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Touring & Mountain Biking: Links & Resources


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A Tent for the Road : Review of the Napier X-Treme Sportz Pac (11/19/06)

Bike the Lewis & Clark Trail: Created by the Adventure Cycling Association, this site has maps of the entire 4,618-mile route from Hartford, Illinois, to Astoria, Oregon. (6/13/04)

Bikes, not Cars! PT Cruiser, Jeep, and Honda Racing bikes are featured at The Masked Merchant, a remarkable diverse source for camping and biking equipment.

Arkansas Biking Resources: "The Natural State" has 51 state parks with well-developed biking trails and paths. This site has plenty of links and photo galleries.

Mountain Biking Trail Finder: This joint project of the International Mountain Biking association & includes topo maps, routes & more

Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival 2003: "The most spectacular mountain biking event this side of the Pacific Ocean"

The Air Line Rail Trail: This 50-mile trail in eastern Connecticut features 150-foot tall viaducts over rivers and panoramic views An example of the burgeoning movement to create bicycle routes out of abandoned railroad right-of-ways.

Banff National Park: Suggested routes & useful tips for mountain bike rides in the Canadian Rockies

Bicycling Events Calendar: Superb list for touring and mountain bike events throughout the U.S. and Canada has the very best interactive bike trip planning service on the Web. It is easy to use, fast and allows riders to choose a tour based upon location, difficulty, distance traveled and local amenities. The planner generates a map and directions that can be easily printed and placed in the rider's cue sheet pouch on her/his bike.

Campground Directories: U.S. & Canada

Adventure Cycling Association has created a set of maps and guides for exploring the back roads in the USA.

Mountain biking resort and hostel in a remote section of Maine.

The Exploratorium in San Francisco has created an exhibition about the science of cycling. There is some really cool stuff here! is owned by Consumer Review and provides information and trail reviews for over 6000 mountain bike trails in North America, as well as serving as the portal site for the on-line mountain biking community.

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