Discover Taiwan &

California Superbike School

Guided Motorcycle Trip

 All-Inclusive | Mind-Widening | 9 Days 
Discover Taiwan +CSS!

Total Ride Distance - 900+ miles

Total Ride Time - 25:00 hours

Daily Ride Time - 1:00 - 6:00 hours

Days of Riding - 7

Total Number of Trip Days - 9

Riding Style - paved, mountain, coastal, racetrack, technical

Accommodations - 3-star or higher

Meals - local, cultural, delicious, unique

Trip Locations - Taipei, Taroko National Park, Lihpao International Circuit, North Coast, Alishan, Taiwan's most famous riding roads, California Superbike School in Taiwan

 Advantages of Sig's Rides 

  • Small, local company that cares about you

  • Highly trained guides (coaches & interpreters)

  • Local knowledge & experience (We live here!)

  • Above & beyond personal service

  • We understand what you need for a great riding trip

  • Trusted & worldwide reputation  

 Highlights - Taiwan & CSS 

  • Technical and breathtaking mountain roads

  • Taroko National Park

  • 2 days of California Superbike School at Lihpao International Circuit (new racetrack)

  • Interesting culture and caring people of the world's first Mandarin speaking democracy

  • Fine cuisine & traditional foods

Taipei  - Technical Mountain Roads  - Superbike School - Taroko National Park

Day 1

Arrival & First Group Meal

TPE -> Taipei Accommodations

Day's Ride Distance - 0 miles

Day's Ride Time - 0:00

Day's Itinerary:

  • ​Your Arrival Time - greeted at Taipei Taoyuan International Airport, (please choose flight that arrives at no later than 21:00)

  • Upon arrival - guides help with luggage & provide transportation 

  • Check into hotel & rest

  • 19:00 - dinner & briefing  (Taipei restaurant)

  • 22:00 - guided-time concludes

  • Accommodations - Taipei Hotel

* Note: You are responsible for choosing and purchasing your own flights. This gives you scheduling freedom and ability to buy the way you like (money or points). Please plan arrival to TPE no later than 21:00

     This day is about arrival and helping to get you recovered and rested from your flight.  You'll be greeted at Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (TPE). Your guides will help you with your luggage, bring you to your hotel, and get you checked in and settled.

     We will plan a group dinner for all riders who have arrived early enough, to meet one another and give a full briefing of the week ahead. After dinner, if you are recovering from jet lag, feel free to return to your room to sleep it off, or enjoy a bit more of what Taipei has to offer. Those that arrive too late to join for dinner will be briefed when they are fresh in the morning. 

Day 2

Taipei Motorcycle Culture & North Coast

Taipei -> Famous 106 to Long Dong Wan

Day's Ride Distance - 150 miles

Day's Ride Time - 4:30

Day's Itinerary:

  • ​08:00 classic Taiwanese breakfast at popular restaurant

  • AM - ride classic & famous Taipei mountain & coastal twisties

  • AM - coffee and hangout

  • Lunch - Taiwan coastal eatery

  • Afternoon - cruise through mountain towns

  • 15:30 - return to Taipei

  • After Ride - options for sightseeing, massage, etc. 

  • Dinner - phenomenal Taiwanese cuisine

  • 20:30 - guided-time concludes

  • Accommodations - Taipei hotel

     Today you're bound to be buzzin as we deliver your bikes to you and set off for your first ride in Taiwan. 

     After a good Taiwanese breakfast, we'll check out the mountain roads that have shaped the Taiwanese riding culture. Then, you can open it up a little as we hit the coastal roads of the north shore. 

     We'll treat you to some unique stops along the way and provide insight into the Taiwanese way of life. We arrive back in Taipei early enough in the afternoon to get some rest before dinner or for you to enjoy the sightseeing, culture, art, massage and lifestyle of Taipei. 

Day 3

Mountains & Sea

Northern Traverse -> Coastal Hwy 9

Day's Ride Distance - 200 miles

Day's Ride Time - 6:00

Day's Itinerary:

  • ​Breakfast - traditional Taiwanese with Western Options

  • AM - ride the Northern Traverse (mountain ride)

  • Lunch - restaurant in Yilan

  • Afternoon - ride the coast Yilan to Hualian

  • 16:30 - arrive at Hualian

  • Post Ride - options to explore Hualian or rest

  • Dinner- restaurant in Hualian

  • 21:00 - guided time concludes

  • Accommodations - Hualian hotel

     Today you're treated to an impressive day or riding. We'll cross the Norther Traverse which is one of the few ways to cross the mountain range in Taiwan. The roads, views and curves are impressive! 

