day/week, when forecast of strong headwinds and/or heavy rain. Motel on heavy rain days is definitely nice. Let's get out there and have fun! --- John 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


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 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 for more information. Email

Midwest to DC (formerly Seattle...)

Created: Dec 1, 2017

My name is Stan, I'm 61 years old, and I'm planning a ride to DC from KS in the May/June time frame. When this was a post for the Seattle destination I connected with a rider nearby who had been planning a DC route. I had selected Seattle because I have a daughter there, but I also have a son in DC. After more thought about those Rockies I believe DC offers a more realistic route for me to cut my teeth on. I'm open to camping, hotels, or a combination. Would probably want a soft bed on occasion. Open to cooking or dining out. I've not done a self-contained ride, but have done a 500+ mile multi-day organized, supported ride. As mentioned earlier, I believe there are two of us now. 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


Created: Nov 6, 2017

67-year-old male, touring the last 10+ years, planning a ride via Route 66 to St Louis, local roads to Lockport, NY, Erie Canal to Albany, on to New York. 50/60miles per day, motels and warmshowers, no camping. Departing April 2018. Riding to view the countryside and enjoy the adventure. All inquiries welcome! Email

Oregon to Maine - May 2018

Created: Nov 6, 2017

I am planning a ride from Newport, Oregon, to Maine, starting May 14, 2018. Plan to camp out, mostly in RV and state campgrounds to get showers where possible. Will have support for first two weeks to haul gear to get us through the bulk of the mountains. Support vehicle will not be with us during the day. After two weeks we haul our own. Would like to go at least 80, preferably 100 miles per day, negotiable. Tentative route goes about 3700 miles. Will take Sundays off as rest days. I am a 65-year old married male without a lot of touring experience (two multiday trips), but have planned hundreds of scout campouts. Any mild-mannered rider is welcome. 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

TransAmerica Trail - Yorktown, VA to Astoria, OR

Created: Oct 27, 2017

Planning a self-contained ride traveling westward from Yorktown, Virginia, to Astoria, Oregon, following the TransAmerica Trail. Aiming to leave mid-May 2018 and hope to average approximately 70 miles per day for a total trip time of 60 to 65 days. Planning to camp most nights with an occasional night's stay in a motel. 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

West Coast to Midwest in 2018

Created: Oct 26, 2017

Experienced cycle touring 62-year-old retired male has been given the green light by his significant other for a cycling adventure from May through July of 2018. Self-contained leisurely pace of 40- to 70-mile days with rest days every 5–7 days. The plan is for a mixture of motels/camping and camp cooking/local restaurants. Route planning includes linking as many rail-to-trail rides and backroads from Seattle area to Iowa in time to connect up with RAGBRAI in the third week in July, with a finish in Minneapolis by early August. Looking for 3–4 like-minded companions to share some or all of the adventure with. Email me for more details if this trip sounds intriguing to you. 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,, 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

Across U.S. west to East Coast

Created: Aug 14, 2017

I am a 24-year-old woman planning a ride across the U.S. starting April/May 2018. It is not a race for me to get across, and I plan to stay longer at national parks to have a look around. I am not a quick rider either. Hope to find someone to travel with. Email

Cross-country bike tour, spring 2018

Created: May 18, 2017

I've been blessed by God physically, mentally, spiritually, and economically. I am a follower of Jesus Christ and feel I'm being led to take what God has given me in abundance and give it to other people. I am choosing to live a life of simplicity and modesty. I'm selling or giving away most of my possessions and I'm embarking on a self-reflective, soul-searching, faith-building journey across the United States in hopes of showing Christ's love along the way. I'm fully prepared to do this alone but would enjoy the company of anyone male or female who has a relationship with Jesus Christ and has a desire to live a life of simplicity and humble service to others while continuing to grow your faith. Contact me for more details. Email

TransAm Tour

Created: Apr 11, 2017

My name is Jeff...will retire by December...looking for companion/s to go with in May of 2018 West to East. I snore so will park my tent far enough away! ???? Email

