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Road Food: Central Vietnamese “Bun”

While the fame of pho has spread to every corner of the world - even Americans and Australians are learning how to pronounce it - the noodle dishes of Central Vietnam are less well known. The one you're most likely to find outside of Vietnam is known as bun bo Hue:...

From Shanghai with Love

Katrine, Nicole, Sam and Andy from Shanghai combined a trip to Vietnam to do the Danang Ironman 70.3 with a Velo Vietnam tour of the Central Highlands. After winning her IM category hands down (and beating some of the pros), Katrine had no issues backing up with a few...

Riding Cao Bang

In search of new routes for mountain tours I recently headed to the north east province of Cao Bang from Hanoi on a solo ride clocking 820km over four days unsupported. In terms of packing, I stuffed a saddle bag with a t shirt and shorts and used a little top tube...

Sapa Climbing Camp Recon

 Mont Ventoux, The Col du Galibier, The Tourmalet... The O Quy Ho. No? Not heard of that last one? Not many people have, which is what makes it all the more special. This is a climb to rival the greats in the alps in every way - length, height, sense of scale and the...

On the Eve of Tet…

Bleeksie, Ci and Frederik set out from Hoi An for a ride that would take them into the mountains for 5 days of serious fun. The brief was 3 days of hard riding for the boys, then two more chilled days with a mix of cycling, time with the family and exploring remote...

Road Cycling in Vietnam – The History

We have been doing some research on the history of road cycling in Vietnam and come up with some interesting factoids: Competitive road cycling was introduced into Vietnam in the colonial days, and the "modern" sport of bicycle racing is mentioned a number of times in...

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