Hong Kong Cycling Guide

Hong Kong

Cycling in Hong Kong is an efficient way to travel, rich with terrain varying from flat urban rides to challenging climbs. Terrain and temperature vary with elevation, so plan your gear accordingly. Regardless of whether you choose leisurely sightseeing or a go-getter day in the saddle, be sure to pause and take in views across the water.

Hong Kong Running Guide

Top Cycling Routes in Hong Kong

  1. Hong Kong's Highest

    • Distance 7.9 mi
    • Elevation 3,259 ft

    If you find yourself without much time on your hands and wanting to get the biggest bang for your buck, hit up Hong Kong's Highest.

  2. Suburban to Sai Kung

    • Distance 45.0 mi
    • Elevation 7,948 ft

    Starting in one of the many nondescript new towns north of Kowloon this route takes you towards Sai Kung country park for a bit of peace and quiet but not before a detour to one...

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  4. North Lantau Fast and Furious

    • Distance 30.6 mi
    • Elevation 1,852 ft

    The longest continuous section of flat roads in Hong Kong, the North Lantau Fast and Furious route is used by road teams in the cooler months to sharpen the legs and minds befor...

  5. South Lantau Hills

    • Distance 32.0 mi
    • Elevation 5,566 ft

    Head over the infamous 'Beast' pass for a roller coaster ride of constant ascending and descending, visiting a giant buddha, a stilted fishing village stuck in time, and the odd...

  6. MAD4000+

    • Distance 81.9 mi
    • Elevation 15,299 ft

    Hong Kong is all about climbing and this ride covers just about every nasty climb you can think off. Starting with a warm up, climb from the MTR station past the entrance to Tai...

  7. Peak Ride

    • Distance 9.9 mi
    • Elevation 2,896 ft

    If you're short on time, this is likely the most popular ride in Hong Kong. Start from almost any point you like and all roads lead here. Tuesday morning is Peak day for most lo...

  8. And Around We Go

    • Distance 39.1 mi
    • Elevation 7,689 ft

    About as close to circumnavigating Hong Kong Island as you can get. A nice flat start around the NW side to let the legs warm up with great views out to Lamma and the South Chin...

  9. Sirloin

    • Distance 63.4 mi
    • Elevation 14,434 ft

    This is the big one. Named for the local cycling club - SIRS - The Sirloin is a double serve of the best ride on Hong Kong Island. The ride starts, as most do, from the top of W...