Best Road Climbs in Korea: Hwaaksan

Hwaaksan is located just north of Gapyeong, and at 1,468m is the tallest mountain in Gyeonggi Province and 9th tallest in Korea. For cyclists it is an absolute must-ride. The climb from South to North is marked by both its brutality and beauty, while the ride from North to South is a bit easier, but... Continue Reading →

Recommended Route: Gapyeong-Domachijae, Gwangdeok-gogae, Cheonggye-san

To celebrate warmer than usual temps during the Lunar New Year holiday, Ryan and I headed northeast of Seoul to Gapyeong for a day ride into the mountains. ThisĀ 120km route starting from Gapyeong Train StationĀ is highly recommended for anyone looking for twisting roads, manageable climbs, and fast descents. It's especially good at the beginning of... Continue Reading →

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