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Can bicycles be hired on Koh Phangan & are the roads ok to ride them? Don't really fancy the risks involved in scooters.

If so where can they be hired from?


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1. Re: Cycling?

The roads are quite narrow and in some places bumpy, there are main/sealed roads leading to most of the main areas (although no all) - the road to Haad Rin is a lot of ups and downs. The danger really, in my opinion, is not the roads but the standards of driving on the island which can be downright dangerous at times with little to no regard for a cyclist.

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Agree with Cassnu, it would be dangerous to cycle on Koh Phangan for the reasons she said above and the roads there are really hilly in parts. So hilly that when we hired a car (well a truck really, a Toyota Hilux), we had to drop to 1st gear to get up some of the hills. I would say cycling those hills, you would be getting off and walking up!

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3. Re: Cycling?

There are a number of places to hire a bicycle, particularly in Thong Sala, and this is becoming increasingly popular.

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