The view over Tiger Leaping Gorge on the road to Shangri-La, which is one of the toughest and most spectacular rides in China. Photo: Steve Thomas The view over Tiger Leaping Gorge on the road to Shangri-La, which is one of the toughest and most spectacular rides in China. Photo: Steve Thomas
The view over Tiger Leaping Gorge on the road to Shangri-La, which is one of the toughest and most spectacular rides in China. Photo: Steve Thomas

How to go mountain biking and bike touring after coronavirus, the gear you need, and four of the best cycling adventures in Asia

  • Base the bike on the cycling trip you want, think about the terrain you’ll be riding on, and keep your gear as multifunctional and lightweight as possible
  • Nepal has great mountain bike trails, Taiwan can be circumnavigated by cyclists of all levels, and China has tough and spectacular rides to try

Topic |   Asia travel
The view over Tiger Leaping Gorge on the road to Shangri-La, which is one of the toughest and most spectacular rides in China. Photo: Steve Thomas The view over Tiger Leaping Gorge on the road to Shangri-La, which is one of the toughest and most spectacular rides in China. Photo: Steve Thomas
The view over Tiger Leaping Gorge on the road to Shangri-La, which is one of the toughest and most spectacular rides in China. Photo: Steve Thomas
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