Alberta Canada Cycling
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Canada Cycling and Touring
Alberta, Canada Road Cycling provides a great opportunity to explore our highways, country roads and cycling trails from community to community while visiting with parks, wildlife, mountains, forests, grasslands, and badlands. There are many designated cycling routes located throughout Alberta following paved highways, secondary roads, community bike paths and parkways. Some major roads of Alberta include bike lanes and/or highways with wide paved shoulders.
Popular Alberta Cycling Destinations
The 300+ kilometre Icefields Parkway enables cyclist to explore the Banff and Jasper National Parks. It is one of the most popular cycling routes in Alberta. The Icefields Parkway connects to Highway #40 in Kananaskis Country which is another wilderness cycling route measuring about 70 kilometres.
The City of Edmonton in Central Alberta includes over 100+ kilometres of paved bike routes for cycling. Highway #21, south of Edmonton, is a highway cycle route which visits with Camrose and Red Deer.
The City of Calgary in South Alberta enjoys over 200+ kilometres of paved pathways used for cycling. It is one of the largest bike path networks in Canada. Highway #22, south of Calgary, is another long distance highway cycle route. The highway eventually connects with Highway #3 in Crowsnest Pass which is another long haul highway cycle route.
Alberta Cycling Tour Companies
Alberta cycling tour companies vary. Depending on your fitness levels, speed and the number of stops, a typical cycling tour usually covers between 50–150 kilometres (30–90 mi) per day. Some of the things to look for when booking your multi day cycle adventure include proper fitting equipment, accommodations, pre-tour itinerary, meals, support van, medical fist aid, and additional attractions and excursions.
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