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When I signed up for this guided, Arizona bike tour with Adventure Cycling, their seven-day “Southern Arizona Road Adventure,” I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. Pavement? Desert? Saguaros? Beautiful, sunny weather to escape Montana’s cold, gray March? I got all that and more!
She spent 10 days on one of Adventure Cycling’s guided tours on the Crown of the Continent and has plenty of stories and photos to share.
Although Napa and Sonoma, California suffered devastating fires last fall, the region is in full recovery with 200+ wineries in operation, and all the delightful local businesses, eagerly welcoming cyclists. Discover California’s wine country in a new way — by bicycle!
Choose your own adventure. Design a custom, guided tour with Adventure Cycling. Just get your friends together, decide what you’d like to do, and let Adventure Cycling take care of the rest.
There’s nothing better than sharing the things you love with your kids. It’s even more special when you and your child discover a new interest together. My son Milo and I discovered our love of bicycle travel together — this Family Fun tour was just the ticket!
I can’t believe it! In 2018, I’m leading one of Adventure Cycling’s guided tours on the Southern Tier ... California to Florida, 59 days across the country. Why am I so excited? Read on to find out!
Paul Duyckinck believes travel is best done with two wheels!
“So why was I so nervous? I was afraid of failing and having to leave the tour early.” Find out how Mina, bike touring newbie, survived (and thrived!) on her first bike tour.
Jerry Hughes is a veteran cyclist, leads Adventure Cycling guided tours, and discusses his recent eBike purchase.
Mandy is looking forward to the annual Coffeeneuring Challenge. What might that be, you ask? Read more to find out!
And because Adventure Cycling had generously decided to offer a tour for young adults at cost on the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail, the trip proved to be as affordable as, if not more affordable than, it would have been to ride across the country on my own.
As the weather begins to cool and fall begins to set in, I often think about how I can extend my cycling season. A favorite time and destination for many is the Outer Banks in October.
Celebrating the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route’s 20th anniversary one weekend at a time.
Assistant Tours Director Mike Lessard recently joined a fun-loving group of riders on Adventure Cycling’s van-supported, Colorado Classic High Country bicycle tour. Here’s a recap of that 11-day journey.
Stretch out your summer: Enjoy smiles for miles on one of our late-season tours.
The United States is a great place to get out and ride, and here at Adventure Cycling we’ve been doing just that since we celebrated the country’s bicentennial with Bikecentenial in 1976.
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to join the fun of Bike Travel Weekend. This quick weekend getaway re-prioritized my perspective of balancing adventure in my life.
Whether you are a seasoned cyclist or new to bike travel, Oregon is a great place to go on a bike tour!
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 ...