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Cara Thompson set out to organize a “Story-Bike” as her Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship outreach project. Find out how the story unfolded on the Olympic Discovery Trail. The 2017 application for the Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship will open on November 1.
Wrenching on your bike at home? You should! There's no better way to learn how your rig works and that knowledge might come in handy out on the road. Luckily, Josh Tack has a great list of items you’ll want to add to your toolbox.
Crossing paths with young drug users on his cross-country ride, Bob hoped he’d planted a seed that might someday take root.
Okay, okay — maybe I'm not fully converted to dirt yet. At all. But this bike overnight certainly converted a friend to the magic of bike touring!
Bike Your Park Day was a big success: 1439 rides and 11,000 participants. Find out who won the Salsa Marrakesh, provide feedback, and find out how to share your photos, here ...
Watch this amazing TED talk: It’s no wonder you see cyclists in power poses on top of mountain passes ...
Share the inspiration of bicycle travel by sending a friend a free issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine. Plus, you’ll be entered to win a Salsa Cycles Marrakesh touring bike.
What does bicycle travel have to do with museums?
Sure there’s these cool energy foods from Clif Bar, but there’s also pickle juice. Serious. Try a 55-gallon drum of the stuff.
The Baja Divide is a 1700 mile off-pavement bikepacking route from San Diego, CA to the tip of the Baja Peninsula. But what kind of bike do you ride on a route with lots of rough, rocky roads and loose sandy tracks?
Adventure Cycling released a new USBRS report, Best Practices for Mapping, Signing and Promoting U.S. Bicycle Routes. Transportation professionals, tourism officials, bicycle advocates, and volunteers will find this useful for future U.S. Bicycle Route promotions.
Introducing Advocate Cycle’s Seldom Seen bikepacking bike and Sand County road-touring bike. These steel frame bikes are limited editions and you can’t get them anywhere else.
The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) and the National Park Service are “unpaving” a way forward for increased off-road bicycle access to enjoy our public lands. Consider these seven national park rides for your Bike Your Park Day ride, September 24.
You've spent months dreaming and planning your bike journey, poured over maps, shopped for gear, trained, found a housesitter. Now it's time to pack it all up.
We are excited to announce the release of enhanced digital data for two Adventure Cycling routes: Pacific Coast and Western Express!
This post spotlights another great Adventure Cycling corporate member, Bici Amore Mio.
Families will love Bike Your Park Day on September 24. Let your kids enhance your Bike Your Park Day experience.
If Kurt “Tarzan” Searvogel can ride 76,076 miles in a year, then you’d think riding at least once each week could be an attainable goal. Josh does this with help from his “seasonal template.” Let him explain.
Guest blogger Robert Downes submitted a great one. Here it is: There's Tinkerbell, a 300-pound biker, and a refreshing outlook that traveling cyclists tend to acquire.
Help make history by supporting the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail! We’re working toward getting all 4,228 miles designated and signed as a U.S. Bicycle Route.
Adventure Cycling Tours Specialist Emma traveled to Oregon to ride her bike!
Explore your parks and public lands by bicycle on September 24 AND get entered in a random drawing to win an Adventure Cycling 40th anniversary branded Salsa Marrakesh touring bicycle.
A tiny fraction of us will ever be President, or Nobel Laureate, or an Olympic athlete ... but everyone can be an inspiration.
Guest blogger Todd Essig, cyclist and psychologist, learned a few things during the week-long 2015 Cycle Adirondacks and kindly shares them here. Read ...