Announcing The Great Ride of China!

It’s been a while now again since I last posted anything here. The last post I published gave a very obvious hint as to why that might be. For the past 5 months I have been busy preparing for a long distance motorcycle trip around China. I had intended to write updates on the preparation my girlfriend Amy and I were doing, but unfortunately, the last couple months leading up to the trip have become increasingly busy. Making The Official Announcement Well after all this work and finally clearing the last major hurdle to us starting on the trip just over a week before our planned departure date, I am happy to be able to formally announce The Great Ride of China! On July 18th, my girlfriend Amy and I will be departing on a 4 month, 25,000km motorcycle ride around China where we intend to drive through every province
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The Long Haul- Preparing for a Long Distance Motorcycle Adventure

When you’re getting ready for a really long distance trip by motorcycle, on the one hand you want to make sure you prepare as much as possible. On the other though, part of the fun of it all is dealing with the unexpected and just sort of “playing it by ear”. Well it’s been a while since my 2 month circumnavigation of the U.S. in 2010 and I’m ready to hit the road again. I don’t really want to say this is the formal announcement of the trip yet since there are a lot of variables still in play, but I thought it would be useful to document the process of preparing for a mentally and physically taxing long distance motorcycle ride. This will be the first in a series following the steps I’ll be taking to prepare for the next motorcycle adventure. A Little Background The Plan: To motorcycle
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