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It’s been 30+ years since I toured by bike solo and at age 65, I’m delighted to find I still like it: making up a trip as you go, free of someone else’s plan.
Instead of letting the weather ruin their trip, these hardy young guys solved the problem.
She had never pedaled more than 20 miles at one time, but jumped at the chance to do a 400-mile fully supported tour ... and had a great time.
Cameron Nicholls’ shares a beautiful video of his 13-day New Zealand ride, tip to tip. He raised money for a cancer charity, discovered “survival mode,” and now finds himself intrigued by the prospect of carrying gear on his bike for even more adventures.
Follow along as Keenan DesPlanques and friends, young adventurers new to bike travel, ride from Bergen, Norway to Barcelona, Spain.
Let guest blogger Karl Schlinger show you what to expect when you ride in China.
Seriously. Let’s get to the bottom of this! What is that little round nut for?
This family spent an adventurous week on the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes in Idaho.
Kieran Smith is a keen cyclist and thinks cycling provides the perfect pace for exploring new places.
Interested in cycling in France? You’ll want to dive into the French Cycle-Touring Federations’s website with its many searchable routes and events.
Guest blogger Paul Mulvey rode U.S. Bicycle Route 21 in Georgia shortly after it was designated and shared his experience, hoping to get you out there on this great route.
With arthritis affecting one in four people, you may want to learn more about the Arthritis Foundation’s California Coast Classic Bike Tour, September 9–16, a beautiful ride on the California coast and a leading fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation.
Susan Robinson and friends have traveled by bicycle in many countries and today on Adventure Cycling's guest blog, Susan offers ten tips any bike traveler might find useful ...
Follow along as Jonathan Kambskard-Bennett rides his bike around the world.
I don’t know where my son’s journeys will take them, but for now I’m grateful for traveling together and comforted knowing they’ll carry our adventures with them as they forge their own paths.
Sooner or later, cyclists will have to deal with a chasing dog. Guest blogger Patrick Tuttle settled on something that works.
For his 40th birthday, David did his first self-contained cycling trip, riding 355 miles in five days.
Kristina shares many helpful tips from her travel through Norway’s northern region from Tromso to the end of Lofoten archipelago.
How South American dogs became such a significant part of Cameron’s bicycle adventure.
Though rusted and unridable, it was love at first sight for Mike and this 1967 Legnano bicycle — and with a summer break on his hands and adventure on his brain, this university student had an idea: ride it to Berlin.
Warm Showers is a resource traveling cyclists should know about. Richard Cavin has met many interesting people as a host and shares his experiences.
Guest blogger Botond Bócsi from Transylvania introduces his new bike route planning tool. With the ability to save your work and download PDF summaries, as well as GPX tracks, you’ll want to check it out ...
You may not think of bike travel when you first hear the words, “Trenton, New Jersey,” but our friends at Gotham Bicycle Tours assure us that Trenton has cycling amenities worth discovering.
If you spend time enough time riding in the land of Ursus, most likely, you’ll enjoy the thrill of your inevitable bear encounter, especially if you take a little time to learn about bears. Lucky for us, Robert Downes, today’s guest blogger, shares plenty of good bear information.