If you are planning a trip to Taipei and looking for some tips and guidance in exploring the city on two wheels, this post may come in handy. Here we will try to provide you an overview of the road network in urban Taipei and offer our recommendations on what roads to take if you are riding a bike. We hope this will make you feel more comfortable to pedal your way through Taipei.
An alternative route for Day 1 of Cycling Route No. 1 for doing the around-the-island in Taiwan. It has more bikeways, less traffic and more rural views.
The cycling route known as “Buddha’s Palm” 如來神掌 is one of the most challenging route in Taipei and New Taipei. It consists of a total distance of 135km and an accumulated elevation gain of 3,130 metres. Those who have completed the route will find themselves climbing over the Yangmingshan twice and drawing a palm in their GPS tracking apps.
Fengzhongjian 風中劍 is a 24km cycling route linking up a numbers of roads sprawling across Shilin District 士林區 and Neihu District 內湖區 of Taipei City. It comes with three peaks at 160m, 321m and 600m respectively, and therefore ideal for climb training.
Maokong Loop is a 13km long, single-peak (326m) cycling route in Wenshan District, South East of Taipei City. It’s a popular climb training route in Taipei.
The riverside 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.
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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