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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.
Biking the Globe: Around the World in 6 Years
Doctor Stephen Fabes recently completed a 6-year journey, traveling the world by bicycle. He traveled more than 6000 miles around the world.
Sweden: Biking the Gôta Kanal
Bicycling in Sweden is beautiful and picturesque. Exploring the historic Gota Kanal and other sites.
Bolivia: Biking the 'Death Road' in the Andes
Biking down the 'Death Road' in Bolivia: A road where more than 250 people die every year is a great place for a very fast bike ride.
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Idaho: A Silver Town's Gilded Past
Idaho: A Silver Town Shows Off Its Gilded Past. Biking and exploring Wallace, Idaho.
PEI: Biking the Confederation Trail
Here's one writers story about biking Canada's 273 kilometer Confederation Trail
Vietnam: See the Country on a Bicycle
Bicycle tours through Vietnam are the best way to see the country.

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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.
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. This story details a cycling tour across the far south of Florida.
Florida: Gullah Geechee Heritage
Thousands of enthusiastic cyclists travel to Armstrong, Georgia each year to ride the longest paved bicycle trail in the South.
Tripsite: For Bikers and Hikers
Tripsite offers cycling and boating tours across Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Solvang California: a Cycling Adventure
A Solvang California Cycling Adventure. Biking through Los Olivos and other towns near Santa Barbara California
Shipping Your Bike Abroad
Shipping your bike by airplane, a guide to regulations, costs and rules to ship bikes by plane
Albania: Crossing a Balkan Land by Bike
Albania: Biking in a country that's old and in some ways, new.
David Byrne's Bicycle Diaries
GoNOMAD presents an excerpt from David Byrne's new book, Bicycle Diaries, a travelogue he wrote while bicycling in many cities around the world.
Biking in Hungary
Hungary: Toby Hill has a strange overnight encounter in a small village near Fertö-Hanság National Park, Hungary.
The Tour de France Starts in Leeds, England
Leeds England. The 2014 Tour de France departs from this booming city in Northern England.
Riding Down From Oregon to California
Cycling down the Pacific Coast highway from Oregon to California.
Argentina: Biking in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Biking around the city's avenues, tips on riding in the city.
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.
Mexico City: Biking in a Vast City
Mexico City: On any Sunday, you'll see bikers taking over the Reforma and other major boulevards.
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