Tour of Friendship 2015

Team SpiceRoads again dominated the master’s category of the Tour of Friendship, a 5-stage road bike race held the first week of May in Thailand. However, there was a bit of an upset within the team, with Tinley Jane (TJ) walking away with the leader’s jersey on this year, taking it away from repeat-winner Tony […]

Green Season Adventures

The green season in Southeast Asia is the time of year when the heavens open to feed the rivers, nourish the mountains and forests, and replenish the rice paddies and plantations. The thought of biking during this time might put off many a rider. However it is an excellent time to get on a bike […]

Bhutan’s first Dragon’s Fury Race 2015

  For the cyclist looking for a challenge this unique racing experience is like no other – push yourself to the limit for 60 kms and up 1, 740 metres in the spiritual Himalayan mountains of the Kingdom of Bhutan. The first ever Dragon’s Fury Race is taking place on September 5, 2015 and is […]

Thailand’s Cultural Treasures by Bicycle

Words and photographs by Dave Stamboulis. I have lived in Thailand for almost a decade and certainly have seen my fair share of the country, yet I thought I’d do something different on a recent vacation other than hopping onto a bus or train or taking a mini-van tour. So I joined a SpiceRoads bicycle […]

The Faces of Vietnam

                By Gary Corbett In the business world there is a quote that goes something like “highly engaged employees make the customer experience, while disengaged employees break it”. A truism, if ever there was one, it was a quote that refused to leave my mind after recently completing […]

Cycle Chinatown

My first reaction was: Chinatown? Narrow congested lanes and alleyways, hardly room to move, let alone cycle. And so hot too. But I was so so wrong. We met Art, our diminutive but lovely guide, at the Grand China Princess Hotel in Chinatown, donned our helmets, mounted our smart SpiceRoads bikes and we were off, […]