Thailand is an attraction point more and more
popular among the Thailand cycling amateurs.
The country has a beautiful net of roads and plains
that waits to be explored.
A series of companies that organises tours of
Thailand cycling for bikers are established in this
country and offers any service, from half a day easy
hiking to 10 days adventures.
The popular destinations include the North of
Thailand but tours are organised in Bangkok too.
For bikers, the country’s North is a true heaven:
kilometres of road wriggling through the mountainous
Bikes can be rented in many cities of Thailand.
The green Thailand bikes were
introduced in August 2008 by the city hall. They are given
to the tourists to take a trip in Bangkok.
The ones who use them have to keep a pre-established
route. The route is marked and the users have to
bring the bike to the starting point in maximum
three hours. There are eight different points form
where the Thailand cycling fans can leave with the
bikes. In every place a map with the information
about the interesting places you can see are
The traffic is very intense so you have
to be careful. This transportation ways is free
although some fees may be introduced in the future.
If you are a Thailand cycling fan and want to know
where is the best time to cycle in the land of
smiles, you have to know that between November and
April is the best because there are no strong rains
and the roads are dry. And regarding the roads, they
are all sealed, paved, just perfect for Thailand
cycling. You don’t have to worry about the drivers-
they are patient and courteous with the bikers,
giving them the right of way.
The only thing that may cause you
troubles in your Thailand cycling is the dogs. If you to buy
bikes and equipment for the Thailand cycling you can find
shops in Bangkok
like ProBike, on 237/2 Sarasin Road, just across the
street coming from the Lumpini Park. Cannasia is
another store with Thai and British owners that also
offer repairs and tune-ups.
It is situated on: Cannondale Asia, 73/1 Sukumvit Soi 3,
close to the Bamrungrad Hospital. One of the best shops for
the Thailand cycling lovers is Top Gear from Chiang Mai,
situated on 173 Chang Moi Road. The owner is an ex-pat that
sales refurbished bikes for road riding, mountain biking and
cycle touring. The personnel are very well informed, very
helpful and the store has about everything regarding bikes,
offering accessories and services also.
Generally, the sellers of these stores speak English and the
shops are the best place to buy touring equipment,
accessories, replacement parts, clothing for Thailand
cycling, bike computers, panniers, saddles and so on. More,
in these stores you can repair your bike. With its kind and
smiling people, paved roads and multitude of cycling
possibilities, Thailand is perfect for those who love