Leg No. 16: Bảo Lộc-
You will continue biking southwest on Highway 20 towards the towns of Ma Ða Gui, Tân Phú, Ðịnh Quán, Biên Hòa, and TP HCM. You will leave the Central Highlands to enter the Southeast zone.
This is the final leg of the Hà Nội to HCM cycling route. The travel distance on this leg is approximately 185 km and is the longest of all the trans-
The road on this ride will go from near empty to pack with motorists. As you near HCM, the road will be extremely congested and loud with humming of motor bikes and cars on both sides of the road. The hordes of motor bikes and people can be intimidating. You will feel trap and packed inside a sea of people and vehicles. And there is very little room to maneuver between you and the person next to you. Because it is so congested, you will likely brush along side with one or two motorist. Don’t be alarmed; there is no way to avoid this mishap. Remember to be cautious and extremely vigilant, so you won’t run into any serious accidents. Having biked 1800 km and spending many days with one another, try to stay relatively close to each other when near the city of HCM. In a group, you are less likely to get lost and will feel relatively safe. The accomplishment of this leg is two fold. One, you will have successfully completed the longest leg of the bike ride; and two, you will have completed the trans-