Shimanami Kaido Ride 2017 – Last Day of the Journey

Tatara Bridge

  This is the last episode of my Shimanami Kaido Ride 2017. From Omishima, we had moved across the Tatara Bridge (twice), the Omishima Bridge and the Hakata Oshima Bridge.   As we were slightly behind the schedule and afraid that we would not arrive Imabari before the bike terminal closing time, we finally decided … Continue reading "Shimanami Kaido Ride 2017 – Last Day of the Journey"

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Shimanami Kaido Ride 2017 – How my ride was affected by typhoon Noru

  The weather forecast provided by JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency) was excellent. Typhoon Noru was hitting the Seto Inland Sea area on 7 August 2017 as predicted.   Since it was also projected that Noru would be leaving the Japan main island one day later, I had re-worked my cycling plan and changed our cycling routes … Continue reading "Shimanami Kaido Ride 2017 – How my ride was affected by typhoon Noru"

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Challenge of the month – August – Liquid in the form of the sea

  Date:   2018/08/05 (Sun) Place:  Sha Lan, Sam Mun Tsai, Taipo, Hong Kong Remark: We were taking a short rest along the beach at Sha Lan, a small and lovely village near the Sam Mun Tsai fishing village. The sea right behind the silhouette of us is the Plover Cove with Ma On Shan … Continue reading "Challenge of the month – August – Liquid in the form of the sea"

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Challenge of the month – July – Yu Cheung Tong (豫章堂)

Something old, something abandon, something waiting to be demolished

  Date:   2018/07/08 (Sun) Place:  Yu Cheung Tong, Ting Kok Road, Taipo, Hong Kong Remark: Our sweet ladies and I were passing “Yu Cheung Tong” while on our way to Tai Mei Tuk from Sam Mun Tsai. The 82 years old hakka house has been abandoned for many years and is now waiting for … Continue reading "Challenge of the month – July – Yu Cheung Tong (豫章堂)"

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Challenge of the month – July – Two Old Men

  Date:   2018/07/01 (Sun) Place:  Brompton Station, Ngau Tam Mei, San Tin, Hong Kong Remark: My team-mate and I were having short rest at my old friend’s bike shop selling lovely Brompton folding bikes. Obviously, standing at the fore-front of the photo are two OLD men and I believe this should meet the criteria of … Continue reading "Challenge of the month – July – Two Old Men"

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Challenge of the month – Many many trees along Tolo Harbour

Two riders & three bikes

  Date:   2018/06/24 (Sun) Place:  Tolo Harbour, Taipo / Twin Bridge, Shatin, Hong Kong Remark: Minor accident with one of my buddies and we ended up with one rider handling two bikes. Photos taken on the return trip along after the accident. Nevertheless, we still enjoyed our ride. 👍👍             … Continue reading "Challenge of the month – Many many trees along Tolo Harbour"

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2018 CYCLE LIFE CHALLENGE – 7th RIDE – FoTan to the old Hong Kong Frontier at Lo Wu, Hong Kong

Old Hong Kong Frontier at Lo Wu

This is my 7th ride for the 2018 Cycle Life Challenge which took place on last Sunday, 22 April 2018. This time I will take you to one of the historical spots of Hong Kong – the old Hong Kong Frontier at Lo Wu. With the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong from the United … Continue reading "2018 CYCLE LIFE CHALLENGE – 7th RIDE – FoTan to the old Hong Kong Frontier at Lo Wu, Hong Kong"

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2018 CYCLE LIFE CHALLENGE – 6th RIDE – Journey to Revitalisation

Pier 2 Art Center, Kaohsiung

This is my 6th ride for the 2018 Cycle Life Challenge which took place on 2 April 2018. Today we will take a look at one of the most successfult revitalisation projects in Kaohsiung, the Pier 2 Art Centre located in YanChang District. In the afternoon, we will also have a relaxing ride along the … Continue reading "2018 CYCLE LIFE CHALLENGE – 6th RIDE – Journey to Revitalisation"

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2018 CYCLE LIFE CHALLENGE – 4th RIDE – FoTan to Sheung Shui, Hong Kong

This is my 4th ride for the 2018 Cycle Life Challenge which took place on last Sunday, 25 March 2018. This was another group ride with nearly the same team as in last ride plus a number of new faces. We took the new bike path extension linking Taipo to Fanling and arrived at our … Continue reading "2018 CYCLE LIFE CHALLENGE – 4th RIDE – FoTan to Sheung Shui, Hong Kong"

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2018 CYCLE LIFE CHALLENGE – 3rd RIDE – Yuen Long to Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

Tuen Mun Promenade, Hong Kong

This is my third ride for the 2018 Cycle Life Challenge which took place on last Sunday, 18 March 2018. Without my cycling jersey and clipless road shoes, I enjoyed a group ride with my family and friends in the Western part of the New Terrirories in Hong Kong. You may click here for more … Continue reading "2018 CYCLE LIFE CHALLENGE – 3rd RIDE – Yuen Long to Tuen Mun, Hong Kong"

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2018 CYCLE LIFE CHALLENGE – 2nd RIDE – Shatin to Tai Mei Tuk, Hong Kong

Tai Mei Tuk, Hong Kong

This is my second ride for the 2018 Cycle Life Challenge which took place on last Saturday, 17 March 2018. The weather is not good. No bright sunshine, only grey sky and gust of wind to accompany my short solo ride from Shatin to Tai Mei Tuk in Hong Kong. You may click here for … Continue reading "2018 CYCLE LIFE CHALLENGE – 2nd RIDE – Shatin to Tai Mei Tuk, Hong Kong"

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2018 Cycle Life Challenge – 1st Ride – Virtual Ride along Lake Biwa, Kyoto

Lake Biwa Map

  This is my first ride for the 2018 Cycle Life Challenge. I live in Hong Kong and my usual bike rides are in the countryside which is quite far away for home. To save time on travelling, I have kickstarted the challenge with a virtual ride on my indoor trainer. This is my bike … Continue reading "2018 Cycle Life Challenge – 1st Ride – Virtual Ride along Lake Biwa, Kyoto"

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