150 travellers who completed epic cross-continental cycling journeys were surveyed.
Alee Denham at CyclingAbout.com writes »
Each of the 150 cyclists got three votes to cast, and I simply tallied up the results. In the end, 80 different countries were favourited, which is pretty cool because that means most corners of the world have something, for somebody.
These are their top picks for the best countries for long-distance cycling »
10. 🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan
9. 🇨🇱 Chile
8. 🇲🇽 Mexico
7. 🇦🇺 Australian
6. 🇮🇷 Iran
5. 🇮🇳 India
4. 🇨🇳 China
3. 🇹🇯 Tajikistan
2. 🇺🇸 USA
1. 🇹🇷 Turkey
In this video Alee lets us in on the precautions he takes when he cycles though dangerous areas.
32-year old Australian Alee Denham has cycled over 120,000km across 100 countries spanning five continents. He has been cycling the Americas since 2017.
Find out more about Alee at his website CyclingAbout.
Alastair Humphreys and filmmaker Tem set off from the city to summit Suilven, a remote mountain in the Scottish Highlands, with the aid of Brompton’s Explore Edition, small folding bicycles, and inflatable canoes.
The unbelievable story of James Golding, 2 times a cancer survivor.
He overcomes extreme challenges to break the seven day cycling world record in an attempt to qualify for Race Across America, the toughest cycle race in America.
This video documents the 3,000 km ride that cyclists took in 2019 from Leh in Ladakh, India to Kathmandu in Nepal.
Along the way they pedalled over passes as high as 5,000 meters, spun past remote forts and Gompas (Buddhist Monasteries), visited heavenly Himalayan hill stations, and marvelled at the snow-capped mountain views.
Follow this link for more details about the Trans-Himalaya cycle tour.
Joey Schusler via Vimeo »
Kids and bikes; wherever you are in the world, they go together. The chaotic streets of Kathmandu may not seem like a typical breeding ground for world-class mountain bikers, but then again nothing is typical about Rajesh (RJ) Magar. Since learning to ride on a beat-up clunker, to becoming the four-time National Champion at age 21, RJ’s story is one of boundless childhood dreaming and unstoppable determination, forged from junkyard scraps and tested on the rugged trails of the mighty Himalaya.
Director » Joey Schusler
Co-Directors » Ben Page & Aidan Haley
Producers » Mandil Pradhan & Joey Schusler
Cinematography » Joey Schusler & Ben Page
Editor » Aidan Haley
Assistant Editor » Ben Page
Sound Engineer » Keith White
From Vimeo »
While mourning her late husband, Sarah Hornby craved an opportunity to connect with him through his biggest passion. Her goal was simple. She would attempt all 10 routes he created while researching his Bikepacking in the Canadian Rockies guidebook, in a single year. As she pedaled, her story transformed. From sadness and loss to a profound celebration of both his life and her own unique journey, she was choosing to live.
The guidebook Bikepacking the Canadian Rockies, which had been due in 2019, is now scheduled for release in 2022.