I went for a cycling trip with a small group of local cyclists on a Saturday in May, to get a good look at the Crocodile Island 鱷魚島, which can be found in the Fei-ts’ui Reservoir 翡翠水庫 in Shiding District 石碇區 of New Taipei City. It is a 41km route with a maximum altitude of 583m and an elevation gain 1871m. The route is designed by the group leader Sean Fang.
I went for a cycling trip from Xindian to Xiong Kong Tea Plantation with a group of local cyclists. It was an enjoyable 60km route with two climbs (338m, 728m), planned by one of our friends.
Maokong Loop is a 13km long, single-peak (326m) cycling route in Wenshan District, South East of Taipei City. We went there on a public holiday in May, me on a Rikulau Audax Hercules and Lois on a Klever Q Comfort. Maokong is a popular tourist area where people can take the Maokong Gondola at the
Though the information on Taiwan Cycling Route No. 1 as provided by the government is rather comprehensive, we tried to rearrange it a bit so that it’s more user- and mobile-friendly.
The riverbank bikeways built along the rivers winding through Taipei City and New Taipei City form a vast network of bike paths. But they’re mostly hidden behind the flood walls and thus remain unknown to many visitors and tourists. We have compiled a list of various access points of this “bike freeway system”.
We took a ride along a popular cycling route among local cyclists in Taipei east – the Xizhi Pigeon (28km, 394m), which is found a pleasant route with the right amount of challenge.
I cycled to Buyan Pavilion from Shuangxi on an October Saturday. Climbed 530m and enjoyed a descent to Jiufen (21km). This is my log and some tips to share with you.
Fengguizui Lookout (風櫃嘴) is a very popular destination for those Taipei cyclists who want to get some quick training on climbing. Today, I tested myself to see if I can make it to the Lookout at 598m above sea level. I took the 6.5km Wanxi Industry Road (萬溪產業道路) and start climbing. It is a well
Where: Taipei When: 27 Aug 2017 Who: Peter Goal: To explore Ximending (西門町) and ride home along the Tamsui River (淡水河) and Keelung River (基隆河) Taipei Metro (MRT) is willing to take passengers with bicycles during weekends and holidays. Cyclists can bring their bicycles with them to the front and rear cars of each train