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5 innovative changes in cycling infrastructure

When cyclists hear the words "technical improvements", their most common thought is most likely that it's possible to produce lighter and faster bikes thanks to new methods and materials - if they aren't already thinking about tuning their old bike. However, technical...

5 Reasons Why You Should Get On Your Bike In 2019

Are you currently looking for your cycling motivation? Here's a reminder of why 2019 is the year to get on your bike (more often). 1. Stay healthy Cycling is great for your mind and your body. Building muscle and burning fat are just some of the many physical benefits...

How to Choose the Right Tires in Winter

If you want to keep cycling throughout Winter, it makes sense to think twice about which tires to use. Selecting the right tires rewards you with more safety and a better overall riding experience. In this post, we tell you what's to consider when choosing winter...

The Proper Diet to Maximize Cycling Performance

Cycling performance is impacted by a confluence of factors, with your fitness arguably the most important. Training is therefore of paramount importance and that is why we have previously suggested exercises for mobilization. A proper diet is just as vital because the...

The 10 Best Bike Films of All Times

You love cycling? You like watching movies? Even the most ambitious cyclists have to take a rest day sometimes - what's better than dreaming of adventures on two wheels while it's freezing outside? Below, we have compiled our 10 favorite cycling films of all times. 1....

10 Reasons Why Cycling in Winter Is Amazing

The days are short and the roads are icy. Winter is here, but that's no reason to stop riding your bike. Here are 10 reasons why cycling in winter is just amazing! 1. You get lots of fresh air and sun Winter sun is amazing. Partly because it’s so rare, but also...

10 Reasons Why Cycling In Autumn Is Awesome

The air has gotten a little cooler, but autumnal sun rays shine through the coloured canopy of leaves and the multi-coloured foliage lightens up your mood. Here are 10 reasons why cycling in Fall is simply amazing! 1. Make the most of the changing landscape If you...

Stay Visible On Your Bike After Dark

Long nights, short days - fall is here. However, this is no reason to renounce cycling! We have compiled the best tips to make sure you're safe when you're out cycling in the dark. See and be seen  A car driver gets about 90% of all the information he needs for...

The 9 Scariest Routes on Bikemap

As a special Halloween post, we proudly present the 9 scariest routes on Bikemap - goosebumps guaranteed! 👻   1. The Death Road (Bolivien) Having been carved into the rock, this route used to be very dangerous. There were no guardrails protecting you from the...

Biking Berlin To Beijing To Build A School

Two students. One dream. Nono and Max are undertaking 15.000 km cycling tour from Berlin to Bejing to build a school in Guatemala. Read their inspiring story here! 🚲 "We are two recent university graduates from Germany and are currently on our bicycle trip from Berlin...

The 7 Longest Routes on Bikemap

Up to this date, more than 3,7 million routes have been recorded by the cycle-holic Bikemap community. Recently, we presented you 5 routes that were recorded in extraordinary places - for this post, we compiled some of the most beautiful routes on Bikemap...

Thunderstorms – How To Behave Correctly

It's the weekend, you look out of the window, spot the blue sky and instantly just want to do some exercise. In moments like this, there's nothing better than heading out on your bike - every cycleholic knows that! However, the pleasure of cycling can become dangerous...

Would You Dare To Cycle Here?

Bikemap users are an adventurous folk - they have ridden and uploaded more than 3.7 million routes all over the world up to now. Some of them not everyone would dare to ride or located in places few would take the time to travel to. Check out these 5...