Category: Cycling

VirtuGO Beta

A Glimpse of the VirtuGO Beta

After months of waiting, I finally received the welcome email on the VirtuGO Beta Testing Program in early April 2018. For those not aware of VirtuGO, it is a virtual training platform that has been opened for beta during the Tour Down Under 2018. Given this software platform is still in its development cycle, issues encountered during trial are inevitable.

Sam Mun Tsai

Hong Kong Cycling Routes Collection – FoTan to Sam Mun Tsai

Last Sunday's weather was not very stable. A hot sunny day but with occasional thunderstorm moving across the region as advised by the Hong Kong Observatory. Instead of taking a long endurance journey, the group opted to ride on a short relaxing trip to the old fishing village, Sam Mun Tsai.

How to Keep Kit

Cycling for Fitness

When looking for ways to get ride of one's fats and reclaim the once slim body figure, people usually consider having some vigorous exercise like running, swimming, going to gym plus taking up one of those energy conscious diets. In fact, fat burning does not necessary required vigorous exercise. Cycling for longer distance at a suitable intensity can also help to get the same result.

Old Border Road

Hong Kong Cycling Routes Collection – FoTan to Ngau Tam Mei / Fairview Park

Today is 10 June 2018, Sunday and with highest temperature over 35ºC. What a hot and sunny day! After a week of heavy rain and tropical typhoon, its time for outdoor activities again. With two of my cycling buddies, we went on a ride to Ngau Tam Mei near Yuen Long.

Enabling BLE and ANT+ under macOS

Getting Your Old iMac to Speak ANT+ and BLE

Tired of running your bike training and virtual cycling system on your smartphone, tablet with tiny screens? Constrained by the limited connectivity options and/or processing power of those smart devices? If yes,  how about using your good old desktop platform or notebook to drive the bike trainer and connect to virtual cycling systems like Zwift or Golden Cheetah?

Top of the Town@Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong

If you like hiking in Hong Kong, there is a place that you must make a visit - Tai Mo Shan. I've been to Tai Mo Shan a number of times. Cold Winter, cool autumn, hot summer; Sunny day, rainy day; hiking and even cycling. No matter how and when, you will find your ways to enjoy.

Wu Kai Sha Beach with the Wu Kai Sha Pier in the background

Hong Kong Cycling Routes Collection – FoTan to Ma On Shan / Sai Sha plus our Crazy Dinner

This is part 5 of the Hong Kong Cycling Routes series. Instead of continuing our long distance group ride in the northern New Territories of Hong Kong, we have taken on a rather relaxing coastal ride in the eastern part of the New Territories this time. Our destination is Sai Sha at the peripheral of the Sai Kung district.