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On your bike!

A unique book colour-codes routes through Bangkok neighbourhoods to make peddling fun _ and safe

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Leaving aside the issue of the lack of bike lanes, Bangkok cyclists have a new option for enjoying the city safely. The country's first Bangkok Bike Map book hit the shelves last week. 

Tailor-made for cyclists, the maps feature hidden routes _ most of which are only known to locals _ inside small communities throughout the capital and greater Bangkok, as well as useful stops such as bike shops and public toilets.

"The map took me into some of the alleys [of which] I had always been curious [about] when passing them in my car," said Saisiri Xoomsai.

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