There is no other way to get as close to a place as when you are riding a bike. Our travel writers have ridden b bikes all over the world, and here they share adventures on two wheels.
Biking Östergötland’s Gôta Kanal By Marcie J. Bushnell Summer cycling in Sweden is akin to savoring a smorgasbord of Swedish seafood. There’s a tremendous variety of both fresh and salt water entrees and everything begs to be tasted. The Cycling Sweden brochures, scattered randomly across our living room table, present an idyllic eight-day menu featuring the […]
By Elizabeth Dickinson Sitting on the edge of the road, legs hanging over the side, feet just above a ledge of rock and mysterious plants, I regrouped, gazing at a canyon thousands of meters below that grew thousands of meters above. It was spread in thick, Amazonian foliage. Thin streams of waterfalls spouted from troughs […]
Experience the splendor of the country from a bicycle By Shannon Broderick Forget planes, trains, or automobiles–bicycling is one of the best ways to see an unfamiliar country. And where better than Vietnam? Despite a rich history, pristine beaches, and delicious food, portions of the country are virtually untouched by tourism and retain strong customs […]
Re-cycling on the East Coast Greenway in Florida and Georgia By Herb Hiller Can boondock trails save the vanishing South? Can cyclists on thousand-dollar bikes restore a fading way of life? Factories a century ago helped lessen rural poverty in Henry Grady’s New South. Yet, while time has tempered memories of slavery and Jim Crow, […]
A Biking mecca in Northern California By Ted Lux Got a few days to spare on your visit to Southern California? Here’s a great suggestion-Solvang and the surrounding Santa Barbara wine country is waiting for you. Great biking around Solvang Nestled within scenic hills and cow-strewn canyons, about a 35-minute-drive north of Santa Barbara, our […]