Biking is one of the most exciting ways of exercising because it takes you to different places and always introduces you to new experiences. Although this could be a challenge for those living in the tropical countries because of the sweltering heat, biking still remains to be one of the most popular activities in some Asian countries like Malaysia. If you are new to biking here are some possible adventures that you can go to.
- Exploring local parks
For those looking for an easy ride, local parks are great because they have mostly flat areas, with only very few uphill climbs.
If you want to go for a casual, relaxing ride, you can go to the Kepong Metropolitan Park. The area is mostly flat, which is perfect for those who are just starting out. The Taman Saujana Hijau is popular among tourists and starting cyclists because of the combination of hills and paved roads. For a challenging ride, you can visit the National Botanical Garden that has hills in the area that could be exciting for some bikers.
- Urban Biking
Talk to any long-time biker and they will tell you that urban biking, by itself, is an adventure. Bikers also follow the same road rules as motorists, so make sure that you know how to navigate the road before you embark on this adventure.
This could be scary and intimidating at first, but fun when you get the hang of it. If you are biking at night, make use of bike lights and wear reflective clothing so that drivers can notice you better.
- Biking Tours
Bike tourism is quite popular in Malaysia, mostly due to its long, paved roads across the country. In biking tours, you have the chance to cycle through different towns with different cultures and explore what the cities have to offer. One of the most popular places for this type of adventure is Borneo. You can cycle through Sabah and Sarawak to see and experience the rural life in Malaysia. If you are not familiar with the place, it is recommended that you hire a guide, who would not only lead the way but would also assist you in any the preparation for the biking tour that could last for two to three days.
The adventures that biking has in store for you should be enough to convince you into buying a road bikes in Malaysia. Because if you think about it, biking is not just a way to get from one place to another. Most of the time, when you are on the bike, you are having an adventure that is uniquely your own.