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  1. mspath

    Bikes on European Trains

    This is a handy updated guide to the rules per country and service for taking Bikes on Trains in Europe Britain, France, and Spain plus many other countries are cited
  2. BuenC_JamieG

    If you could only bike 1 day of the Camino Portugues, which day would you choose and why?

    I'm planning on walking the Camino Portuguese coastal route, and I want to take a day or two of biking instead of walking, but I'm having trouble choosing which day to bike. Any suggestions?
  3. Mike Wells

    New entrance into Santiago from Monte de Gozo for cyclists?

    The previous route was down steps, so was not suitable for bicycles. Cyclists had to follow the road, crossing it twice in order to reach the bridge over the motorway at the bottom of the hill. The new route looks cycle friendly and I assume that like all of the Camino Francés it will be open...
  4. M

    Cycling Camino de Santiago September 2020

    Hi everyone. I’ll start cycling the camino from tomorrow (Northern way) starting in Irun (the Albergue and tourism office are closed btw). I am cycling regularly but am not sure how many km are doable per day. I’ve read that the first bit is really tough on some sites but others say around 70km...
  5. K

    Cycling the Via de Plata This Summer

    Hey everyone, Lovely website here. We are a couple from the United States who is planning on cycling the Via de Plata starting next month from Sevilla. We live in Andalucia currently. We are currently experiencing the rough heat of summer but we cycled over 100km last weekend to give ourselves...
  6. Dancecrime

    Ebikes.

    Hello fellow Pilgrims! My father has expressed some interest in coming on the Camino with me this year however he has let himself go physically over the last few years and I would like to hire him an Ebike. On the forums I discovered bikeiberia.com and contacted them - they are basically...
  7. M

    France Camino winter

    Hey guys! Need your tips! I am planning my Camino this January with bicycles from León to Finisterre. What do you think about? Is this possible? Some peoples says it’s not, has anyone done it before?thanx
  8. S

    Walking/Biking Sarria to Santiago on trails

    Hello. I am planning on walking with 5-7 girlfriends from Sarria to Santiago for my 55th birthday . . . well 60th to be truthful. One friend is planning to cancel because of her knees but I’m hoping to find an alternative - biking. She, and maybe one other for company, would bike while we walk...
  9. hecate105

    Michael Mary Pilgrimage Way Cycle Route

    In June around the 18th, my husband and I will be cycling from the end of Cornwall, UK to Glastonbury making a cyclable route along the Michael Mary Pilgrim's Way. Carn Les Boel, St Buryan, Penzance, St Germoes, Crowan, Stithians, Perranarworthal, Trelissick, Tregony, Grampound Road, St Austell...
  10. Lizremedy

    Which Cycling Route - 1st time on camino?

    Want to cycle the Camino later 2019 or spring 2020. We are use to casual mtb riding. I dont know where to start planning. Which is the best recommended route to follow - without being crowded? Can cyclists follow the same paths as hikers, use the same accommodation, etc? What is security like in...
  11. F

    Riding a bike from Santiago --> Finisterre --> Muxia

    Hi everyone! I am looking to borrow a bike from what seems to be the abundant shops in Santiago after walking the French way. I hope to complete the journey in two days, day 1 to Finisterre and day 2 to Muxia. The real question is if anyone knows how I can go about using public transport to...
  12. Marcus-UK

    VdlP via Sanabres or Continue along to the Frances

    I am considering cycling the Via de la Plata in May next year. The options appear to be leaving the VdlP at Granja de Moreruela and following the Camino Sanabres into SDC or continuing up the VdlP and linking up with the Camino Frances. Has anyone got any recommendations? I know this is a...
  13. alvaroe16

    Biking CF - Sept 2018: Gear List

    I am ready! I have read this forum up and down (including wonderful posts from Jenny and Mark). Planned my route. Pack my bags. Unpacked. Removed gear. Pack again. Repeat. etc. At this point I think I have it down to about 10Kg divided in 2 panniers of 20L each. Hence, I wanted to pick your...
  14. P

    LIVE from the Camino ¡Nos vemos mañana 22-7 después de 2400 km con trike de Holanda para Parkinson2Beat!

    El 28 de junio comencé desde mi ciudad natal Eersel en Holanda para comenzar mi bikeride por Europa. La razón por la que hago esto es para recaudar dinero para la investigación contra la enfermedad de Parkinson. Yo también tengo la enfermedad de Parkinson, pero no podía soportar la idea de no...
  15. M

    Biking from Sahagun to Leon

    What's a good option for a bike rental for this stretch? The places I've found online so far have required a 7 day rental, something I'm not willing to put out for.
  16. J

    Biking parts of the camino Frances

    Hi everybody, I'm planning to walk the camino frances this summer. However, I only have about 25 days. At first, I thought I'd simply start in Logrono or Burgos, but I've heard that the first part from Saint Jean-Pied-de-Port to Puente la Reina is one of the most beautiful parts. Also, I...
  17. L

    Can you cycle short sections of the Caminho Portugues?

    My husband and I are planning to walk from Lisbon to Santiago late September/October. Is it possible to hire bikes for only a couple of days as we were thinking we may try to cycle between Coimbra and Porto. Looking for advice about whether this stage is a good one to cycle? How difficult? Does...
  18. J

    Cycling VdlP: prevailing winds?

    A quick question for all the VdlP experts on here: my wife and I plan to cycle the VdlP, leaving Seville mid September 2018. Is there a prevailing wind direction? It makes a big difference on a bike. I am guessing/hoping that if there is a prevailing wind, it will be S, SW or at worst W, ie off...
  19. C

    Leave the bikes in Saint Jean Pied de port

    Hello, On the way back, from Muxia to Saint Jean Pied de Port in July 2018, i would like to know if someone would be interested to buy our 2 mountain bikes bought 3 weeks before (of course for a very low price) ? We wish to be in SJPDP around the 1st of august. I think it could be a good and...
  20. truthi

    Bike Shop Suggestions for Lisbon to Santiago

    Hi All, My goodness, I beginning my trip prep and I'm vacillating between overwhelm/fear and excitement/bravery. I see how the camino begins before you even get on the trail, no? I would like some suggestions and ideas. Thank you in advance for your help. Is anyone able to recommend a bike...
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