Cycling in Taiwan has become very popular in recent years. With over 150 km
of biking trails along the rivers of Taipei alone, riding the bike has
grown into a weekend activity for the masses.
There are several reasons why Taiwan is ideal for cycling. First of all
Taiwan has many sunny days per year, many mountain trails with a beautiful
scenery, and small biking paths that let you get away from everyday traffic.
Another great reason for biking in Taiwan is that many companies like Giant
are situated here in Taiwan. Giant for example is one of the biggest company
manufacturing mountain bikes in Taiwan. The prices for an upscale mountain
bike are compare to other countries extremely low. 100US$ will buy you a
decent mountain bike, and once your vacation is over just give it to some
kid or anyone else you met.
If you plan to visit the island, there is a chance
you'll become a professional cyclist, who knows all about bikes and their
We have explored a handful of short leisure biking
tours so far. You'll be able to complete these trips within one to five days
starting and returning to Taipei city. We recommend to do the hotel bookings
beforehand otherwise chance are you'll have to put up your tent. We hope to
be your tour guide and you'll find the information we provide very useful.