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Over 9,000 people participated in more than 1,100 rides during the second annual Bike Your Park Day on September 30. One of those stand-out rides was led by Ridgeland, Mississippi Mayor Gene McGee on the historic Natchez Trace Parkway with almost 100 cyclists in tow.
We’ve assembled two incredible swag bags, which include Adventure Cycling memberships, that we’ll be giving away after October 15. To win one, all you have to do is have fun on Instagram with the hashtag #adventurecyclist.
This family spent an adventurous week on the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes in Idaho.
If you love Adventure Cyclist magazine as much as we do, here’s your chance to share it with a friend. Even better, send a friend or family member a free issue and get your name in a drawing to win a bike from Advocate Cycles!
And because Adventure Cycling had generously decided to offer a tour for young adults at cost on the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail, the trip proved to be as affordable as, if not more affordable than, it would have been to ride across the country on my own.
This visiting Montana adrenaline junkie wondered what Arkansas could possibly offer. Then he wondered if this could be the home of Adventure Cycling’s next off-pavement route.
Riding the Southern Tier Bicycle Route this fall or winter? Use Adventure Cycling’s newly released Southern Tier map app to help you navigate, find out which way the wind blows, and travel through hurricane damaged areas.
Please take a few minutes to fill out our bike advocacy survey. We want to hear from you about challenges you’ve run into on the road and improvements you’d like Adventure Cycling to work towards in the next five years.
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.