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April 20, 2017
Three Things You Should Consider Regarding the August Solar Eclipse
Three Things You Should Consider Regarding the August Solar Eclipse

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the U.S. Where will you be? If you’re traveling one of Adventure Cycling’s routes, you should check this guide for tips on how to best prepare.

April 18, 2017
Cycling the Mississippi - The Crooked Letter State
Cycling Mississippi - The Crooked Letter State

I recently crisscrossed Mississippi on a 200-mile, four-day ride, celebrating Mississippi’s 200th anniversary, and you can do this ride too.

April 17, 2017
30% Off Adventure Cycling Maps
30% Off Adventure Cycling Maps

There are many benefits of being an Adventure Cycling member, but maybe none as great as getting 30% off Adventure Cycling maps.

April 17, 2017
Have a Happy Thomas Stevens Day
Have a Happy Thomas Stevens Day

Adventure Cycling will be closed on Monday, April 17, to celebrate our very own holiday, Thomas Stevens Day.

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April 11, 2017
Missoula Art Park, Missoula's Newest Park, Opens to Celebrate Arts and Earth Day
Missoula Art Park, Missoula's Newest Park, Opens to Celebrate Arts and Earth Day

The Missoula Art Park opens Friday, April 21, and Adventure Cycling Association, the Missoula Art Museum, and the City of Missoula invite the public to an opening dedication with more events to follow on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22.

March 30, 2017
Michael Deme
Michael Deme

Warm tributes are being paid by family, friends, and colleagues to Michael Deme, Adventure Cycling’s Director of Design and Media, who died suddenly and unexpectedly of natural causes this week at age 51.

April 18, 2017
10 things to know when planning a bike trip

A bike trip requires planning, conditioning, and organization, said Lisa McKinney, a spokeswoman for Missoula, Mont.-based Adventure Cycling, which helps thousands of riders each year with trips around the country.

April 18, 2017
Bicycle Tax 'Joke' Bombs At Montana Legislature

Director of Travel Initiatives with the Missoula-based Adventure Cycling Association, is talking about Senate Bill 363.

April 18, 2017
Future UGA Terry student to bike across country to benefit LGBT youth

After quitting his job a year ago, he discovered the Adventure Cycling Association, which prepares mapped biking routes all over the country.

April 18, 2017
2017 Northwest Bicycling Events Calendar

Adventure Cycling based in Missoula has assembled online resources, including contacts with ambassadors, to encourage cyclists to try an overnight bicycle tour in their own region.

April 18, 2017
Eau Claire man to bike 4,225 miles for Syrian refugees

Matt Boelter, 22, hopes to raise awareness of the plight of refugees in Syria and raise $10,000.

April 18, 2017
Adventure Cyclist executive editor Michael Deme dies at 51

Deme was a 24-year staffer of Adventure Cycling Association and longtime editor of Adventure Cyclist magazine.

November 7, 2016
Troy cyclist is riding through history

Part personal journey, part historical excursion, the trip that Troy cyclist Jordan Hart is on is the adventure of a lifetime.

November 7, 2016
National Bike Route extends through San Juan County

U.S. Bicycle Routes 70 & 79 now officially span Southern Utah winding through seven counties from Colorado to Nevada as a UDOT contractor finishes new sign installations.  
 

July 14, 2016
Still spinning: Bicycle celebration recalls Missoula's two-wheeled legacy

Hundreds of those cross-country travelers pedaled their way to Adventure Cycling’s headquarters in downtown Missoula this week. Among them was Myrna Rafalovich, whose 14-member “Sprocket Rockets” team helped pioneer the 4,228-mile route 40 years ago.

July 14, 2016
Adventure Cycling rekindles the spirit of Bikecentennial

The Bikecentennial ride along the TransAmerica Trail was a "life-changing" experience, he says. Forty years later, nostalgia is prompting French and other riders to rally in Missoula for a celebration French likens to a high school reunion, only perhaps more meaningful.

July 14, 2016
How to Write Your Adventure Book During Your Adventure

David Goodrich, former director of the UN Global Climate Observing System, is biking the country to observe our changing world in person—and writing a book as he goes. Mid-trip, we asked him about his strategy.

July 13, 2016
Bicycling Across America

Chérie Newman and Greg Siple share information about the history of Bikecentennial and Adventure Cycling, as presented in a new coffee table book 'America's Bicycle Route: The Story of the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail.'

July 12, 2016
Like predecessor, Barrington teen plans to bike across five states for charity along the Adventure Cycling Southern Tier Bicycle Route.
July 11, 2016
Western New England Greenway Bikeway Connecting CT, MA, and VT Gains National Recognition by AASHTO
July 10, 2016
Alabama's first 3-foot bike law signs going up in Mobile area

Causeway is also a corridor for people traveling coast to coast along Adventure Cycling's Southern Tier route.

June 9, 2016
Join Century Cycles for National Bike Travel Weekend, June 4-5

...do-it-yourself bike overnights on the same weekend is being spearheaded by Adventure Cycling Association. "We're encouraging people to skip the yard...

June 9, 2016
Group seeing Route 66 on 2 wheels

...doing the same thing today with Route 66. A group led by Adventure Cycling Association (ACA) tour leader Brian Managan of Rochester, New York,

June 9, 2016
Bicycle Tourism on the Rise, Joplin Could Benefit

...10th and its 55 days, says Brian Managan, a trip leader with Adventure Cycling Association. A group of 6 tourists are on the first guided bike...

June 1, 2016
The Man Who Lucked Into the Most Coveted Building in Dallas

...to the future. Takeharu had brought his bicycle so that he could ride in the Bikecentennial, a 4,250-mile, coast-to-coast trip to commemorate...

February 26, 2016
4 Montana state parks will help efforts to cater to bicycling tourists

Bicycling campers will find areas constructed specifically for them at four western Montana state parks – Whitefish Lake, Wayfarers in Bigfork, and Placid Lake and Salmon Lake near Seeley Lake.

Adventure Cycling Association depends on a highly productive and creative staff to accomplish the multifaceted programming and services that we offer in support of America's traveling cyclists.

Become a Tour Leader

Adventure Cycling Association’s tours department is always searching for energetic, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and experienced tour leaders and staff for all of our tour offerings. Do you have what it takes to become one of our expert tour leaders? Read More

Register To Win!

Register a trip for Bike Travel Weekend (June 2–4) by May 22, 2017 and a ride for Bike Your Park Day (September 30) by September 18, 2017 and you'll be entered to win an Advocate Cycles Seldom Seen bicycle and a trip for two, with bikes, to Glacier National Park on the Amtrak Empire Builder. Each registration is one entry for both prizes.

Register at BikeTravelWeekend.org and BikeYourParkDay.org!