Adventure Cyclist

Scenes from the Saddle

 
The Southern Tier is one of those routes that has a distinct "season" for riding due to the effect extreme weather conditions can have on a cyclist's experience. There are three factors contributing to the extremes: deserts, mountain passes, and hurricane season.
Dec 14, 2018
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Greg Siple Award winner, Sara Chars, authored this DIY tutorial on making bicycle panniers. Sara led a pannier-making workshop last month as part of her Greg Siple Award outreach project.
Dec 13, 2018
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One of the biggest drawbacks of a long tour, especially for young people, is the expense. Let Jim fill you in on some money-saving tips.
Dec 5, 2018
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Is the K-Lite Bikepacker Ultra the next step forward in dynamo-powered lights?
Nov 29, 2018
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Curl up by the fire with one of these books from bike travelers.
Nov 27, 2018
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You’ll probably never tackle a bike tour in the middle of Africa, but photographer Nicolas Marino did, and his story and images are incredible.
Nov 21, 2018
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Gift ideas for every touring cyclist on your list — and maybe one or two for yourself.
Nov 21, 2018
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There’s nothing like getting your hands dirty planning your own trip to learn all the tricks. Jenn Milyko, Adventure Cycling’s Routes & Mapping Assistant Director, shares the tools she used to plan her 2017 cross-country ride.
Nov 16, 2018
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Elevate your bicycle travel photos from snapshots to wall-worthy images — even if you're the only one around for miles.
Nov 9, 2018
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A touring bike with flat bars, hydraulic disc brakes, and an aluminum frame — is this new school or sacrilege?
Nov 7, 2018
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