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The United States is a great place to get out and ride, and here at Adventure Cycling we’ve been doing just that since we celebrated the country’s bicentennial with Bikecentenial in 1976.
I don’t know where my son’s journeys will take them, but for now I’m grateful for traveling together and comforted knowing they’ll carry our adventures with them as they forge their own paths.
Adventure Cycling’s newest route, Chicago to New York City (CNYC), has a wealth of diverse and stunning scenery from city skylines to rolling countryside. We picked 10, but we need your help adding even more scenic spots to our list. Just add them to the comments. Thank you!
After a successful 2017 Bike Travel Weekend, facts and figures are a fun way to break it down.
It can rocket inedible food to cuisine, but what happens when you stumble upon a truly great diner or cafe?
Adventure Cycling’s newest route, Chicago to New York City, has just about any kind of food you could dream up. These are the 10 we’ve picked, but there are a lot more! Help us out by adding your top picks in the comments section.
This summer travel season may be the last year with train travel as an option for millions of Americans. On the weekend of June 23, rail passengers are planning to #Rally4Trains at stations across the country to speak up for long-distance train service.
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to join the fun of Bike Travel Weekend. This quick weekend getaway re-prioritized my perspective of balancing adventure in my life.
Adventure Cycling’s new bicycle route, Chicago to New York City (CNYC), is ripe with historic sites. Here are the 10 we picked, but we need your help adding more historic places to this list. If you know of a must-see historic site riders will find on our route, please add them to the comments. Thank you!
We’re so close! Can you help us reach the $175,000 finish line? Every dollar helps and you could win a Sand County touring bike by Advocate Cycles.
What did you do for Bike Travel Weekend? We want to hear about it and see your photos. Please submit your photos, keep posting them on social media with #biketravelweekend, and give us your feedback and stories by taking this online survey.
Willie Weir puts a bike-travel setback into perspective ...
Did you know Adventure Cycling members receive product and service discounts through our affiliate partners? Find out more ...
Whether you are a seasoned cyclist or new to bike travel, Oregon is a great place to go on a bike tour!
I recently had a chat with Nathan Taylor, Cartographer and Senior GIS Specialist in the Routes & Mapping department, about Adventure Cycling’s newest route, the Chicago to New York City Bicycle Route.
Adventure Cycling’s online Cyclosource store has plenty of bike-travel gear to offer. Plus, our store is staffed by cyclists with cross-country experience, and profits go back into our mission to inspire and empower people to travel by bike.
Congratulations! Four lucky winners will soon be holding map sets for our new route, Chicago to New York City Bicycle Route (CNYC), a rural route that visits the big cities.
With so many ways to carry bike-travel gear, you may be wondering what to do. Josh Tack lays out the many options.
Today, Irvine, California is matching your donation, dollar for dollar. Donate today to the U.S. Bicycle Route System!
Catch the Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival in Arlington and Northampton, Massachusetts, as well as Danbury, Connecticut. Proceeds benefit Adventure Cycling and the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition.
Guest blogger, Charlie Otto asks, "What if there was an interactive, digital map of every bicycle route that has ever been established and you could use the route data on your phone or digital device?" Learn all about using OpenCycleMap's downloadable data and start exploring U.S. Bicycle Routes.
Willie loves paper maps. One of the maps in his collection evokes fond memories ... a little piece of art.
Wondering about tubeless tire technology for touring? Today, Stan’s No Tubes is matching your U.S. Bicycle Route System campaign donation and providing information about how their products could save you headaches and make your ride more comfortable and efficient.
Today, Exodus Travels will match your donation, dollar for dollar. Donate to our campaign for the the U.S. Bicycle Route System and double the money!