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Bangkok Clean Air Bicycle Campaign

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has launched a new campaign to raise public awareness of air pollution and to encourage people to take an interest in riding bicycles. Under this campaign, a bike parade travelled from Nongbon Water Sports Center through Chalerm Prakiat Rama 9 Road to Si Udom Intersection before returning to the starting point, […]

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New Bike Trail around Nong Bon Lake in Bangkok

The latest scenic bike lane to be constructed in Bangkok is around Nong Bon Lake in Prawet district. The 4 kilometer long bike trail, which will have solar lighting and closed-circuit cameras, is due to be opened next month in July 2015. Nong Bon is a big lake behind Seacon Square. It is popular with […]

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Farewell Ride for Airport’s Green Cycle Track

The Green Lane around Suvarnabhumi Airport has proved to be very popular with cyclists who live in Bangkok. The 23 kilometer long lane was often crowded at the weekends with both hobby cyclists and those training for racing. It proved so popular that it is now time for them to upgrade the facilities. This includes […]

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Cycle Track Around Suvarnabhumi Airport

Some good news for cyclists in Bangkok is that a new cycling track has been opened at Suvarnabhumi Airport. If you are tired with fighting traffic in the city, then head to the airport for a brand new dedicated cycling track that is just over 23 kilometers long. There’s no traffic lights or intersections. No […]

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Special Railway Carriage for Cyclists in Thailand

If you are cyclist in Thailand, you might be interested that the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) are making an extra effort to help cyclists travel around the country. Normally you would have to put your bicycle in the guard compartment, or if there isn’t one, try and find enough space by your seat. On […]

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Cyclists can ride the Skytrain for FREE on 21-22 September 2013

Undoubtedly the most bicycle-friendly mass transit option in Bangkok these days is the BTS Skytrain. Combining this electric train and bicycle enables you to get around the city quickly or to get out to the outskirts for a cycling trip. Although it is always crowded during rush hour on normal work days, taking your bicycle […]

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Bangkok Car Free Day 2013

The next “Bangkok Car Free Day” will take place on Sunday 22nd September 2013. On this day, the BMA has organized art exhibitions, car free activities and a bicycle parade. The aim of the car free day is to encourage people to use public transport or bicycles instead of driving. On Sunday there will be […]

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How to Subscribe to Bicycles United Magazine

If you are a keen cyclist in Thailand then you should get yourself a copy of the excellent “Bicycles United” magazine that comes out about once a month. It is printed in both English and Thai and contains stories and interviews on anything to do with cycling in Thailand and the region. The magazine is […]

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Bicycle Rental Service to Launch in Bangkok on 1 May 2013

It has been a long time coming but the BMA have finally announced that the “Pun Pun” Bike Rental scheme will launch on 1st May at 12 stations around Central Bangkok. This is a far cry from their original promise of 50 stations and 500 bicycles around Bangkok by February 2013. But it is a […]

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Cycle Ride on Rattanakosin Island

At the weekend I was exploring the old city in Bangkok around the Grand Palace. Here are some of the pictures that I tweeted as I cycled around. 1. The Standing Buddha at Wat Intharavihan is 32 meters high & 11 metres wide. It’s best to take a picture of the Standing Buddha at Wat […]

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Bangkok Bicycle Exhibition for Cycling Lovers from 2-5 May 2013

“Bangkok Bike 2013″, from 2-5 may,  is a major event for bike and traveling lovers where over 200 booths will display and highlight many products and services. This is the only event that had its own dedicated Bike Lane which will be set up for cyclists to visit and buy goods around the Exhibition Hall at […]

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Taking your Bicycle on the MRT Subway

Although you are allowed to take your bicycle on the BTS Skytrain for free, the MRT Subway only allows foldable bikes. But not just any foldable bike as it has to be smaller than a certain size. Here is a picture posted by Davina Kunvipusilkul on Facebook which gives the details: Foldable bicycles on the […]

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Confusion over Nok Airlines Policy for Bicycles

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged a conversation I had with @Patee122, the CEO for Nok Airlines (see Nok Air to Allow Bicycles to Fly for Free). He basically said that in the interest of eco tourism, that starting from 1st November 2012, his airline would waive the 200 Baht handling fee for taking […]

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