Cycling is a sport that can be done on an amateur level and requires only a few things: a bike in excellent working condition, water, a spare tire, a bicycle (trying to reach, at least) in good physical shape and a road or a path to grow. And like all the sports, it's something that you learn, you never give up. Something like a cyclist I confirm. And after seeing the general cycling rules in Cyprus, the time has come to look at various cycling routes as proposed by various competent bodies or by the writer.
Larnaka - Kofinou - Nisou
According to data provided by the Cyprus Tourism Organization (CTO), this route starts from the roundabout "Harbour", passing through the traffic lights "Firefighting", "Zenon" and "Faneromeni", the roundabout "Airport", the the villages of Meneou and Kiti, the Mazotos fuel station and the villages of Mazotos, Alaminos, Kofinou, Pyrga, Mosfloti and Alhambra, to reach Nissou, at a distance of 61 kilometers and a current vertical height of 505 meters. High-rise ride, requires a street bike with at least 14 speeds and an asphalt road all the way along the way.
Kofinou - Limassol - Paphos
According to data provided by the CTO, this route starts from the village of Kofinou, passes through the villages of Choirokoitia and Moni, Ancient Amathousa, Potamos of Germasogeia, Limassol, Zakaki, Kourion, Military Base of Episkopi, Happy Valley area, the villages of Paramali and Pissouri, Petra tou Romiou, the villages of Mandria and Achelia and the Municipality of Geroskipou to reach Pafos Stadium, at a distance of 110 km and a current vertical height of 510 meters. Route distant without particularly large elevations, but with some short distances that can be characterized as intense. A good quality street bike is required with at least 14 speeds while the road is asphalted along the entire length of the route.
Pitsilia - Troodos
According to data provided by CTO, this route starts from the village of Alona, passes through the villages of Polystypos, Chandria, Kyperounta, Karvounas and Pano Amiandos, to reach Troodos Square, at a distance of 28.3 kilometers and a current vertical height of 695 meters . Though a short ride, it has intense rides that require a good quality bike with at least 14 speeds or a mountain bike with at least 21 speeds while the road is asphalted along the entire length of the route.
Troodos - Paphos
According to data provided by the CTO, this route starts from Troodos Square, passes from the area of Psilo Dentro, the villages of Pano Platres, Mandria, Agios Nikolaos, Pretori, Kedares, Kidasi, Agios Georgios, Mamonia, Fasoula, Nikokleia, Mandria, Timi, Acheleia and the Geroskipou Municipality, to reach Paphos, through a distance of 65 km and a current vertical height of 20 meters, which is characterized as easy and downhill, mostly with asphalt road along its entire length route. Suitable for any type of bicycle, road or mountain, provided it has good brakes.
Troodos' Square - Kykkos - Stavros Psokas
According to data provided by the CTO, this route starts from Troodos Square, passes through Prodromos, Pinewood and Kykkos, to reach Stavros tis Psokas, with the famous "agrina" (endemic wild sheeps of Cyprus), through an easy route of a total length of 55 km and a 25 m vertical vertical height, with a few hills, enough downhill and paved road along its entire length, for which a speed bike is required.
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