Useful Websites

Weather in Iceland

www.vedur.is

www.belgingur.is/locales/en

www.yr.no

 

Road conditions

www.road.is

 

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

www.n1.is

www.olis.is

www.skeljungur.is

 

Shop chains with seasonal bike equipment

www.hagkaup.is

www.byko.is

www.husa.is

 

Accommodation & camp sites

www.cyclingiceland.is/camping_huts

www.hostel.is

www.farmholidays.is

www.tjalda.is/en

 

Swimming Pools

www.swimminginiceland.com

 

Travelling in Iceland

www.publictransport.is

www.safetravel.is

www.planiceland.com

www.visiticeland.com

www.visitreykjavik.is

www.travelnet.is

www.nat.is

www.fi.is

www.utivist.is

 

Map & addresses & phone book

en.ja.is/kort

 

Other free online maps

www.cyclingiceland.is

www.map.is

www.lmi.is

 

Bike plan of the Capital Area

www.cyclingiceland.is/reykjavik

reykjavik.is/gonguoghjolastigar

 

 

CYCLIST’S WEBSITES AND BLOGS

The Icelandic Mountain Bike Club

www.fjallahjolaklubburinn.is/english

 

Mirjam Wouters

www.cyclingdutchgirl.com

 

Ulf Hoffmann

www.bikingiceland.com

 

Michiel Erens

members.ziggo.nl/erens/iceland.html

 

Useful Publications

USEFUL PRINTED INFORMATION

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.