Despite comprising 18% of traffic fatalities, states spend less than 1% of federal safety dollars on improving safety for people who walk and bike. The SAFE Streets Act will dedicate federal dollars to making our roads safer for bicyclists and pedestrians. Please ask your Congress member to support SAFE Streets.
Over 6,100 people rode more than half a million miles during Bike Travel Weekend, May 31 – June 2. That’s more than the distance to the moon and back, and an average of 82 miles per person. Check out more Bike Travel Weekend facts and figures in the report.
Delta Airlines announced that it will now treat bicycles like other checked baggage, without the extra $150 fee. There are still weight and size restrictions, but the new policy will make it easier to bring your bike with you.
The following Bike Shops believe in the Mission of the Adventure Cycling Association and have supported the organization by becoming a member shop. If you are looking for a bike shop in your current location, please give one of our supporting shops a try.
It gives me great satisfaction to report that 2018 was among the most important years in Adventure Cycling’s history, both in terms of accomplishments and transformation. Check out our most recent annual report to see more.
More than 6,000 people went on over 500 trips throughout the world during the fourth annual Bike Travel Weekend, May 31 - June 2. Check out photos from the weekend on the Bike Travel Weekend Facebook page. Save the date for next year’s Bike Travel Weekend, June 5 – 7, 2020.
Generous members have given over $200,000 already this year for U.S. Bicycle Route System. These funds provide the resources and advocates needed to get a U.S. Bicycle Route in all 50 states! Join the effort and donate today! Your donation will be matched!
Adventure Cycling co-leads the Amtrak Bicycle Task Force, a committed group of organizations and individuals working with Amtrak to expand carry-on and checked bicycle service. Learn the tips and tricks and bicycle services available for bringing your bike on board.
The Bicycle Route Navigator app features over 47,000 miles of awe-inspiring, well-established bicycle routes and 100+ maps to choose from. You can purchase the route sections you need from within the app. No subscriptions or complex file conversions are necessary — just download the app, purchase a route section, and start riding with confidence.