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These photos and testimonials from 2016 Bike Your Park Day participants will inspire you to explore the parks and public lands in your backyard on September 30, 2017.
Bike Your Park Day was a big success: 1439 rides and 11,000 participants. Find out who won the Salsa Marrakesh, provide feedback, and find out how to share your photos, here ...
The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) and the National Park Service are “unpaving” a way forward for increased off-road bicycle access to enjoy our public lands. Consider these seven national park rides for your Bike Your Park Day ride, September 24.
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.
Double your pleasure on Bike Your Park Day, September 24, with a ride between two national parks.
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.
One day. Two wheels. 8,500 parks. Celebrate Bike Your Park Day on Sept. 24, 2016.
Without the support of the Montana Bicycle Celebration’s sponsors, volunteers, and participants, the weekend would not have been such a resounding success.
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!”
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.
Hundreds of people from all of the United States and the world will be in town for the Montana Bicycle Celebration, July 15–17. Some of them, like the Sprocket Rockets, are reliving Bikecentennial 76 and riding their bikes to Missoula.
Tom Edgerton will be among the attendees of the Montana Bicycle Celebration, July 15–17. Here, Tom remembers the joys and challenges of being a Bikecentennial Trailhead Coordinator.
And congratulations to Kenny Williams, the winner of the Salsa Marrakesh touring bicycle!
Andy Elliott was 16 when he did Bikecentennial in 1976. One of the highlights was seeing a high school classmate in a café in Kansas who was riding the TransAmerica Trail in the opposite direction.
Thousands of people all over the country — and even the world — are going on a bike overnight during National Bike Travel Weekend, June 3–5. Here are four easy ways to inspire others during National Bike Travel Weekend.
One of the highlights of the Montana Bicycle Celebration will be free, supported bike rides on the Bitterroot Trail on Saturday, July 16. The Bitterroot Trail bike rides will range from 10 to 100 miles, making the event inclusive to people of all ages and experience levels. Plus, there’s so much more going on July 15–17 ...
More than 10,000 people on over 800 unique trips throughout the world will go on bike overnights on the same weekend — National Bike Travel Weekend, June 3–5. It’s not too late to be part of the biggest bike travel weekend. Here’s how.
Did you know registering for National Bike Travel Weekend is free AND when you sign up, you’re entered to win an Adventure Cycling 40th anniversary Salsa Marrakesh touring bicycle?
If you’ve been thinking about attending the Montana Bicycle Celebration, Adventure Cycling’s 40th anniversary celebration in Missoula, MT, now is the time to purchase your tickets. Prices increase soon.
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!
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.
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.
“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?”
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.
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.