Monthly Archives: July 2016

Qingdao!

Our destination city, and we made it here!   We’ve ridden to the last city on our incredible journey!   We are on the eastern side of China! Here are just a few photos on the ride in, including a ferry ride … Continue reading

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Wow!

I woke up at 5:00 a.m. this morning, wide awake, still tired, but too wired to sleep.   We make Qingdao today, our last stop on this 5,000+ mile ride through China! We’ve got a full day of riding today (close … Continue reading

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Jinin and Qufu…

Imagine the hottest and most humid place you’ve ever been, add about 30% to that, drop the air quality significantly, and you’ll pretty much have the kind of weather we rode 440 kilometers in yesterday.  Add bee swarms (no kidding, … Continue reading

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The Forbidden City…

A long subway ride into Beijing proper today (this city has a magnificent subway system), and we visited Tien An Men Square and the Forbidden City.   Here are scenes from the Forbidden City…. We’re back on the road again tomorrow … Continue reading

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Electric scoots in Beijing…

After visiting the Forbidden City earlier, we were standing on a corner for just a few moments when I noticed that virtually every scooter and trike rolling by was electric.  I snapped a few photos to share with you… Those … Continue reading

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Beijing (a bit more)!

Wow, it has been an incredibly intense two days.  It was two nights ago when we ate in Yangyuen, and both Master Sergeant Zuo and yours truly were a bit under the weather after that meal.  It only bothered me … Continue reading

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Beijing!

Yep, I rode my RX3 across China and we’re now in Beijing!   Hotter than hell and humid as Houston here.   More to follow later tonight after dinner, folks!

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Yesterday Pingyao, today Yangyuen, and tomorrow Beijing!

I didn’t post yesterday because we were just having too much fun. We stayed in the ancient village of Yingpao, which I’ll bet you’ve never heard of before.   I saw a sign or two indicating it was a World Heritage … Continue reading

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Jiao Zuo

We made it to Jiao Zuo tonight (east of Luo Yang and Xi’an), and it was a rough day.   We didn’t cover too many miles because we stopped at a couple of Buddhist temples.  To cut to the chase, this was … Continue reading

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A nice note from Bill…

Ryan sent this note from Bill on to me… Hi Ryan, Not sure if I sent you this to stick to your bulletin board but I thought you may enjoy it. Gotta keep the wild Zongs hitched up after a … Continue reading

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