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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 ...
After a big celebration of Adventure Cycling’s birthday last July, we’re gearing up for Bike Your Park Day on September 24 — celebrating our public lands and the 100-year milestone of our national parks. Join over 6,000 people in all 50 states, Washington D.C. and several countries to explore your nearby parks and public lands by bicycle, all on the same day.
Our public lands are a special place, and even more special when explored by bike. If you're planning on riding your parks this season, here are some tips to help you prepare for your adventure.
One day. Two wheels. 8,500 parks. Celebrate Bike Your Park Day on Sept. 24, 2016.
The TransAm Bicycle Trail is a good route. With your help, we can make it into a great route!
“The foolish man built his house upon the sand.” What about a tent?
In April 2016, Jenn Milyko, Adventure Cycling’s assistant routes & mapping director, traveled to New Mexico to promote the U.S. Bicycle Route System.
Without the support of the Montana Bicycle Celebration’s sponsors, volunteers, and participants, the weekend would not have been such a resounding success.
Wondering how to bring your bike on board Amtrak? Want to know where to find information and what to expect? This post will help.
Adventure Cycling’s Events and Outreach Coordinator, Eva Dunn-Froebig, recently wrapped up organizing our 40th anniversary party, the Montana Bicycle Celebration in Missoula, and with the dust settling, remembered ... “Hey, I’m turning 40 too!”
When social media gets social and that one time I went bikepacking in Canada with the Internet.
More often than not, your day’s ride is obscured — by trees, mountains, or bends in a twisty road. The only way to get the grand perspective is by staring at a map. But every once in awhile you get to a vantage point where an entire day’s ride is laid out in front of you.
The Montana Bicycle Celebration was a big success. Enjoy photos from the weekend and find out how to share your photos with this collection on our Flickr album.
Josh Tack tells us about this small, simple camera from Drift Innovation.
My legs are burning. I'm changing hand positions, coming off my seat. Anything I can do to push through and keep moving.
Can you combine social work and bike travel? Our Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship winner, Rachel Irvine, thinks so.
“Their voices filled the still night with such sweet harmony it sent chills up and down my spine. I squeezed Kat’s hand and we exchanged glances and smiles. Was this real? It had all of the elements of a dream.” –a romantic bike travel moment ... almost too good to be true.
Stellar mountain biking in Arkansas? Find out why cartographer Travis Switzer believes a route in the Arkansas Highlands could be a winning new addition to the Adventure Cycling Route Network.
Adventure Cycling will halve the subscription cost of Adventure Cyclist magazine when you donate it to a public library or school. For $20.00, you can put nine issues of Adventure Cyclist in a school or library in your neighborhood and help inspire a new generation of touring cyclists.
If you’re visiting the Adventure Cycling office during our 40th Anniversary celebration this weekend, I hope you’re planning on taking a tour of our office. Our office walls are packed with bicycles dating back to the turn of the century, as well as photos and stories of traveling cyclists. However, beneath the confines of our inviting office lies a deep dark catacomb of bicycle touring relics. This is the Pacement. Join me now, as we uncover some of its musty treasures.
Adventure Cycling member Cycle Greater Yellowstone shares with us a bit about their unique event on August 13–20, 2016, their passion for cycling, and why they support Adventure Cycling Association.