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Greg Siple went to Europe and all he brought back was a spark that started a 50,000 member organization.
You make so much possible. Help keep the momentum going in 2017! Donate today.
Giving Tuesday, of course! Help Adventure Cycling start 2017 in high gear.
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Introducing Advocate Cycle’s Seldom Seen bikepacking bike and Sand County road-touring bike. These steel frame bikes are limited editions and you can’t get them anywhere else.
Help make history by supporting the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail! We’re working toward getting all 4,228 miles designated and signed as a U.S. Bicycle Route.
The TransAm Bicycle Trail is a good route. With your help, we can make it into a great route!
And thanks to your generosity, we’re building the U.S. Bicycle Route System, mile by mile.
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!
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.
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.
Celebrate two things you love: bikes and national parks! National Park Week, April 16–24, 2016, means free entrance into your national parks.
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!
Auction! Auction! Auction! Get ready because we’re auctioning off a limited-edition 2016 Adventure Cycling Salsa Marrakesh world-touring bike!
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.
Join winter commuters around the world by biking to work on February 12th, International Bike to Work Day!
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.
Thanks to you, 2016 is going to be a great year for people who travel by bike!
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.
Join in a world-wide celebration of giving by supporting Adventure Cycling. Today only!
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!
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!"
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.
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.