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On January 2, 2017, a group of nearly 100 bikepackers gathered in downtown San Diego for the Baja Divide Grand Depart. What's it like to ride with 100 other fully loaded cyclists through downtown Sand Diego? Well, let me tell you...
Riding in unpredictable spring weather can be a challenge, but it’s not so bad when you have great gear. Allow our Cyclosource store to suggest a few wet-weather items.
Take your dog along for the ride — introducing some amazing bike touring dogs and their humans.
Warm Showers is a resource traveling cyclists should know about. Richard Cavin has met many interesting people as a host and shares his experiences.
If traveling to a national park feels like a barrier for you to participate in Bike Your Park Day, don’t worry! Bike Your Park Day includes riding ANY public lands, and here’s how to find them ...
Three popular Adventure Cycling routes are now available in app formats for iPhone and Android devices!
Time to celebrate! A ribbon-cutting ceremony, April 8, will celebrate the U.S. Bicycle Route System’s latest addition: 313 miles of U.S. Bicycle Route 50 in Ohio.
The light is fading, so you search for a place to camp. Then you reach into your tent bag ... NOOOOOOO! In all those hours of blissful sun, you forgot to dry your tent. How do you avoid Soggy Tent Syndrome?
Guest blogger Botond Bócsi from Transylvania introduces his new bike route planning tool. With the ability to save your work and download PDF summaries, as well as GPX tracks, you’ll want to check it out ...
Each year the applications for The Greg Siple Award for Young Adult Bicycle Travel get more impressive and inspiring. Let’s meet this year’s winners ...
If you’re a fan of the Revelate Designs Gas Tank, or just top tube bags in general, you should do yourself a favor and check the new Mag-Tank.
You may not think of bike travel when you first hear the words, “Trenton, New Jersey,” but our friends at Gotham Bicycle Tours assure us that Trenton has cycling amenities worth discovering.
Bike boxes on a train! Help open up more Amtrak routes to bikes!
Check out Emma's story from her first bike trip up Montana’s Skalkaho Pass and find out how you can take the road less traveled too.
A new batch of gear has arrived at our Cyclosource store, just in time for the beginning of the riding season.
In a country that manufactures so many bikes, you’d think bikes filled its streets. Ironically, that hasn’t been the case, but things are changing — Taiwan has started to embrace bike travel.
If you spend time enough time riding in the land of Ursus, most likely, you’ll enjoy the thrill of your inevitable bear encounter, especially if you take a little time to learn about bears. Lucky for us, Robert Downes, today’s guest blogger, shares plenty of good bear information.
Join or renew your membership at the Patron level or higher, and we’ll send you phone protection: a free Adventure Cycling Lok Sak.
In 2016 Adventure Cycling’s inaugural Bike Travel Weekend mobilized more than 11,900 participants in all 50 states and over a dozen countries. We’re getting people on bikes, and this year, June 2–4, Bike Travel Weekend will be even bigger ... and you can help!
It’s spendy, it’s carbon, and it’s got more available wheel sizes than some bike shops. Is this Minnesota-bred bear of a bike a fat-tired quiver killer? It just might be.
Before Greg Siple and his bike-travel legacy walked out the door of Adventure Cycling on January 29, 2017, Mike Deme sat down with Greg to chat about his career.
With several options, let Niles Woods, an Adventure Cycling tours veteran, help you answer a big question, “What type of Adventure Cycling guided tour should I choose?”
Willie Weir pays tribute to an inspiration, Adventure Cycling co-founder Greg Siple, and shares a video of Greg speaking at Adventure Cycling’s 40th anniversary celebration in 2016.
You know fat bikes go with snow, and riders are finding all that flotation works well in sand too. Nicholas Carman fills us in on the fat bike and “plus” bike details with plenty of great photos.
More mapped routes in our 46,846 mile Adventure Cycling Route Network are available in a digital data format for your device, and we’ve got the support pages to help you use it.