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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.
Many people think Indiana is just one big, flat cornfield, but there are many interesting places to ride, especially in southern Indiana.
Exodus Travels has seen the great success of the Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. campaign and the growth of the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) and is sponsoring a $1,000 match challenge. Read all about Exodus Travels’ extensive offerings here ...
Celebrate USBRS 7 with Adventure Cycling!
Last week I attended Adventure Cycling’s Leadership Training Course. Here's how it went. And I can’t wait to get back there for my Crater Lake inn-to-inn tour later this summer!
One of the highlights of the Montana Bicycle Celebration will be free, supported bike rides on the Bitterroot Trail on Saturday, July 16. The Bitterroot Trail bike rides will range from 10 to 100 miles, making the event inclusive to people of all ages and experience levels. Plus, there’s so much more going on July 15–17 ...
Surly Bikes 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).
What if there was an interactive, digital map of every bicycle route that has ever been established? Learn all about OpenCycleMap here ...
Donate now for the chance to win the National Parks Package: a Burley “Nomad” trailer, Road Holland jersey, and a National Park Service pass. And there are USBR 76 goodies for donating and a chance to win a Salsa Marrakesh touring bike.
I recently sat down with Adventure Cycling Cartographer Nathan Taylor to chat with him about the project that has been occupying his time for the past year, the development of Adventure Cycling’s exciting new Texas Hill Country Loop.
Need a little bike-travel distraction? Check out two poems from Laura Madeline Wiseman along with Adam Wagler’s photos.
The 310-mile Texas Hill Country Loop route offers flat to rolling hill terrain and plenty of beauty to boot. This post just might get you pointed toward Texas ...
More than 10,000 people on over 800 unique trips throughout the world will go on bike overnights on the same weekend — National Bike Travel Weekend, June 3–5. It’s not too late to be part of the biggest bike travel weekend. Here’s how.
Planet Bike has seen the great success of the Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. campaign and the growth of the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) and is sponsoring a $1,000 match challenge to keep the momentum going. Donate now to have your contribution matched by Planet Bike!
The U.S. Bicycle Route System has reached some major milestones lately. Here are a few of the more recent ones.
Getting the USBR 10 officially approved involved getting 18 cities and towns, seven counties, and a handful of transportation districts and federal officials’ approval — no easy task!