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A 2017 Greg Siple Award winner, Sara Chars, authored this DIY tutorial on making bicycle panniers. Sara led a pannier-making workshop last month as part of her Greg Siple Award outreach project.
Our top five successes with the U.S. Bicycle Route System — from across the U.S. and within the Adventure Cycling offices.
For the last three years, the New Belgium Brewing Company has supported Adventure Cycling’s advocacy work to make national and state parks better for bike travel. Here’s how we’ve been putting their dollars to work in 2017.
Nate Dorfman, a 2016 winner of The Greg Siple Award for Young Adult Bicycle Travel, shares how he helped kids in a tough neighborhood learn cycling skills and gain trust in law enforcement. Now it’s your turn! Apply to win a bike and bike travel gear at AdventureCycling.org/GregSipleAward/ by December 31 and #JumpStartBikeTravel.
Adventure Cycling has 46,846 mapped miles in its Route Network. Have you ever wondered which route has the highest elevation? Or wondered how the TransAmerica Trail compares to the Southern Tier in elevation gain? Our new Route Comparison page is where you’ll get those answers and more!
Paul Duyckinck believes travel is best done with two wheels!
Being vulnerable isn’t all bad. In this guest blog post, writer and cyclist Olivia Round divulges the perks of being a solo female bicycle traveler.
Will you say “yes” to the power of bike travel? When you support Adventure Cycling, you’re saying “yes” to inspiring and empowering thousands of cyclists to pack their panniers and explore America.
“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.
It’s been 30+ years since I toured by bike solo and at age 65, I’m delighted to find I still like it: making up a trip as you go, free of someone else’s plan.
Read life member Kacy Burnsed’s story of how bicycles provide truly transformative experiences and bring his family closer together. Please consider making your own lifetime commitment to bicycle travel and Adventure Cycling.
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