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Promo code MS-517 gets you 10% off your next purchase, October 13–16, 2017! (See details.) Let AdventureCycling’s online Cyclosource store help you gear up. All proceeds support our nonprofit mission to inspire and empower people to travel by bicycle.
Everyone loves a bargain. Couple that with supporting your favorite nonprofit organization and it’s a win-win situation.
Fall seems to be just around the corner, but there’s still plenty of time to get out and enjoy the warm weather with family, friends, and new gear.
Adventure Cycling’s online Cyclosource store has plenty of bike-travel gear to offer. Plus, our store is staffed by cyclists with cross-country experience, and profits go back into our mission to inspire and empower people to travel by bike.
Shopping at Adventure Cycling’s Cyclosource store ensures your money is being put back into the bicycling advocacy projects you care about.
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.
A new batch of gear has arrived at our Cyclosource store, just in time for the beginning of the riding season.
The staff of Adventure Cycling is out there, especially on fat bikes this month, using great skinny-tire and fat-tire gear, and selling it in our Cyclosource store too.
Adventure Cycling’s Sales and Shipping Specialist, Maxton, is a gardener, photographer, and rode the TransAmerica Trail in 2015. Here he offers travel-tested advice on gear.
The day’s are shorter but the lights are brighter!
Hey you kids! Forget the tie. Bike Dads are thinking this ...
Ride like it’s 1976 with our Bikecentennial 76 jersey, shorts, and socks.
Don't scrape that windshield or scrap that ride — Bar Mitts handlebar covers will keep you warm all winter long.
Need beverage? Wondering what a Silipint™ is? We've got you covered!
Have you ever dreamed of riding the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, but hesitated at the thought of all the planning? Well, who better to help plan your daily mileage, campgrounds, and resupply points than the primary route researcher of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route? Mac McCoy's guidebook Cycling the Great Divide, will ease your planning woes and inspire you to take on this challenging adventure.
Using a handlebar that gives you a variety of hand positions is a good idea when spending long days in the saddle. Adventure Cycling's Patrick shows us the Jones H-Bar® .
Fall is here and it's a great time to remind new riders about layering to stay comfortable, and very importantly, to protect our working joints from the cold.
Psssst, gear junkies. I just noticed our Cyclosource store's clearance prices on Osprey packs and Canari rain pants beat the prices of a major national retailer … by a LOT. See ALL of the clearance products in our Cyclosource store and from September 18–28, take an additional 20% off.
When slaying singletrack, panniers can get in the way. How to haul the heft? We let Revelate Designs' bike bags from our Cyclosource store carry the load up and out of the way on this week-long, Durango to Moab trip.
Take the washing machine with you! This spring, Cyclosource brought in a unique travel accessory for life on the road. We have your solution to saving money, sustainability, and most importantly––cleanliness. It’s called the Scrubba™ wash bag.
Cyclosource takes a closer look at the lightest waterproof panniers on the market today.
The Salsa Anything Bag and Anything Cage HD Explained
So you’re starting to put together that next bike tour. You’ve loaded and unloaded everything multiple times. Always trying to streamline your gear. It seems that everything packs well except for that sleeping bag. It’s big, bulky and you bought it years ago trying the get the best bang for your buck by purchasing a bag designed for 3 seasons. You’ve always wanted down but what if it gets wet? No good, right? Well, look no further. Kelty’s DriDown is the solution in its down sleeping bags.