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Start riding in Frankfurt — exploring Mainhattan on your road bike

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Start riding in Frankfurt — exploring Mainhattan on your road bike

Road Cycling Collection by FOCUS Bikes

7

Tours

28:50 h

374 mi

18,750 ft

Frankfurt is a multifaceted city – it’s lively, full of culture, and a transport hub for airlines, railways, and road traffic. But what about bicycles? The city of skyscrapers is not necessarily known as a road biking region. But we — Moritz and Max from FOCUS Bikes — will show you great routes to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city on your road bike, discover the region and admire the skyline from a safe distance. There are plenty of great circular routes around Frankfurt — let's get started!

When you think of Frankfurt and cycling, the Taunus Mountains probably come to mind. Of course, the Taunus also feature in some of our routes with plenty of climbs for you. We’ve also included a route through the mountains based on the semi-classic annual Eschborn-Frankfurt cycling race. We’ve replaced the official route’s motorway sections with quieter stretches along regular roads. You’ll also find a few hilly routes to the east of the Main River and two easier routes to the west, including fast, paved cycle paths through forests and open fields. We also include one very flat circular, the short Main loop, which you can try to complete in under one hour.

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Tours & Highlights

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    Die Große Taunus-Runde – Start riding mit FOCUS

    Difficult
    06:15
    77.5 mi
    12.4 mph
    5,825 ft
    5,825 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

    Max - Content Manager:

    “Simply to the highest point - this is always the best choice when exploring a new area. Then the goal is clear and a wonderful route can be planned around it. There is no problem deviating from the route: you actually always have the highest point in mind. The Great Feldberg is

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  • Intermediate
    02:43
    40.7 mi
    15.0 mph
    1,000 ft
    1,000 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    Some people focus so much on the route while racing that they don't notice the highlights to the left and right of the road. Sure - for a best-time workout, your head should be lowered as much as possible. But this round is not just about speed, but about an excursion into the world of castles and palaces

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  • Intermediate
    03:56
    54.7 mi
    13.9 mph
    2,275 ft
    2,275 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    Just escape the big city and go out into the country. Who would have thought that you could cycle through almost endless wheat fields at the gates of Frankfurt? With the S-Bahn you can be in Groß Karben in under half an hour and get started straight away.

    

    To warm up, you cycle slightly uphill through

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  • Intermediate
    02:50
    41.9 mi
    14.8 mph
    700 ft
    700 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    A great tour awaits you to stay on the ground. Because on this lap you hardly do any vertical meters, the planes that you can observe on the way are responsible for the high flights. But not only tarpaulin spotters get their money's worth: great routes along the river and in the forest await you between

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  • Difficult
    05:30
    72.2 mi
    13.1 mph
    3,525 ft
    3,525 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    Pretty 100-kilometer-1,000-meter climb at the gates of Frankfurt. With the S-Bahn you are in less than half an hour in Groß Karben and start your tour through an idyllic landscape.

    

    You cycle a lot through nature on wonderfully paved slopes. What a relaxation compared to the big city bustle. To get the

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  • Intermediate
    02:02
    22.0 mi
    10.9 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    If you need some exercise after work or during your lunch break, just grab your racing bike. You can plan to run the 35 kilometers in an hour, but that's not the goal of this little lap. Rather, you can enjoy the view of the water while doing something for your fitness.

    

    From Frankfurt it goes via Offenbach

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  • Difficult
    05:34
    64.5 mi
    11.6 mph
    5,175 ft
    5,175 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    Moritz - Brand Manager

    “Frankfurt-Eschborn (around the Henninger Turm) is a classic for everyone! It was a tough race. The start was mega. What could be better than breaking through the Frankfurt skyscrapers when the streets are closed? The Feldberg is of course a classic in itself and has a very pleasant

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    7
  • Distance
    374 mi
  • Duration
    28:50 h
  • Elevation
    18,750 ft

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