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4.5M – The World’s Largest Cycling Route Collection

4.5M – The World’s Largest Cycling Route Collection

Bikemap was created by passionate cyclists with the goal of sharing awesome routes with cyclists around the world. Until today, the Bikemap community has created over 4.5M unique routes in over 100 countries adding up to more than 410M route kilometers, which makes it...

The Latest Bikemap App News

The Latest Bikemap App News

Read on for the latest app updates and news on all-things Bikemap.   iOS Updates: We are super excited about our latest iOS updates. The Bikemap app got optimized for iOS 13 and includes many new exciting features for you:   Dark Mode 🌚 Reading maps is now...

Switching from City Bike to Race Bike

Switching from City Bike to Race Bike

You've decided to take your racing ambitions to a new level and want to acquire a race bike? Great decision! Find out what you need to consider when purchasing a new sportster and learn all about the differences between city bike and race bike in this post. A...

Sweating: Both a Curse and a Blessing

Sweating: Both a Curse and a Blessing

Summer is here! Like every year, temperatures are rising, beads of sweat are forming on your forehead and the simple thought of exercise makes you sweat. However, the heat is no reason to leave your bike at home - with our tips and the right dresscode, you will make...

Bikemap Tested: Self-charging Electric Folding Bike by VELLO

Bikemap Tested: Self-charging Electric Folding Bike by VELLO

E-bikes have become as popular as folding bikes - and both have their pros and cons. E-bikes support cyclists with their electric engine, however, they are also usually more expensive, heavier and bulkier than conventional bikes. Folding bikes on the other hand are...

How to Finish Your First Triathlon

How to Finish Your First Triathlon

You love cycling and also like to go for a run or swim? Participating in a triathlon would be a perfect challenge for you. Especially if you have always dreamed of competing in a triathlon, we have compiled a couple of tips to make your first experiences with this...

How to Deal with Muscle Soreness

How to Deal with Muscle Soreness

When you fell into bed after an intense training session yesterday, everything was fine, but today every movement of your legs hurts and you can barely walk? You're probably affected by muscle soreness, which is a common side effect of unusual or excessive exercise...

4 Tips for Conquering Every Ascent

4 Tips for Conquering Every Ascent

While experienced cyclists have fun climbing hills or mountains, hobby cyclists are often intimidated by steep ascents and struggle to make their way to the top. However, with a little practice, everyone can learn how to conquer every ascent. 1. Before going uphill...

Cycling Adventure: Exploring Bolivia

Cycling Adventure: Exploring Bolivia

Bikemap user Matteo Colizzi has embarked on many epic bike trips. In November 2018, he rode from the Salar of Uyuni to the road of the Lagoons, crossing the Andes in Chile and finally reaching San Pedro de Atacama and the Pacific Ocean together with Giovanni...

10 Reasons Why Cycling in Spring Is Amazing

10 Reasons Why Cycling in Spring Is Amazing

Although it's still cold in the mornings and the sun sets in the late afternoon, the days are growing noticeably longer, temperatures are rising and the first flowers are peaking out of the cold ground. This is the best time for getting out on your bike! Here are 10...

Get Fit for the Cycling Season in 6 Weeks

Get Fit for the Cycling Season in 6 Weeks

Are you already looking forward to this season's next bike tour? Or are you planning your first outing on two wheels of the year? To prevent you from exhaustedly standing at the side of the road on your very first ride of the season, we have prepared a 6-week-long...

Why Cycling Is Good for Your Brain

Why Cycling Is Good for Your Brain

It is common knowledge that cycling is healthy: A lower blood pressure, better cholesterol levels, reduced risk of developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes and building up muscles while losing weight are only some of the benefits associated with cycling, although...

Stay Safe When Cycling in the City after Winter

Stay Safe When Cycling in the City after Winter

The first signs of spring have finally arrived and more cyclists dare to get on their bikes every day. But watch out, you need to be especially careful when getting back on your bike for the first time after the cold winter months. Loose chippings, careless drivers...

The Top 5 Cycling Destinations in 2019

The Top 5 Cycling Destinations in 2019

Bored of your usual routes at home and in the mood for going on an adventure? Now is the perfect time to plan this year's cycling holiday. Get inspired by our collection of five top five cycling destinations in 2019.   1. Canada 🇨🇦 Canada isn’t stingy with scenic...