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This is definitely a good idea. Cycling in Amsterdam is such an experience and can be a bit stressful in rush hours in the city center; hence, riding it through the country side can be more pleasant. There are many companies renting bikes in Amsterdam. In general, the longer the opening hours and the more central the location, the more expensive they will ...


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


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No policeman is going to arrest you for riding in a park. I'd be surprised if you can't ride in all the parks in Glasgow (or almost any other city in the UK) for that matter. Give pedestrians the right of way and be considerate and you'll be fine.


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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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70 Euro's per day is indeed ridiculous. It is however not uncommon to demand a large deposit. So could it be that the 70 euro is to cover the deposit? It will be difficult to find a sport bike. The surroundings of Amsterdam are really flat, so you only would need a sport bike if you go for speed. When renting a bike, you could ask a city bike with gears. ...


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My all-time favourite cycle trip from Amsterdam is one from Amsterdam, through Durgerdam to Marken. I added some images in a related answer. It has it all. Land below sea level, bucolic places like holysloot and the folkloristic Marken. If condition permits you could consider taking the ferry to Volendam and cycle back to Amsterdam from there


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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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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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I have no personal experience with cycling in that area, but I might can recommend to use this tool from a Dutch bikers association. Basically, what you can do, is select a starting point for a round trip, a preferred distance, and some more personal preference, which it will take into account where possible. With a lot of tweaking, I get some example ...


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Officially the answer is no. The Truck Ferry doesn't quote any tolls for cyclists or pedestrians. Unofficially the answer is likely to be no either, as using this ferry doesn't appear to be a known method to cyclists on either side of the border. Your current options are: The Tunnel Bus, which requires the bike be disassembled and in a bike bag, and the ...


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Yes, riding a bicycle in the parks of Glasgow is allowed. Now even more so that there are new bicycle rental schemes in place, right at the entrance of parks.


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If you don't really like the "grandma" type of bike, and a racing bike seems a bit too expensive for your needs, you can also try to rent a hybrid tour bike. For example, I found one at MacBike. The page lists 15 euros per day for rental (or 18 including insurance). The advantage is that you also do not need special equipment, as shoes, helmet and clothes. ...


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Sure, it's possible. Firstly, bike rental, either as part of a tour or on your own can be done from companies like Georiders: Georiders offers mountain bike and bicycle tours in and around the Caucasus mountains, custom made tours for individuals and groups and bicycle rental in Tbilisi. As for buying a bike, there are mixed comments online, but ...


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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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After actually trying it, I can now confirm that it is possible to cross the border both by foot and by bike. Plan some time, there are a total of 6 checkpoints (two passport controls and one custom check at each side of the border), so even with almost no traffic, it took me almost two hours to get through from Bulgaria to Turkey.


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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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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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