BIKE MAUI BLOG
How Intense is the Haleakala Bike Tour?
We know you probably don’t bike on the side of a volcano every day, so you may be wondering how intense our Haleakala bike tour will be. Do you need to be a professional cyclist to take on the volcano?
Paia Bike Path
Paia Bike Path - Family 8.5 miles, 120’ elevation gain (out and back) Cruise the shoreline on a flat, paved bike path absent of motor vehicles. Fun...
The Triangle (Beginner) – Kihei Bike Routes
The Triangle - Beginner 23 miles, 300’ elevation gain One of many great Maui cycling routes. Take mostly right turns (minimal traffic crossings!)...
The Triangle (Beginner) – Paia Bike Routes
A Maui cycling route through the heart of the island. Take mostly right turns (minimal traffic crossings!) starting and ending at Maui Sunriders Bike Shop in Paia.
Hawaii Ebike Cash Rebate Program
Get CASH for your new e-bike purchase in Hawaii. Hawaii's e-bike cash rebate program is the incentive you've been waiting for to purchase your new...
Nakalele Blowhole (Intermediate) – Lahaina Bike Routes
Ride to – and beyond – the westernmost point on Maui. Deviate off the main highway to explore the seaside frontage roads of Kaanapali, Napili, and Kapalua before getting a taste of the picturesque landscapes that characterize West Maui.
Inspiring Our Community
Maui Sunriders Bike Company donates helmets to local Paia Youth Center, inspiring the next generation of young cyclists!
Cycling on Maui – rent, fly, or buy?
Are you planning a trip to Hawaii? Why not enjoy the best that the islands have to offer by cruising around on a bike? Cycling is not only an...
Olinda Forest (Advanced) – Paia Bike Routes
Climb from the beach up into a pine forest at nearly 4,000′. A steep, windy descent awaits to round out this 31-mile route!
Tour of Haiku (Intermediate) – Paia Bike Routes
Climb to Makawao before a scenic descent through Haiku, and an oceanside return to Paia.
Tour of Haiku (Beginner) – Paia Bike Route
A route along the Hana Highway, highlighted by a short climb into and through the jungle town of Haiku.
Makawao Figure 8 (Advanced) – Paia Bike Route
Bike in a figure 8 loop, using the cowboy town of Makawao as your focal point. Start with a big climb, then enjoy a long scenic descent back down to sea level.
Iao Valley (Intermediate) – Paia Bike Routes
A 28-mile out and back bike route from Paia to the lush jungle of the sacred Iao Valley. Add a bonus climb for great views of Haleakala!
Kihei to Paia (Beginner) – Kihei Bike Routes
Connect our two Maui Sunriders locations via a couple of the best bike paths on the island! A straightforward and flat bike route (although likely windy!).
Iao Valley (Intermediate) – Kihei Bike Routes
A 31-mile out and back cycling route from Kihei to the lush jungle mountains of Iao Valley, and back again.
Kihei to Kula (Advanced) – Kihei Bike Routes
Cycle through the center of Maui before climbing from the desert to the mountain town of Kula. Enjoy a epic descent to finish up your loop!
La Perouse (Intermediate) – Kihei Bike Routes
Ride beachside from Kihei out to La Perouse, the youngest land on Maui. Take the long way back to our Kihei shop – can you hit all the pit stops we’ve pointed out on this route?
La Perouse (Beginner) – Kihei Bike Routes
A straightforward out and back bike route that takes you beachside from Kihei to La Perouse, the location of the youngest land on Maui.
Sea to Summit: Bike Up Haleakala (Expert) – Maui Bike Routes
Climb from sea level to 10,023′ over 36 paved miles to the summit of Haleakala volcano. We outline the route, and identify key stops to make along the way to give you the best shot at a successful climb!
West Maui Loop (Advanced) – Maui Bike Routes
Circumnavigate the Western Maui Mountains as you hug the coastline, soaking in sweeping views of the Pacific around almost every turn.
East Maui Loop (Expert) – Maui Bike Routes
One hundred and six miles, 10,000 feet of vertical gain, 617 hairpin turns, and 59 one-lane bridges make one full loop of Haleakala volcano.
Is Hawaii Bike Friendly?
Bicycling is a fun activity that is very easy for beginners to get started in and work towards growing their skills. Once individuals get very good...
Best Maui Biking Trails To Explore
Are you planning a cycling trip to Maui any time soon? The fabulous Hawaiian destination is an excellent area for bikers, with many fascinating...
Can You Go To Haleakala Without A Reservation?
Are you planning a trip to Haleakala National Park? Or maybe you are thinking of heading up Haleakala to catch a view of the marvelous sunset? You...
How Cold Is It on Top Of Haleakala
Are you planning a trek to Haleakala? It would be wise to be prepared as the conditions near the summit can get pretty nippy! If you are heading to...
A Guide To Different Types of Bikes
When you first get into biking, it can be easy to get overwhelmed with just how many different types of bicycles exist. From an outside perspective,...
How to Train For Mountain Biking
Mountain biking, in our opinion, is one of the most incredible sports that exists. But mountain biking is so much more than a hobby or sport....
MSBC Covid-19 Safety and Prevention Measures
MAUI SUNRIDERS NEW OPERATING PROCEDURES Now, more than ever, we want to help and encourage you to enjoy our downhill bike ride with total peace of...
Haleakala Bike Tour Covid19 Update
On Tuesday March 17th, the Governor of Hawaii has announced new updates to travel, laws, quarantines, etc. All tour operators across Hawaii have...
Should See the Haleakala Sunrise or Sunset?
Many travel early in the morning to see the Haleakala sunrise. Others wait to travel in Upcountry to the Summit area later in the day to see the sunset. Which is better? Both are amazing sights, but here are a few things to consider.
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