Monthly Archives: June 2016

Poster boy…

This rock star business might just get out of hand.   Check out the poster Zongshen is using to advertise our cross-country China ride…

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Cats and dogs…

Cats and dogs…that’s how our new Chinese friends described how hard it’s raining in Chongqing today.   We saw a bit of flooding, but it doesn’t matter:  We’re starting the ride tomorrow morning after a departure ceremony at the Zongshen plant. … Continue reading

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Hanging around Chongqing…

We’ve got a storm coming in, which may delay the start of our cross-China ride by another day or two.   Evidently, storms in Chongqing are enough to get everybody’s attention.   Chongqing had a significant storm just prior to our arrival … Continue reading

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Riding China: A taste of Chongqing

So, I thought I would try something a little bit different this afternoon (we have a bit of downtime today).   Riding China (being written in China) is progressing nicely, and I want to share a prelude of what you’ll read … Continue reading

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Chongqing scenes…

Just a quick blog early in the Chinese a.m. folks…these are scenes from in and around Chongqing and the Zongshen plant. First, a quick hello to my good buddy Art, direct to you from in front of Zongshen’s world headquarters… I am … Continue reading

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Tony and Tso

Both Tony and Tso rode with us on the 5000-mile Western America Adventure Ride.  Tso is riding with us again on the current expedition.  I saw Tso in Foshan a couple of days ago and he is joining us for … Continue reading

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Chongqing!

Chongqing:  The city from which our ride will begin.  Wow.   We’re here! Check out this evening view of Chongqing’s central business district… You’re seeing Chongqing’s hub at the point where the Yangtze and the Jia Ling rivers converge, and the … Continue reading

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Rock stars…

That’s what they told us we would be in China, and that’s what we learned we are. The Guangdong RX3 owners group rode to our hotel yesterday, and basically, it was a day long party, complete with tea sampling, checking out … Continue reading

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Jennifer’s new TT250!

Ryan just sent this great photo of Jennifer with her new TT250 motorcycle! Ryan told me Jennifer was going to ride her new TT250 home on the Pacific Coast Highway.   That sounds like a great ride, and the PCH is … Continue reading

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Good morning from Foshan…

Joe G and I are killing time until our meetings with the Guangdong RX3 start this afternoon, so we wandered around the Green Lake hotel and its surrounding areas in Foshan.   It’s at least a 5-star hotel, and when we … Continue reading

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