Browsing articles from "December, 2017"
Dec
11
2017

Rambling Different Trails: Taikang, Part Two.

I had so many unanswered questions from last week I decided to ride back to Taikang to learn more. Also, there are some better county roads up that way, in good condition and not too busy. I found a nice little piece of single track to connect some pieces together, too. There was some dusty double track that claimed to be county road, but to call it that was a stretch. I took a little […]

Dec
4
2017

Rambling Different Trails: A New Direction, And Bad Air.

This week I’ve been focusing on the northeast, the area above Huaiyang. Thursday’s shorter 52 mile loop introduced a little new territory, but it was chilly and my feet are always what suffer most. Wool socks and thinner outer socks with a plastic bag layer between mostly worked, but I need to find my toe covers. I took some new county roads, and one “T”ed in a village with a lively winter market going on […]