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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.
Florida: Cycling to the End of America
The 160 mile stretch from Miami to Key West has long been regarded as a classic American road trip. While it is most often crossed by tourists in their rental cars and RVs, only a daring few undertake the journey on a bike each year.
PEI: Biking the Confederation Trail
Here's one writers story about biking Canada's 273 kilometer Confederation Trail
Idaho: A Silver Town Shows Off Its Gilded Past
Idaho: A Silver Town Shows Off Its Gilded Past. Biking and exploring Wallace, Idaho.
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Florida: Gullah Geechee Heritage
Thousands of enthusiastic cyclists travel to Armstrong, Georgia each year to ride the longest paved bicycle trail in the South.
Chile: Biking in Patagonia
Chile: Stephen Fabes set out in 2010 to bike 6 continents, here he bikes Patagonia, across a swamp and up hills.
Albania: Crossing a Balkan Land by Bike
Albania: Biking in a country that's old and in some ways, new.

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Tripsite: For Bikers and Hikers
Tripsite offers cycling and boating tours across Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Riding Down From Oregon to California
Cycling down the Pacific Coast highway from Oregon to California.
The Tour de France Starts in Leeds, England
Leeds England. The 2014 Tour de France departs from this booming city in Northern England.
Argentina: Biking in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Biking around the city's avenues, tips on riding in the city.
Biking in Hungary

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Hungary: Toby Hill has a strange overnight encounter in a small village near Fertö-Hanság National Park, Hungary.
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 Across Taiwan
Taiwan: biking in Nantou County, in the country's mountainous heart
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.
Biking in Cambodia
Cambodia: Biking the Charming Kingdom of Wonder. An up and coming bike destination in Southeast Asia.
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.
The Road to Lalibela: Cycling Ethiopia's Ancient Heartland
Another limp tire The Road to Lalibela: Cycling Ethiopia’s Ancient Heartland - Page Three By Matthew Kadey The following morning we dive headfirst into bureaucracy as we are passed from a policeman to a secretary to another policeman to another secretary all in a futile effort to file a stolen goods report. Being an ir ...
Tour d' Afrique
Tour d' Afrique hosts bicycle expeditions around the globe for aspiring and experienced cyclists.
Shipping Your Bike Abroad
Shipping your bike by airplane, a guide to regulations, costs and rules to ship bikes by plane
Napa-Style Winery Bike Tours in Oakland
East bay Winery Bike Tours, which offers Napa-style tours to urban wineries in Oakland.
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