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Adventure Cycling traveled to New York City. Mild weather, Adventure Cycling members, passionate volunteers, and thousands of members of the public, added up to camaraderie, prize giveaways, stories from Adventure Cycling’s past, and dreaming about bike travel adventures yet to come.
Things that go together. Peanut butter and Jelly. Milk and cookies. Beer & Bike Tours.
If Kurt “Tarzan” Searvogel can ride 76,076 miles in a year, then you’d think riding at least once each week could be an attainable goal. Josh does this with help from his “seasonal template.” Let him explain.
The first Adventure Cyclist of the year will land in mailboxes next week with the annual supported touring and events issue. Get ready for a big 2016!
Seven hints to help make bike travel better.
One day. Two wheels. 8,500 parks. Celebrate Bike Your Park Day on Sept. 24, 2016.
Let Josh tell you about the time things didn't go quite right on a bicycle tour ...
The bicycle is not only a great way to see the world; it's hard to beat as a way to experience the world. I've sometimes been dragged off my bike to join in the festivities. For example ...
Tag along as Adventure Cycling's Mike Deme and Jenna Lyons tour a 150-mile stretch of the Lewis & Clark Bicycle Trail from Winnett to Fort Benton, Montana.
This week, Jenn Milyko writes about a reroute conducted on Adventure Cycling's North Lakes bicycle route in Michigan and Indiana.
Thanks to you, 2016 is going to be a great year for people who travel by bike!
The world of bike travel explodes with inspiring stories of the human spirit. I have heard enough around the campfire and during the post-ride happy hour to hold me in awe for the rest of my life. So here's one more. Mine. What's yours?
Join the Bikecentennial co-founders for the Montana Bicycle Celebration, July 15–17.
Here's a little bit of everything: Winter riding tips, botox, winter tire options, a Cygolite give-away, a Salsa Marrakesh give-away, and a chance to grab one of our fine Adventure Cycling calendars when you join Adventure Cycling.
When it comes to the pump in your flat tire kit, there's a huge difference between a quality pump, and a cheap pump.
The Adventure Cycling strategic plan directs the Routes & Mapping department to, “Improve and update the Adventure Cycling Route Network.” In the past, this has included many route changes, minor and some major. This week Jenn Milyko writes about a reroute conducted on the Southern Tier route, primarily in Arizona.
When you join Adventure Cycling today, we’ll include you in our Salsa Marrakesh bike giveaway. Join today for your chance to win!
Take a quick look back at 2015 and review the top ten acheivements for the U.S. Bicycle Route System.
Adventure cyclist, poet, and troubadour Ben Weaver has been following water and playing shows in unique venues all across the U.S. on his Salsa Marrakesh. Ben was recently included in Bikepacker Magazine's top bikepackers of 2015 and his ramblin' continues this winter with upcoming shows in Minnesota, including a performance at Art Shanty Projects on White Bear Lake.
Adventure Cycling’s January Member Drive has officially begun. First-time members who join online in the month of January will receive a free 2016 Adventure Cycling calendar with their membership packet, entry into our Salsa Marrakesh bike giveaway, as well as entry into our weekly product giveaways — compliments or our corporate sponsors.
Don't scrape that windshield or scrap that ride — Bar Mitts handlebar covers will keep you warm all winter long.
May your path have less traffic and more beauty ...
Experience Italy by escaping the main tourist routes and exploring the countryside as the Italians do — by bicycle.
Guest blogger Kathy Anderson has an excellent submission about all the little fears that can creep in — and how amazing it feels to overcome them.
Merry Christmas! The holidays are for family, food, and friends. If this also leads to time in the saddle for you, then count yourself among the lucky ones. For many others, this is a time where you really need to let go of your riding aspirations temporarily, and give into the season. If your bike is relegated to the garage this week, here are some ways you can cope: