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Cycling Adventure: The African Rift Valley

Bikemap user Matteo Colizzi and Francesco Grillo have embarked on many epic bike trips together.  In August 2016, they cycled in the heart of the Black Continent, along the Rift Valley and crossed the largest African lakes. On their route, they rode through villages...

Taiwan – The Biking Paradise Island

More than 54.000 routes have already been tracked with Bikemap in Taiwan, which is an impressive number for a country of that size. Bikemap user Sorinela Georgiana Covrig is a member of the cycling organisation Biking Taiwan. She spends a lot of time exploring the...

Get inspired by the new region guides

Bikemap’s cycling regions have been around for a long time, showcasing a country’s or region’s most popular cycling routes, complete with gorgeous pictures. As the region guides are the most requested feature on Bikemap, we've decided to give them a major update – see...

What is the farthest you’ve ever cycled in one day?

Last week we asked our Facebook users "What is the farthest you've ever cycled in one day?". The posting got more than 200 commments! We did a little recap and put your kilometres together - you all together cycled more than 200.000 km! 😱   Here are a some of the...

Bikepacking: 1.400 km in 7 days

Bikemap user Silla Gambardella travelled more then 1.400 km from Riva del Garda, Italy to Barcelona, Spain by bike. Here's his story! This year I had 10 days of vacation and I wanted to spend them doing a bicycle trip. ‘’What trip could I do?’’ I asked myself, aware...

Cycling Adventure: The Himalayan Pass

Bikemap users Matteo Colizzi and Giovanni Andrea Panebianco have embarked on many epic bike trips together. In 2015, they cycled through the stark, windy mountains of Ladakh and Kashmir and came back to Italy with their saddlebags full of experiences, stories and...

Open Beta Test: Android Users Wanted!

Want to take part in the Bikemap Android Open Beta Test? Preview the newest version of Bikemap app as a beta test. You will find rough edges here and there – but hey, its a beta. 😉 Give us early feedback about the app: Let us know what you think and help make Bikemap...

Update: Open Cycle Map is back!

The Bikemap community & staff has made it through the past few turbulent weeks. We reluctantly decided that it wouldn’t be possible to offer Open Cycle Map as part of the Bikemap route-planning tools anymore. Bikemap is used by millions of users who plan their...

Bikemap Heatmap: Plan Your Perfect Route

When it comes to planning your perfect cycling route it's important to consider many factors. Thankfully there are plenty of tips, hacks and tools which simplify the planning process. It has never been easier to plan your routes making use of our free tool...

9 Pick Up Lines For Velo Lovers

There’s no doubt about: cycling is sexy. Moreover, it's healthy, eco-friendly and good fun. Life behind bars is just awesome. If you’re trying to pick up a casual commuter or the more committed cyclist, these pick up lines will help you with your velo love. 💙 I’m no...

10 Tips For Cycle-Touring In Iceland

Let's get one thing straight right off the bat: riding a bike in Iceland is just epic. Bikemap User James got to experience the incredible beauty of this country himself. "In early 2016, I came across an article about cycling around Iceland in three weeks. Though I...

8 Facts About Cycling In Australia

With more than 7,000 Aussie Bikemap users and 8,500 cycling routes created by the community, Australia is a continent worth of great cycling experiences. Reasons enough for us to take a closer look at Down Under. Are you curious about what role cycling...

Why You Should Cycle To Work

Whether it's to boost your fitness, to stay healthy, or as an environmental choice, taking up riding your bike every day could be one of the best decisions you ever make. You are not convinced? Here's why you should start cycling to work now: Biking to work is linked...

The New Bikemap App Is Out Now!

More than 1 million users are already using Bikemap. Together our community created more then 3.4 million routes using Bikemap. The know-how of our users is unique and a real treasure for all cyclists worldwide. The Bikemap app got constantly updated for four years...

Focusing On Bikemap users: Jeff Kadet From Seattle

Jeff Kadet from Seattle is one of our long-term heavy users. Since 2009 he is as a premium user of Bikemap and created more than 500 routes. Reason enough to ask him some questions about his cycling passion and the impact as well as the advantages that Bikemap has on...