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Guest blogger, Charlie Otto asks, "What if there was an interactive, digital map of every bicycle route that has ever been established and you could use the route data on your phone or digital device?" Learn all about using OpenCycleMap's downloadable data and start exploring U.S. Bicycle Routes.
Willie loves paper maps. One of the maps in his collection evokes fond memories ... a little piece of art.
Wondering about tubeless tire technology for touring? Today, Stan’s No Tubes is matching your U.S. Bicycle Route System campaign donation and providing information about how their products could save you headaches and make your ride more comfortable and efficient.
Today, Exodus Travels will match your donation, dollar for dollar. Donate to our campaign for the the U.S. Bicycle Route System and double the money!
If you’re looking to build bicycle tourism in your community, check out these new bicycle tourism resources to help get you started.
A new route, a new way to cross the country, and a map giveaway!
For a second time during this campaign, Osprey Packs is offering a $1000 match challenge. Donate today to the U.S. Bicycle Route System and let Osprey Packs make your donation go even further.
Sooner or later, cyclists will have to deal with a chasing dog. Guest blogger Patrick Tuttle settled on something that works.
Adventure Cycling’s latest long-distance route, Chicago to New York City, connects with Bicycle Route 66 for a slam dunk, cross-country tour through big cities on rural roads and miles and miles of trails.
Tripsite.com has generously offered a $1000 match challenge to our campaign to build the U.S.Bicycle Route System (USBRS)! Donate today to have your donation matched by Tripsite.com. PLUS, Tripsite.com is pledging $40 to the campaign for every booking from USBRS supporters! Check the blog to find out more!
Planning is half the adventure! Where will you go?
Pennsylvania will soon designate 163 miles of U.S. Bicycle Route 50 and what a route! Here are five excellent reasons to ride USBR 50 in Pennsylvania.
Gravel adventures in the spring always sound like a great idea, right up until you roll back home and realize what a mess you’ve made. Adventure Cycling’s Josh Tack has something to help clean things up.
I took one more look at this huge spider as I left the room. It freaked me out.
The U.S. Bicycle Route System is an amazing 50,000 mile project, but don't take our word for it. Listen to these cyclists from around the country about why they support building the U.S. Bicycle Route System.
Today, Stanley, Idaho is matching your donation, dollar for dollar. Donate today to the U.S. Bicycle Route Campaign!
Did you know that registering for Bike Travel Weekend is free AND when you sign up by May 22, you’re entered to win an Advocate Cycles bikepacking bike and an Amtrak trip to Glacier National Park for two, with bikes?
Minnesota’s newly designated USBR 41, also called the North Star Route, runs 315 miles from Saint Paul to Canada, including a long stretch along the shore of Lake Superior. Be sure to check out the many attractions listed here.
Interested in touring Europe by bicycle? Let BikeTours.com help. They’ve developed unique relationships with locals in the areas that interest you. And today, BikeTours.com is matching your donation to the United States Bicycle Route Campaign 3 to 1! You're donation goes 3x further!
For his 40th birthday, David did his first self-contained cycling trip, riding 355 miles in five days.
Life Membership gives you a lifetime of benefits and provides Adventure Cycling with the financial support to maintain a strong organization.
I don’t think I’ve ever spent a summer in a better spot than Montana. Bagging peaks, floating the river, picking huckleberries, and of course, cycling ... if this sounds like your idea of fun, Cycle Montana - Missoula is for you! More interested in dirt riding? Then join us on Cycle the Divide - Montana.
Shopping at Adventure Cycling’s Cyclosource store ensures your money is being put back into the bicycling advocacy projects you care about.
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.