     The afternoon ride will treat you to more curves, but this time along the dramatic coastline between Yilan and Hualian. Don't look down! 

Day 4

Rice Fields & Taiwanese Country Towns

Hualian To Yuli - The Best Roads

Day's Ride Distance - 150 miles

Day's Ride Time - 4:00

Day's Itinerary:

  • ​08:00 - local/hotel breakfast

  • AM -  ride coastal and mountain roads through small towns

  • AM - stop for coffee, tea, snack

  • Lunch - regional cuisine & cultural sightseeing in Yuli

  • Afternoon - ride scenic rice fields

  • 15:30 return to Hualian, options to rest 

  • Post Ride - Options to rest or explore Hualian

  • Dinner - restaurant in Hualian

  • 21:00 - guided-time concludes

  • Accommodations - Hualian hotel

Taiwan's East Coast is quaint, unique and beautiful. Today is your chance to take it easy, see another way of life, and explore how generations of aboriginal tribes, the Chinese and the Japanese have shaped the small towns in Taiwan.

     We'll guide you along the coast, over mountains and through the countryside that makes the east coast of Taiwan special. Expect to see rice fields, monkeys, hear different languages, and contemplate what life means. 

Day 5

Taroko National Park & Wuling

Hualian -> Taroko Gorge -> Wuling

Day's Ride Distance - 150 miles

Day's Ride Time - 5:00

Day's Itinerary:

  • Breakfast - popular Hualian restaurant

  • AM - ride the beautiful Taroko Gorge National Park

  • Lunch - Wuling looking over Taiwan's highest peaks (12k'+)

  • Afternoon - ride and descend towards the west coast

  • 15:30 - arrive to Sun Moon Lake

  • Post Ride - options to explore Sun Moon Lake or rest

  • Dinner- Restaurant in near Sun Moon Lake

  • 21:00 - guided time concludes

  • Accommodations - Sun Moon Lake hotel

     Here is your chance to experience Taiwan's most treasured National Park, Taroko Gorge! This place will challenge your riding skills and leave you in awe of the massiveness of this canyon. Riding these mountains that rise from sea level to over 12,000 feet is inspiring and fun!

     After crossing the highest point, we'll descend our way down towards the west coast where all new surprises, sights and sounds await you. 

Day 6

Alishan

Alishan -> Taichung

Day's Ride Distance - 200 miles

Day's Ride Time - 5:00

Day's Itinerary:

  • Breakfast - in hotel or local

  • AM - ride the majestic Alishan

  • Lunch - restaurant in Chiayi

  • Afternoon - ride to Taichung

  • 16:30 - arrive Taichung

  • Post Ride - options to rest, prepare for CSS, explore

  • Dinner- restaurant in Taichung

  • 21:00 - guided time concludes

  • Accommodations - Taichung nearby Lihpao racetrack

    Today we ride to Alishan! This place is famous for making some great tea! We'll ride the technical mountain roads and check out the tea farms. It will be our last day riding in the mountains, enjoying small towns. 

     After another local, traditional lunch in Chiayi, we'll make our way to Taichung to help you get ready for your two days of Superbike School. Taichung is a major metropolitan area and the track is nearby. 

Day 7

California Superbike School Day 1

Lihpao International Racetrack

Day's Ride Distance - Track time

Day's Ride Time - 5 racetrack ride sessions

Day's Itinerary:

  • Breakfast - in hotel or local

  • AM - California Superbike School

  • Lunch - provided at the racetrack

  • Afternoon - California Superbike School

  • Dinner- restaurant in Taichung

  • 21:00 - guided time concludes

  • Accommodations - Taichung nearby Lihpao racetrack

     You may already be familiar with the California Superbike School, but how about in Taiwan? These are the only two days of the year that the Superbike School comes to Taiwan. Expect a new racetrack, CSS coaches from the US and Australia, and a slightly different environment than you may be used to.

     If you haven't been to a Superbike School event, here is what to expect: 5 classroom sessions, 5 on track riding sessions, off-track riding support and drills, a 3:1 coach to student ratio, personal time with coach to debrief after each ride. This is the most effective motorcycle school in the world.

     After school let's out, we'll enjoy a great meal together back in the city near our hotel. 

Day 8

Superbike School Day 2 & Celebrations

Lihpao International Racetrack

Day's Ride Distance - Track time

Day's Ride Time - 5 racetrack ride sessions

Day's Itinerary:

  • Breakfast - in hotel or local

  • AM - California Superbike School

  • Lunch - provided at the racetrack

  • Afternoon - California Superbike School

  • Dinner- restaurant in Taipei

  • 23:00 - guided time concludes

  • Accommodations - Taipei hotel for convenience to airport