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Carolyn Carter, at 68 years old, is the first woman to ride across the U.S. on a high-wheel bicycle.
Adventure Cycling invites you to jump in and sign up for your 2017 dream bicycle tour.
Touring Gear & Tips now appears once a month, and in my final post of 2016, I thought I’d bring you a few of my favorite products from the past year.
500 miles of riding in one year? 2,500? 5,350? 76,076 miles of riding in one year? How far did you ride this year? What keeps you riding?
Giving Tuesday, of course! Help Adventure Cycling start 2017 in high gear.
Willie and Kat’s travels in Taiwan ... just absolutely, stunningly, memorably perfect.
And here's a reminder that Adventure Cycling offers a Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship. Applications are due by Dec. 31, 2016.
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.
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Seattle area people: Swift Industries invites you to celebrate its new headquarters at a Grand Opening Happy Hour from 4:00 to 9:00PM on November 19th! RSVP here: Swift Industries GRAND OPENING Happy Hour!
In September 2016, Mac McCoy traveled to Canmore, Alberta, Canada to share the story of how the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route came to be what it is today, a dream route, ridden by hundreds annually.
Adventure Cycling’s Ginny Sullivan traveled to Europe to meet with EuroVelo Coordinators and present at the EuroVelo Greenways and Cycle Tourism Conference. These are the lessons learned from the immersion in European bicycle tourism.
Johnny Lam, an Adventure Cycling tour leader, reports from our 2016 Sierra Sampler fully supported tour.
If our bikes feel a bit heavier than usual ... perhaps they have been packed with kindness.
Hint: It has something to do with making a bet with your ambitious kid.
“I really can’t describe all the opportunities and doors Adventure Cycling has opened for me.”
The day’s are shorter but the lights are brighter!
The night is a dark time for cyclists. With daylight savings time ending this weekend, if you're not ready to hang up your wheels quite yet, read on for gear to help you conquer darkness.
John Marsteller made a bunch of fun videos during his cross-country ride and we’re sharing them. Here's the final installment, Part III, where John makes the final push to San Francisco. Try to not be inspired!
Life Membership gives you a lifetime of benefits and provides Adventure Cycling with the financial support to maintain a strong organization.
The best way to prep for a tour is to go on one.
This is Beth. The first time she pedaled across the USA, she celebrated her 65th birthday. You’ll be inspired to know how much bike travel she has packed into her life since then.
John Marsteller made a bunch of fun videos from his cross-country ride and we’re sharing them. Here’s Part II.
Bike Travel Weekend, June 2–4, 2017, is almost here. #BikeTravelWeekend
John Marsteller’s longest ride, prior to quitting his job to ride across the country, was 50 miles. Lucky for us, John captured much of his adventure like a pro with great photos and video, and we’re going to share it all in a three-part series.