Touring New Cities

Prepare For A Guided Bicycle Tour Through Thailand

Sparsely populated roadways, including miles and miles of natural beauty along the coastline and through national parks is what you can expect to encounter when participating in a guided bicycle tour through Thailand. Prepare for a guided tour during your impending vacation abroad with the following guidelines.

Exercise And Practice Riding

Touring bikes are typically constructed of titanium and are meant to cover long distances that include various types of terrain. Touring on a bike does not necessarily mean that you need to be in the best shape of your life, but it doesn't hurt to exercise and practice riding while at home so that you are limber and well-accustomed to riding on a bike during the tour.

Perform basic stretching exercises and incorporate a vigorous aerobic activity into your daily schedule. After work or on the weekend, take your bike out for a spin around your hometown. Challenge yourself by riding your bike up steep inclines and across bumpy surfaces since Thailand's topography is diverse. 

Acquire Clothing And Accessories

Acquiring a lowdown on what supplies are included with your tour will help you determine what you are lacking so that you can pick up the items you need. Most touring outfitters supply safety equipment, including helmets and knee and elbow pads.

Since Thailand's climate is tropical, consider purchasing a lightweight cotton shirt and shorts. Additional assessories, including an insulated backpack that can be used to hold a cool beverage or cooling vest that can be worn over your clothing, are optional, but do remember that you may want to forego too many items that could weigh you down and make it difficult for you to maintain control of your rental bike. 

Gain Insight About The Biking Routes That Are Offered

Touring outfitters offer several biking routes that include a wide range of geographical features. When making reservations for a tour, inquire about the locations that are visited so that you can research these spots on your own to gain additional insight about each of them.

Perhaps, you will be provided with the opportunity to ride a bike through one of the many villages in Thailand and be able to rest for several minutes while you speak to some of the locals. Another destination that you may visit is a lush jungle that houses some of the native animals who reside in Thailand.

Enlightening yourself with some details about your impending trip will make you anxious for the start of your vacation so that you can enjoy yourself and experience firsthand what Thailand has to offer.