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Close Call on the Road to Singapore

Posted by on Dec 16, 08:41 PM
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Suddenly the hair rose on the back of my neck and my body tensed…

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Southbound in the Land of Smiles

Posted by on Jul 13, 09:45 AM
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I was fully prepared to discredit such a slogan as “The Land of Smiles” as the merest marketing department propaganda…

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Penang Island

Posted by on Jun 17, 02:59 PM
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Penang, I found, was a lovely place. It possessed a fascinating cultural diversity: Indian, Chinese and Malay were the dominant ethnic groups, but countless others filled the nooks and crannies around town…

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What About the Other Brother?

Posted by on Aug 15, 10:21 PM
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Although his pen has slumbered, his legs have been exuberantly wakeful; and it’s been an exciting three months since last we met…

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Celestial Cycling and Kashgar Cuisine

Posted by on Feb 3, 07:37 AM
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Our first 300 kilometers in Western China’s Xinjiang Province – including a run-in with the authorities of the Celestial Empire…

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Central Asia's Thirstiest Miles: Cycling the Kazakh Desert

Posted by on Nov 9, 08:48 AM
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Five-hundred kilometers along some of Central Asia’s worst roads—a misnomer—across the Ustyurt Plateau and finally into Uzbekistan’s semi-autonomous Karakalpakstan. The route of choice for those who love endless miles of dusty dry desolation.

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Arrival in Aktau – Intro to 'Outlaw' Hospitality

Posted by on Nov 2, 07:17 AM
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Kazakhstan was going to be great, I thought, as my tires whirred steadily over the smooth pavement and Aktau receded behind me. Little did I know…

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Ride Statistics

Last Updated: Jun 26, 11:50 AM

  • Odometer: 46,033 km / 28,604 miles
  • Countries Visited: 30
  • Calories Burnt: 2,301,650
  • Near-Death Experiences: 6
  • Times Yogurt Spilled in Bar Bag: 4
  • Times Stolen from: 8
  • Flat Tires: 105

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