Lonely Planet Epic Bike Rides of the World: Explore the Planet's Most Thrilling Cycling Routes
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Lonely Planet seems to have decided to publish more specialized guides - although this isn't a take-it-with-you sort of guide but more of a this-may-inspire-you introduction to possibilities for longer distant cycling (generally at some non-trivial expense, by the way).
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If you're thinking that John Cabot doesn't sound particularly Italian, you're right - his real name was Giovanni Caboto, but he used the anglicised version to make things easier for his patron and sponsor, the English King Henry VII). Kick things off in Queenstown, the adventure capital of the country, then cycle the famous Central Otago Rail Trail through small gold-mining towns like Alexandra, Omakau, Wedderburn and Hyde.
Lonely The world's leading travel guide publisher Discover 200 of the best places to ride a bike in this beautifully illustrated hardback. Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Discover 200 of the best places to ride a bike in this beautifully illustrated hardback. I'm always looking for new places to go and new adventures to have, but such revelations were few and far between here.
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An iconic road trip, South Africa’s much-loved Garden Route is even more rewarding when conquered on two wheels.This is a tropical treat of a trail, but a tough ride if you take on the Cerro de la Muerte (literally, the ‘Summit of Death’), so it's one for cyclists with a decentlevel of fitness.
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There are plenty of amazing routes you can tackle by yourself, but if you sign on for this event, founded by famed endurance racer Rebecca Rusch, also known as the Queen of Pain, you can choose from 20-, 60-, or 100-mile routes, which you can ride solo, with a partner, or even tandem. Every adventure, though, offers a very helpful "toolkit" of what to expect, what to pack, where to stay, where to eat, and other valuable tidbits. There are various starting points, but the full smothered enchilada plate begins high in the La Sal Mountains and passes through at least three distinct ecosystems before finishing right beside the Colorado River just six miles from downtown.And this is but one of a half-dozen mixed-surface routes above Boulder that are nearly devoid of cars and feature soaring views of the Continental Divide. Get to know enigmatic Myanmar the two-wheeled way on this cycling tour from Yangon up to Mandalay and Inle Lake with Intrepid. One of the toughest mountain-bike races on earth, the Vuelta al Cotopaxi climbs 4,000 feet over a mix of trail surfaces, none of which you’d describe as purpose-built and all of which you’d describe as grueling.