Cycling in the Chinese Capital City with the Beijing Peloton



Cycling in the Chinese Capital City? Get in touch with The Beijing Peloton to discover Beijing surroundings and practice some sport outside of Beijing. 

If commuting by bike in the city center is less and less popular amongst Chinese people; cycling is becoming increasingly popular. Events like the Tour of China (inspired by the “Tour de France”) is capturing the attention of number of Chinese people and contributes to the popularity of cycling / riding a bike as a sport.


The Beijing Peloton

VIDEO0006_0000004513Peloton, in French language, stands for “a large bunch of (road) cyclists”. The Beijing Peloton is a non-profit club ; it was founded in 2006 and organizes weekly rides for road bike cyclists (amateurs and competitive riders) in the mountains around Beijing from March to November. 15 to 45 people groups, men and women, are riding together during the weekend, with an easier and a harder ride. 

How to join the club? Check their rules and etiquette.

Where and when? on Saturdays, departure at 7am and return around 2-3pm. About 30 rides will be scheduled during the season; subscribe to their newsletter to stay tuned on the agenda.

Membership fee

  • 2 membership for the price of 1: ideal for couple.
  • Annual membership (renewal): 2300 RMB
  • Annual membership (1st subscription): 3300 RMB
  • Single ride fee: 500 RMB

Pay cash or Wechat transfer or Bank transfer.

Sister club in Mongolia:


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I am living in China since 2007. I am sharing my experiences for other expatriates to make their stay in Beijing more enjoyable. As I am writing this blog for SCOUT Real Estate agency, I am also computing updates about the Real Estate market in Beijing, not only on residential properties, but as well on commercial locals and offices. Hope you enjoy your reading!