Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Rocking 2011

Breaking ground for an expanded bike-travel “mecca.” Approval of the first new official U.S. Bicycle Routes in nearly three decades. A cool new website to promote overnight bike trips. Record map sales and lots of new route development and improvement. … Continue reading

Posted in From the Executive Director | Leave a comment

Salsa Anything Cage

Sometimes it is the simple things that bring the greatest joy, and that’s why Salsa’s new Anything Cage is going down as my personal pick for 2011 Touring Product of the Year. For most of us, this oversized cage will … Continue reading

Posted in Touring Gear and Tips | Leave a comment

For the Birds

A good pair of binoculars can be a weighty item to add to full panniers. But the few times I’ve elected to leave them behind, I’ve regretted doing so. They are for the birds. Literally. Several days or sometimes weeks … Continue reading

Posted in Sights and Sounds | Leave a comment

2011 Holiday Campaign Deadline Approaches

Wow. December has flown by, and as we approach 2012, I am extremely thankful for all the support we have received thus far in our 2011 Holiday Campaign. We weren’t sure if we could meet the $50,000 match, but our … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 Holiday Campaign, Support Adventure Cycling | Leave a comment

Bicycle Tourist Preferences

Have you ever wanted to tour with Adventure Cycling, but our offerings, schedule, or touring styles did not match your needs? We would like to invite you to participate in an important survey that will assist us in enhancing our … Continue reading

Posted in On The Road | Leave a comment

A Cartographer in Sunny Southern California

As I stated in a post a couple of weeks ago, Where Was I?, I recently took advantage of an invitation to travel to a warmer climate just as winter began to set into Missoula. It was a very full … Continue reading

Posted in GeoPoints Bulletin | Leave a comment

U.S. Bike Routes: 2011 Top 10 Accomplishments

This has been quite a year for the U.S. Bike Route System — truly a year of successes. Of course, none of it would be possible without the ever-expanding support of volunteers, cyclists, bike and trail organizations, communities, and transportation … Continue reading

Posted in Building the U.S. Bicycle Route System | Leave a comment