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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 steep...

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...

My First Time Riding an E-Bike

The Bikemap office in Vienna has recently become home to three colourful newcomers: Thanks to i:SY and to the whole team's delight, we can now use three brand-new e-bikes to ride through the beautiful streets of Vienna. Apart from having undertaken a few short test...

Improving your Cycling Technique – Tips and Tricks

Have you ever wondered if there's a correct cycling technique? Be honest - do you think that cycling only requires you to hold your balance? Of course, the more professional the skill set, the more necessary a good technique becomes. But using the correct technique...

10 Best Mountainbike Routes in Europe

Just you and your bike and the great outdoors - Unmissable trails A mountainbiker who competes in cycling events across Europe, Stefano De Marchi from Venice shares his adventures on his popular blog. Stefano uses Bikemap to plan and illustrate...