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Tips for travelling by bike

Tips for travelling by bike

Cycling is great exercise that many people can engage in and enjoy, while also travelling at higher speeds from one point to another. Travelling by bike is good for both the environment and for the body but it shouldn’t be seen as something one cannot use to travel to and through places.

One can power him or herself through a plethora of places by using their own legs and an instrument of great but simple engineering, which can be easily repaired if it breaks down – with just a bit of simple preparation ahead of time, so let’s talk about that for a bit.

Plan the length of your trip

Basically everything that would apply to planning a non-biking holiday will apply to one in which you’ll be traveling via bicycle, whether it’s a week, two weeks or a month, you will want to make sure that you either allot sufficient time for the distance you want to cycle or that you cycle a sufficient distance in your allotted time, easy as that.

Places to go

Travelling by bike is in no way something new, people have been doing it for years. So much so that there are very well created biking route maps available out there on the Internet. There are also guided bike tours in various places.

The thing to keep in mind here is to go somewhere you actually want to go, and not necessarily where a bike trail is easy or something of that sort.

One other thing to keep in mind when considering where to go, is when you’ll be going, the season in which you visit a certain place will definitely influence the travelling by bike experience.

Be sure that you’re in shape and in good health

If you just bike around the city for a few minutes or half an hour, this doesn’t exactly mean that you’ll be able to ride for tenth of kilometers straight or go on mountain trails.

You’ll need stamina and strength, so logging in some kilometers before you head on your trip would be ideal.