The 2018 Greg Siple Award application opens on November 1, 2017 and must be submitted by December 31, 2017 at midnight EST. There are four awards available, two Intro to Bike Travel and two Outdoor Leadership, in 2018.
Always ready for the next adventure, Intro to Bike Travel applicants find bicycle touring and bikepacking intriguing and would love to get rolling, but need help starting their bike-travel story. Let us equip you with the bike, gear, and an Intro to Road Touring course, so you can write the first chapter of this new adventure. Then, with your story-telling skills, you’ll share your experience and inspire others to take their own first adventurous pedal strokes. APPLY TODAY!
We’re giving away two Intro to Bike Travel awards in 2018. Each winner will win:
Looking to take bike travel to the next level? Outdoor Leadership applicants already know bikepacking and bicycle touring shift their gears, and they love sharing their tales of travel. Let us sharpen your story-telling pencil with a Leadership Training Course, some new gear, and an additional self-contained tour. You’ll gain even more experience, have fun, and find a bike-hungry audience eager to be inspired by your veteran, bike-loving tales of wheel-spinning fun. APPLY TODAY!
We’re giving away two Outdoor Leadership awards in 2018. Each winner will win:
The Greg Siple Award for Young Adult Bicycle Travel is open to U.S. citizens only. Applicants must be 18 to 30 years old on March 1, 2018.
Finalists will be notified by February 9 and will be asked to submit a short video recording or do a live interview (no more than 5 minutes) in response to one to two interview questions.
Four winners will be notified by March 1, 2018.
Do you have a question about The Greg Siple Award for young Adult Bicycle Travel? Please contact Eva Dunn-Froebig, Events & Outreach Coordinator, at (406) 721-1776.
APPLY TODAY! Whether you are new to bicycle travel or looking to build your outdoor leadership skills, @adventurecycling ‘s Young Adult Scholarship program is here to help get you in the saddle and out on the road by providing resources and support adults ages 18 to 30. Find out more on our website: http://ow.ly/8KYj3059sFi Photo @saarasnow #adventurecycling #jumpstartbiketravel (at Adventure Cycling Association)
Bike Your Park tomorrow (Saturday, September 24! You can go anywhere- a national park, state park, forest, recreation area, national monument. It’s your ride. BikeYourParkDay.org
Photo by Roger DiBrito
Kaj Kraus, one winner of our 2017 award for young adults, is deaf and building on what he learned at an Adventure Cycling Leadership Training Course, plans to take a group of peers on a bike tour. The Greg Siple Award for Young Adult Bicycle Travel is accepting applications for 2018 through December 31. Apply today and #jumpstartbiketravel.
Sara Chars, one of the recipients of the 2017 Greg Siple Award for Young Adult Bicycle Travel, completed the Intro to Road Touring course in Eugene, Oregon, July 23–28. Check out her impressions and gorgeous photos, and start thinking about your application for this award.
Each year the applications for The Greg Siple Award for Young Adult Bicycle Travel get more impressive and inspiring. Let’s meet this year’s winners ...