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2014 National Bicycle Tourism Conference

Georgia Bicycle Adventures had the honor and pleasure to represent Georgia at the 2014 National Bicycle Tourism Conference in San Diego November 5-8.  A record number (250+) of registrants from across the country including national, state, regional and local government agencies, multi day and urban daily tours, charitable events, convention and visitor bureaus, press & publicity, marketing companies, advocacy groups and suppliers presented the latest facts and trends, traded information and best practices, told their stories, made new connections, planned and collaborated for the future and testified to the impressive growth, momentum and increasing economic impact of bicycle tourism in the USA and around the globe. Read more

5th Annual Georgia Bike Summit

Georgia Bicycle Adventures’ Robyn and Doug participated in this year’s Georgia Bike Summit in Columbus, GA hosted by Georgia Bikes! to talk Bicycle Tourism and learn more about the conference theme of Complete Streets, Competitive Communities. Many of our friends and “fellow travelers” from around the state were there to join in the sessions and frolic in amazing downtown and riverside Columbus.

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Georgia Bicycle Adventures Partners With The GDEcD

Hooray!  We’re officially spinning the bicycle tourism wheels for Georgia! The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) released the Georgia Tourism FY15 Marketing & Strategic Plan last week which touted Georgia’s new Bicycle Tourism Initiative in partnership with Georgia Bicycle Adventures!

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Connect The Comet

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I was very pleased to attend and speak to Cave Spring’s ‘Connect The Comet’ meeting on Friday, August 29 at the invitation of Cave Spring’s Downtown Development Authority Director, Sandra Lindsey.

There is a groundswell of enthusiasm to connect bike/ped routes to the Silver Comet Trail through NW Georgia to Chattanooga. Read more

Cycling Fitzgerald

fitgerald_town_sealThe “Colony City” of Fitzgerald is a testament to celebrating diversity. It was founded and developed in a spirit of collaboration by Union and Confederate veterans after the Civil War.

That spirit lives on and is so much a part of what makes this town such a cool bike weekend destination. From it’s famous fowl to it’s historical heritage there’s something unique at every turn in the road.

We’ve mapped out some choice routes to help you get the most out of your trip to Fitzgerald! Read more

GMA Conference

GMA-conferenceGeorgia Bicycle Adventures (GBA) was invited to “pedal our stuff” with our partners Georgia Department of Economic Development-Tourism Division at their booth during the recent Georgia Municipal Association conference in Savannah on June 21 and 22nd.

We had a chance to show via the new GDEcD and GBA Bicycle Tourism Video the bicycle tourism opportunity available to Georgia communities. Read more

Georgia Trails Summit

GTS-logo-tightOne of our favorite “fellow traveler” organizations is the Georgia Trail Summit (GTS.)

GTS is a group of self organized volunteers committed to advancing a world-class trail network in Georgia, including rail-trails, greenways, blueways, multi-purpose paths, equestrian trails, and thematic trails based on history, culture and food.

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