The iconic roads, bergs and cols of Europe are well-travelled and figure highly on the must-ride lists of many riders – but when it comes to Asia, much less is known about the best roads to ride.
But Asia is home to some of the world’s best riding, combining captivating culture, superb roads and breathtaking scenery, all waiting to be explored.
If you want to spread your wings, capture more of the world on two wheels or simply want to ride somewhere a little different from your normal training camp destination, then Asia gives you the chance to go off the beaten track.
Plus, thanks to tour operators like SpiceRoads, fully-guided tours through the likes of Taiwan, Sri Lanka and Cambodia are right at your fingertips.
Where will your next big ride be? We’ve rounded up five must-ride countries in Asia. Tempted? We are…