Coast to coast

Created: Feb 16, 2017

I'm a 56-year-old male cyclist living in Ireland, with little touring experience. Thinking of doing Washington state to New York (Long Island) in 2018. Would hope to do 50–65 miles per day. Will be camping mostly! Rest day here and there. Starting or finishing point not written in stone! Would love to join a few other on a coast-to-coast trip in May 2018. Drop me an email, let me know your plan. 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

French Riviera & Switzerland

Created: Mar 15, 2018

I'm a 61-year-old male on my third Europe tour. Leave Barcelona on May 22 over to France. Average 30-40 mi. morning, 1-2 hour lunch, 30-40 mi. afternoon, then look for hostel or zimmer. Ride to Pont du Gard, climb Mont Ventoux, spend the night in Gap. Leave Gap for Grenoble and climb L Alpe d Huez - two famous stages on the Tour de France in the majestic mountains of the Alps. On to Zermatt, hike up the Matterhorn if the weather is good or just hike around for a day or two. Fly out of Zurich, about 16 days total. Email


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

Cycling French Segment of EuroVelo 6

Created: Jan 23, 2018

60-yr-old/young female from Southern California will travel Europe to visit family and plan to ride the French segment of the starting around May 24-26. EuroVelo 6 connects the Atlantic to the Alsace by following (in reverse order) the Rhône canal to the Rhine, the Doubs and Saône valleys, the canal du center in Burgundy before joining the Loire à Vélo, the last wild river in Europe, until the river mouth in Saint-Brevin-les-Pins. The trip is full of history and beautiful sights and approximately 1,300km long. I plan to ride about 55 miles/80km a day and, with a few rest days, complete the trip in about 3 weeks. Please email if you're interested to join me for any part of it. Email

Normandy and the Loire Valley

Created: Aug 1, 2017

Seasoned male cycle tourist inviting interest from an adventurous cyclist, male or female, in joining me for a three- to four-week trip along France's beautiful Loire River Valley and the Normandy coast in the summer of 2018. Dates to be determined. Prefer someone age 40 or above. Fly into and out of Paris, with a day or three of train travel in between. Overnights in chambre d'hotes (B&Bs). 30–50 casual miles a day. Interested in enjoying the small villages, boulangeries (bakeries), cuisine, and scenery along the way and exploring the WWII D-Day invasion sites in Normandy. Je parle un peu de survie en voyage en français. Et vous? Email

Great Divide Mountain Bike Route

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

Great Divide South To North Early June 2018

Created: Feb 26, 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 am planning on doing most of the U.S. section of the Great Divide from south to north starting in northern New Mexico (Abiquiu) in early June 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

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

Great Divide June 2018 starting in Jasper

Created: Jan 5, 2018

I'm a Swiss/Irish single male in his late 40s, fit, having some time off work for doing the GDMBR starting mid to end of June 2018 in Jasper. I'm a keen mountain biker with a fair amount of experience but am somewhat new to self supported touring. I plan on having a mixture of camping with motel/hotel in between and doing the ride at a leisurely pace (depending on the scenery, 50-70 miles a day with off days in between). I would love to have a companion to share the adventure full or part time. 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 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


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

Ohio to Erie Trail

Created: Sep 5, 2017

Planning on riding Ohio to Erie Trail next year. Using the last week of August 2018 for my ride. Plan on using motels along way. I am a 60-year-old male. My ride average is 12–14 mph. Trip is not 100% planned. Would like to Start in Cincinnati, Ohio, and finish at Lake Erie, Cleveland, Ohio. If interested please contact me and see what we can arrange. Thanks for reading. E-mail me Email


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

Biking Atlantic Coast in April

Created: Mar 9, 2018

I'm a woman in my late 40's, and I'm biking from Bar Harbor to Key West in April. This is a life-changing ride, so I'm hoping it will be a one-way trip. I'd love some company. I'll be hammock tenting, with the occasional motel. Riding my Trek 520 with a Burley trailer. Please email me if interested. 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

