Planet Bike Has Our Back!

May 6, 2015

Today your donation will travel three times as far, thanks to two match challenges! Our friends at Planet Bike want to see the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) grow to 50,000 miles and have been loyal supporters of Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. for the past three years.

This year, they’ve doubled down by sponsoring a $1,000 match challenge to keep the momentum going. Donate today to to have your contribution matched, plus you'll be entered to win a set of their Cascadia ALX Fenders! Donate TODAY ONLY for a 3:1 match >>

Planet Bike calls Wisconsin home, one of our favorite states for bicycling. The state’s Bicycle Council is currently implementing USBR 30, which runs across the state, traveling almost exclusively on trails, and meets up with USBR 37, which travels the state’s Lake Michigan coast.

Learn more about the company’s roots in Madison, WI and the top five things they are most excited about in the bicycling world in an interview we recently did with them >>

Another top 5 for you! Ginny and Saara, our staff working on the USBRS, blogged about bicycle friendly parks and highlighted the top five success stories from our last two years of engagement with the National Park Service. (Stay tuned for their blog tomorrow on the top five success stories in state parks).

Don’t forget! For any donation through this Sunday, you’ll be entered to win one of two National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands annual passes! Learn more and donate now >>



The 2015 Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. Campaign runs through May 31, 2015. All donations are tax deductible and support Adventure Cycling's organizing efforts and technical assistance for the U.S. Bicycle Route System. The campaign is supported by Adventure Cycling members, bicycle industry partners, bicycle clubs, and cyclists across North America.

Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. is generously sponsored by Exodus TravelsPlanet BikeOrtieb USA, SKS USA, Town Pump Hotel Group, and the Knickerbikers Bicycle Touring Club of San Diego. In-kind sponsors include Bar MittsBike2PowerBikeFlights.comBike Touring NewsClub RideCygoliteOrtlieb USAOsprey PacksPlanet BikeRevelate DesignsRoad Holland Cycling ApparelRudy ProjectSierra Trading Post, and TiGr Locks.

Over the years, the U.S. Bicycle Route System has been supported in part by grants from the Tawani Foundation, Lazar Foundation, the SRAM Cycling Fund, and Climate Ride.

Learn more about the campaign and make a donation at


* No purchase necessary to enter any featured sweepstakes offered during the Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. campaign. To enter any USBRS campaign sweepstakes, send an email to with full name, address, phone, and email address by the cut off date (listed on the blog post featuring that day's sweepstakes) at Midnight MDT. Winners are selected by random drawing. Winners agree to release their name for public disclosure and promotion of sweepstakes on Adventure Cycling's blog and other communications outlets.


Jim Thale May 6, 2015, 7:09 AM

I love bike routes. We need too catch up with europe.

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