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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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Join the Bicycle Ride to Commemorate ANZAC Day at the River Kwai, Thailand

Four-day tour to the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi, Thailand includes the special dawn service to honour the ANZAC fallen Grasshopper Adventures has announced a four-day bicycle trip April 23-26 to the River Kwai in central-west Thailand. The trip includes attendance at the special ANZAC Day dawn service in Hell Fire Pass and mid-morning wreath laying ceremonies in the Kanchanaburi […]

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BikeInnBox Bicycle Hotel in Bangkok Thailand

The first full-service ‘hotel’ for your bicycle in Bangkok Thailand – BikeInnBox is the first bicycle hotel in Bangkok Thailand which provides services for bicycles only. BikeInnBox is located on the Bang Khun Thian-Chaitalay Road in Bangkok’s Bang Khun Thian district. BikeInnBox opened for business on the 19th of December 2016. There are 3 floors at BikeInnBox […]

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Thai man living in Malaysia rides his bicycle from Penang to Bangkok to pay his respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

คนไทยปั่นจักรยานจากปีนังมาถวายบังคมพระบรมศพ Thai man rides bicycle from Penang, Malaysia to pay his respect to the body of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. A Thai cyclist, Mr. Toedsuk Attarangsun, age 50 years old who lives in Penang, Malaysia rode his bicycle from Malaysia to the royal plaza in Bangkok, Thailand. His ride began on the 16th of […]

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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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How to Register for Cycling Events on Thai MTB Website

There are many great cycling events happening throughout Thailand. Many of them are organized by individuals and groups who have only recently turned to the new online registration service offered on a website known as Thai MTB. ThaiMTB.com is arguably the largest, and longest running, cycling website in Thailand. In addition to a massive sales […]

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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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How to Eliminate Cycling Discomfort Caused by Chafing

อ่านเวอร์ชั่นภาษาไทย กดที่นี้จ้า Have you experienced riding discomfort due to soreness caused by chafing on your thighs, butt, crotch, and perineum? Have you noticed that areas of your skin are irritated and red after a day’s ride? Have you tried off-the-shelf beauty products, such as hand and face lotions, or even petroleum based ointments, to try […]

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The best place to buy a used bicycle in Bangkok? Sombat Kanamuji

Originally posted as ‘The best place to buy a used bicycle in Bangkok? Sombat Kanamuji’ in Arts & Entertainment section of Coconuts Bangkok 24/12/2012. Are you looking to buy a used bicycle in Bangkok but paralyzed with fear of failure? Fear not, gentle pilgrim. Down the back sois behind National Stadium near MBK lies Sombat […]

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Cycling on a Shoestring: The Ubiquitous Noodle Shops of Thailand

One of the most rewarding experiences of riding a bicycle in Thailand is the cornucopia of food that greets you at every bend in the road. From seaside restaurants and mountain village fresh markets to the curbside food stands that fill the walkways of every small town, Thailand has a love affair with food. Amongst […]

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GPS Devices Make Cycling in Thailand More Enjoyable

A GPS (Global Positioning System) device is becoming an essential accessory for more and more bicycle riders in Thailand. A GPS designed for biking or trekking uses the same satellites as the satnav in a car but the way it uses the information is quite different.  Typically a satnav just tells you the fastest or […]

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Siam Bike Tours Company

Siam Bike Tours is Thailand’s first tour operator specifically for road bike tours. The company is located on Thailand’s largest island, Phuket. Two former race cyclists, Martin Brot and Kurt Schlaepfer from Switzerland, combined their favorite hobbies, cycling and traveling across Thailand, and started Siam Bike Tours in 2005 with their first tour from Bangkok […]

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