Tag: Adventure Cycling Association
The Adventure Cycling Association will be able to route bicyclists all the way from Chicago to LA on its soon-to-be released Bicycle Route 66 Map Set after Caltrans agreed to open portions of Interstate 40 to bicycles.
Last month, Adventure Cycling reported that its proposed Route 66 bike route was stalled at the California border …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/02/26/caltrans-clears-way-for-route-66-bike-route/
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/02/03/helpful-montana-couple-honored-in-bike-travel-awards/
The song says Route 66 “winds from Chicago to LA, more than two thousand miles all the way. …”
The Adventure Cycling Association’s bicycle route version of that famous highway corridor, however, doesn’t make it to LA. It’s stalled at Needles, California.
That’s because Caltrans won’t give bicycles legal access to use a 144-mile stretch of Interstate …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/01/27/proposed-route-66-bike-route-stalls-at-california-border/
If you can earn a scholarship to attend college, why not for other types of higher learning — such as bicycle touring?
The Adventure Cycling Association is offering two scholarships for young adults aged 18-25 to attend one of its educational courses this year.
The recipients will receive the costs of traveling to the course …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/01/14/bike-touring-scholarships-offered-by-adventure-cycling-association/
“Many (cross-country riders) stay at hotels and motels, lodges. They’re not whizzing by you with a tankful of gas. They’re stopping and buying a few things here and there. They’re there to interact with a local community instead of driving by in a car and looking out the windows.”
— Steve Jahn, member …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/09/25/bike-quote-why-bicycle-tourists-are-the-best-tourists-for-small-towns/
Washington Bikes is inviting folks interested in bicycle travel to attend the ribbon cutting on the new US Bike Route 10 in Anacortes this Sunday.
Click here for link to map
USBR 10 rolls out for 416 miles roughly along the State Route 20 corridor from Anacortes to the Idaho border. That’s also the …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/09/11/us-bike-route-10-dedication-is-sunday-in-anacortes/
Washington state may have its first official U.S. Bicycle Route later this spring.
Washington Bikes reported that the state Department of Transportation has submitted its plans for USBR 10 to cross the northern part of the state from Anacortes to the Idaho border.
The plans go to the American Association of State Highway and …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/04/18/washington-state-joins-others-seeking-approvals-for-u-s-bicycle-routes/
After creating more than 42,000 miles of bicycle routes on paved, gravel and dirt roads, Adventure Cycling Association is taking a foray onto backcountry single track.
It’s new Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route is a two-map set of the mountains, lakes and valleys of central Idaho.
The main 518-mile loop uses pavement, gravel roads, …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/02/26/adventure-cycling-creates-new-backcountry-bike-routes-in-idaho/
The Natchez Trace Parkway between Nashville, Tennessee, and Tupelo, Mississippi, seems like a natural route for bicyclists traveling between the country music capital and the birthplace of Elvis.
Of course there are many other reasons to travel the 444-mile route across Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. Among them is the fact that the parkway is designated …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/02/25/making-the-natchez-trace-parkway-safe-for-cyclists/
Those travelers who crisscross Montana by bicycle leave a lot of money behind as they go, spending on average between $75 to $102 a day.
That according to “Analysis of Touring Cyclists,” a study by the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at University of Montana in cooperation with the nonprofit Adventure Cycling Association, based …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/01/23/touring-bicyclists-pump-up-montanas-economy-study/