The 5 Absolute Best Cycling Tracks In Riyadh


Saddle up.

If there’s one thing that’s really trendy right now in all big cities of Saudi then it’s cycling. In recent years, dedicated cycling tracks have been built around the city, cycling clubs have been formed by enthusiasts and bicycle rental shops have opened throughout Riyadh. There are so many cycling tracks to choose from; we tell you the best ones here.

1. Ad-Diriyah

If cycling isn’t your thing, this might be the place where a little pedal pumping can change that forever. Because, what can be better pedaling your way around a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with the historical structures here giving you the feeling of a relaxing village jaunt?


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2. Wadi Hanifa

Your lungs will thank you for this. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more scenic place to cycle in the city. The long cycling route here will allow you to test your gears.


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3. Rabwah Square

You’ll find well-manicured grassy verges, a good walking track and umpteen multi-purpose fields to play basketball or football afterward. The ideal place for a complete workout.

4. Diplomatic Quarter

Whether you’re a beginner trying to test your wheels or one who can put up professional distances with the peloton, this place is for everyone.


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5. Labn Valley

If you’re tired of cycling in loops and looking for a bit of an adventure then the off-road track of Labn Valley is perfect for you. This is a fave spot of long-time cyclers.


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