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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.
Emma, other Adventure Cycling staff members, and friends embark on a bike overnight to celebrate National Bike Travel Weekend.
And congratulations to Kenny Williams, the winner of the Salsa Marrakesh touring bicycle!
Hey you kids! Forget the tie. Bike Dads are thinking this ...
You don’t have to bike tour very long before you have a “pinch me” moment — a moment when your senses are so overwhelmed by beauty, it just might be a dream.
Itching for inspiration? We have five free items to help turn your bike travel dreams into realities. Request information from Adventure Cycling, and we’ll pack it up and have it sent to your door.
The Western New England Greenway is newly designated as U.S. Bicycle Route 7 and connects 380 miles through Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont. Terry Burke shares highlights from an eight-day tour along this route.
Andy Elliott was 16 when he did Bikecentennial in 1976. One of the highlights was seeing a high school classmate in a café in Kansas who was riding the TransAmerica Trail in the opposite direction.
I’ve managed to accumulate quite a few GPS bike computers and watches over the years, and lately I’ve been really excited about the this one ...
Cycling the American West as a solo, female cyclist is too dangerous? No, it is definitely not!
I recently sat down with Adventure Cycling’s GIS Specialist/Cartographer Melissa Moser to chat about the project that has been occupying the cartography department for the past three years: the creation of a versatile digital products for the Adventure Cycling Route Network. Last week, enhanced digital data was released for sale for the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail.
Thousands of people all over the country — and even the world — are going on a bike overnight during National Bike Travel Weekend, June 3–5. Here are four easy ways to inspire others during National Bike Travel Weekend.
Tripsite.com offers a $1000 match challenge in Adventure Cycling's Build it. Bike it. Be a part of it. campaign to grow the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS). Donate today to have your donation matched by Tripsite.com
Every spring and fall the U.S. Bicycle Route System grows a little bit bigger when new routes, and often new states, are added. Read about the updates here and find out why we're celebrating.
It was during one of the “slow go” sections that something large flew out in front of Kat. It had a wide body, and its wing flaps were silent ...
Cascade Bicycle Club believes in the mission of the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS), and they’ve decided to sponsor a $1,000 match challenge.