- Discover our natural and cultural interpretive theme loops and then order them online.
- Try these other publications relevant to Champlain Valley bicycling.
- Read about Around the Lake, a fascinating guide to the historic treasures of the region which is available through the Lake Champlain Basin program.
- Show your support with a Lake Champlain Bikeways Decal.
- Develop your Champlain Valley theme loop with Lake Champlain Bikeways using our manual, Lake Champlain Bikeways; Making it Happen.
- Spread the word about Lake Champlain Bikeways by distributing the Lake Champlain Rack Card.
- Learn about the more technical aspects of creating Lake Champlain Bikeways with our Technical Assistance Manual.
-Lake Champlain Bikeways "Decal"
Phone/Fax: (802) 652-BIKE, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Adirondack Coast Bikeways, 2000, Adirondack Coast Bikeways. Click here to order a free copy!
Bicycling the Lake Champlain Islands, 1999, Northwest Regional Planning Commission. Click here to order a free copy!
Bicycling the Northern Adirondack Coast, 1999, Northern Adirondack Coast Bikeways Committee. Out of print - new edition will be available December 2005.
Island Line Rail-Trail Brochure, 2001, Local Motion, Inc. Click here to order a free copy!
Guide to Sites and Services along the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail, 1999, Northwest Regional Planning Commission, free. Click here to order a free copy!
Around the Lake: A Guide to Historic Sites on Lake Champlain, 1996. Available by writing: Lake Champlain Basin Program, Cultural Heritage Office, 814 Bridge Road, Crown Point, NY 12928.
Heart of Vermont Bikeways: 9 loops through Addison, Rutland and Windsor Counties, 2005, Lake Champlain Bikeways. Available October 2005
Burlington Biking and Hiking Map, 1996, Steven Bushey Cartography, $4.95, call: (802) 253-7489.
Fields at Work:1996 Guide to the Champlain Valley's Farm Landscapes, Champlain Valley Heritage Network (CVHN), $3.00 donation requested plus postage, call: (518) 597-4646.
Cycle and Recycle Calendar, 1997. Available through the VT
Bike/Ped Coalition, $9.00, call (802) 899-1132.
The extraordinary richness of historic and archaeological resources
found throughout the Champlain Valley is the physical evidence of a
long and varied history spanning more than 10,000 years. Around the
Lake is a guide to historic sites which collectively tell the story
of native culture, maritime history, agricultural prosperity, and industrial
development. Including 45 historic sites and museums in Vermont, New
York, and Québec, this attractive guide illustrates and interprets
As Lake Champlain's natural beauty and extensive recreational offerings continue to define its character, its rich cultural and historic resources are a testimony to our heritage and remain for visitors and residents to explore. Around the Lake is $3.00 and available through the Lake Champlain Basin Program, Cultural Heritage Office, POB 204, Grand Isle, VT 05458.
Businesses, Communities, and Bicyclists:
Now you can show your support for Lake Champlain Bikeways to enhance
the region's well-deserved reputation as a bicycling destination by
placing this new, attractive, three-color Bikeways decal in your business
window, or any other visible location!
Your message is clear:
For businesses, you can promote yourself to the growing population
of touring bicyclists coming to cycle in the Champlain Valley. This
eye-catching decal will attract cyclists to stay over at your B&B,
eat at your restaurant, buy at your general store, or use your variety
For communities and bicyclists, you can show your support for Lake
Champlain Bikeways to help expand opportunities for bicycling in the
By taking this small step, you will join the hundreds of other businesses and individuals helping to establish the Lake Champlain Valley as a bicycle-friendly destination! Request your free decal today by writing:Local MotionTrailside Center, 1 Steele Street #103, Burlington, VT 05401
Phone/fax: (802) 652-BIKE E-mail: email@example.com Supplies are limited. (This decal by no means implies the provision of specific services for cyclists by an individual business owner.)
Lake Champlain Bikeways; Making it Happen A Manual for Communities and Businesses in the Champlain Valley Interested in the Benefits of Bicycle Theme Loops
This manual is designed to help communities, businesses, and non-profit organizations establish bicycle theme loops as part of the Lake Champlain Bikeways network. Over the years, many individuals have asked the question: "How can my community or business directly benefit from Lake Champlain bikeways?" Or questions like: "What does it take to be a bicycle-friendly community or business?" or "How can we attract more bicycle tourists to our region?" or "What is meant by 'theme loop' and how can we get one started?"
It's these and other questions that this manual begins to answer. It is intended to give you a taste of the opportunities offered through the Lake Champlain Bikeways program. For a full meal, interested persons should obtain a copy of our more comprehensive technical manual, Lake Champlain Bikeways: What It Can Do For Your Community and Business, by Bruce Burgess, founder and director of Bicycle Holidays, a touring company in Middlebury, Vermont.
A Lake Champlain Bikeways Theme Loop Defined:
Lake Champlain Bikeways theme loops are for communities and businesses in the Champlain Valley interested in enhancing economic vitality and improving quality of life.
Lake Champlain Bikeways Rack Card
Lake Champlain Bikeways: What It Can Do for Your Community and Business A Technical Assistance Manual
The purpose of this 250-page document is to assist citizens and government officials who may be wondering what their response should be to the Lake Champlain Bikeways program and/or desire to make their own communities more bicycle-friendly. It will also help businesses benefit from the increased level of bicycle tourism that the Lake Champlain Bikeways initiative attracts. Finally, the manual will acquaint interested parties with Lake Champlain Bikeways, its mission, accomplishments, and what Lake Champlain Bikeways expects to accomplish in the future. It presents a wealth of information in choosing bicycle routes; amenities that bicyclists want; how to be a bicycle-friendly community; how to be a bicycle-friendly B&B or Inn; the economics of bicycle touring; funding improvements for bicycles and much, much more. To order a copy, please send $5.00 for shipping and handling to the Lake Champlain Bikeways Clearinghouse at: c/o Local MotionTrailside Center, 1 Steele Street #103, Burlington, VT 05401
General requests: firstname.lastname@example.org
Specifics on cycling in the region: email@example.com