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Our Last Great Voyage through the Boonies: Kunming to Guilin

When the image loaded upon my computer screen, my eyes traced the line as it traveled left to right across the graph. It was anything but flat – the line spiked upwards at kilometers 100, 120, 200, and 300 at … Continue reading

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It’s Not All Glamour: A Day on the Bike in China

On the wonderful occasions that I get to reconnect with friends at home, I always ask the question: “So what’s new in your life?” With frustrating regularity, I receive the answer: “Oh, nothing you’d be interested in.  It’s not nearly … Continue reading

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China: The Last Bike Tour Begins

“You’ve got to be kidding me” I said, eyeing the cop car pull up outside the hotel. The troop of Chinese officers who got out forced their way past the hanging curtain of the hotel’s front door like they were … Continue reading

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Mind Games for the Tough Hours of the Ride

Since the time I installed my bicycle odometer in Trabzon, Turkey – about 1/3 of the way through our journey – the trip computer says we’ve logged 730 hours of saddle time. I did the math; that’s 30.4 days, or … Continue reading

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Life on the Road: 8 Photos

These photos were taken over three days, while we rode a loop around Hanoi through Vietnam’s breathtaking northern highlands. I tried to take photos that show something about our daily life while we’re cycling.             … Continue reading

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