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They say the best way to travel around a city is through walking. You travel on your own pace, and even immerse with the people and culture. But do you really need to walk if you can ride a bike?
Bike tours are getting popular among tourists because they can check out travel spots faster. They also get to bike with a group of people who shares the same passion for traveling. But, some backpackers and casual travelers are still reluctant in joining bike tours.
To help you dispel negative impression, here are some myths about bicycle tours that you should know:
Bike Tours are only for the Young and Fit
Not that cycling is only for the young and fit, it’s that cycling makes you look young and fit. This is why many people think biketours are only for the young generation. Biking is a form of exercise, so anyone who regularly rides a bike will look healthy.
In a study, researchers from the King’s College London and University of Birmingham found that biking enthusiasts age 55 to 79 had levels of physiological function comparable to younger people. Current statistics also see an increase of bikers age 50 and above. See, age doesn’t matter. As long as you can pedal a bike, then you are welcome to join. Read More »