Tales from Asia, Australia and Africa: Gaerlan Cycles, USA
As the title says, bike tales from everywhere!. Stories submitted by
different folk. A great resource.
Man: Pete Jones, UK
Cycling the The Karakorum Highway - 1300 km of road stretching from
Pakistan and Kashgar, across the Himalaya to China. Also Tibet , SE
Asia, Nepal, Morocco and Scotland. "Kashgar is just great, the
best cycling I've done!" says Pete. Pete likes mountains and gets
around, check him out!
Kifer's Bike Pages : Ken Kifer, USA
This is the sort of idiosyncratic site that I like: full to the brim
with useful information and flavoured with the personal touch. Contains
useful stuff on bicycle touring, travelogues, fitness, safety, bicycling
advocacy and cycling humor.
through Asia : Christoph Sauser, Switzerland
good, or the Sauser will get you! In
Tibet they tell tales of a legendary ape- man who rides through villages
at night abducting chickens and bathing in yak dung! In real life, Christoph's
into lone fun cycling through Russia, Turkey, Iran, India, Tibet. Impressive
Yak Site : Claude Marthaler, Switzerland
Claude has crossed Africa, India, China, South Korea and Japan and a
little run from Alaska down to Tierra del Fuergo. Mr Pumpy is extremely
impressed, and you should be too.
around the World : Anja de Graaf and Paul
van Roekel, Holland
Anja and Paul cycled 30,000 kms through Europe, Asia, Australia
and New Zealand. This is a superb site, beautifully designed, documenting
the routes, the people and the experience. In Dutch and English.
in Orbit : Rory McMullan
Ride in Orbit is a Taiwan based bicycle advocacy site run by Rory. He
organises Free to Join bike rides throughout Asia. Free to Join bike
Rides are cycling tours that anyone can join, free of charge, simply
paying your own way.
Boonstra's Cycling Pages: Jan Boonstra, Netherlands/South Korea
Jan's been cycling since 1962 and this is one of the original cycling
web sites. He has ridden Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, Korea, Australia,
New Zealand and Namibia. Yes, he's an active guy! Check out his stories,
photos and maps.
Brodowski's Bicycle Tour Links:
Karl Brodowsky, Germany
A superb links page to cycling trips everywhere. A first class resource.
& Hannah's trip pages: Nick Anderson, UK
A beautiful and informative website detailing rides in New Zealand,
Australia, Thailand, Burma, Laos and Malaysia. Nick writes: "As
the result of a drunken decision in Prague, we ditched our jobs, let
out our flat in London and went off on our bikes." Well, that's
one way to solve your drinking problem! Go Nick and Hannah!
2001: Hanoi, Vietnam to Bangkok, Thailand via Laos: Derek Vann,
Over 60? Think you can't cycle Asia? Well, think again! Meet Derek and
John, they're both in their 60s. and love nothing more than going cycling
in Tibet (where they met) and Southeast Asia. A straightforward and
Cyclists' Yellow Pages: Not-for-profit organization, Michael
The Adventure Cycling Association is America’s premier member-supported,
not-for-profit organization dedicated to bicycle travel. It has 37,000
members! A first class resource, and if you love bikes, worth supporting.
Delta : Dr Alex Lemon, USA
Mr Pumpy's cosmetic surgeon, Dr Alex Lemon, USA Dr Alex has some photos
of a cycle trip through the Mekong Delta in Vietnam.
At left : This
won't hurt a bit, Pumpy!
Cycle Tour 2001 : Greg O'Hara
of a cycle trip through Vietnam. A good visual resource.
the South of Thailand: Brian DeSousa, USA
In Thailand? Living in a bar in Pattaya? Well,
it's time you got out and got healthy! Brian, who doesn't live in a
bar, will tell you all about riding the Pattaya/Rayong area of Thailand.
around the Moluccas :
Vincent Roelofs, Holland
Vince's site documents a journey through
the 'Spice Islands' (east of Sulawesi) by bike and boat. It's full of
stories, characters and exquisite photos. Exciting!
Andy and pal, USA
"Around the world with two pairs of underwear", so says the sub-head.
And 'everywhere' they've been, including Cuba. Check 'em out - they're
young, they're brash, they're gay - they're the Bikebrats!
