This page is really for links/resource guide for the hardcore cyclists pedaling across the Pamirs, however for more sedate/short term cycling nearer to Dushanbe it is worth checking the tour agency page as local Dushanbe based operators also often have bikes that can be rented out.
Redspokes – running tours through Tajikistan (UK based)
*The Cycle People – Fully supported Pamir Highway cycling
Check out the Crazy Guy on a Bike website, this is a huge interactive resource with a forum for cyclists going all over the world. This is a very large but simply set out website.
Random / Guides:
Book: The Trailblazer Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook covers Central Asia, including Tajikistan and the Pamir Highway:
IMBA – International Mountain Bicycling Association
Adventure Cycle Touring Handbook – Worldwide Cycle route and planning guide
For starters, there are some very good websites / blogs by cyclists:
* The Totally Knackered Tour quote: ‘Tajikistan was the most strenuous cycling we had ever done, harder than the Karakoram Highway and Bolivia’
*Itchy Wheels – quote: ‘And then there are the Tajik “roads” and they are the most awful, most disgusting, absolutely the WORST dirt ‘tracks’ I have EVER encountered’
*Corax – (starting to get a bit dated now)