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Planning is half the adventure! Where will you go?
I don’t think I’ve ever spent a summer in a better spot than Montana. Bagging peaks, floating the river, picking huckleberries, and of course, cycling ... if this sounds like your idea of fun, Cycle Montana - Missoula is for you! More interested in dirt riding? Then join us on Cycle the Divide - Montana.
I recently crisscrossed Mississippi on a 200-mile, four-day ride, celebrating Mississippi’s 200th anniversary, and you can do this ride too.
On January 2, 2017, a group of nearly 100 bikepackers gathered in downtown San Diego for the Baja Divide Grand Depart. What's it like to ride with 100 other fully loaded cyclists through downtown Sand Diego? Well, let me tell you...
Check out Emma's story from her first bike trip up Montana’s Skalkaho Pass and find out how you can take the road less traveled too.
With several options, let Niles Woods, an Adventure Cycling tours veteran, help you answer a big question, “What type of Adventure Cycling guided tour should I choose?”
Last fall, one of Adventure Cycling’s tour leaders, Heather Anderson, did some scouting in California’s beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains and shared her photos. She’ll be leading two tours there this spring. Have a look ...
Grab life by the bars, throw your excuses to the wind, and join your fellow celebrants of life in the ride of a lifetime. Our epic tours (multi-week adventures) are calling you by name!
Ride Bicycle Route 66! Last spring, Adventure Cycling Tour Leader Brian Managan rode from Santa Monica, CA to Chicago, IL on “The Mother Road,” self-contained, and shared great photos and his encouraging story.
The Southern Tier, an epic, cross-country bicycle route, beckons with warm temperatures, scenic vistas, and a rich cultural heritage — plus, it’s our shortest route between the two coasts.
2015 TransAmerica Trail tour participant John Weatherburn shares the story of his epic coast-to-coast adventure along Adventure Cycling’s TransAmerica Trail bicycle route astride his bike, the Old Grey Mare.
Adventure Cycling invites you to jump in and sign up for your 2017 dream bicycle tour.
Johnny Lam, an Adventure Cycling tour leader, reports from our 2016 Sierra Sampler fully supported tour.
The best way to prep for a tour is to go on one.
I've been on the Southern Tier five times and I'd do it five more. If you’re looking for the epic ride of your life, you may not have to look to Kashmir. The Southern Tier is rich with possibilities.
Okay, okay — maybe I'm not fully converted to dirt yet. At all. But this bike overnight certainly converted a friend to the magic of bike touring!
What does bicycle travel have to do with museums?
Adventure Cycling Tours Specialist Emma traveled to Oregon to ride her bike!
When social media gets social and that one time I went bikepacking in Canada with the Internet.
The kids are alright. They’re riding the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail.
Last week I attended Adventure Cycling’s Leadership Training Course. Here's how it went. And I can’t wait to get back there for my Crater Lake inn-to-inn tour later this summer!
What does 19th century Russian ballet have to to do with bikepacking?
After six weeks off the bike, letting my back heal, I’m finally on the road again!
I finally learned that climbing doesn’t have to be intimidating. It doesn’t have to be a competition or a guilt-ridden teeth grind if you get off and walk a little.