Take us to the bar! Bar Mitts, that is

May 8, 2015

Do you bicycle tour in the winter? Even if you haven’t worked your way to up an Alaksan adventure in December, these bar mittens are nothing short of luxury for your everyday commute, spring and fall time touring and more.

We’ve long been fans of the bar mitt. Once you become a believer in the bar mitt, you will never stray. Imagine not needing gloves in 30 degree temperatures, instead slipping your hands in these comfy, neoprene mittens, always ready to warm a chilly finger that may have had to stray to check your map.

In honor of Bike-Friendly Parks week and all the unpredictable weather conditions our treasured parks can bring, for today only, make any donation to the U.S. Bicycle Route System and get entered to win a set of these bar mitts. Donate before midnight MST to win >>

As we near the end of Week 1 of our 6th Annual Build It. Bike It. Be a Part of It. campaign, we want to thank you for your interest and remind you that we need your support to grow the USBRS to over 50,000 miles of designated routes.

Your support helps us work with state and national parks on creating better conditions for traveling cyclists. Read about the top 5 successes in both state parks and national parks, which Ginny and Saara from Travel Initiatives blogged about this week.

And you still have time to win a free annual National Parks pass! Learn more and donate now >>

Take at all the other opportunities you have to win and get cool USBRS schwag >>


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 Project, Sierra 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 adventurecycling.org/beapartofit.


* 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 development@adventurecycling.org 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.


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