OWN-BRAND CYCLING SHOWROOM
384 Tran Phu, Q5; 168 Vo Thi Sau, Q3
The showroom home of Jett Cycles, a homegrown cycling company with all products designed in Vietnam. Sells up budget bicycles to high-end product, with the full range of accessories in between. Also stocks GT and Cannondale.
FirstBIKE balance bikes for two to five-year-olds eliminate the need for training wheels or stabilisers, and support proper balance development.
Travelling this country atop a saddle takes you places you’d otherwise never venture. Here are personal accounts of cycle rides both in and out of the big cities. Words and photos compiled by Nick Ross
Sometimes skipping your overpriced Sunday brunch can open up a world of opportunity. This Sunday the 9th of August is a case in point.
BICYCLE / MOTORBIKE RENTALS
70 Hang Bac, Hoan Kiem, Tel: 0904 244941
34 Nghi Tam, Tay Ho; 53 Ly Nam De, Hoan Kiem
16 Quang An, Tay Ho, Tel: (04) 3719 3719
On Apr. 18 and 19, Cat Tien National Park will host the second edition of Vietnam’s most rugged all-terrain race. Lasting over a day and a half, the Ta Lai Trophy will see two-person teams cycling like mad across mountains, farmland and deep jungle, along with a kayak-swim portion.
Not content with taking place on the last Friday of the month in four cities around Vietnam, Positive Mass has now added a fifth city to its cycling roster, with the first cycle ride around Thanh Hoa taking place at the end of November.