Know Before You Go: How to Read that Map

March 28, 2013

So you bought a set of Adventure Cycling maps for your upcoming bicycle tour? Yay! They are packed full of information to help you on the road as well as plan from home.

Be sure you know the nitty gritty of all the details found on them before you leave. Check out this informative (and fun!) video by America ByCycle on How to Read Adventure Cycling Maps:

One more thing before rolling out the door, check the addenda/map updates and corrections online and Temporary Road Closure forum for last minute issues, too.


GEOPOINTS BULLETIN is written by Jennifer 'Jenn' Milyko, an Adventure Cycling cartographer, and appears weekly, highlighting curious facts, figures, and persons from the Adventure Cycling Route Network with tips and hints for personal route creation thrown in for good measure. She also wants to remind you that map corrections and comments are always welcome via the online Map Correction Form.


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