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Biking in France with Austin Lehman Adventures.Biking in France with Austin Lehman Adventures.

Bicycle Tour Articles and Stories about Biking Abroad


Most people will agree, there is simply no better way to get to know new city or country better than to explore it from the seat of a bicycle.  Being close to the ground, hearing the sounds, smelling the smells, and seeing it all at the slower pace of bike travel compared to car travel is the best way to get familiar. 

The travel articles in this section are written not by seasoned bikers but by fellow travelers who have  had the privilege of riding abroad.  Whether it's a grueling journey overland through South America, or a jaunt down a street in Paris, they share their bike riding adventures here and provide good advice for anywhere you may be thinking or riding. 

Explore bike riding around the world, as well as guided bicycle trips, in this section of GoNOMAD Travel.

Napa-Style Winery Bike Tours in Oakland

Napa-Style Winery Bike Tours in Oakland
East bay Winery Bike Tours, which offers Napa-style tours to urban wineries in Oakland.

Cycling in Sardinia, Italy

Cycling in Sardinia, Italy
Sardinia is unlike the rest of Italy and is the perfect place to bike and see one-of-a-kind food and scenery.

Riding Down From Oregon to California

Riding Down From Oregon to California
Cycling down the Pacific Coast highway from Oregon to California.

The Great Waterfront Trail Adventure | GoNOMAD

The Great Waterfront Trail Adventure | GoNOMAD
Commemorate the War of 1812 with the Great Waterfront Trail Adventure, a 720 km bike ride around Lake Ontario

Argentina: Biking in Buenos Aires

Argentina: Biking in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Biking around the city's avenues, tips on riding in the city.

Biking Videos from Around the World

A page with links to all the stories by Cindy Bigras on GoNOMAD.com

Read More about Biking Around the World

Read More about Biking Around the World
Biking around the world; a collection of articles about bicycle touring and trips on bikes around the world.

Solvang California: a Cycling Adventure

Solvang California: a Cycling Adventure
A Solvang California Cycling Adventure. Biking through Los Olivos and other towns near Santa Barbara California

California Videos

Travel videos from California

South Africa: My Favorite Country So Far

South Africa: My Favorite Country So Far
Sony Stark writes about the third port of call on her round-the-world voyage with Semester At Sea, South Africa.

Bicycle Tours around the World

Bicycle Tours around the World
links to bicycle tour companies

Biking Videos

Videos about biking all over the world

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A list of GoNOMAD stories about bicycling, biking, cycling, mountain biking or whatever else you wish to call it.

Riding the Farmington Canal Heritage Train, Simsbury CT

Riding the Farmington Canal Heritage Train, Simsbury CT
A Floridian, Herb Hiller, travels by train to Simsbury CT to enjoy a ride on a canal-side trail and to enjoy meeting the citizens of this lovely preserved town in Northern CT

Biking in Pittsburgh, PA: A Resurgent Biking Destination

Biking in Pittsburgh, PA: A Resurgent Biking Destination
a biking tour of Pittsburgh PA reveals a resurgent biking culture, bars for bikers and plenty of biking trails, bike racks and bike rental shops.

Thailand Coffee: Doi Chaang, Thailand: In Search of the Fairest Cup of All | GoNOMAD.cmo

Thailand Coffee: Doi Chaang, Thailand: In Search of the Fairest Cup of All | GoNOMAD.cmo
Thailand Coffee: Matthew Kadey travels to Doi Chaang in northern Thailand, where the Akha tribe has replaced the poppy crop with coffee beans that are said to be the most flavorful in the world.

BikeSherpa Combines Social Networking with Bike Touring Adventure

BikeSherpa Combines Social Networking with Bike Touring Adventure
Helena Wahlstrom writes about a new social networking website for cyclists called BikeSherpa that allows them to choose their riding companions and their itineraries.

Biking Peru: Tackling the Horizontal Abyss

Biking Peru: Tackling the Horizontal Abyss
Peru biking: David EXN Nghiem describes biking through tunnels in the Andes mountains of Peru and other tales of his South American biking adventure

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Camp in Yamdrok Lake, Tibet

Camp in Yamdrok Lake, Tibet
Camp in Yamdrok Lake, Tibet.

Biking in the Desert of South America.

Biking in the Desert of South America.
Biking in the desert of South America.

