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Clothes Wear confortable clothes. Try everything heavily before travelling. Remember that you will do the same leg movement for several hours. Seams or other similar things rubbing the skin will "burn" and to the limit hurt. Take lite clothes to cycle. Even with cold weather you will heat up. Weight Try not taking more than 20Kg (the less the better as ...


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Open Cycle Map provides a good coverage of Europe. On the GPS section, you can find a device recommendation suited for cycling, as well as how to put Open Street Maps on it.


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Wikipedia is your friend with an entry on Bicycle sharing systems.


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Yes, that should be absolutely possible and a pretty nice route. There are bicycle paths along the river, and you should leave the river shortly after Zell and go along the Altlayer Bach towards Altlay. Interestingly, according to Google Maps, there is a shorter alternative route that continues down the Rhine, leaves it at Bad Salzig and includes a long ...


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The pertinent information is here on the gvb.nl site, in Dutch. Bicycles are only allowed in the metro (subway) and in tram line 26, not in other tram lines or bus lines. GVB also doesn't have any trains, if you want to take the bicycle on a train, you'll need different tickets entirely (both for yourself and for the bike). The GVB supplement is valid for ...


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Indeed it appears online that the Lesovo border is for commercial trucks only, and I can see where you get that view. This blog, for example, notes that the road they are on to the crossing at Malko Tarnavo is almost devoid of traffic, as all the trucks go through the Lesovo border. The Lesovo border was the focus on the news recently when it looked like ...


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There is also a good website for routeplaning on bicycles, which will help you. You can even see the gradients of the road and have different options (only bicycle paths, the fastest path, the shortest path ...). I tried it myself and find it more accurate most times than google maps for bicycles. RadroutenPlaner My suggestion would be: take only bicycle ...


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From that sustrans page, zooming in on the map, we see that the Princes Risborough end of the mustard line is at the junction of Church St, Duke St, and High St. Looking carefully at that junction on Street View and zooming in, we can see a Cycle Route sign indicating that Thame is 7.5 miles away on Route 57, matching the information on the sustrans page ...


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There are a couple of places to join the pheonix trail from in Thame the local gym at lord williams upper school (- they can also direct you to the path that leads to the pheonix trail) is probably the best place as there is parking and a place to grab a drink and pop to the loo . This PDF should give you a start ...


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Your best bet for understanding the route is probably OpenStreetMap, which shows the path. You can see it at the Thame end and Princes Risborough end, or zoomed out for the whole thing. At the Princes Risborough end, the Phoenix Trail proper starts a little outside of the town. There's a signposted route along Horsenden Lane from by the station, then ...


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Wellington is actually a very small city geographically surrounded by large hills with several commuter towns that make up greater Wellington, such as Lower Hut, Upper Hut, and Porirua. When using Google maps in the area i suggest using the terrain function. Wellington, It's technically Lower Hutt Top Ten Holiday Park which is 15km (Google says 57 min on a ...


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According to Googla Maps, there is a bicycle rental shop little bit far from the airport, the address is: Bikify Holmbladsgade 27 2300 København Denmark The distance is around 6km, you can take the bus that will drop you there faster, or you can walk and make it in 1hr. This is the full route in Google maps. Screenshot from Google Maps ...


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You might consider Warm Showers - it's like couchsurfing, but for cyclists. If you find a member nearby, they may be willing to look after your bike for you for 10 days at their house, which would presumably be secure as they keep their own bike there too.


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There are several shops in Leipzig renting out shops. The challenging thing there is that the websites for these shops are all in German. However, I am quite sure that calling them in English will be no problem. From the list, I can pick out some that I would recommend: Bikeandsport: Because they are at the main train station in Leipzig and therefore very ...


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Some friends and I did some searching, asking at cycling shops, etc, and could not find anyone who rents bicycles. So I followed @Berhard's advice and bought a used one for R$160 (~US$72) and will either sell or give it away when I leave.


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I've made this trip. Get the book Bicycling the Pacific Coast by Vicky Spring and Tom Kirkendall. Also, check out warmshowers.org.


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You can find some information here, unfortunately in Italian. Basically you can rent a bike for 15€ for the entire day. If you want they also provide a basic lunch for 5€. This should be the location of the office: Piazza Einaudi 8 25015 - Desenzano del Garda Brescia Italy - +39 (030) 9142268 - desenzano@cts.it I suppose they speak English, maybe you can ...


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Here's my own answer: It's OK to ride a bicycle on any road in Switzerland except an Autobahn/Autostrasse. These are easy to recognize (for Americans) because they're akin to interstate highways in the U.S.: Limited access points, multiple lanes each direction, and high speeds. You're not that likely to accidentally enter one on a bicycle. You can also ...


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I live in Tokyo (seven years now) and just started commuting to work by bicycle. Mostly safe. But some drivers (cars, motorbikes, vans, large vehicles, construction vehicles, buses - can be anyone) think its perfectly fine to whiz right past you with cms of gap. Some drivers also think its OK to pull-out in front of you (even though you made eye contact) or ...



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