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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 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.

Read More about Biking Around the World

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

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.

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.
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Tour d' Afrique

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

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.

Wisconsin's Glacial Drumlin Trail: The Leisurely Way

Wisconsin's Glacial Drumlin Trail: The Leisurely Way
Mary Ann Noe bikes Wisconsin's Drumlin Glacial Trail from Cottage Grove to Waukesha with lots of interesting stops along the way.

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.

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 Videos

Videos about biking all over the world

Biking Videos from Around the World

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Travel videos from California

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, cycling south america

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.

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 with the Europeans

Biking with the Europeans
Bike Tours:Stephen Hartshorne explains the advantages of booking bicycle tours directly with European tour companies, including greater flexibility, a wider range of destinations and savings of up to  ...

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.

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 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.

Cycling Chile’s Lake District

Cycling Chile’s Lake District
Dale Fehringer takes a cycling tour in Chile's Lake District from Temuco to Puerto Montt and wonders whether he'd like to be 28 again.

Cycling Chile's Lake District

Cycling Chile's Lake District
Dale Fehringer takes a cycling tour in Chile's Lake District from Temuco to Puerto Montt and wonders whether he'd like to be 28 again - cycling in chile

The Road to Lalibela: Cycling Ethiopia’s Ancient Heartland

The Road to Lalibela: Cycling Ethiopia’s Ancient Heartland
Cycling the road to Lalibela: cycling Ethiopia's ancient heartland. Matthew Kadey bicycles through Africa.

The Road to Lalibela: Cycling Ethiopia’s Ancient Heartland

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 bureauc ...

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.

Africa: Cameroon by Bicycle

Africa: Cameroon by Bicycle
Africa bicycle tours, Cameroon by bike, tour with Bicycle in Africa.

Biking Cape Cod: On the Trail of Henry David Thoreau

Biking Cape Cod: On the Trail of Henry David Thoreau
Karl Meyer describes four bike trips on Cape Cod that follow the footsteps of Henry David Thoreau, one of the world's most famous pedestrians.

Biking Belize and Guatemala: From Temple to Temple

Biking Belize and Guatemala: From Temple to Temple
Matthew Kadey takes a mountain biking trip to Mayan ruins in Belize, with a side trip to Guatemala.

Biking Utah's Canyonlands: The White Rim Trail

Biking Utah's Canyonlands: The White Rim Trail
Matthew Kadey describes a mountain biking trip on the White Rim Trail in Utah's canyonlands.

Biking in Fiji: A Spin Around Historic Levuka

Biking in Fiji: A Spin Around Historic Levuka
Fiji: Rick and Chris Millikan go biking in Fiji and visit a number of historic locations.

Quebec's Little Train Bikeway: Recreational Cycling At Its Best

Quebec's Little Train Bikeway: Recreational Cycling At Its Best
Quebec biking:Wendy Hammerle writes about her trip along Quebec's Le P'tit Train du Norde Linear Bikeway.

A Netherlands Bike and Boat Adventure

A Netherlands Bike and Boat Adventure
Biking and boating in the Netherlands: Shady Hartshorne and Laurie Ellis discover the joys of flat bike trails in Holland.

Paris-Dakar Bike Race: Fulfilling a Lifelong Dream

Paris-Dakar Bike Race: Fulfilling a Lifelong Dream
Two veteran bicyclists plan a race from Paris to Dakar, Morocco in the fall of 2006.

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

Sunny Cycling in the Domincan Republic

Sunny Cycling in the Domincan Republic
Dominican Republic: Rick Millikan describes a bicycling trip in the Dominican Republic.

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.

The Katy Trail - Bicycling through Missouri's Wine Region

The Katy Trail - Bicycling through Missouri's Wine Region
The Katy Trail – Bicycling through Missouri's Wine Region

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