The Adventure Cycling blog covers bicycle-travel news, touring tips and gear, bicycle routes, organizational news, membership highlights, guided tours, and more.
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.
Sign up for Bike Bits, Adventure Cycling's free, twice-monthly email newsletter. This newsletter features brief articles of interest to recreational cyclists, upcoming events, and bicycle industry news, plus organization information, and special deals. It's a quick, informative read, distributed to tens of thousands of cyclists across the nation twice a month.
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 acknowledges exemplary contributions to the success of bicycle travel.
Become an ambassador for Adventure Cycling and communicate your passion for bicycle travel by giving a presentation to people in your community.
Each year, Adventure Cycling Association seeks candidates to participate in our educational bike-touring courses through the Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship. Eligible candidates will be ages 18 to 30 and have an interest in bicycle travel and touring. The 2017 application period closes on December 31, 2016.
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.
Bike Travel Weekend is your trip-- YOU choose the route, mileage, overnight stay, adventure companions, and ice cream stops. The only requirement is you go one or two nights during the weekend of June 2 - 4, 2017. Registration is free and everyone who registers will receive a Bike Travel Weekend sticker in the mail.
Explore your parks and public lands by bicycle with thousands of others throughout the world on the same day — Bike Your Park Day on September 30, 2017.