Adventure Cycling members support an array of print and web resources for the traveling cyclist. From Adventure Cyclist magazine and daily blog posts, to how-to videos, volunteer-led forums, and BikeOvernights.org, you'll find the inspiration and tools you need to get out on the road.
This page gives an overview of our social media communities where you can connect with Adventure Cycling Association and other touring cyclists.
Thousands of cyclists use the Adventure Cycling forums. You’ll find conversations brewing about bicycle travel in general, gear talk, the Adventure Cycling Route Network, temporary road closures, regional and international cycling opportunities, and more.
We want to hear about your bike trips so we can begin to establish statistics for bicycle travel. Everyone is encouraged to enter their trips, as far back as 1975, and add their thoughts and experiences so that others may learn and understand how satisfying bike travel can be. Please log into your "My Adventure Cycling" account to continue.
Learn about the basics of bike travel and touring, picking a route, maps, logistics, selecting a touring bicycle, bikepacking, how to document your tour, bicycle travel with kids, and more!
Every summer we enjoy the parade of bicycle travelers who drop by our office here in Missoula, Montana. These cyclists come from all over the world. Their variety of style, equipment, route, and purpose is endless. In 1982 Greg Siple began recording our visitors on film and asking them to tell their stories.
BicycleTravelBloggers.org is a place to share blog feeds from all over the web. Add your bike-touring blog or subscribe to the feed for daily inspiration from bike-travel bloggers around the world.
Galleries featuring visiting cyclists' photos from 2009 through the most recent bicycle-touring season.
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 and don't forget to let them know how much you appreciate their support of us!
The following Bicycle Clubs believe in the mission of the Adventure Cycling Association and have supported the organization by becoming a member club. If you are looking for a bike club in your current location, please give one of our supporting clubs a try and don't forget to let them know how much you appreciate their support of us!
Adventure Cycling's nationally recognized awards program acknowledged exemplary contributions to the success of bicycle travel.
Become an Ambassador for Adventure Cycling and share your passion for bicycle travel by giving a presentation to an online audience that teaches and inspires people to go on a bike overnight.
Each year, Adventure Cycling Association seeks candidates to participate in our educational bike travel courses through The Greg Siple Award for Young Adult Bicycle Travel. Eligible candidates are ages 18 to 30 and have an interest in bicycle travel. This award is on hold in 2021 as Adventure Cycling takes time to evaluate the program.
Bikeovernights.org provides inspiration, resources, and tools for short bicycle tours (1-2 nights). You'll find stories, tips, and how-tos about embarking on short overnight cycling adventures, whether you're traveling to a beautiful state park solo, lounging at a B&B with friends and family, or anything in between.
Join thousands of people throughout the world and go on a one- or two-night bike adventure or day ride through parks and public lands during the weekend of September 26–27, 2020. Experience your ride in-person or virtually.