Showing posts for 'Bicycle culture photos'. Clear search

Gauchito Gil

May 27, 2017 - Children’s bikes are offered at a roadside Gauchito Gil shrine.
Read the Full Post »


December 30, 2016 -
Read the Full Post »

Mr Nice

December 22, 2016 -
Read the Full Post »

New frames

September 20, 2016 -
Read the Full Post »


July 29, 2016 - Bringing the bananas home.
Read the Full Post »

Indian Hero (photo archive 2006)

September 24, 2015 - A classic bike
Read the Full Post »

Rickshaw street theatre

October 06, 2014 - The guy was mixing “potions” while ringing the bells mounted to his stick.
Read the Full Post »

Fully loaded van rickshaw

August 08, 2014 - We wondered how they managed to get all of the baskets on top of the bike in the first place.
Read the Full Post »

Clay transporter

July 27, 2014 - Clay is a heavy load yet still they are able to cycle carrying big loads of it on their van rickshaws. Note: the van ri...
Read the Full Post »

Local traffic

July 01, 2014 - Fun to see how much they can transport via van rickshaws but sometimes it was a bit ego deflating when they even managed...
Read the Full Post »

Thumbs up

June 16, 2014 - This chauffeur perfectly displays our opinion of Bangladesh!
Read the Full Post »

Load ‘em up

June 12, 2014 - You can never pile too much on a Bangladeshi rickshaw.
Read the Full Post »

Rickshaw mechanics

May 30, 2014 - Street rickshaw mechanics in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Read the Full Post »

Rickshaw graveyard

May 26, 2014 - Where all of the worn out /beyond repair rickshaws are piled on top of each other in Dhaka.
Read the Full Post »

Fruit salesman

May 20, 2014 - The van rickshaws are actually small market stalls which can be easily moved from place to place.
Read the Full Post »

Break down

May 10, 2014 - If your rickshaw breaks down how else do you get it back to the repair stand?
Read the Full Post »


April 30, 2014 - Traffic lanes don’t mean that much to Dhaka rickshaw chauffeurs.
Read the Full Post »


April 19, 2014 - So bright it’s blinding.
Read the Full Post »

Fully loaded

April 15, 2014 - Is there anything that a Bangladesh van rickshaw can’t carry?
Read the Full Post »

Waiting for a customer

April 02, 2014 - The chauffeurs were quite relaxed and just smiled at us as we walked by.
Read the Full Post »

Taking a break

March 13, 2014 - Driver taking a break in one of the many rickshaw stands where they can chat with the other chauffeurs drink a cup of te...
Read the Full Post »

Rickshaw jam

February 28, 2014 - Morning traffic jam in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Read the Full Post »

Rickshaw traffic

February 25, 2014 - It was amazing to see just how much the rickshaws could transport and still move at a fairly fast pace.
Read the Full Post »


February 18, 2014 - Bangladesh is a paradise for bicycle photographers!
Read the Full Post »

Weight distribution

December 24, 2013 - Loading your cargo bike properly is an art
Read the Full Post »

A long load

December 13, 2013 - How can the rickshaw turn a corner carrying this long load?
Read the Full Post »

Cycling during the monsoon

November 17, 2013 - After torrential rains, the rickshaws even took to cycling against oncoming traffic in order to avoid being splashed by...
Read the Full Post »

Making a splash

November 03, 2013 - A Myanmar rickshaw churns up the water during the monsoon season.
Read the Full Post »

Back in Myanmar

October 28, 2013 - In 2001 we cycled through Myanmar but this time we left our bicycles in Bangkok so there would be more time to visit our...
Read the Full Post »

Bicycle culture in China

September 15, 2013 - The Chinese saleswoman with her cargo bike food stall.
Read the Full Post »

A ‘fishy’ bike…

August 12, 2013 - Bringing the fish to market via a Chinese transport bike.
Read the Full Post »

Barbie dolls

July 30, 2013 - Every girl’s favorite rickshaw
Read the Full Post »


July 22, 2013 - Is the bicycle big or is that car very, very small…
Read the Full Post »

Highly decorated

July 18, 2013 - Malaccan rickshaws aren’t just ‘highly decorated’, they also boom out the latest Malaysian hit songs and Michael Jackson...
Read the Full Post »


July 09, 2013 - In Singapore it’s against the law to ride your bicycle through pedestrian tunnels.
Read the Full Post »


July 02, 2013 - A Ferrari bicycle is on show in a chique Singapore shopping centre.
Read the Full Post »


June 25, 2013 - Single speeds have replaced mountain bikes as the fashionable bicycle to ride in Malaysia.
Read the Full Post »

Proud owner

June 13, 2013 - Malaysian boy shows off his single speed bicycle.
Read the Full Post »

Waiting for customers

June 10, 2013 - Penang rickshaws parked near the city hall.
Read the Full Post »

Evening market

June 03, 2013 - A bicycle food stall in a Penang evening market.
Read the Full Post »

Rickshaws in Penang

May 14, 2013 - A “to-do” tourist activity in Penang is taking a rickshaw tour of Georgetown.
Read the Full Post »

What women really want (photo archive 2009)

May 07, 2013 - Drawing in the Dutch bicycle museum Velorama.
Read the Full Post »

Dreaming of love I crossed the street… (photo archive 2009)

