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October 2016 Reader Mail: Renting Electric Bikes in Hua Hin, Postponed Cycling Events, and Thailand GPS Data Files

BicycleThailand.com is committed to providing useful Thailand-specific cycling information to its Thai and international web audience. Here at BicycleThailand.com we are always receiving emails from our valued readers. Some of those emails contain helpful suggestions about how to improve the website itself while most are cycling-related questions with a wide range of topics. Understanding that this […]

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September 2016 Reader Mail: SCOTT Bicycles in Bangkok, Bike Co-op in Bangkok, and Bilingual Articles from Cycling Doctor

BicycleThailand.com is committed to providing useful Thailand-specific cycling information to its Thai and international web audience. Here at BicycleThailand.com we are always receiving emails from our valued readers. Some of those emails contain helpful suggestions about how to improve the website itself while most are cycling-related questions with a wide range of topics. Understanding that this […]

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Top Pick Event: Thailand Gravity Series Race #2

Our Top Pick Event for the month of October is the Thailand Gravity Series Race #2 in Suphanburi. This event is the second race in the 2016 series of four (4) Downhill and Freeride races. Competitors will accumulate points over the four races of the series and be awarded overall places (and prizes) based on […]

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Nakhon Phanom to Build 60km Bike Lane along Mae Khong River to Boost Tourism

Nakhon Phanom province has prepared a budget of 200 million baht to build a 60 km bike lane along the Mae Khong River to boost tourism. On the 3rd of August 2016, it was reported that tourism in Nakhon Phanom province is starting to get busy, after the province was selected to be the city […]

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August 2016 Reader Mail: E-bike in Pattaya and Northern Thailand, Ladies ride group in Bangkok, and Lithium Ion Battery needed in Cambodia

BicycleThailand.com is committed to providing useful Thailand-specific cycling information to its Thai and international web audience. Here at BicycleThailand.com we are always receiving emails from our valued readers. Some of those emails contain helpful suggestions about how to improve the website itself while most are cycling-related questions with a wide range of topics. Understanding that this […]

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Top Pick Event: Thailand Gravity Series Race #1

Our Top Pick Event for the upcoming month of September is the Thailand Gravity Series Race #1 in Suphanburi. This event is the first race in the 2016 series of four (4) Downhill and Freeride races. Competitors will accumulate points over the four races of the series and be awarded overall places (and prizes) based […]

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Bangkok’s BTS stations will allow bicycles on the trains which are not folding bicycles

On the 1st of August, 2016, Bangkok’s BTS stations will allow bicycles on the trains which are not folding bicycles, during the times listed below: Monday-Friday Morning time from 06:00-06:30 am and evening time from 10:00 pm – close hours Saturday-Sunday and public holidays Morning time from 06:00-09:00 am and evening time from 10:00 pm […]

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Bangkok’s BTS elevated train plan to allow only folding bikes

On the 1st of October, 2015, Bangkok’s BTS stations planed to start allowing only folding bicycles, which must be stored neatly, onto its trains. The reason for this was to give more room to passengers because normal bicycles were deemed to be taking up too much passenger space on the trains. This planned rule would […]

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Building and design plan of the longest bicycle lane in Asia: Cycling 5 Thailand provinces

The project is situated in the central region area of Thailand. The department of rural roads is almost ready to start building next year (2017). The design plan for this project began at the end of 2015 and is scheduled to finish at the end of this year (2016). The department of rural roads will […]

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Top Pick Event: Nok Air ‘Ride for Life’

Our Top Pick Event for the month of July is the Nok Air “Ride for Life’ in Nakhon Si Thammarat. With nearly a thousand cyclists already registered to participate and over 160,000 Thai Baht pledged to benefit the Cardiac Children Foundation of Thailand this event is sure to be a good time with lots of […]

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Hat Yai Critical Mass

We received an email from Khun Arkanay Panjatape of Hat Yai in response to our most recent newsletter. He kindly informed us about the Hat Yai Critical Mass ride taking place on the last Friday night of every month near the city center. Khun Arkanay also sent us a few photos of the cycling group that […]

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Plans to cancel bike lanes in Bangkok and enforce laws

The Bangkok executive office has had a meeting with regards to solving bike lane problems in Bangkok and has discussed removing some bike lanes in areas which are not being used. Police Major General Panurat Meepearn, Bangkok governor’s consultant disclosed that he has suggested the Bangkok executive office to consider the cancellation of bike lanes […]

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Improved Bicycle Paths in Samut Prakan’s Phra Pradaeng District

Improvements have been made to the cycling paths in the Phra Pradaeng district of Samut Prakan province. Recently posted photos on social media show how the local government of subdistrict Bang Krasop (อบต.บางกระสอบ พระประแดง สมุทรปราการ) has resurfaced some of the area’s crumbling cement pathways, which are used by bicycles and motorbikes to traverse the canals […]

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