Best Bike Tours in the USA

Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa 
At the end of RAGBRAI XXXIII, more than 245,650 people rode at least some part of the 33 RAGBRAIs. Nobody knows how many people have been touched in some way along the 15,535 total miles covered by RAGBRAI since 1973.

 

Tour of the California Alps - The Death Ride 

Beginning and ending at Turtle Rock Park north of Markleeville, California, the five pass ride includes 129 miles and 15,000+ feet of lung busting climbing.
 

GRABAAWR - Wisconsin 

The start will be in Eagle River, near the upper Michigan border, and the ride will end in Prairie du Chien, at the junction of the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers. Total distance will be will be about 490 miles, an average of about 70 miles per day.
 

North Rim of the Grand Canyon 

The Grand Canyon North Rim trail bicycle tour is one of the many mountain bike tours Escape Adventures offer. It is a good sample of southern Utah or Arizona single track.
  
 
 

Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay 

The bike relay course is through some of the most beautiful wilderness in southern Yukon, northern BC as well as the world famous Chilkat Eagle Preserve in Alaska. This wilderness is home to many animals including grizzly bears.
   

Trek Across Maine

The bicycle trek is a 3-day, 180-mile ride, beginning at Sunday River Ski Resort in Bethel, with overnight stops at the University of Maine at Farmington and Colby College in Waterville. The annual event ends at Snow Marine Park in Rockland on Father’s Day.
  

Bicycle Tour of Colorado

A week long road bicycle tour through the Colorado Rockies. The Bicycle Tour of Colorado provides camping services, route maps and road marking, aid stations every 15-25 miles, bicycle repair services, and medical support during your week in Colorado.
 
 

California  Winery  Tours

Like a fine wine, this classic Backroads trip has grown beautifully with age. Join Backroads to explore five valleys of world-famous vineyards, forests of soaring redwoods, perfect pastoral landscapes and the captivating Pacific Coast.
 
 

Cycle America

Cycle America’s unique Coast-to-Coast tour is divided into nine Cross-State segments that make it possible to cycle a week or more, or ride all the segments for the complete Coast-to-Coast experience. Each state offers unique history and beauty, from the lush mountains and forests of the West, across the grasslands of the Great Plains, to the lakes and farms of the Great Lake states and the quaint towns of New England.

   

BRAG - The Bike Ride Across Georgia

The Bicycle Ride Across Georgia is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing affordable, family-oriented, quality bicycle tours in and across Georgia, with an emphasis on bicycling safety, fun, and education.

 

Cycling Tours & Bicycle Web Sites

BACKROADS - the premier active travel company, offering fully supported, upscale and distinctive bicycling, hiking, multisport vacations.

New Mexico Mountain Bike Adventures - These New Mexico Mountain Biking Adventures cover climate zones from desert lowlands to high alpine meadows on the same biking trip.

Vermont Bicycle Touring - We have been the leader in bike tours for 35 years. We are committed to offering you exceptional quality and value. Enjoy time-tested itineraries, a variety of cycling routes, full van support, expert trip leaders, outstanding hotels, and regional cuisine.

Bike Riders Bicycle Tours - Distinctive, small group cycling vacations in New England, Canada and Europe. Guest chef tours and self-guided tours are available.

Rocky Mountain Worldwide Cycle Tours - All-incusive multi day cycling, mountain biking and multi sport adventures in the Canadian Rockies and on the West Coast.

Breaking Away Cycling Tours - Since 1985 Breaking Away has invited fitness, touring and racing cyclists to join us on cycling vacations that "exceed all expectations." Our guests have spread the word that Breaking Away offers trips that are very special in the world of cycling, with referrals comprising of nearly 75% of our clientele each year. We are honored to have been selected as "must do trips" by Bicycling Magazine, VeloNews, Outside Magazine and Men's Journal as well as featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and ESPN.

Getaway Bike Tours - Why choose Getaway Adventures over other outdoor tour companies in Wine Country? Come bike, kayak, and hike in our backyard!

The World Outdoors - Extraordinary Off-the-beaten-path Bike Adventures. 

