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More often than not, your day’s ride is obscured — by trees, mountains, or bends in a twisty road. The only way to get the grand perspective is by staring at a map. But every once in awhile you get to a vantage point where an entire day’s ride is laid out in front of you.
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.
Josh Tack tells us about this small, simple camera from Drift Innovation.
My legs are burning. I'm changing hand positions, coming off my seat. Anything I can do to push through and keep moving.
Can you combine social work and bike travel? Our Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship winner, Rachel Irvine, thinks so.
“Their voices filled the still night with such sweet harmony it sent chills up and down my spine. I squeezed Kat’s hand and we exchanged glances and smiles. Was this real? It had all of the elements of a dream.” –a romantic bike travel moment ... almost too good to be true.
Stellar mountain biking in Arkansas? Find out why cartographer Travis Switzer believes a route in the Arkansas Highlands could be a winning new addition to the Adventure Cycling Route Network.
Adventure Cycling will halve the subscription cost of Adventure Cyclist magazine when you donate it to a public library or school. For $20.00, you can put nine issues of Adventure Cyclist in a school or library in your neighborhood and help inspire a new generation of touring cyclists.
If you’re visiting the Adventure Cycling office during our 40th Anniversary celebration this weekend, I hope you’re planning on taking a tour of our office. Our office walls are packed with bicycles dating back to the turn of the century, as well as photos and stories of traveling cyclists. However, beneath the confines of our inviting office lies a deep dark catacomb of bicycle touring relics. This is the Pacement. Join me now, as we uncover some of its musty treasures.
Adventure Cycling member Cycle Greater Yellowstone shares with us a bit about their unique event on August 13–20, 2016, their passion for cycling, and why they support Adventure Cycling Association.
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.
Kat and I spent close to a month on the Big Island of Hawaii in January. Read all about it in the July issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine and view more photos here ...
Corporate Member Velosurance shares with us a bit about their company, their passion for cycling, and why they support Adventure Cycling Association.
Adventure Cycling's Ginny Sullivan participated in the Go! Montreal Festival and visited with Vélo Québec staff to learn about La Route Verte, Bienvenue cyclists!, and more.
Anymore, selling off your old cycling gear is easy.
Two of our Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship winners spent a week in Williamsburg, VA learning all about bike touring, more specifically, bike touring in the rain.
He's in last place in this race across the country and he's having a wonderful time.
Willie Weir finds those little pockets of the world not listed in a guide book ...
Every touring season, our routes are affected by forest fires, floods, storms, and freak weather events. Our interactive route map helps cyclists anticipate these potential hazards.
We’re giving away 10 of these this year. Here are some drool-worthy shots of the limited-edition Salsa Marrakesh touring bike that could be yours ...
The kids are alright. They’re riding the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail.
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.
On his fully loaded touring bike, Adam Kanczula tackled the challenging terrain of the Tour de France. Read about his adventure here ...
And thanks to your generosity, we’re building the U.S. Bicycle Route System, mile by mile.