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Quitting your job to galavant around the globe might seem idiotic in the best of times and downright absurd at others, but what seems to baffle most is the financial logistics of sustaining a long trip.
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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?
Read all about the Missoulians on Bicycles Club here. Missoulians on Bicycles (MOBI) believes in the mission of the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) so much, they’ve decided to sponsor a $500 match challenge. Donate now to have your contribution matched by MOBI!
The U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) is just one of many bicycle route networks in the world, all funded and managed differently. Here we compare aspects of the USBRS with two other well-known networks — Quebec’s La Route Verte and EuroVelo in Switzerland.
Happy Mother’s Day! Shot in midcoast Maine, and along the Outer Banks in North Carolina, this mini-doc was intended to encourage mothers to remember themselves.
The U.S. Bicycle Route System is an amazing project, but don't take our word for it. Listen to these cyclists from around the country about why they support the USBRS.
At Adventure Cycling, we’re fiercely competitive when it comes to any sort of bicycle commuter challenge and during National Bike Month, we’re all bringing our bike commuter A-game.
What does 19th century Russian ballet have to to do with bikepacking?
Guest blogger Johnny Lam likes to combine train travel with bike travel and here he generously shares his knowledge about how to ride Amtrak, plus his great photos. Johnny will be helping Adventure Cycling celebrate its 40th anniversary by participating in National Bike Travel Weekend, June 3–5. Find a trip in your area — like Johnny Lam’s trip — using the interactive map, or get inspired to register your own trip. And maybe try Amtrak!
Read all about SKS here. SKS believes in the mission of the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) so much, they’ve decided to sponsor a $1,000 match challenge. Donate now to have your contribution matched by SKS!
Amtrak’s Caitlin Cooper gives a behind-the-scenes look at what it took to get roll-on bicycle service on the Vermonter, launching this May.
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.
There are many reasons why designating U.S. Bicycle Routes is good for your community and state. Here are the top 10 ways that the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) benefits everyone in America.
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!
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