Monthly Archives: March 2018

A Fire Station Tour

Firefighters consider themselves members of one great global fraternity. And so, after the bike tour the other day I accompanied an Australian firefighter couple up (and up and up) above La Candelaria to the Egipto neighborhood fire station. Fortunately, the … Continue reading

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Riding With The IDT

In recent weeks, Bogotá Bike Tours has done outings with the city’s District Tourism Institute (IDT), designed to show off the mountain biking opportunities surrounding the city. And Bogotá IS surrounded by beautiful countryside with small colonial towns and dramatic … Continue reading

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A Pause in Simon Bolivar Park

On Sundays and holidays, when there’s Ciclovia and nice weather, we sometimes pedal out to Simon Bolivar Park, Bogotá’s largest public park, which has a lake, botanical gardens and other things of interest, as well as just being a pleasant … Continue reading

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Shopping for Coffee Sacks

In Cafe de la Fonda cyclists sometimes purchase sacks from Colombian coffee. The used sacks make a nice, and authentic, souvenir. http://www.BogotaBikeTours.com

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Trading Two Wheels for Four Legs

The other day, when we passed through the Parque Nacional during a bike tour, Australian rider Eugenia briefly changed her two-wheeler for a four-legged beast . It wasn’t the first time the mounted police – who are friendlier than they … Continue reading

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