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Spring is slow to come in the Rocky Mountains this year, but that’s not stopping Adventure Cycling’s cartographers from updating and redesigning the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route to celebrate its 20th anniversary and its bikepacking and gravel opportunities.
HistoriCorps engages volunteers to do hands-on work to save historic structures. They explore special places and connect with their history in a unique way that is conducive to travel by bike.
When I signed up for this guided, Arizona bike tour with Adventure Cycling, their seven-day “Southern Arizona Road Adventure,” I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. Pavement? Desert? Saguaros? Beautiful, sunny weather to escape Montana’s cold, gray March? I got all that and more!
It was late August when my husband and I and our two teenage sons tucked our passports safely into our panniers and set out from Burlington, Vermont on a course for Montreal.
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She spent 10 days on one of Adventure Cycling’s guided tours on the Crown of the Continent and has plenty of stories and photos to share.
Forces of nature and construction schedules can affect your bicycle travel plans. Here are a few issues we know about as of March 2018 on the TransAmerica Trail, Northern Tier, Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, Lewis & Clark Trail, and Pacific Coast bicycle routes.
With the milder weather of spring comes the anticipation of new U.S. Bicycle Routes. While new routes won’t be officially designated until May, we are eagerly tracking several states that are close to finalizing routes.
Check out the new Bike Travel Weekend and Bike Your Park Day merchandise. And don't forget: Registering for these events is free and helps us spread the joy of bike travel.
Olivia Round is a great story teller, she blogs for Adventure Cycling every month, and here’s the latest.
As we well know, there is no more authentic and exhilarating way to experience national parks than by bicycle. So how did national parks work with Adventure Cycling last year to improve biking?
Although Napa and Sonoma, California suffered devastating fires last fall, the region is in full recovery with 200+ wineries in operation, and all the delightful local businesses, eagerly welcoming cyclists. Discover California’s wine country in a new way — by bicycle!
Do you want to travel by bike with your baby, but you don’t know when that’s safe? Here are some considerations.
Tennessee has become the eighth state to establish a no-turn-away policy for its state parks.
Meet the four talented winners of The Greg Siple Award for Young Adult Bicycle Travel. Get ready to be inspired and #JumpStartBikeTravel.
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Adventure Cycling’s new app, Bicycle Route Navigator, makes it easier than ever to navigate the nearly 47,000 miles of the Adventure Cycling Route Network. Download it today and take it for a spin!
Wade Otey is a veteran traveling cyclist, Adventure Cycling tour leader, and shares how he travels by bike with the challenges of sleep apnea.
U.S. Bicycle Routes are coming soon to California thanks to partnerships with its department of transportation (Caltrans) and over twenty dedicated volunteers.
Deltrece Daniels celebrated her way. On her 40th birthday, she volunteered for Bike Your Park Day and rode with friends old and new. Read more, get inspired, and start thinking about your way to ride two big events in 2018: Bike Travel Weekend and Bike Your Park Day.
From being barraged by grasshoppers to accidentally swallowing gnats, Olivia Round shared company with many insects during her cross-country solo adventure by bicycle. Surprisingly, her constant interactions with these tiny creatures didn’t detract from the experience. If anything, they added to it.
Fat bikes create new opportunities on sand and snow. They’ll also have you learning a few new tricks, and Nicholas Carman runs us through the details.
These top five success stories highlight the innovative ways that state parks are working to welcome and accommodate bicyclists.