A Tour of Idaho’s Bitterroot 300K Trail

A Tour of Idaho’s Bitterroot 300K Trail

By Roger Crandall – The Bitterroot 300K is a must do cycle tour for your bucket list. Trail of the Coeur D’Alene I’ve heard the rumors that there were fantastic bicycle trails in Idaho and that they were around the Coeur D’Alene area; but where exactly and what they were like no one could tell me […]

Adventure Cycling Names Scott Pankratz New Executive Director

Adventure Cycling Names Scott Pankratz New Executive Director

Missoula, MT (October 3, 2019) — Following an extensive national search, Adventure Cycling Association has named Scott Pankratz as its new Executive Director. Pankratz takes the reins of the country’s largest cycling membership organization from Jim Sayer, who served as Executive Director since 2005. “My passion and enthusiasm as the incoming Executive Director at Adventure […]

Giving Up

Giving Up

By Lukas Brinkerhoff – Day 8. It’s hot. We’ve just wasted well over an hour waiting to be able to soak in a hot spring only to be told by some of the scariest people I’ve ever seen that that won’t be happening. Slightly dejected, we buy a couple of beers, gather our bikes and head […]

Learn to Guide Bike Tours

Adventure Cycling Leadership Training Course Teaches People to Guide Bike Tours

Learn to Guide Bike Tours

By Chris Blinzinger – John and I have been touring together for almost 5 years and in that time we have enjoyed taking other people with us on our adventures. We have not necessarily been Tour Leaders, but have gone on trips with people of varying degrees of touring experience. We are certainly not world travelers […]

My Eyes Explode Open

My Eyes Explode Open

By Lukas Brinkerhoff – My eyes explode open. There is nothing but darkness and the hum from the fan on the wood burning stove heating the house form the front room. My body is tense. I’m perspiring. I glance at the phone charging on the nightstand. It’s 2:13 AM. Typical. I know I won’t be […]

Overnight Bike Touring to Antelope Island, Utah

Overnight Bike Touring to Antelope Island, Utah

By Martin Neunzert Martin and Arleigh Neunzert, on the causeway. Photo by Martin Neunzert I remember, a long time ago, when March was for corn skiing. But no matter, we will adapt and evolve. Cycle touring is a good substitute, right? But everyone is SO busy, busily coming up with lame excuses like “work” or […]

A Springtime Bicycle Tour of Western Colorado

A Springtime Bicycle Tour of Western Colorado

By John Roberson The following is a description of a mid-May bicycle trip that I took through parts of the western third of Colorado. I traveled solo for 10 days, and I was completely self-supported. I rode an old-school mountain bike with 26 inch rims, made by Rivendell Bicycle Works, and it performed beautifully. I […]

Crossing the Chilcotin

Crossing the Chilcotin

By Jay Hudson The British Columbia Canadian border guard waved me over to the side of the entry station with a slight scowl on his ruddy face that summer day in 1984. I can’t say as I blame him. I must have looked like a hippy in my old beat up Datsun station wagon. I […]