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Winter is on the way out, but I’ve got one last piece of cold weather riding gear to check out before it’s officially gone, the Bar Mitts Winter Bot.
You know that feeling: The anxiety of rolling up to a park entrance after a long day of riding, wondering whether you’ll be able to pitch your tent for the night or be forced to pedal onward against a fading daylight.
Is winter over yet? Not at the Adventure Cycling headquarters in Missoula, MT. I know you’ve waited with baited breath for my next winter riding blog post, so here it is: carrying skis by bike.
Bikecentennial group 1TAWB613 lost touch shortly after 1976. Read about how they reconnected in 2011, along with group 1TAWK613, and how they plan to reunite once again at the Montana Bicycle Celebration, July 15–17.
The ultimate campsite snack is ice cream, according to Willie Weir, but since ice cream inconveniently melts, he has another ultimate snack in mind ...
Adventure Cycling’s Routes & Mapping Department was recently alerted to a change coming to the Pacific Coast Bicycle Route in Southern California. Beginning March 1, 2016, Camp Pendleton will require all cyclists to be pre-registered to ride across the base. Non-U.S. citizens require a sponsor.
When we saw Megan Fisher out training on her fat bike, we had to catch up with her to chat. Since she’s training to claim her spot at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio where she’ll defend her gold and silver medal from 2012, catching her was no easy task.
Hot? Boring? Stark? NO! At the right time of year, Death Valley comes alive with excellent cycling!
The Montana Bicycle Celebration in Missoula this summer will host Nicholas Carman and Lael Wilcox. They are one of the most interesting duos in bicycle travel. They live it, love it, and right now, they are building something really exciting.
Join winter commuters around the world by biking to work on February 12th, International Bike to Work Day!
This tiny mountain town is only accessible by snowshoe, ski, or snowmobile — seemed like the perfect opportunity to plan my first fat bike snowvernight.
This summer, Dreux DeMack will finish the ride he started in 1976. He will also celebrate the 40th anniversary of Bikecentennial by attending the Montana Bicycle Celebration, July 15–17. View a list of confirmed attendees, like Dreux, and purchase tickets to the biggest bicycle travel celebration since 1976.
CAMPGROUND CLOSED! This is never a good sign to see when you are on a bike tour. But things often work out, especially this time!
Ride like it’s 1976 with our Bikecentennial 76 jersey, shorts, and socks.
The Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship program is blowing up. In our third year we received 82 applications. That’s 72 more than our first year.
Creating a magazine-like experience online may be nearly impossible, but two new online feature stories from Adventure Cyclist are pretty darn close.
Adventure Cycling traveled to New York City. Mild weather, Adventure Cycling members, passionate volunteers, and thousands of members of the public, added up to camaraderie, prize giveaways, stories from Adventure Cycling’s past, and dreaming about bike travel adventures yet to come.
Things that go together. Peanut butter and Jelly. Milk and cookies. Beer & Bike Tours.
The first Adventure Cyclist of the year will land in mailboxes next week with the annual supported touring and events issue. Get ready for a big 2016!
Seven hints to help make bike travel better.
Let Josh tell you about the time things didn't go quite right on a bicycle tour ...