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
30th July, 2010

New handlebars. Again.

Got my new handlebars yesterday. FSA Wing Pro Compact. Aluminium, I have no need for carbon. This is what the FSA site has to say about them:

DESCRIPTION & MATERIALS Double butted and tapered AL7050 34mm Ergo flat top 120mm wide center round section makes it easy to mount accessories SIZES Ø31.8mm x W380, 400, […]

29th July, 2010

Bike paths revisited, again

Going up to Fengguizui a couple of weeks ago, we found that they had added bike paths along Jingye Rd (敬業路) (runs next to the shopping area at Jiannan MRT stop) since we last did this ride a couple of months ago. This is of course what they should have done with the bicycle lane […]

27th July, 2010


Monday mornings are tough in the summer. To get away from most of the blazing sun, we get up at 5am. After brekkie and dog walking we usually get out at around 6.30, which means that we’ll at least be done with all the climbing and on our way back home by 10am when the […]

20th July, 2010


Fengguizui this morning. I am so out of shape it’s embarrassing. At the café at the top, we overheard the owner’s very loud father (?) discussing D with the owner, wondering if she was a man, despite the obvious physical characteristics normally associated with women. “It’s such a strange hair cut, it’s got to be […]