Great Divide Road Bike Route: Mexico to Canada

The Great Divide Road Bike Route is a 2000 mile all pavement cycling route from Mexico to Canada. The bike route crosses four western States plus a short ride into northern Idaho. Wild and scenic landscapes abound along the route.
You can stop and ride the historic Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad in New Mexico, see the Great Sand Dunes in Colorado, meet Native Americans on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming, and visit the historic gold mining ghost town of Bannack, Montana.
There are four National Parks are on or near the route. Cyclists will ride on Historic Route 66 in New Mexico, and the Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway in Montana. The road bike route cross the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route 14 times, links up with the Trans America Bicycle Trail for parts of Colorado, Montana and Wyoming. The route also crosses the Great Divide Scenic Hiking Trail several times.
There are 14 Continental Divide crossings, six of which are over 9.000 feet above sea level. Hoosier Pass in Colorado at 11,541 feet ASL is the highest point on the route.

Cycling from Mexico to Canada, the GDRBR crossed four states, south to north, in the following order: New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana (with only a short distance into and out of Idaho).

Chapter 1 covers the basics and other pertinent information. Chapters 2-5 describe the route in detail (by state), with maps. Each state has a separate chapter. Chapters 6-9, are organized with a chapter for each State, and provide information and essential services available at towns and settlements along the route. Chapter 10 discusses dispersed camping on Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management public lands. It also lists public and private campgrounds along the route. Bike repair shops along the route are listed in Appendix 1 at the back of this book.