The Taichung region’s abundance of rolling hills, open countryside and challenging mountains makes it a great location for bicycle buffs of all forms of fitness levels, from average bikers to extreme and athletic racers. With this, individual cyclists and biking clubs or organizations are commonly seen along roadways, especially on weekends. Fortunately, the city government is becoming more and more bike-friendly, with its great effort to develop a number of biking trails and routes, as well as facilities like bike rentals. Indeed, cycling in Taichung has never been as active and exciting than it is now with these numerous developments.
Because central Taiwan has a long-time reputation for manufacturing bicycles, you can see a very broad array of top quality bicycles and essential biking gear here, all of which are very easy to locate in various small and big shops all over the city. [Read more…]