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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.
Guest blogger Sarah Hunter and family rode across Canada’s Prince Edward Island and had a great trip.
Kevin and Cameron, father and son, tackled the 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage together last spring. Find out how it went!
Mary Murphy and 13 friends rode across the country last summer on Adventure Cycling's under-30 tour on the TransAmerica Trail bicycle route and shares her experience.
“I am now traveling the nation by bicycle. I am welcomed by grand expanses of land, snow-peaked mountains, wide smiles, and endless kilometers of asphalt. I know why I’m out here, and I know what started it all.”
Carolyn Carter, at 68 years old, is the first woman to ride across the U.S. on a high-wheel bicycle.
500 miles of riding in one year? 2,500? 5,350? 76,076 miles of riding in one year? How far did you ride this year? What keeps you riding?
Hint: It has something to do with making a bet with your ambitious kid.
John Marsteller made a bunch of fun videos during his cross-country ride and we’re sharing them. Here's the final installment, Part III, where John makes the final push to San Francisco. Try to not be inspired!
John Marsteller made a bunch of fun videos from his cross-country ride and we’re sharing them. Here’s Part II.
John Marsteller’s longest ride, prior to quitting his job to ride across the country, was 50 miles. Lucky for us, John captured much of his adventure like a pro with great photos and video, and we’re going to share it all in a three-part series.
Mike Howard found himself in a serious dilemma on the Going-to-the-Sun Road while riding cross-country on Adventure Cycling’s Northern Tier route.
Crossing paths with young drug users on his cross-country ride, Bob hoped he’d planted a seed that might someday take root.
The Baja Divide is a 1700 mile off-pavement bikepacking route from San Diego, CA to the tip of the Baja Peninsula. But what kind of bike do you ride on a route with lots of rough, rocky roads and loose sandy tracks?
Guest blogger Robert Downes submitted a great one. Here it is: There's Tinkerbell, a 300-pound biker, and a refreshing outlook that traveling cyclists tend to acquire.
Guest blogger Todd Essig, cyclist and psychologist, learned a few things during the week-long 2015 Cycle Adirondacks and kindly shares them here. Read ...