1st timer packing for bike tour

Our very first experience with cycle tour. Packing for 2 days in town + 2 full days cycling (total 4 days) in Taiwan.  Weather expected to be between 16 degrees – 23 degrees (with rain) What i brought and what i reckon could be reduced! Osprey Manta 25 backpack (with reservoir) Sleeping bag Taiwan motels are…

Cycling Taiwan – Day 2 of 2 (70km)

After a tiring first day, we decided to relax a little on day 2 by heading out and hitting the road at 7.45am. After cycling for about 15mins, it started drizzling and strong winds coming our direction (as we were riding along the coastal and higher above ground). We found a shelter (grocery shop) to…

Cycling Taiwan – Day 1 of 2 (95km)

proposed route : taitung to ruisui what we did at the end of the day : taitung to changhong The route above was drawn and simplified to us by the guys at GIANT. i had my google map printed out, but what he sketch out was pretty simplified and thought we’d share it with you.…

Pre-Cycling Taiwan – East Coast (Day 0)

Last October 2012, we decided to visit Taipei Cycle Expo & do a Taiwan Cycle Tour. We booked our tickets, hopped onto Malaysia Airlines to Taiwan in March and the adventure began! THE BIG PLAN (before the ride) fly in to Taipei take the high speed train to Kaoshiong (about 1.5hrs) take the slow / normal…