Member Affiliate Benefits 101

April 11, 2014

We appreciate the support our 46,500+ members provide us, and in return we work hard putting together affiliate discounts to help all of our members get the most bang for their buck when plotting a course for adventure. Here's the scoop on all of the benefits we currently offer.

Motel 6

Lodging can take up a big chunk of your bicycle-touring budget, which is why we've partnered up with Motel 6 to offer our members 10% off a room at any of their 1,100 locations. 

Bike Friday

Building some of the best folding and travel bicycles in the world, Bike Friday offers our members 5% off a custom build.

Bike Tours Direct

Representing more than 125 local bike-tour companies in 70 countries, if there's someplace in the world you want to explore, Bike Tours Direct has you covered. Our members receive 5% off any of their tours.

Are you searching for the most efficient and economical way to ship your bike? If so, check out for the best shipping prices to anywhere in the world. If you are also in need of a bike box, they sell a wide variety through their online store, and our members receive 10% off any of their bike cases.

Rent A Bike Now is connected with hundreds of shops throughout the United States and Canada that are equipped to rent you a bike for your next vacation or tour. Adventure Cycling members are eligible for 10% off all bike rentals through their service.

Optic Nerve

Optic Nerve is a premium performance eyewear company offering our members 30% off their eyewear. They combine outstanding optics with great design.

Don't have the budget to purchase all the gear you need for an upcoming trip? Rent it from They are equipped with just about anything you would need, from tents to GPS units. Our members receive 10% off all rentals.

Light & Motion

At some point we all get caught out in the dark, but you don't have to be unprepared. Adventure Cycling members can get 15% off select lights from Light & Motion, who have put over 20 years of experience towards creating some of the best bicycle lights around.


Smartphones are becoming a staple in bicycle travel. Bike2Power offers our members 15% off smartphone bike mounts and chargers.

Primal Wear

Primal Wear is the leading designer and manufacturer of premier cycling apparel for teams, clubs, and events around the world. As a member of Adventure Cycling you are eligible for a special member benefit savings of 20% on all cycling apparel through Primal Wear.

China Highlights

China Highlights is a premier tour operator in China and specializes in customized tours for individuals, families, and groups. Adventure Cycling members receive a 5% discount on all China tour packages.

We do hope our members are able to support these companies that in turn support our organization. If you would like to access the discount codes for these benefits, they can be found by logging into your My Adventure Cycling account, and clicking on the Affiliate Benefits tab.

Photo by Josh Tack

TOURING GEAR & TIPS is written by Joshua Tack of Adventure Cycling's memberservices department. It appears weekly, highlighting technical aspects of bicycle touring and advice to help better prepare you for the journey ahead. Look for Josh's "Fine Tuned" column in Adventure Cyclist magazine as well.


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