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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.
Auction! Auction! Auction! Get ready because we’re auctioning off a limited-edition 2016 Adventure Cycling Salsa Marrakesh world-touring bike!
Walter Johnson was an assistant leader during Bikecentennial. Walter will be 80 years old in 2016, still rides, and is considered an icon to some of his riding friends because he rode across the country. Read his Bikecentennial story ...
Dogs plus bikes? Formula for disaster? Ask Willie Weir!
Natalia and her father had a great 100 mile ride on the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Read all about it ...
Itching for inspiration? We have five free items to help you turn bike travel dreams into realities. Request information from Adventure Cycling, and we’ll pack it up and have it sent to your door.
Broken jaw. Compressed vertebra. A few weekends ago, I went flying over my handlebars. After a trip to the E.R. and two weeks into my eight to ten weeks of off-the-bike rest, I’ve decided to look on the bright side!
Erick Cedeño, the Bicycle Nomad, will be one of the speakers at the Montana Bicycle Celebration in July, a 40th anniversary weekend party for Adventure Cycling. We recently asked Erick a few questions about how he became interested in bicycle touring and about his Bicycle Nomad brand and café in Phoenix.
Maintaining a clean bike is important for plenty of reasons, but with wet spring roads, a full cleanse doesn’t always make sense. Here’s what to do ...
One of the biggest drawbacks of a long tour, especially for young people, is the expense.
We continue to move forward to offer Adventure Cycling Route information in track format for higher accuracy, ease of use, and compatibility across multiple devices. This is where we stand right now.
We struggled to whittle down the 81 Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship applications we received. Finally, here are the four winners!
“Pedal to the Kettle?” “Spelunkin' Dunkin'?” What's with these funny bike trip names all across the country? Explore the interactive map of bike overnights, get inspired to plan your own bike overnight, and come up with your own unique name. Anyone for “Jamming Over Jack Pass?”
Sixteen flats! I hope that’s a record I never break. The culprit was Tribulus terrestris, otherwise known as goat’s-head, but better named as devil’s-weed, and recently, I discovered a thorn-maker even more devilish.
We have a winner! Meet Metal Mike, winner of the versatile Giant Revolt 1 adventure bicycle. Read his story and find out how you can win one of ten Salsa Marrakesh touring bikes in 2016.
The March issue of Adventure Cyclist highlights the very best of bike travel photos — still images that can transport you to any place on earth.
We sat down with Easy Rider Tours to find out more about their tours in Portugal, Spain, and New England. Do you have an equal love of cycling and delicious food? Then read on!
The five questions Adventure Cycling is asked most frequently about the U.S. Bicycle Route System ... answered here.
For over a year, storyteller, poet, and cyclist Devi Lockwood has been traveling the world by boat and bike to collect 1,001 stories about water.
Adventure Cycling Association and The Path Less Pedaled partnered this winter to make a short video about the upcoming 40th anniversary events in 2016. Take a look.