April 02, 2013 - Dreaming of love I crossed the street, And then we met; I sank fair maiden at your feet, And suffer yet. I know that...
Read the Full Post »

Ice cream salesmen

March 29, 2013 - Tourists go to Ayutthaya to see the ancient monuments but their favorite site during the midday heat has to be the bicyc...
Read the Full Post »

Kitchen bike, India

February 22, 2013 - Why bother with kitchen counter tops when all you need is a bike.
Read the Full Post »

Rickshaw accident, India

February 11, 2013 - He was all smiles as he passed under us yet seconds later his rickshaw hit a pothole scattering shoe boxes over the stre...
Read the Full Post »

Sewing machine bike, India

February 01, 2013 - The sewing machine is powered by pedaling the bike.
Read the Full Post »

Truck repair bike, India

November 14, 2012 - They cycle from repair shop to repair shop bringing extra tools to the mechanics.
Read the Full Post »

Bicycle parking in Paris (photo archive 2009)

November 11, 2012 - The Velib rental bike system is an excellent example of bicycle culture in Paris, France.
Read the Full Post »

Bicycle air compressor, India

October 25, 2012 - Some bicyclists hate pumping up their tires by hand.
Read the Full Post »

Decorated bikes, India

October 07, 2012 - We especially loved the mounted stereo installation.
Read the Full Post »

Cotton candy salesman, India

September 30, 2012 - Bike culture in India never tasted so good!
Read the Full Post »

Parked bicycles in the Netherlands (photo archive 2009)

August 30, 2012 - Amsterdam has a big cycle culture wherein bicycles are a main form of transport.
Read the Full Post »

Bicycle parking, India

August 10, 2012 - The best parking spaces next to the Taj Mahal are for bicycles.
Read the Full Post »

Bicycle shop in Nepal

July 21, 2012 - Don’t you just love the pictures of the Bollywood film stars on the mud guards.
Read the Full Post »

Bicycle fruit salesman, Nepal

June 10, 2012 - In Nepal’s bicycle culture cycles are used to transport and sell goods.
Read the Full Post »

Cycling in Amsterdam (photo archive 2009)

May 27, 2012 - The Dutch city of Amsterdam is a capital of bicycle culture.
Read the Full Post »

The bicycle popcorn machine, India

May 10, 2012 - Bike culture in India: cycle to the movies with your own popcorn machine!
Read the Full Post »

Decorated rickshaw, India

May 03, 2012 - Pure works of art.
Read the Full Post »

Cycling lock salesman, India

April 03, 2012 - Cycle culture in India: the travelling lock salesman.
Read the Full Post »

Styrofoam bicycle

October 12, 2011 - Bike culture in China: recycling styrofoam via bicycles.
Read the Full Post »

Toilet paper bicycle

September 16, 2011 - Chinese cycle culture: the overloaded transport bike.
Read the Full Post »

Chinese saleswoman cycling to the market.

August 11, 2011 - Bike culture in China: cycling to the local market.
Read the Full Post »

Shoe repair bicycle, China

July 08, 2011 - Paul had his shoe and bicycle handlebar bag repaired by him.
Read the Full Post »

Family portrait

July 05, 2011 - As Paul took his camera out, the ladies’ dog jumped in front of the bike to insure that he was included in the family pi...
Read the Full Post »

Take a seat?

June 26, 2011 - China bicycle culture: just don’t ask me how he was able to load them up in the first place.
Read the Full Post »

Bicycle rickshaws in Thailand

April 26, 2011 - In some Thai towns bicycle rickshaws still ferry locals to the market and bus station.
Read the Full Post »

Pinwheels, balloons and cotton candy

February 15, 2011 - Of course kids like bikes, but in Vientiane, Laos kids especially like what the bicycle brings them; pinwheels, balloons...
Read the Full Post »

Bike meets temple, Vientiane Laos

February 12, 2011 - In Vientiane it’s mainly westerners who cycle around town. They’re here on vacation and with a big smile on their faces...
Read the Full Post »

Aquarium in the Antwerp zoo, Belgium

January 14, 2011 - This aquarium showcases the fish (and bikes!) that can be found in the canals of Belgium.
Read the Full Post »

Cambodia ice transport

December 26, 2010 - A very “cool” bike
Read the Full Post »

Cambodia family cycling

December 26, 2010 - They brought a smile to our faces!
Read the Full Post »

South India – lungi salesman

December 04, 2010 - bicycle art: A lungi salesman cycles to the market in the Southern Indian town of Kumbakonam.
Read the Full Post »

Mr Thailand

December 01, 2010 - Mr. Thailand cycles (very slowly!) up and down Bangkok’s Khao San road, on the lookout for passengers. With the music of...
Read the Full Post »

A bike tour that ended before it began

November 29, 2010 - While waiting in the departure lounge for our plane to Singapore, we surveyed our fellow passengers; some backpackers, b...
Read the Full Post »

The trip has begun!

November 27, 2010 - Our new home Finally, the trip has begun! After years of planning we have sold the house and started on our multi-year...
Read the Full Post »


Cycle touring photos

Bicycle culture photos




Earlier journeys

Guest bicycle culture











Indian Himalayas
















We are Koga ambassadors and thankful for their support.


Download a free copy of Bicycle Traveler magazine here.


Our other website: Impressions from Bicycle travels.

January February March April May June July August September October November (2) December (15)
January (5) February (4) March (3) April May June July August September October November December