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Photo by Colt Fetters
Those black and white portraits of traveling cyclists on the last page of Adventure Cyclist magazine are being credited to an unfamiliar name. Maxton Caplanides is the new photographer of the Open Road Gallery ... with Greg Siple’s approval of course.
Change is constant on the 46,864-mile Adventure Cycling Route Network and our Routes & Mapping Department recently made extensive updates to both our Atlantic Coast route and the Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route.
One of the key tenets of the U.S. Bicycle Route System is the fact that each route is officially designated. But what does that mean? Here we break it down to its most simple elements.
Share your bike travel knowledge with others by volunteering to be a Bike Travel Weekend and Bike Your Park Day Advisor and/or Influencer. Take two minutes to fill out the volunteer interest form. You’ll feel good about helping others discover the joy of bicycle travel, and you’ll get to be part of something big.
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!
Thank you guest bloggers for making Adventure Cycling’s blog so much fun in 2017. We look forward to seeing your 2018 submissions.
eBikes continue to gain popularity in the world of cycling, and today on the Adventure Cycling blog we’re sharing PeopleForBike’s answers to our 10 questions about eBikes.
Our Corporate Spotlight series highlights the companies that support our mission and do some amazing stuff of their own. This week we talk with Sue from BikeFlights.com about why they love what they do and how they help make bike-travel logistics easier.
You helped us meet and exceed this year’s holiday match challenge! Wow! Thank you. Take a look at the numbers here.
Nearly 100 people applied for The Greg Siple Award, and four talented young adults will be selected to win the award and bike-travel gear, thanks to REI, Big Agnes, Arkel, BikeFlights.com, and ABUS. Winners will be announced by March 1. In the meantime, find out more about the applicants.
The staff of Adventure Cycling is out there, especially on fat bikes this month, using great skinny-tire and fat-tire gear, and selling it in our Cyclosource store too.
Things happened in 2017, I’m certain of that. Some things made us laugh, some things made us cry, and other things left us scared and confused. Here’s a look at a few things that happened to bikes.