We had a really great time cycling the Eastern part of Taiwan. The views are great, the weather was perfect and the cycling infrastructure makes it safe and enjoyable. Here are some photos of our folding bikes in action.

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Along Route 9, the East Rift Valley, this bridge gives enough space for cyclists.
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Passing through the small towns: they have well maintained cycling paths.
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Along Route 11, we were treated with beautiful coastline sceneries.
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The mountain pass connecting Route 9 to 11 is a good and safe challenge for us.
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This long 3 kilometer tunnel is well lighted.
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The convenience stores along Route 9 have clean comfort rooms.
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Bike service stations are plentiful.
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Air, water and toilet at police stations.
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This is Sanxiantai, one of the spots that you will see in Route 11.
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Natural hot spring in Ruishui town.
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This road leading to Danongdafu Forest Park is so peaceful and quite.
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Yuzhang Road is Route 30. It’s a mountain pass and a good challenge for us.
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At a platform in Chiayi station waiting for our train.
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This is how we secure our bikes in the train.
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The trains allow bicycles.
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Some trains have special carriages for cyclists and their bicycles. This is the train from Taitung City to Chiayi City.
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Food as reward: In Taichung City, Miyahara Ice Cream is a must try.
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Fresh sea foods in Chenggong fishing village.
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Typical breakfast shop in villages.
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Back in Taipei, the sushi train was our reward to ourselves for finishing the tour.
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Of course, an overseas tour is not complete without a visit to a nice bike shop. This is Ferdinand, the owner of froging.net.
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Hooray for a visa free Taiwan!
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Beautiful Lighthouse in Hualien.