Biking in Hungary

Biking in Hungary
Hungary: Toby Hill has a strange overnight encounter in a small village near Fertö-Hanság National Park, Hungary.
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Shipping Your Bike Abroad

Shipping Your Bike Abroad
Shipping your bike by airplane, a guide to regulations, costs and rules to ship bikes by plane

Madagascar: Getting to Know a Little Known Culture by Bike

Madagascar: Getting to Know a Little Known Culture by Bike
Madagascar: Getting to Know a Little Known Culture by Bike. A visit to remote Madagascar where Cath Harris finds craftspeople forging lampshades and sculpture out of discarded barrels

Cairo to Capetown: Biking Through the Heart of Africa

Cairo to Capetown: Biking Through the Heart of Africa
Tour D'Afrique a grueling bike race from Egypt to the tip of South Africa through Malawi, Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt.

Cycling Northern Laos: A Pedaler's Paradise

Cycling Northern Laos: A Pedaler's Paradise
Matthew Kadey and his girlfriend Tabitha Ferguson bike across the rugged northern frontier of Laos, a country largely untouched by modern tourism.

Biking Formentera, Spain: Less is More on the Balearic Islands

Biking Formentera, Spain: Less is More on the Balearic Islands
Regina WB submits a guide to biking on Formentera, an 'unspoiled paradise' in Spain's Balearic Islands.

Cycling Montreal: An Adventure Sans Auto

Cycling Montreal: An Adventure Sans Auto
Rick and Chris Millikan take a cycling tour of Montreal, taking in all the artistic, historic and culinary highlights of this cosmopolitan city.

Ecuador: Mountain Biking on the Highway of the Waterfalls

Ecuador: Mountain Biking on the Highway of the Waterfalls
Jon Brandt takes a bicycle trip from Banos to Puyo in Ecuador, taking in some awesome scenery along the way, and visits a wildlife sanctuary in Puyo.

The Andes Trail Expedition: Biking to the End of the World

The Andes Trail Expedition: Biking to the End of the World
Kaitlyn Silva writes about the 6,875-mile Andes Trail Bike Expedition from Ecuador to Argentina organized by Bike Dreams of the Netherlands.

Biking from Tibet to Nepal: The Longest Descent in the World

Biking from Tibet to Nepal: The Longest Descent in the World
Tibet and Nepal: Rebecca Gados cycles to the Everest Base Camp in Tibet and takes the Friendship Road to Nepal, down the longest descent in the world.

Cycling the Length of South America

Cycling the Length of South America
Mark Kennedy writes about James Pratt, a British attorney who is cycling the length of South America.

Bicycling Cuba: Bluebird Skies and Welcoming Homestays

Bicycling Cuba: Bluebird Skies and Welcoming Homestays
Matthew Kadey bikes through the lush landscapes and opalescent beaches of Cuba and finds a warm welcome from local residents.

Bicycling Cuba: Bluebird Skies and Welcoming Homestays - Page Two

Bicycling Cuba: Bluebird Skies and Welcoming Homestays - Page Two
Matthew Kadey bikes through the lush landscapes and opalescent beaches of Cuba and finds a warm welcome from local residents.

Biking Through the Dutch Countryside: Picture-Postcard Panoramas

Biking Through the Dutch Countryside: Picture-Postcard Panoramas
Melissa Adams takes a bike and barge tour through the emerald plains and verdant meadows of the Netherlands.

Tour d' Afrique

Tour d' Afrique
Tour d' Afrique hosts bicycle expeditions around the globe for aspiring and experienced cyclists.

Bicycle Touring in Europe: How to Choose the Right Tour Operator

Bicycle Touring in Europe: How to Choose the Right Tour Operator
Max Hartshorne presents advice from bike tour experts on how to select the right bicycle tour company for a trip in Europe.

Zagreb, Croatia by Bike

Zagreb, Croatia by Bike
Zagreb, Croatia by Bike: touring the capital city of Croatia by bike and seeing its sights.

Biking in Carfree, Carefree Cuba

Biking in Carfree, Carefree Cuba
A guide to enjoying bicycle riding in Cuba

Bicyling the Kibi Plain in Japan

Bicyling the Kibi Plain in Japan
Rick and Chris Millikan describe their bike trip on the Kibi Plain in Japan

Riding in Rome: Two Wheels in the City

Riding in Rome: Two Wheels in the City
Riding in Rome--Doing as the Romans do, on Two Wheels

 
 


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