The SpiceRoads 2016 Annual Guide Meeting

By James Leyson, Chief Adventure Manager at SpiceRoads In late June of 2016, here SpiceRoads guides gathered in downtown Bangkok for a 3-day meeting event including the annual company update and professional training. The theme for this year’s guide meeting was “Building Global Competencies for World-Class Cycling Guides, bronchitis ” in accordance with the Adventure Travel Trade Association […]

SpiceRoads Sponsored Team Dai Challenge 2016

SpiceRoads was proud to be a sponsor of this year’s edition of the Team Dai Challenge in early March. Based in Vientiane, Laos, the members of Team Dai have ridden annually for the last 9 years to raise money for various underprivileged groups in Laos. This year’s goal was to cycle 450 kms from Vientiane to […]

10 New Year Resolutions for Cyclists

This is typically the time of year when we set ourselves new goals for the upcoming year. They could include: getting fit, losing weight, being more studious or gaining a new skill. Sometimes they are about giving up something, such as Febfast, when you convince your family and friends that you can avoid alcohol and / […]

10 places to cycle in 2016

by Marisa Chicarelli It’s the beginning of another new year, and it’s time to ponder and plan what to do over the upcoming holidays. And I’m sure I’m not the only person who says “I’m going to travel more and check out new places this year.” So for amazing cycling adventures, here are a few […]

Father’s Day, Thai style

By Marisa Chicarelli You only have to be in Thailand a few moments to realise how much Thais revere the monarchy. Especially the king. His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej was crowned in 1950. Almost immediately, he embarked on a tireless campaign to improve the lives of his subjects with environmentally sustainable agriculture projects, scientific and […]

SpiceRoads at Ploenchit Fair 2015

SpiceRoads joined the British Community in Thailand to raise funds for the needy at Bangkok’s Ploenchit Fair. It was a jam-packed day filled with games, Christmas shopping, bargains, raffles and music. SpiceRoads’ famous ‘Bike Smoothie Maker’ was back in full force making lots of delicious smoothies for all the kids (and parents too!). We also […]

Tour of Friendship Competitors’ Profiles

Think you are tough enough? Tony Aspell and Tinsley Janes, more commonly known as TJ, will be competing, yet again, in the Tour of Friendship. Although Tony dominated the Masters Category for five years in a row, he was pipped to the post by TJ in 2015! Both competitors are returning in 2016 to battle […]