Monthly Archives: May 2009

Jim’s Travels

photo courtesy of Jim Sayer Executive Director Jim Sayer visited the Reno, Nevada area on May 18-19 and met with a bunch of Adventure Cycling members. He talked about Adventure Cycling’s bike travel programs and tours at the monthly meeting … Continue reading

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GPS Waypoints

Back in early 2003 we released our first three sets of waypoint data to be used with a GPS (Global Positioning System) unit. The TransAmerica Trail, Lewis & Clark Bicycle Trail and Great Divide Mountain Bike Route were the first … Continue reading

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Thanks Sacremento! Plus Upcoming Regional Gatherings

in this photo: Jim Sayer (right) with Jim and Cathy Haagen-Schmitphoto courtesy of Jim Sayer Executive director Jim Sayer traveled to Sacramento, California where he enjoyed meeting Adventure Cycling supporters at a regional gathering at Mike’s Bikes in mid-town on … Continue reading

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Mountain Bikes in the Wilderness, yay or nay?

When fat-tire bikes were growing in popularity in the early 1980s, mountain bikers by and large had little problem with the fact that their favorite activity was taboo in established federally designated Wilderness Areas. After all, cyclists in general have … Continue reading

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Working Hard to Use Your Money Wisely

Adventure Cycling relies on the support of our members and donors to help us really make an impact with the programs and resources we provide. We are committed to our mission of inspiring bicycle travel, but we are also equally … Continue reading

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Random Facts and Figures

Adventure Cycling has bicycle travel route maps that traverse 44 states and the District of Columbia. (Can you name the six that we don’t?) The map section with the most miles is Northern Tier, Section #3. (A whopping 591.5 miles!) … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Bicycle Travel

If you’re a true believer in the the power of bicycle travel to transform your experience of the entire world, get ready to be really inspired. Willie Weir’s new book,Travels with Willie, is now available. The book is a compilation … Continue reading

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