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
24th May, 2010

Taipei-Northeast Cape-Jiaoxi

We packed our day packs this morning and decided to go down to Jiaoxi (礁溪) for a dip in the hot springs on the assumption that the Central Weather Bureau was getting their forecast right – overcast and 20 percent risk of rain. Their forecasts have been crap after all the criticism they received for […]

22nd May, 2010


D gets a drink at the convenience store where the road splits into 106 and 106A

So, after a year of very little biking (only managed 500km (!) last year) we are slowly getting back into it again this year, and I am slowly beginning to exercise again. We have made 1000km so far […]

17th May, 2010

Chengtian Rd/Nantianmu Rd

We wanted to do a ride we’d never done before, and we also wanted to find another way than Ankeng Rd to access the Northern Cross Island Highway, so we decided to go through the mountains between Tucheng (土城) and Sanxia (三峽). That cuts out most of the city riding, but adds 15-20 km to […]

3rd May, 2010

A perfect day

It was one of those days that you don’t even get a dozen of each year, and not even half a dozen of them ever fall on a day when you’re not working, and less than three of those days ever fall on a day when you don’t have anything else planned so you can […]