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We often draw comparisons between the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) and the U.S. Interstate System. But the road to 50,000 miles is drastically different between the two networks — the Interstate System was funded 90% by the government, while the USBRS is funded 96% by people like you.
Make bicycling history by supporting the building of the U.S. Bicycle Route System and show that bikes have a permanent place on the road.
In our fast-paced consumer culture, where we’re bombarded with images of shiny, new, got-to-have products, I’d like to pause and appreciate old friends.
Share the inspiration of bicycle travel by sending a friend a free issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine. Plus, you'll be entered to win a Salsa Cycles Marrakesh touring bike.
After six weeks off the bike, letting my back heal, I’m finally on the road again!
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.
When riding, we like to be seen ... and heard. Bells and shouts are great, but nothing can compare to the awesome power of the Delta Airzound horn.
Guest blogger Paul Jeurissen, instagram.com/paul_jeurissen_bicycle_photo, compiled ten inspiring Instagram sites for bike travelers. Check them out.
Celebrate two things you love: bikes and national parks! National Park Week, April 16–24, 2016, means free entrance into your national parks.
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/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 ...