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The Adventure Cycling blog covers bicycle-travel news, touring tips and gear, bicycle routes, organizational news, membership highlights, guided tours, and more. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for daily updates. Interested in becoming a guest blogger for Adventure Cycling? Share your story with us.

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May 15, 2016
How to Celebrate a New U.S. Bicycle Route, John Pope style
How to Celebrate a New U.S. Bicycle Route, John Pope style

Getting the USBR 10 officially approved involved getting 18 cities and towns, seven counties, and a handful of transportation districts and federal officials’ approval — no easy task!

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May 8, 2016
As Told by Cyclists from Around the Country
As Told by Cyclists from Around the Country

The U.S. Bicycle Route System is an amazing project, but don't take our word for it. Listen to these cyclists from around the country about why they support the USBRS.

 

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May 1, 2016
Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign
Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign

Make bicycling history by supporting the building of the U.S. Bicycle Route System and show that bikes have a permanent place on the road.

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April 20, 2016
Free Entrance at National Parks: April 16-24
Free Entrance at National Parks: April 16-24

Celebrate two things you love: bikes and national parks! National Park Week, April 16–24, 2016, means free entrance into your national parks.

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April 6, 2016
A Dream Bike to Match Your Dream Tour
A Dream Bike to Match Your Dream Tour

Own a 2016 limited-edition Adventure Cycling Salsa Marrakesh world-touring bike. We’re auctioning off two bikes and 100% of the proceeds goes toward supporting Adventure Cycling’s work!

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March 23, 2016
Bid and Win this Limited-Edition Salsa Marrakesh Touring Bike
Bid and Win this Limited-Edition Salsa Marrakesh Touring Bike

Auction! Auction! Auction! Get ready because we’re auctioning off a limited-edition 2016 Adventure Cycling Salsa Marrakesh world-touring bike!

 

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March 9, 2016
Meet the 2016 Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship Winners
Meet the 2016 Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship Winners

We struggled to whittle down the 81 Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship applications we received. Finally, here are the four winners!

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February 24, 2016
Help End Park Gate Anxiety
Help End Park Gate Anxiety

You know that feeling: The anxiety of rolling up to a park entrance after a long day of riding, wondering whether you’ll be able to pitch your tent for the night or be forced to pedal onward against a fading daylight.

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February 10, 2016
Get Out Your Studded Tires and Goggles
Get Out Your Studded Tires and Goggles

Join winter commuters around the world by biking to work on February 12th, International Bike to Work Day!

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January 27, 2016
The Kids Wanna Ride!
The Kids Wanna Ride!

The Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship program is blowing up. In our third year we received 82 applications. That’s 72 more than our first year.

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January 13, 2016
You + Us
You + Us

Thanks to you, 2016 is going to be a great year for people who travel by bike!

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December 16, 2015
Help Us Steer the Ship into 2016
Help Us Steer the Ship into 2016

Remember the first few wobbly pedal strokes of your first loaded bike tour? Remember the thrill of rolling into your first night's destination carrying everything on your bike? Help us share the joys and discovery of bike travel by supporting Adventure Cycling as we cruise into 2016.

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December 1, 2015
Join the Giving Tuesday Movement!
Join the Giving Tuesday Movement!

Join in a world-wide celebration of giving by supporting Adventure Cycling. Today only!
 

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November 18, 2015
Get Ready for Giving Tuesday
Get Ready for Giving Tuesday on December 1!

Celebrate the spirit of generosity on December 1st by supporting Adventure Cycling on Giving Tuesday. Your donation to our holiday campaign will be tripled by our trailblazer match fund! That means your gift of $50 will grow to $150 towards making 2016 the biggest year for bike travel yet! Plus, the first ten people to donate on Giving Tuesday will get the book 50 Places to Bike Before you Die

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November 4, 2015
Meet Jocelyn Munoz: City Girl Turned Outdoor Enthusiast and 2015 Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship Winner
Meet Jocelyn Munoz: City Girl Turned Outdoor Enthusiast and 2015 Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship Winner

Thanks to the outdoor spark of her college recreation program and Adventure Cycling's Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship, Jocelyn is on her way to fulfilling her "dreams of traveling from Alaska to Argentina with a surf rack on one side and climbing gear in my panniers!"

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October 21, 2015
Calling All Cyclists Aged 18 to 25
Calling All Cyclists Aged 18 to 25

Know anyone aged 18 to 25 interested in bike travel? Send them our way! We're offering four bike travel scholarships this year: two beginner scholarships and two leadership scholarshps. Applications open November 2, 2015.

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October 7, 2015
Meet Adam Balfour: pannier maker, bike racer, and a 2015 Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship winner
Meet Adam Balfour: pannier maker, bike racer, and one of our 2015 Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship winners

The Thomas Stevens Fan Club caught up with Adam Balfour, one of our two 2015 Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship winners, to ask him a few questions about his experience at Adventure Cycling's Leadership Training Course.

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September 9, 2015
Calling All Map Lovers
Calling All Map Lovers

What does Weight Watchers have to do with the making of Adventure Cycling's TransAmerica Trail? Find out here!

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August 26, 2015
Turn Texas on my Mind into Texas on my Map
Turn Texas on my Mind into Texas on my Map

We're gearing up this fall to add two new routes! But before our cartographers' pencils can hit the paper, we need your help. Check out our plans for new routes, tell us what sounds exciting to you, and help support our work.

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August 12, 2015
One Easy Way to Make Sure You Never See Another Membership Renewal Notice in Your Mailbox
One Easy Way to Make Sure You Never See Another Membership Renewal Notice in Your Mailbox

Tired of missing issues of Adventure Cyclist because you forgot to renew your membership? Never again when you become part of the Century Circle. Read more and check out some Greg Siple artwork...

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July 29, 2015
10 Things You Didn't Know about the 1976 Bicentennial Trans-Am Ride
10 Things You Didn't Know about the 1976 Bicentennial Trans-Am Ride

Flashback to 1976, Adventure Cycling Association's start. Check out what riders along the Trans-America Trail were doing.

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July 9, 2015
The Todd Family: Redefining the Great American Road Trip
The Todd Family: Redefining the Great American Road Trip

The Todd family, from Anchorage, Alaska, tackles the Great Divide Moutain Bike Route. Two parents. Six kids.

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June 17, 2015
Thanks To You...
Thanks To You...

Check out our numbers from the Build It. Bike It. Be Part of It. campaign. Thanks to all our generous supporters!

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June 2, 2015
The Finish Line is in Sight!
The Finish Line is in Sight!

We’re extending our Build It. Bike It. Be Part of It. campaign for one more week. This gives you another chance to win that seven day Danube River bike tour with Bike Tours Direct. Keep reading to find out who already won!

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May 29, 2015
Start Rubbing that Lucky Rabbit's Foot and Cross Your Fingers!
Start Rubbing that Lucky Rabbit's Foot and Cross Your Fingers!

Today Cascade Bicycle Club is matching your donation, dollar for dollar. Three days left to donate to the Build It. Bike It. Be Part of It. campaign before we draw our lucky winners for the Giant Revolt 1 bike and 7-Day Danube Bike tour from Bike Tours Direct. All donations through midnight MDT, Sunday, May 31, get entered!

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