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Since October 2009, Willie Weir has posted to his Sights and Sounds blog 254 times. That’s a lot of blogging and Willie has decided to step back for a bit. Willie, we’ve loved riding along with you! Your stories, photos, sights and sounds have been an inspiration. Thank you!
Jenn Milyko, Adventure Cycling’s Routes & Mapping Assistant Director, is fresh off her summer-long tour with some thoughts from the road.
As the weather begins to cool and fall begins to set in, I often think about how I can extend my cycling season. A favorite time and destination for many is the Outer Banks in October.
Adventure Cycling Association is calling on businesses and community groups to use Bike Your Park Day and its free promotional resources to build your customer, member and supporter base. Here’s how you can use Bike Your Park Day to expand your audience — at no cost to you.
Glacier National Park, rail trails, singletrack, great food, family fun, and more await you in Kalispell, Montana. If you’re wondering what to do for Bike Your Park Day, September 30, maybe Kalispell should enter your plans.
Don’t be shy. Reveal to the world your squishy, lovable, portable, well-traveled, bike-touring companions. You are all in good company!
Adventure Cycling wants to get you out on the open road to experience the joys of bicycle travel. Check out these handy resources for inspiration and trip planning to help turn your daydream into a reality.
Celebrating the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route’s 20th anniversary one weekend at a time.
Everyone loves a bargain. Couple that with supporting your favorite nonprofit organization and it’s a win-win situation.
We’re sending out five special packages to our lucky August New Member Drive raffle winners. We’ll be drawing those names later today, and announcing them right here, so stay tuned!
Kieran Smith is a keen cyclist and thinks cycling provides the perfect pace for exploring new places.
We need your help! Bike Your Park Day is all about getting people to explore parks and public lands by bicycle. Now’s your chance to inspire someone to #BikeYourPark!
How about you? Do you travel with a mascot, stuffed or otherwise? Are you willing to admit it?
Adventure Cycling’s new maps of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, available in spring 2018, required route research from Antelope Wells, New Mexico all the way to Banff, Alberta, and two of our cartographers tackled the northern part of this project early this year.
Fall seems to be just around the corner, but there’s still plenty of time to get out and enjoy the warm weather with family, friends, and new gear.
Here are five national parks you can get to on Amtrak with your bike and how to do it for Bike Your Park Day. And remember, you can visit a national or state park, monument, historic site, river, seashore, recreation area, preserve, forest, wildlife refuge, or parkway ... it’s your day to ride whatever “park” you like.
For Laura Crawford, taking the job as Adventure Cycling’s new U.S. Bicycle Route System Coordinator is her definition of #livingthedream. You may recognize her from The Path Less Pedaled, a nationally known bike tourism company she started with partner Russ Roca.
Assistant Tours Director Mike Lessard recently joined a fun-loving group of riders on Adventure Cycling’s van-supported, Colorado Classic High Country bicycle tour. Here’s a recap of that 11-day journey.
Sara Chars, one of the recipients of the 2017 Greg Siple Award for Young Adult Bicycle Travel, completed the Intro to Road Touring course in Eugene, Oregon, July 23–28. Check out her impressions and gorgeous photos, and start thinking about your application for this award.
After twenty years, the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route is about to get a redux. And why not add another 400 miles while we’re at it?
Grapes, vineyards, wine, people ... Willie Weir shares a story and photos form his time in Portugal.
Interested in cycling in France? You’ll want to dive into the French Cycle-Touring Federations’s website with its many searchable routes and events.
Hot off the press, Adventure Cycling’s 2018 bicycle travel calendar arrived at our office yesterday afternoon, and we’re excited.
Guest blogger Paul Mulvey rode U.S. Bicycle Route 21 in Georgia shortly after it was designated and shared his experience, hoping to get you out there on this great route.