Velô Vietnam Blog

   

New Guides Join Us

Meet Dale and Claude   In 2019 we welcomed Claude Perzo and Dale Nottingham on board with Velo Vietnam. Read on to learn more, including which one rode neo pro for Renault Gitane and which rides 500km days around Saigon for fun. Claude Perzo Claude has been in...

Northern Frontier Has Landed

FOUR STAGES | 560+KMs  9,300M GAIN | 17 KOMs WELCOME TO THE NORTHERN FRONTIER   The concept for the Northern Frontier 4 day KOM multi stage ride had been brewing bubbling in David’s brain for years. He wanted to take people on a hard mountain tour of his...

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...