The Great Ride of China Video Teaser Just Released!

Well there was a lot of footage to go through after nearly 5 months on the road (we were carrying a total of about 1.3TB of data by the end, both photos and video), but we finally managed to put together a teaser/sizzle reel from all of it. Below you can see our quick 5 minute intro to The Great Ride of China, some of the challenges we faced and amazing things we saw. We hope you enjoy the video and that it succeeds in bringing you a bit closer to the amazing adventure that we had while on The Great Ride of China! If you have any problems viewing the above video, you can also watch the trailer on Vimeo or Youku.
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Twisty Mountain Roads in North Beijing- The Huairou Loop (Video)

View Larger Map I recently stumbled across a fantastic road just north of Beijing that makes for a great weekend ride. It was about 250km round trip, takes you by some beautiful and less visited sections of the Great Wall, and then has a very long section of winding mountain roads. I found this ride through an iPhone app Greatest Road which allows users to share routes that they’ve ridden using google maps giving other users the option to rate the roads (we’ve written about this app in the past on our list of useful motorcycle smartphone apps article). There’s not much in the Beijing area but there were still a few good ones, including this particular one posted by Iceman1000. Rather than describe the route in this post, I thought I’d share the video footage (and some photos) that we took while on the road. First off let me
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NYC Midnight Motorcycle Run to Ground Zero

Some videos courtesy of the NYC HOG Chapter. “This year, the 10th Anniversary of 9/11, we had well in excess of 1500 motorcycles. The police had to shut down Northern Blvd, we filled all the surrounding streets. This ride is now the largest single motorcycle event in New York City.”
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