Useful Websites

Weather in Iceland


Road conditions


Filling stations also offering food, WC and air pumping, found in every town


Shop chains with seasonal bike equipment


Accommodation & camp sites


Swimming Pools


Travelling in Iceland


Map & addresses & phone book


Other free online maps


Bike plan of the Capital Area




The Icelandic Mountain Bike Club


Mirjam Wouters


Ulf Hoffmann


Michiel Erens


Useful Publications


Free booklets widely available in tourist informations etc.:

Around Iceland/ Rund um Island – Comprehensive information with town maps, phone numbers of all accommodation & camp sites, places of interest etc.


Books available in book shops

The Biking Book of Iceland by Ómar Smári Kristinsson (4 books available). Cycle trails in the Westfjords, West, South West and South Iceland.


Maps widely sold in book shops, filling stations and tourist information centres:

Ferðakort 1:250,000 by Iðnú

Fjorðungskort 1:300,000 by Forlagið

Good maps are recommended, particularly for travelling in the highlands.