Bicycle Adventures - Outstanding bicycle tours, active vacations, hiking trips, and multisport tours throughout the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, and western Canada.

Timberline Adventures - Denver, CO
A small "ma & pa" bicycle and hiking tour operator, currently into our 27th year of creating and staging an extensive collection of bicycling and hiking adventure vacations, primarily in the western (liberally defined) U.S. & Canada. Ours is a program addressed to those who love to bike and hike, and are looking for athletic content and unique itineraries. Our program also focuses on the national parks of the U.S. & Canada, with programs planned in 38 parks and monuments in 2009.

Digngo Bike Tours
A company that organizes luxury and customize bike tours in France.Unique and personalized bike tours in France. Our tours are designed to immerse you in the French culture through hands on and cultural encounters.
  
Bike Magazines
Asphalt Magazine - Asphalt is a magazine for the dedicated road cyclist. Whether you race, ride centuries or just make it out to the local group ride a few days a week, Asphalt addresses your lifestyle like no other publication. From gorgeous photos of bikes and destinations, to real stories you can curl up with in bed, Asphalt is a magazine of substance.

Bike Magazine - Bike Magazine takes its readers on a ride of his own. You will enjoy the style, substance and highest quality photography that only Bike can deliver to its subscribers. Product and accessory reviews keep you informed and up to date on everything you need for the ride of your life!

Bicycling Magazine - Bicycling Magazine is the number one road and mountain biking magazine. Bicycling has all the practical tips you need to make every ride more enjoyable in this informative publication. This magazine provides key research from industry organizations to help bring more people into the sport, to create and maintain bike paths and off-road trail access.

Cycling Plus - This is a magazine for anyone who appreciates the all-out effort of time-trialing, the freedom of touring, the cut-and-thrust of commuting, and the sheer joy of just being out on the road. It covers new developments in the world of UK cycling and reviews and tests products.

Cycling Utah  covers road and mountain-bike racing, road tours and rides, festivals, new products, and road tests. It also provides maps, information on trails, and an events calendar.

Gearhead.com - Online Magazine
At Gearhead, you can create a lasting identity via your own profile page, join discussion groups, read and submit product reviews, find and review local trails, and easily communicate with others who share your interests. And this is just the beginning!

Mountain Bike Action Magazine  - Mountain Bike Action Magazine is the magazine for the off-road bicycle enthusiast, from the trail rider to the commuter to the ATB competitor. Each monthly issue contains bike tests, technical how-to articles, riding tips, racing coverage, buyer's guides and more.

Triathlete Magazine - Triathlete Magazine is a monthly publication of, about, and for triathletes. It tracks and details the updates in the triathlon world, including the bikes of the month, and shoes of the month. It gives summaries on leaders in the sport, gives tips on clothing apparel, and gives attitude notes.
  

Bike Forums
Bycling Forums - Buy sell or trade any cycling related item in this classified forum. Plus, touring and mountain biking information and equipment.
 

Bike Forums - A collection of bicycle discussion forums. Road Cycling, mountain biking, equipment, touring, triathlon, winter cycling, and much more.

Cycling Plus - Over the past five years the Cycling Plus forum has made a tremendous contribution to the British cycling community it is a fantastic and well used source.

RAGBRAI Forum - Bike ride across Iowa forum
 

RoadBikeReview: Cycling gear reviews, forums, and classifieds product reviews, ratings and classifieds for road bikes, cycling, bicycle, bike, parts, components, mountain biking, used bike, bicycle classifieds.

Womens Cycling Forums
  - A forum for discussing primarily women cycling. The discussions range from low key intro forums to racing.

Bike Links

Bike tours Europe - Based in the heart of Europe (Switzerland), Digngo (Pronounced Dig and Go), is an active travel company that designs incredible cycling adventures in the most beautiful areas of France and Italy.
 
  

 

 

This listing of the best cycling tours in America is constantly being revised as we experience and ride on new tours or hear about other bike tours offered in the United States. So, if you feel we are missing one, please email us and let us know!