On Your Bike
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I am departing Alberta Canada on my bike and am looking for a biking partner.I am heading south with an end destination of Florida, from there all other plans are tentaitve and flexible. I would like to travel 500km a week, camping the majority of the way with some couchsurfing mixed in. I am not opposed to catching rides for some of the journey, as I realize there is a decent chance the beggining of the route might see snow and bad weather.
If you are able to meet up for all or part of the journey that would be great. I am considering combining the Trans Am route with the Atlantic route, but, as I said, all of this is tentative other than my departure date!
I am Victor from Malaysia and am going to make a cycling trip around Malaysia this September. Everything is ready, because we follow the instruction from previous cyclists. Right now I have one partner; looking for someone else having same interest to join with us.
If you feel like to join so just drop me an email at email@example.com
Can someone please advise?
I am hoping to cycle from Georgia to Russia via the Black Sea coast road, from Batumi to Sochi. But I'm getting conflicting reports about this border being closed. I am a British citizen.
I am a 20 year old physics student at Manchester Uni and am planning to cycle across France from Dieppe to Samoens in the alps for about 10 days from 1 August this year. I plan to ride about 50+ miles per day, and to camp along the way. I have a rough route and can email maps of the suggested route. This is a general offer to anyone who is interested in cycling with me. This will not, not, not be a race, but a gentle amble through the Loire to my parents house in the Alps, stopping off to see things and taking in the countryside and with the occasional drink on the way (because it is France and it would be rude not to).
Please let me know if you might be interested in coming along.
Anthony (Sam) Lock
Well this is as last-minute as it gets, but I'm currently in Manali, about to set off for Leh, and I'm looking for companions. I can certainly hold off for at least a couple of days, if not longer.
This WAS my ride plan: http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/classifieds/?o=1&classified_id=3667&v=B
but after waiting around in Shimla for a week for the roads through Kinnaur to be repaired after massive landslide damage, I decided to start my ride from Manali instead.
My name is Kevin, I'm a youthful 50 with my own hair and teeth, and want to put together a ride to India from England, I live near Brighton and am looking for a female companion to make this happen.
This is a platonic post, do your own thing at your own time, I'm very laid back, forward thinking and have a very uncluttered past.
I'm in the embryonic phase at the moment, let me know your ideas, I would like to cycle Ghandi's salt walk route, wild camping, just get on with it. That type of purpose. I'm solvent with a lot of motivation, I'm bored with Blighty, there must be more to life than work, pub, bed.
Please get in touch and make this happen
In mid-July I plan to begin a ride from northern Italy to Istanbul. Perhaps a Croatia-Montenegro-Albania-Macedonia-Bulgaria route. Can you recommend good travelogues for these countries? I will have used up my 90 days in the Schengen countries (I have a USA passport), so Greece is not an option. Otherwise my time is flexible. The coast of Croatia seems attractive for scenery and historic towns, but will the roads and towns be too crowded with tourists in July and August? Would an inland route through Croatia be best? Are Americans welcome in Serbia? How is Albania for cycling? Suggestions for best places to visit and best roads to ride will be most welcome!
I've been cycling in Italy for more than two months now and have found it great for scenery and culture. I've managed to travel at very low cost by free camping most of the time. My online journal explains how I've done this. Th... more »
Does anyone has experience getting to KL airport by public transport with the bikes?
We will be in a very tight schedule, and being 75km from the city, we dont want to cycle with the two bike boxes folded on the back for such a long way. Let alone that I read the worst about the traffic in that highway.
Any suggestions? The idea is to get with the bikes to the airport and dismantle and pack there
Edited by: nico3d
We are flying into Gatwick and want to put our bikes together there so we can get straight on to the cycle way that goes under the South Terminal. Wher is the best place to do this
Just wondering if someone can give me a heads up on the Pamirs.
I was planning to ride Alaska to Argentina however I've hit issues with my US Visa due to previously over staying when I was younger and not as wise ;-0
It looks like I'll get a visa just not in the timescales I was hoping. Given I finish work in a week and rent my house out shortly after so need to hatch a new plan and quick! Gulp!
Riding the Pamir Highway and KKH have been on my list for some time and so I thought why not try and ride them both in a summer. I'm fit, and planning on traveling relatively lightweight so it seems achievable.
As ever with Central Asia my biggest quandry comes with the visa merry go round!
I plan to fly in to Dushanbe in early August and as I understand I can get a 30 day visa at the airport. Does anyone know whether I'll need an LOI?
From here I'm guessing I need ... more »
Anyone here has cycled the route from Tuxtla to San Cristobal recently? There are 2 options:
- the road 190. It has no shoulder,a bit longer, it seems steeper but probably more scenic.
- the main highway: it has shoulder, shorter but probably less scenic and more traffic.
Any recomendations on which one to take? I don't mind a steeper and longer road if it's more scenic, but I don't know how the traffic is in road 190. I guess everyone would take the main highway and this one could be a good option for cycling, but this is just my guess. Anyone has been cycling in there reently?
Antonio, in Mexico now.
My classmates and I would like to ride from Bangkok to Phuket.
We plan to take train to a nearby city from Bangkok and then ride southward, avoiding big road whenever possible.
Has any of you tried this and any comments/ recommendations about both safety and accomodation?
We have around 10-12 days for this.
Thank you so much!
I am new on this forum. I was looking for a thread to introduce myself but... I think I will do it here
Name is Gab, Love traveling, Love meeting new people, Love my bike (yes it's all about Love )
I live in Paris France. IMO this city is the perfect size to be fully discovered by bicycle. So many paths you can follow to discover a city full of history.
Even if I live here, I am still marveling about buildings, views, atmosphere.
I have made some videos with GoPros attached to my bike, cycling in the streets of Paris.
Who has done it ?
PS : use a vintage bicycle to fully experience it ;)
I'll cycling soon around Kenya and Uganda. I'm looking for informations about somme roads or tracks.
Does somebody know how is the piste between:
Nyahururu..Kinamaba...Muguta...Nguiyang...Kito pass...Sigor...Kapenguria ....Kitale
It looks nice but i'm afraid that the road could be in a bad condition even it's the dry season.
Thank you for your reply.
I have arrived cycling in istambul from spain and will continue in a cuple of days cycling through Turkey onward to iran stans pamir and china, but it seems that I arrive to the deserts in summer and to the pamir highway in autum ....maybe late. ¿can anybody tell me if it is too late being in istambul in the end of june?
Also wich width of tyres will I need in iran stans pamir and china?
I ride 90 km a day
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