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Cycling is not only a great way to exercise and stay in shape, it is also a fantastic way to explore a new destination. Pedaling along at your own pace, taking in landscapes, …and interacting with locals, is a quite possibly the best way to get immersed in the culture of a place. Whether you fancy yourself as a rider in the Tour de France, or simply like to visit exotic destinations on the back of a bike, here are 7 fantastic locations for cyclists.In a country that is mad for the sport of cycling, Tuscany just might be the absolute best place to go for a ride. With roads that are mostly free from traffic, yet offer everything from long, winding routes through the countryside, to tough climbs into the steep hills, Tuscany truly has something for every type of rider. Cyclists can hit the road for a challenging workout, or take their time riding between vineyards, cafes, and restaurants. The landscapes are breathtaking, the food is stupendous, and the locals are warm and friendly. This little slice of Italy is taylor made for exploring by bike.Another country that loves the sport of cycling is France, as evidenced by the fact that it plays host to the biggest bicycle race in the world each year. But you don't have to be a pro to appreciate what the country has to offer in terms of places to ride. Leave Paris behind and head to the Burgundy region, where the rolling hills, and charming villages, will enchant you with their beauty, while the legendary wine will help to relax your weary legs at the end of the day. You'll roll past world-famous wineries, and rustic chateaus, as you explore France as it was meant to be seen. From the seat of a bicycle. For a decidedly different ride in France, head to the legendary Alpe d'Huez region to climb the most famous mountain route in pro cycling history. Known for its 21 switchbacks, each emblazoned with the name of a Tour de France rider who has won on the route, Alpe d'Huez is an 8-mile climb to a beautiful summit view. This one isn't for the faint of heart, as you'll need at least a moderate level of fitness if you want to reach the top. But when you do, you'll have joined the ranks of cycling's elite riders who have passed that way before. After a brief break to take in the sights, enjoy a fast and fun descent down the other side of the mountain. Situated on Australia's southeast coast, the state of Victoria is another great place to explore from the seat of a bike. The 151-mile long Great Ocean Road is simply spectacular, affording riders some amazing views of both the waters of the Pacific, and the pastoral landscapes that make up much of the region. Whether you're there for just a few days, or planning to stay for a couple of weeks, there are multiple routes to keep things interesting. And when you've finished soaking up the fantastic views from your bike, pedal on over to Bells Beach to try your hand at surfing. Quite possibly the most bike friendly city in the entire world, Amsterdam is a place where it feels like almost everyone is on a bike. The narrow roads can seem a bit intimidating at first, but the light traffic makes it easy to get comfortable. Make sure you have time to ride the fantastic Cycle Route 10, which wanders out of Amsterdam, and into they idyllic countryside, while passing windmills, street markets, river dykes, and some of the most charming neighborhoods in all of Europe. Truly a wonderful way to immerse yourself in Dutch culture. Napa Valley is another one of those classic cycling destinations designed for riders who don't want to sacrifice the finer things in life while the pedal across the countryside. Great food and wine are in abundance in Napa, and the terrain can be as tough or easy as you'd like it to be. The weather is great year round as well, which makes it even easier to recommend it as a place for cyclists. The roads are bike-friendly, have light traffic, and roll through some of the most beautiful landscapes in all of California. Truly a great cycling destination for riders from the U.S. who don't want to venture abroad.Here's a cycling destination for the truly adventurous, and incredibly fit. The Karakoram Highway stretches for 745 miles between China and Pakistan, and is the highest international road in the entire world. It presents a number of challenges to riders, not the least of which is the altitude. The highway can climb as high as 4700 meters (15,419 ft), and is unpaved in many areas. But, the reward is awe inspiring views of the Karakoram Mountain Range, as well as a number of truly remote, and unique, villages to visit along the way. This ride will require a cyclist to be in great physical condition, and that they take time to acclimate to the thin air, but it will certainly be the experience of a lifetime. (MORE)
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