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I snuck in a changed Melissa's original post. =)


I hope I'm in the office when/if you come by on Thursday. I am typically off by 3 so it could happen.


There is road construction occurring on US 2 over a 4 mile stretch from just east of Havre. For more information, see the Montana DOT interactive Travel Map:


Hi Brian,

As part of my tour this summer, I'll be riding from Sidney to Victoria, BC, then catching the ferry to Port Angeles, WA. I'm having a hard time finding a map for the Lochside Trail, anyone know where to find one?

I think these two resources include maps of that trail:

Hope this helps!


Thanks for the local intel! Appreciate you thought of posting your experience here.


Routes / Re: Great Divide -- Silverthorne to Salida
« on: June 12, 2014, 12:53:35 pm »
You might check this site for snow pack information:

Hope this helps,

Historic Columbia River Highway closed due to mudslide. See this blog post for more information:


Colorado / MOVED:
« on: June 05, 2014, 09:09:46 am »

Routes / Re: Pittsburgh to Detroit
« on: June 05, 2014, 08:50:03 am »
You might want to look at some of the routes we have mapped in that area. In particular, Northern Tier 9, Underground Railroad Pittsburgh Spur, Underground Railroad Detroit Alternate 1. See the Route Network page for more information:


The Madison-Milton bridge is now open. There is still construction underway for the next few weeks but detours are no longer required:


I don't think this is on any of the Adventure Cycling routes. Please correct me if I'm wrong. In that case, I'd like to get it on the appropriate addenda.


Routes / Re: Tenting on the Pacific Coast Route
« on: April 08, 2014, 08:59:41 am »
Over the years I have heard about small campgrounds for riders along the Pac Coastline, and I have also heard that they closed some of them down due to problems with the homeless.

From the Pacific Coast #4 addenda:

Some of the CA state parks have closed their hiker/biker sites due to vagrants. You can find a updated list of hiker/biker sites by searching "Activity/Facility" at this site:

Hope this helps.


Hi Bob,

I'm glad you were able to make the trip. Thanks for reporting back on your experience.


General Discussion / Re: 2 General Questions
« on: March 25, 2014, 09:18:52 am »

For a trip beginning in June, you are safe to buy your maps now. It sounds like your other questions have been answered by your fellow traveling cyclists.

Have a great trip!


Hello Ladyworldcyclist,

I don't doubt the utility of older maps. They certainly can be useful in a certain capacity. If the routing is the same or similar enough, the older maps would definitely make a great second set for a riding partner.

I was mostly concerned by your comment, "Yes they are quite old.  But the route data should still be reasonably accurate" and how some folks might interpret it. I thought it important to point out that maps of that age could -- and some certainly do -- have significant route changes since their publication.

That being said, all maps are dated the instant they are published so none of them are as current as users might like them to be. =)


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