Biking in Beijing

Beijing used to be a city of bicycles. It was the most common form of transportation after walking. Today, the subway, bus and taxi network have taken over and bikes are less common in Beijing, but still an active hobby for many. You'll find a plethora of amazing places to bike in and around Beijing as well as great places to buy biking equipment and expats and locals eager to give you biking advice.

Two excellent venues for extreme, heart-pounding biking are the Laoshan Mountain Bike Course and the BMX Venue. Enjoy wild adventure in Beijing, the athletic way. The road cycling course is another great fun way to experience extreme biking in Beijing. You'll find like minded bike enthusiasts eager to hit the open road with you. If you can't find someone to bike with, hit the Beijing Hikers club and Shun Xiang Carting Club to find enthusiasts who also crave high-speed adventure.

It isn't hard to get a hold of a bike in Beijing if you didn't bring yours. Either rent one through Di Bai Bike Rentals, or buy one at the Tian Yuan Li sporting store. Now that you are equipped, you can hit the road solo if you choose. The road to Badaling from Beijing was used for biking in the Olympics and is a fun, winding piece of high-quality road.

Chaoyang Park is a beautiful place to go biking, as is Hou Hai Lake. You'll find other people leisurely peddling around the lake and the park-- including some in rickshaws and some on two-seat bikes. Its an adorable place for a bike date or even a hard workout.

Laoshan Mountain Bike Course

Shijingshan District

Mountain Course... read more

Laoshan Bicycle Moto Cross (BMX) Venue

Laoshan

Rad Ride... read more

Di Bai Bicycle Rental

Behing Di'anmen Department Store

On a Bicycle Built for Three?... read more

Road Cycling Course

Laoshan Velodrome

Cultivated Beauty... read more

Beijing Shun Xiang Carting Club

Chao Bai He Pan

Let's Race!... read more

Beijing Hikers

Xinhualian Ligang Building 2, Suite 601 No. 26 Jiuxianqiao Zhong Lu Chaoyang District
Suite 1907 Building 107

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Chao Yang Park

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1 Nong Zhan South Road
Chao Yang District

Fun park with lakes and swimming pool... read more

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Hou Hai Lake

Yan Dai Xie Jie

A beautiful and romantic lake circled in classy bars and restaurants... read more

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Great Wall at Ba Da Ling

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Yan Qing County

Great Wall at its most commercial... read more

Tian Yuan Li Sheng Sporting Goods

201 Wang Fu Jing Avenue

Best Selection of Equipment in Town... read more
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