Live celebration for Great American Rail-Trail is Wednesday
Rails to Trails Conservancy is promoting a live event this Wednesday to reveal the preferred route for the Great American Rail-Trail — an off-road trail route that will stretch 3,700 miles from Washington DC to Washington state and fulfill the dream for off-road bicycle travelers.
Dogs and bicyclists have a special relationship, all too often involving the dog chasing the bicyclist.
That’s not the case with Mike Minnick and Bixby, however. The pair are sharing a bicycle as they travel together around the US, stopping at animal shelters along the way to raise awareness about the need to rescue pets …
Choosing a durable bike for a cross-country bicycle tour is a good idea. When Jeffrey Tanenhaus chose a ride for his adventure, he went to a most familiar source — the New York City Bike bike share system.
Tanenhaus set off from New York City back on Aug. 6 on one of 12,000 bikes in …
Three bicyclists are filming interviews and collision scenes as they head down the California coast this week to begin a cross-country bicycle tour.
They hope to learn how Americans share the road and why that leads to so many deaths and injuries to people on two wheels. They plan to release a documentary film on the subject in 2014 entitled “Spoke.”
There’s a lot of interest in their work. The three — Em Baker, Nick Navarro and Lauren Gardner — recently raised more than $11,000 for the project from 125 donors at Kickstarter.com. …
“We were completely different backgrounds — she’s a liberal Seattle Democrat — but we got along famously. We didn’t talk politics — when you’re trying to survive the wilderness, politics is low on the list.”
Maybe members of Congress should take a bicycle tour — a very long bicycle tour — together.
Camp Spokes is a free summer camp program for girls and gender-variant youth to learn about bike mechanics, safe cycling in urban and mountain bike settings, and sustainable DIY projects. This is a trip recap of their first overnight ride down the Virginia Capital Trail, which was helped make possible with an Adventure Cycling Association Minigrant.
We eat a lot on bike tours, but it’s not only about the food. Ask someone about a recipe, and you are asking them about their lives. Food is not simply our fuel, just like bicycles are not only our mode of transport. Both are a way to appreciate and truly get to know the […]
This article was originally developed for the Winter 2024 issue of Rails to Trails magazine. It has been reposted here in an edited format. Subscribe to read more articles about remarkable rail-trails and trail networks while also supporting our work. Have comments on this article? Email the magazine. A friend of mine and I, both […]
My thirst for adventure has always driven me to see the world in unique ways. I grew up full-time traveling in an RV with my family and, as a child, spent countless hours biking, hiking, swimming, camping, kayaking and sleeping under the stars. As an adult, I’ve done my best to continue nourishing this traveling […]
Read this blog in English. Recuadro: Pasar tiempo al aire libre en los senderos puede resultar beneficioso para las personas, los entornos y el planeta. Por eso animamos a todo el mundo, en todas partes, a hacer de los senderos una parte más importante de su vida cotidiana. El tiempo que pasa en el sendero […]
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