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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 ...
On his fully loaded touring bike, Adam Kanczula tackled the challenging terrain of the Tour de France. Read about his adventure here ...
Cycling the American West as a solo, female cyclist is too dangerous? No, it is definitely not!
Many people think Indiana is just one big, flat cornfield, but there are many interesting places to ride, especially in southern Indiana.
Need a little bike-travel distraction? Check out two poems from Laura Madeline Wiseman along with Adam Wagler’s photos.
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.
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.
Guest blogger Paul Jeurissen, instagram.com/paul_jeurissen_bicycle_photo, compiled ten inspiring Instagram sites for bike travelers. Check them out.
With so many ways to connect to Canada’s Great Lakes Waterfront Trail and the strong U.S. dollar, you’ll want to add all or part of this 990-mile trail to your must-ride list.
Natalia and her father had a great 100 mile ride on the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Read all about it ...
One of the biggest drawbacks of a long tour, especially for young people, is the expense.
Experience Italy by escaping the main tourist routes and exploring the countryside as the Italians do — by bicycle.
Guest blogger Kathy Anderson has an excellent submission about all the little fears that can creep in — and how amazing it feels to overcome them.