Bicycle Touring

Top Pick Bicycle Touring Accommodation: Bike Hostel in Thap Sakae

Touring cyclists who are traveling through the province of Prachuap Khiri Khan have a new accommodation option in the small beachside town of Thap Sakae. On a recent bicycle ride down the main beach road of Thap Sakae, I spotted an old bicycle sitting atop a wall with a simple sign attached. I pedaled through […]

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Travel without moving? Become a host on Warm Showers Thailand

In January 2013 we posted an article about how to access and use the Warm Showers Community website because we liked the reciprocal hospitality concept of the website so much – ‘The Warm Showers Community is a free worldwide hospitality exchange for touring cyclists.’ We’re proud to say that in early 2015 our webmaster, and […]

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Bicycle Touring on South Korea’s Ocheon, Geumgang, and Buckhangang Cycling Pathways

I highly recommend cycling any of the four rivers paths in South Korea and have compiled details from my September 2016 trip along the Geumgang, Ocheon, and Buckhangang Bike Paths in order to help others plan their own adventure. On my trip I also used sections of the Hangang and Saejae Bike Paths. I would […]

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Top Pick Bicycle Touring Accommodation: Spinning Bear Hostel in Bangkok

Many touring cyclists traveling to Thailand start their epic journey by arriving in the country’s capital city, Bangkok. The BIG MANGO (as Bangkok is commonly referred to by travelers) is world-renowned for its ability to immediately overload the senses of newcomers upon first arrival. Touring cyclists are certainly not immune to the city’s massive appeal, […]

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Transporting a Bicycle on Thailand’s Southern Railway Line (Hat Yai-Bangkok)

Hat Yai is a great start or end point to any cycling trip that involves a border crossing between Thailand and Malaysia. Getting you and your bicycle to or from one of the Thailand/Malaysia border crossings is as easy as booking a ticket on the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) southern line. If your cycling […]

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Bicycle Touring: Crossing the Thailand/Malaysia border near Hat Yai

The city of Hat Yai is a short distance ride to or from the border crossing between Thailand and Malaysia. The city on the Thailand side of the border crossing is Sadao, while the city on the Malaysian side is Bukit Kayu Hitam. Regardless of whether you’re cycling plans have you entering or exiting Thailand, […]

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Phitsanulok to Lomsak Road: The look of Cycling Switzerland in Thailand

Phitsanulok-Lomsak road or also known as the state highway 12, has been opened officially since the 12th of March 2016 by Mr. Arkom Tempittayapaisit, transportation and communications minister. This route is an important route because it is the East-West corridor from Myanmar to Vietnam. Starting from Myawaddy town, Myanmar passes though Mae Sod district, Tak […]

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Top Pick Bicycle Touring Accommodation: Areeya Resort in Ban Klong Sai

Many cyclists traveling from Cambodia to Thailand (or vice versa) at the Poipet (city on the Cambodian side of border) Aranyaprathet (city on the Thai side of border) border crossing may be interested to know about a little haven in the Sa Kaew province of Thailand called Ban Klong Sai. While Ban Klong Sai is […]

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How to Recognize Laundry Shops while Bicycle Touring in Thailand

ซัก – Wash อบ – Dry รีด – Press (Iron) Finding one of the MANY laundry shops in Thailand is quite easy if you learn to quickly recognize what their Thai language sign looks like. Luckily, EVERY laundry shop displays the same three Thai words on their roadside banner and/or shop window – Sak, Op, […]

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Top Pick Bicycle Touring Restaurant: Velo Cafe @ Hua Hin in Prachuap Khiri Khan

LIFE is Short. Drink good COFFEE. Ride good BIKE. And read good BOOKS. If a sign on the door of a cafe admonishing you to drink coffee, ride bikes, and read books doesn’t get your attention then perhaps paying a visit to Velo Cafe @ Hua Hin might not be to your liking. I mean, […]

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How to Transport Your Bicycle on Thailand Buses

One of the frequent questions we get asked here at BicycleThailand.com is whether or not it is possible to transport a bicycle on Thailand buses. We addressed the query briefly in our Bicycle Touring Information series of articles, but felt the need to provide additional guidance since the question keeps popping up in emails and […]

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Prachuap Khiri Khan to Chumphon, a Royal Bike Road

Let’s go out from the highway, follow the coast to the south by the small roads, enjoy to cross some fishing villages and lonely beaches and discover some really special place like a red sand beach! What else to do sometimes when you want to relax and discover some new place than take your bicycle […]

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Bicycle Touring from Seoul to Busan on South Korea’s 4 Rivers Cycle Pathway

South Korea is a magnificent place to go on your next cycle touring trip. In less than a week a moderately fit cyclist with a minimal amount of equipment and planning can complete the route between South Korea’s two largest cities, riding southeast from Seoul to Busan, or northwest from Busan to Seoul. After checking […]

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