Adventure Cyclist

Scenes from the Saddle

 
One of my favorite ways to see a new place is to make my own bike loop. I love pedaling away from wherever I am and returning a few days ...
Jun 6th, 2024
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One of my favorite hobbies outside of bicycle touring is beach volleyball. I’m not very good, but I do enjoy the time at the beach and with old and new ...
May 23rd, 2024
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In June of 1976, Adventure Cycling — then known as Bikecentennial — mapped and publicized their first route: the TransAmerica Trail. This cross-country route stretched over 4,000 miles from Astoria, ...
May 6th, 2024
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This year, I got to check bikepacking off my bucket list. I didn’t just check it off my list; I immersed myself in all things bike travel—from the ocean to ...
Apr 29th, 2024
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Picture this: You hop on your bike in Washington, D.C. and start pedaling on a series of bike paths and peaceful sections of rail-trails. You angle northwest through Pennsylvania and ...
Apr 24th, 2024
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Immediately after unboxing and building up the Tumbleweed Stargazer, I took it out for a neighborhood shakedown to make sure everything was tight and straight. I had first-date jitters and ...
Apr 16th, 2024
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Watch Cycling the World on Vimeo on demand with 20% off using code “AdventureCyclingAssociation” at checkout until May 15. When McKenzie Barney was 29, she flew to Ho Chi Mihn, ...
Apr 15th, 2024
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Our Short Routes program is set for an East Coast expansion thanks to a recent partnership with the East Coast Greenway Alliance — a nonprofit working to develop a 3,000-mile, ...
Apr 8th, 2024
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When I first suggested the idea of merging skiing with bikepacking to Diego, his round blue eyes widened, and his eyebrows shot up in surprise. Looking back, I can understand ...
Mar 20th, 2024
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Despite their prevalence in society, bikes aren’t commonly featured in mass-consumed media. At least, not for stories set in the modern day, and not ridden by adults. So when a ...
Mar 20th, 2024
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An estimated about 21 million people traveled to another city to view the eclipse of 2017. Why compete with the crowds this year? Bike camping is the perfect way to ...
Mar 15th, 2024
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