Alishan, April 12 - 13, 2010. Click pic for album

Taroko to Kending

Taroko Gorge to Kending, Feb 14 - 19, 2010.

Northern Cross Island Highway

Northern Cross Island Highway, May 19 - 21, 2008. Click pic for album
27th February, 2008

Wulai and Tonghou

A waterfall on the way to Tonghou

So this Monday we decided to take a mini break — ride the bikes down to Tonghou and then spend the night in a hot spring hotel in Wulai or somewhere along the road to Wulai. We’re tired of riding through the polluted and traffic jammed streets […]

21st February, 2008


Some weather statistics Average days of rainfall and average rainfall in Taipei 1971-2000: Jan    15    86.5 Feb    15    165.7 Mar    16    180.0 April    15    183.1 May    16    258.9 June    15    319.4 July    12    247.9 Aug    14    305.3 Sep    […]

18th February, 2008

Bike theft

One of the copy editors at the paper managed the impossible: She had her bike stolen and managed to get it back with the help of the police. She reported the theft, and the police went with her to the place where it was stolen to find out that there were surveillance tapes showing the […]

15th February, 2008

Taipei biking regulations

Taipei biking regulations in an article that I found via a post on the Yangmingshan Cycling Club site. The report is dated Sep 3 last year.

“Police officers from the Traffic Division of the Taipei City Police Department (TCPD) started issuing traffic tickets yesterday to cyclists who do not respect new rules that entered into […]

15th February, 2008

Taiwan’s bike industry

“From January to September last year, the EU received 2.47 million bicycles from Taiwan, over 71% of the country‚Äôs total output.

The article at Bike Europe – website for bike professionals. Technorati tags: Taiwan, Taipei, biking in Taiwan, biking in Taipei, biking industry


10th February, 2008

If no biking, then snowboarding

Learning to snowboard

With the crappy weather over the Lunar New Year, we were lucky to get an invitation to spend a couple days at a ski resort in South Korea, Yongpyong almost on the east coast, so we decided that if you can’t go biking, then why not go snowboarding, like biking on […]