Great wide ranging database/links page on the USA and the world. Also
resources on anything bike.
Bicycle Fund: NGO
An interesting site; have a poke around. The IBF promotes cycling worldwide
and carries stories on Africa and Central and South America amongst
others. In-country bicycle contacts, events, statistics, pictures and
well, lots of things for the globaly minded biker.
the 'wurld' with our bikes : Caroline Barrett & David Artindale,
the Pacific, New Zealand, Australia, Asia and Europe with Carol and
Dave! ETA in the UK mid-2002.
Angkor Portal - Ron Morris, Thailand
Extensive news, links, travel information and quirky bits of info. on
Cambodia from Ron Morris. Ron is an expat American living in Bangkok
who zips off to Cambodia whenever he can. A great resource.
A Rider's Digest - Scott Munn, UK
A one-stop shop for quality bicycle writing. Entertaining stories from
Laos to Africa and all points in-between. "The Tunisians are not
used to cyclists..." Oh, dear, looks like trouble!
Bike Pages: Andreas Caranti, Italy
A heap of interesting stories and information about biking in Europe
and the Mediterranean. Feel like a jaunt through Albania? How about
the Ukraine? This is the place to look.
Romania Pages: Jeroen van Marle, Netherlands
This is an extensive look into Romania and one of my favourite sites
for it's sheer volume of information and love of subject. If you zip
back to the Home Page, you can get to Jeroen's 'Central and Eastern
around the world:
Ben, the mad Dutchman
Ben has enthusiastically cycled the world on his recumbent. Includes
a trip through Eastern Europe and down through Asia.
to Bangkok on a tandem
: Abee & Ian, UK
Six months; six countries and 6,000 miles on a tandem through Japan,
South Korea, China, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand and they only fell off
once. Pretty good going!
Bike Routes: John Brewer, Scotland
A very funky little site, this one. Beautifully designed, great maps
and if Scotland's your bag, this is the place to go. John also has a
superb links page for biking the world, one of the best I've seen.
the Indian Himalaya: Per & Elisabeth Lowdin, Sweden
in Himachal Pradesh, Lahul, Spiti, Ladakh, Nubra and Rupshu. Incredible
photos, incredible area. You'll need a fast Net comnnection though,
as the pics are rather large. Also biking in Sweden and the Alps.
sites in Chicago and very far from Chicago:
J Fazio, USA
A cycling link site for Chicago and the world. Lots of interesting destinations
on all six continents.
Elizabeth Guffey, USA
BikeAbout aims to increase children's knowledge of the world by riding
'wired' - globally linked up through schools along the way. Check out
their Mediterranean loop!
Asia's mountain biking portal! A very active site. Rides, activities
and links to Asia's Mountain Biking and outdoor sports community.
Linda See, Malaysia
cycling loops through Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam on a tandem.
in Slovenia : Alex Jahn, Slovenia
Another friend of Mr Pumpy's hits the bike trail. Alex is an animator
living in Slovenia and his site details some rides around this extremely
Steve Spindler, USA
Riding Pennsylvania, USA? This is the place to go!
Walter's MTB Asia site (in German), Austria
I could read it I'm sure it'd be great! An extensive description of
trips through Laos and Thailand.
in Taiwan: David, Australia
Information and links related to cycling in Taiwan. Details of some
rides around Taipei that can be done as day trips.
cycling cyber site
Other than being Cheryl's self proclaimed 16 mins of fame (I thought
everyone got 15 mins? - Ed.), this site aims to unite all the informative,
up-to-date bicycle touring sites together in one comprehensive list.
A helpful and funky resource.
& Jodi's Cycling Website: Randy - USA, Jodi - Australia
A fun and informative website from a couple of very active cyclists,
based in the world's most livable city, Melbourne, Australia. Includes
a Round Australia cycle trip.
Cycling Links: Alban McGuinness, Australia
Great links to scores of Australian cycling pages. Browse by name, location
or category. It's all automated! Just click!
Fish: Grace Newhaven, Adelaide
site about all things bike in Australia by someone who knows his stuff.
The International Links page is especially good with information about
rides all over the world.
Power ACT: Australia
Pedal Power acts as a rallying point for cycling action and interests
in the Australian Capital Territory.