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Adventure Cycling’s latest long-distance route, Chicago to New York City, connects with Bicycle Route 66 for a slam dunk, cross-country tour through big cities on rural roads and miles and miles of trails.
Tripsite.com has generously offered a $1000 match challenge to our campaign to build the U.S.Bicycle Route System (USBRS)! Donate today to have your donation matched by Tripsite.com. PLUS, Tripsite.com is pledging $40 to the campaign for every booking from USBRS supporters! Check the blog to find out more!
Planning is half the adventure! Where will you go?
Pennsylvania will soon designate 163 miles of U.S. Bicycle Route 50 and what a route! Here are five excellent reasons to ride USBR 50 in Pennsylvania.
Gravel adventures in the spring always sound like a great idea, right up until you roll back home and realize what a mess you’ve made. Adventure Cycling’s Josh Tack has something to help clean things up.
I took one more look at this huge spider as I left the room. It freaked me out.
The U.S. Bicycle Route System is an amazing 50,000 mile project, but don't take our word for it. Listen to these cyclists from around the country about why they support building the U.S. Bicycle Route System.
Today, Stanley, Idaho is matching your donation, dollar for dollar. Donate today to the U.S. Bicycle Route Campaign!
Did you know that registering for Bike Travel Weekend is free AND when you sign up by May 22, you’re entered to win an Advocate Cycles bikepacking bike and an Amtrak trip to Glacier National Park for two, with bikes?
Minnesota’s newly designated USBR 41, also called the North Star Route, runs 315 miles from Saint Paul to Canada, including a long stretch along the shore of Lake Superior. Be sure to check out the many attractions listed here.
Interested in touring Europe by bicycle? Let BikeTours.com help. They’ve developed unique relationships with locals in the areas that interest you. And today, BikeTours.com is matching your donation to the United States Bicycle Route Campaign 3 to 1! You're donation goes 3x further!
For his 40th birthday, David did his first self-contained cycling trip, riding 355 miles in five days.
Life Membership gives you a lifetime of benefits and provides Adventure Cycling with the financial support to maintain a strong organization.
I don’t think I’ve ever spent a summer in a better spot than Montana. Bagging peaks, floating the river, picking huckleberries, and of course, cycling ... if this sounds like your idea of fun, Cycle Montana - Missoula is for you! More interested in dirt riding? Then join us on Cycle the Divide - Montana.
Shopping at Adventure Cycling’s Cyclosource store ensures your money is being put back into the bicycling advocacy projects you care about.
There are many reasons why designating U.S. Bicycle Routes is good for your community and state. Here are the top 10 ways that the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) benefits everyone in America.
When you travel by bike, be sure to feed the butterflies ... let Willie Weir explain.
Kristina shares many helpful tips from her travel through Norway’s northern region from Tromso to the end of Lofoten archipelago.
This post spotlights another great Adventure Cycling corporate member, Altor Locks, and its secure and lightweight bike locks.
Bike Travel Weekend and National Trails Day are on the same weekend, and now a new partnership between Adventure Cycling Association and the American Hiking Society makes it easier than ever to be part of both events.
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the U.S. Where will you be? If you’re traveling one of Adventure Cycling’s routes, you should check this guide for tips on how to best prepare.
I recently crisscrossed Mississippi on a 200-mile, four-day ride, celebrating Mississippi’s 200th anniversary, and you can do this ride too.
There are many benefits of being an Adventure Cycling member, but maybe none as great as getting 30% off Adventure Cycling maps.
Adventure Cycling will be closed on Monday, April 17, to celebrate our very own holiday, Thomas Stevens Day.