Atlantic Coast

Created: Feb 12, 2018

I would like to ride the Atlantic Coast from New Jersey to St. Augustine or vice-versa late June or early July. I am in the current stages of planning. I prefer to stay in inns. The less I carry the better. I will be training for TransAm 2019. I am more interested in pedaling as much as I can every day to get to the destination as soon as possible. If you are interested be in touch. Email

LA to NY

Created: Nov 13, 2017

I am an ambitioned Austrian cyclist (56 and in perfect shape) and will go West Coast to East Coast starting 1 April (no joke...) in Los Angeles. Preferred route via Albuquerque, Kansas City, Indianapolis, and possibly Montreal (optional). 60 to 80 miles daily average can be done but as I am not in a rush, miles are negotiable. Must finish end of June in NY due to visa restrictions. Camping, if no motel or hotel is available. Greetings, Karl 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


Finger Lakes August 2018

Created: Mar 19, 2018

My new Surly & I are thinking about doing our first purely self-contained tour. I'm looking at the Finger Lakes Adventure Cycling route, or a variation of it. Mostly camping, but occasional inexpensive motel ok. I want to be in Watkins Glen at the end of the tour on August 15/16. Anyone interested in joining me? Email

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

Green Mountain Loop, Vermont, Start Sept. 30, 2018

Created: Feb 26, 2018

61-year-old single woman seeking 1-2 bicyclists to ride the Green Mountain Loop together. Open to discussion about pace but seeking a more relaxed vacation. Would like to share the accommodation costs with non-smoker(s), non-snoring bicyclists. Approximately a two-week trip. Start and stop in Burlington, Vermont. I am a Davis Bike Club (and former board) Member. Thank you. 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


Rails-To-Trails Riding Partner

Created: Mar 15, 2018

69-year-old retired professional looking for a close-to-same-age (more in common, abilities, etc.), compatible (difficult, I know), male riding companion to occasionally ride Rails-To-Trails paths in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. I live in Yakima, Washington, and am finding it nigh impossible to locate anyone around my home, and who is my approximate age, who still likes to get out and bike, hike, road trips, etc. I'm not a competitive rider (go ride with someone else) but can go at a good clip - like take my time, do some photography, and watch otters play in the river. I don't do the group-ride thing - spent 30+ years in the classroom - had enough of groups to last me a lifetime... Would be nice to hear from like-minded individual. Email

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

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

Pacific Coast

Created: Jan 12, 2018

I rode the Oregon Coast solo about 7 years ago. An epic accident in 2013 switched me from road bike to Catrike. I am planning to start at the Canadian border and ride until I'm done, probably stopping in Santa Barbara. I am a retired 62-year-old man and not averse to 50–75 miles a day, camping out for the most part. I can ride 2 wheels or three. Planning to leave in May. I like a morning ride, lunch, and afternoon ride. Email

Sierra Cascades

Sierra Cascades

Created: Jan 30, 2018

I am looking for a couple of riders to accompany me this summer on the Sierra Cascades route. It will be a supported ride. I will have a tent trailer. At the end of a day of riding, we will have a chair to sit in and good food to eat. I plan to start on June 20 and finish around August 1. If interested, contact Michael at 707-673-6356 or email at Email


Key West -> Raleigh, NC

Created: Mar 15, 2018

To start ride on 4/4/18. Mostly camping or Warm Showers. 60 to 70ish mi. per day depending on the winds. Retired male with 15,000+ mi. self-contained touring experience. If you want to join me or are riding north from Key West around that time, send me a note. We could hook up or compare notes. 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

First 2 Sections of TransAm, East to West

Created: Mar 8, 2018

I am a 61-year-old male looking to ride the original TransAmerica Trail in segments over several years. This trip has been on my bucket list since Bikecentennial's inaugural ride in 1976. Unfortunately I cannot get enough time off work to do the whole thing at once, so I will start the first segment of this journey (Sections 12 & 11) heading West from Yorktown, Virginia, in late May 2018 and ride the 744 miles by mid-June. Mostly camping. Average 50 miles per riding day, though flexible depending on weather. Would definitely consider motel or other indoor option when weather is bad. Interested in joining me? 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

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