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What do the current U.S. Bicycle Routes look like on the ground? We've tallied up all 11,053 miles to find total distances of trails, local roads, and state highways. Read this to have a better idea of what the USBRS looks like, so far.
Here are six ways to pull your friends into the bike travel movement with National Bike Travel Weekend, June 3–5, and Bike Your Park Day on September 24. Celebrate Adventure Cycling’s 40th and help build the momentum of the biggest year of bike travel since 1976!
He's the librarian from London and he's loving every minute of it.
What does it take to be a roadside angel? Let Willie explain how a little can go a long way.
https://www.adventurecycling.org/guided-tours/self-contained-tours/2017-transam-westward/Reason 1) You can totally do it. Yes, totally. Worried about what you have to buy? Worried about being in shape? Don't worry! Just read this...
We are excited to announce we have released enhanced digital data for sale for the TransAmerica Trail!
Tap into this cache of knowledge and share your bicycle travel tips and tricks using these Adventure Cycling resources.
I finally learned that climbing doesn’t have to be intimidating. It doesn’t have to be a competition or a guilt-ridden teeth grind if you get off and walk a little.
Own a 2016 limited-edition Adventure Cycling Salsa Marrakesh world-touring bike. We’re auctioning off two bikes and 100% of the proceeds goes toward supporting Adventure Cycling’s work!
Many people plan to join us at the Montana Bicycle Celebration. Based on brisk ticket sales so far, they represent eight different countries and 36 U.S. states.
Breakfast on the road has never been the same since I met Kat.
They're twins. They're in kindergarten. They opened a bike shop.
Every year, riders in the Blue Ox Breakaway don logger attire and grow their beards, but this year sunscreen will NOT be supplied by the organizers.
She paid her way across the TransAmerica Trail doing pedicures. Now, she's heading for Asia. They wear sandals. It's a no-brainer.
Finally, a new and more interesting story for a change ...
Travel Nunavut announces a new route for fat bikers. Expect solitude. Lots of solitude. Bring mittens.
Her rear-view mirrors are actually front-view mirrors.
He declared the bike “wicked sweet,” then disappeared with it ...
Adventure Cycling is just fooling around today.
Adventure Cycling has created two interactive maps that take the guesswork out of finding a bike shop or bike club in your region.
Meet Erika Lundahl — one of the storytellers, activists, and artists who cycled over 1000 miles along the Trans Mountain Pipeline from Anacortes, WA to the tar sands in Alberta, Canada last summer as part of The Road to Athabasca.
Brace yourself — the largest-ever Adventure Cyclist lands in mailboxes this week with the 2016 Cyclists’ Travel Guide and more!
Anytime you head out for a ride, you likely take along a small assortment of compact tools that can get you out of just about any mechanical jam. But back at home, I’m a big proponent of having a more robust set of tools for keeping your bike in tip-top condition.
With so many ways to connect to Canada’s Great Lakes Waterfront Trail and the strong U.S. dollar, you’ll want to add all or part of this 990-mile trail to your must-ride list.