The route is the longest mountain bike route in America, spanning 2470
miles (3952 km) from the Mexican border up to the Canadian border. The
route generally follows the Continental Divide, crossing it no fewer than
||Yes, there's some climbing - over 200,000 ft
total (61,000 m). About 90% of the route is on dirt roads or singletrack
trails - only 10% of the route is paved.
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about the states
and mapping for the route began in 1994. The Adventure Cycling Association,
commissioned Mac McCoy to set oto link existing roads and trails from
Canada to Mexico.
divide is the longest mountain