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
18th May, 2009

Pingguang Rd

Yesterday we went down to Xindian again, to do a shorter ride with Ho Yi and Xiaoyi since they hadn’t done the ride along the Xindian River toward Pingguang Rd. The plan was to get lunch at the Vietnamese restaurant and then turn back to Taipei in time for me to go to work at […]

13th May, 2009

More hiking than biking

Well, not really, but we had decided to try Feiren’s Xindian loop (Google map), only we wanted to do it backward, or the opposite direction to what Feiren described. We thus followed the Xintan Rd up toward Pingguang Rd instead of beginning with the Pingguang Rd and returning via Xintan Rd. Of course we got […]

11th May, 2009

Hiking instead of biking

Great weather again, but a friend from Hong Kong who is in Taipei to give a series of lectures wanted to relax with some hiking, so we walked up Seven Star Mountain instead of biking yesterday. I think we’re doing Feiren’s Xindian loop tomorrow. […]

8th May, 2009

Fengguizui attempt

The weather was absolutely beautiful yesterday so we just had to get out. Decided to try Fengguizui, although I had my doubts, and those doubts were reinforced after I had to get off the bike just to get up to the top of Jiannan Rd.

The Nanjing-Jilong Rd. intersection. This is where you get […]

6th May, 2009

Zhitan-Xintan Rd

We got on the bicycles to go down to the 9B which splits off the old Yilan Road toward Wulai yesterday, but not with the intention to go to Wulai. Instead of going through the city, we went along the Xindian River for the first time. Halfway you have to cross a tributary, but the […]

3rd May, 2009


An injury laden autumn extending into a long injury ridden, cold ridden and work intense winter and spring seems to have come to an end (touching some cyber wood). Basically no exercise of any kind and only three rides since October last year has turned me into a vegetative and slowly but steadily inflating couch […]