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  1. L

    Bike packing service in SdC

    Would anyone know of a bike shop in SdC who offers a bike packing service to assist in me flying back home with my bike? I've searched in the forum but it appears some of the suggestions point to shops that unfortunately no longer exist. Any suggestions would be most grateful.
  2. W

    Best stages to ride

    My son and I will be doing the Central route starting from Porto in June. In order to give ourselves a little breathing room, I'd like to ride bikes for two (perhaps three days). We land in Porto on June 8th and leave Porto on June 22, which gives us 12 days to walk (very doable - but doesn't...
  3. FourSeasons

    Renting a bike just for a day in Porto

    Has anyone rented a bike for site seeing in Porto, just for a day? If so, recommendations? Please and thank you. :)
  4. S

    Will we be met with scorn or equanimity?

    Sorry to sound so dramatic but I’m not sure how I’ll be received on this forum, and in June, the Camino Frances. My husband and I plan to ride Ebikes from Burgos to Santiago. Originally we began from Roncesvalles in 2019. After 5 days I have to admit I gave up. I tried to blame it on my...
  5. Aptrail

    Camino de Madrid by bicycle

    I am considering doing the Camino de Madrid by bicycle. I have walked and cycled the CF. I see through these threads and other webpages that people do cycle the CdeM in about 5 days. My specific question is about the type of bike that would be best. For the CF we rented mtn bikes that were...
  6. Zordmot

    Advice on storing a bicycle

    I’m looking for ideas and suggestions. My plan is to arrive in Paris, take trains to SJPDP, and walk the CF. So far, so good. At the conclusion of my Camino, my plan is to spend several months cycling in Europe. I’m a seasoned bike tourer, so again, it’s all good. My challenge is storing my bike...
  7. A

    Porto to Santiago coastal route by bicycle with camping

    I am planning to cycle from Porto to Santiago in May 2022 on the coastal route. I am interested in hearing other peoples experience of campsites along the route. I would like to choose this camping option instead of staying in hotels if at all possible. My camping equipment would be limited to a...
  8. Lindsay from Scotland

    e bikes ?

    Greetings from Ponferrada Sophie and I are walking the Frances at the moment after a 4 year break from walking. The descent from Cruz de Ferro we found quite challenging but it’s great to just be here. I have noticed that a lot of cycling peligrinos are using ‘e bikes’ this year, charging up...
  9. Returning2TheTrail

    5th September - Cycling Vuelta finishing in Santiago de Compostela

    One of the grand tours of cycling, the Vuelta Espana concludes tomorrow in the city of Santiago de Compostela Most of you are probably not fans of watching cycling on TV, but as the race is covered on TV in most countries it would be a good walk down memory lane to watch the vision and the...
  10. Pierre Julian

    Mozarabe (from Malaga) by bike in June questions

    Hello, I'm arriving in Malaga on Wednesday. I wonder if anyone could anyone please give me any information about the following: Any ideas on bike hire in Malaga? What it's like cycling the Mozarabe from Malaga to either Cordoba or Merida? Is it possible to take bikes on buses or trains after...
  11. 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
  12. 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?
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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