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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!
This is often scary for first-time travelers: deciding to head down a road or a path with no idea of where you'll stay. The unknown can be daunting. Luckily, we had the boys of Bulgaria ...
Quitting your job to galavant around the globe might seem idiotic in the best of times and downright absurd at others, but what seems to baffle most is the financial logistics of sustaining a long trip.
Did you know Adventure Cycling members receive product and service discounts through our affiliate partners? Find out more ...
Did you know registering for National Bike Travel Weekend is free AND when you sign up, you’re entered to win an Adventure Cycling 40th anniversary Salsa Marrakesh touring bicycle?
Read all about the Missoulians on Bicycles Club here. Missoulians on Bicycles (MOBI) believes in the mission of the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) so much, they’ve decided to sponsor a $500 match challenge. Donate now to have your contribution matched by MOBI!
The U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) is just one of many bicycle route networks in the world, all funded and managed differently. Here we compare aspects of the USBRS with two other well-known networks — Quebec’s La Route Verte and EuroVelo in Switzerland.
Happy Mother’s Day! Shot in midcoast Maine, and along the Outer Banks in North Carolina, this mini-doc was intended to encourage mothers to remember themselves.
At Adventure Cycling, we’re fiercely competitive when it comes to any sort of bicycle commuter challenge and during National Bike Month, we’re all bringing our bike commuter A-game.
What does 19th century Russian ballet have to to do with bikepacking?
Read all about SKS here. SKS believes in the mission of the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) so much, they’ve decided to sponsor a $1,000 match challenge. Donate now to have your contribution matched by SKS!
Amtrak’s Caitlin Cooper gives a behind-the-scenes look at what it took to get roll-on bicycle service on the Vermonter, launching this May.
We often draw comparisons between the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) and the U.S. Interstate System. But the road to 50,000 miles is drastically different between the two networks — the Interstate System was funded 90% by the government, while the USBRS is funded 96% by people like you.
Make bicycling history by supporting the building of the U.S. Bicycle Route System and show that bikes have a permanent place on the road.
In our fast-paced consumer culture, where we’re bombarded with images of shiny, new, got-to-have products, I’d like to pause and appreciate old friends.
Share the inspiration of bicycle travel by sending a friend a free issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine. Plus, you'll be entered to win a Salsa Cycles Marrakesh touring bike.
After six weeks off the bike, letting my back heal, I’m finally on the road again!
If you’ve been thinking about attending the Montana Bicycle Celebration, Adventure Cycling’s 40th anniversary celebration in Missoula, MT, now is the time to purchase your tickets. Prices increase soon.
When riding, we like to be seen ... and heard. Bells and shouts are great, but nothing can compare to the awesome power of the Delta Airzound horn.
Guest blogger Paul Jeurissen, instagram.com/paul_jeurissen_bicycle_photo, compiled ten inspiring Instagram sites for bike travelers. Check them out.
Celebrate two things you love: bikes and national parks! National Park Week, April 16–24, 2016, means free entrance into your national parks.
What do the current U.S. Bicycle Routes look like on the ground? We've tallied up all 11,053 miles to find total distances of trails, local roads, and state highways. Read this to have a better idea of what the USBRS looks like, so far.