Biking in Northern Ireland

Ulster's compact parameters house some excellent choices for both the fat- and skinny-tire aficionado

For an experience beyond the usual two-wheeled Irish odyssey, turn your handles north and make for the rolling glens, inland lakes, and stunning, craggy shoreline of Northern Ireland. Sure, there's been some tension over the years, but it's a beautiful country with welcoming people, whatever side of the political fence you fall.

Coast to the Right of Me, Towns to the Left, Here I Am
Road cycling in the Belfast surrounds, along the blustery northeastern coast, and round to world-famous County Antrim, with its legends of giants, maidens, and whiskey.

Trail of Dreams
A future MTB star in the making? Word's not quite out on the street, so go before the fat-tire mavens realize what they're missing out on.

Published: 2 Jun 2003 | Last Updated: 3 Aug 2012
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

Best Hotels in Northern Ireland

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Holiday Inn Express BELFAST CITY - QUEEN'S QUARTER
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The Fitzwilliam Hotel
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Holiday Inn BELFAST

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