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Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s Cup Tour of Thailand 2012

Prologue (Chiang Rai) Translated and edited from original source – http://www.thaicycling.or.th Thais took best place amongst ASEAN riders while Australian is in yellow. Chiang Rai (1 April 2012), The Thailand national team led by Phuchong Sai-Udomsin, the number one Thai rider, began the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s Cup Tour of Thailand 2012 with a tremendous […]

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Bicycles on Airplanes in Thailand

Safely transporting your bicycle on an airplane requires a bit of preparation and forethought. You will need to consider what type of container to pack your bicycle in, how you, your bicycle, and your additional luggage will travel to and from the airport, and of course what regulations and costs you should expect at the […]

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9 Must Have Tools for the Advanced Bicycle Mechanic

In Thailand the number 9 is very auspicious for the reason that the pronunciation of the word is nearly identical to another word with connotations of ‘progress’ and ‘stepping forward.’ Is it any wonder that a bicycle mechanic must have the following 9 tools in order to complete his or her progression from beginner to […]

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How To Join a TCHA Cycling Trip

Thai Cycling for Health Association (TCHA) regularly organizes cycling trips to different locations throughout Bangkok and its surrounding provinces. Most one-day trips are free of charge while multi-day/overnight trips remain relatively inexpensive. During overnight trips the accommodation is usually *very* basic, and riders are required to look after most of their own expenses, but it […]

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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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How To Choose a Bicycle Shop – 7 Tips from BicycleThailand.com

Looking to buy a new bike? Already know what you want in a bike but not too sure of the shop you want to buy it from? Use your next bicycle shopping experience to help you locate a great bike shop. Here are 7 tips from BicycleThailand.com to help you. 1. Size does matter – […]

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Bicycle Touring Companies in Thailand

If you spend a few minutes looking through our Bike Tours Index page you’ll become acquainted with most of the bicycle touring companies operating in Thailand today. We’ve compiled this page, which lists companies by the region or province where their bicycle tours are offered, in an effort to promote locally based bicycle touring companies […]

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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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How To Choose a Bicycle Tour

Participating in a group cycling tour is a wonderful way to spend a holiday. A cycling trip, especially one to an area of the world you are unfamiliar with, has the potential to reward its participants with physical as well as emotional experiences and milestones. Traveling by bicycle independently can be fun, but joining a […]

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Great Places to Ride a Bicycle in Thailand

Biking in Thailand can be full of surprise and enjoyment. The bike paths and trails vary from marvelous national parks to beautiful sideways just outside of the country’s small cities. Great Mountain biking is also possible in the mountainous areas of the country. Chiang Mai is a charming and peaceful Thai city in the northern […]

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Heart Rate Training Basics

Heart rate is the body’s tachometer. Heart rate is a very good reflection of how hard your body is working at the moment. It is like the tachometer in your car that measures engine RPM; the faster the engine spins, the faster the car goes in a given gear.  If your heart is working harder, […]

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How to Transport Your Bicycle on Thailand Trains

Thailand has a wonderful and inexpensive railway system that operates everyday of the year. Trains are a convenient way to travel great distances in relative comfort for many Thais, whether they’re going home to visit family and friends or taking a vacation trip to another province. The railway system, which includes a Southern, Eastern, and […]

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Ride Review of Club 11: Mountain Biking in Downtown Bangkok

Bangkok holds a secret place… known by very few…three kilometers (3.3 kms to be exact) of cross-country trail, purpose built by the Thai Army. Club 11 is open 7 days week and is the perfect place to escape to for an hour or so riding without having to travel too far. The trail is a […]

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