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Adventure Cyclist magazine’s official 2017 Holiday Gear Guide is live thanks to our magazine people Nick Legan, Dan Meyer, and Alex Strickland. If you haven’t checked it out, definitely get to it. But before you head over that way, check my unofficial gift guide — composed of gear I’ve been obsessing over most of this year.
Instead of letting the weather ruin their trip, these hardy young guys solved the problem.
Over 9,000 people explored parks and public lands by bicycle on September 30 for Bike Your Park Day. Thanks to everyone who participated and shared their story from coast to coast and around the world. Save the date for Bike Your Park Day in 2018 on September 29.
What has bicycle travel done for you? Find out why these members donate with their #MyGivingStory, be inspired, and learn how you can connect people and America by bike.
She had never pedaled more than 20 miles at one time, but jumped at the chance to do a 400-mile fully supported tour ... and had a great time.
There’s nothing like getting your hands dirty planning your own trip to learn all the tricks. Jenn Milyko, Adventure Cycling’s Routes & Mapping Assistant Director shares the tools she used to put together her 2017 cross-country ride.
We recently asked you to participate in a bicycle travel survey and 2,200 people responded. Here are some of the key takeaways.
Kaj Kraus, one winner of our 2017 award for young adults, is deaf and building on what he learned at an Adventure Cycling Leadership Training Course, plans to take a group of peers on a bike tour. The Greg Siple Award for Young Adult Bicycle Travel is accepting applications for 2018 through December 31. Apply today and #jumpstartbiketravel.
Cameron Nicholls’ shares a beautiful video of his 13-day New Zealand ride, tip to tip. He raised money for a cancer charity, discovered “survival mode,” and now finds himself intrigued by the prospect of carrying gear on his bike for even more adventures.
Our members make America a great place to travel by bike.
Jerry Hughes is a veteran cyclist, leads Adventure Cycling guided tours, and discusses his recent eBike purchase.
Sweet potato pie and sweet deals at Cyclosource will help you and yours ring in this holiday season!
Follow along as Keenan DesPlanques and friends, young adventurers new to bike travel, ride from Bergen, Norway to Barcelona, Spain.
Can words describe how excited I am about the Portland Design Works Lucky Cat Cage? They sure can, and you’re about to read them.
Let guest blogger Karl Schlinger show you what to expect when you ride in China.
Start your holiday shopping early this season. Join or renew your Adventure Cycling membership at the regular price and give as many holiday gift memberships as you’d like for half the price!