Category: Cycling

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.

Kaohsiung LRT at the Dream Mall Station

Kaohsiung Metro Train Services

During my stay in Kaohsiung, the Rapid Transit System (RTS) or "高雄都會區大眾捷運系統" is the major means of transportation in the Metro area. Despite the history of the Kaohsiung Metro train services is relatively short, there are some interesting facts that I can share with you.

Lo Wu

Hong Kong Cycling Routes Collection – FoTan to Old Frontier

The fourth of the series is "FoTan to the Old Frontier at Lo Wu". This is an extension of the FoTan to Sheung Shui cycling route. A visit to the old Hong Kong Frontier before the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to China,

Giant Stores in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Kaohsiung Giant/Liv Bike Shops Visit

For our holiday rides in Kaohsiung, we have not bought along our road bikes. Instead, I have made and advanced booking with local Giant bike shop in Kaohsiung via their Facebook Fans page.

Pier 2 Art Center, Pengial Zone

Easter Holiday Ride – Journey to Revitalisation

Revitalisation of historical buildings as a means of preserving cultural and historical heritage is getting more significant nowadays. By injecting new usages to these buildings, it is expected that its life activities can be sustained. Our second ride in Kaohsiung has been focused on one of the highly recognised revitalisation projects, the Pier 2 Art Center. We have also boarded the ferry at GuShan to the Cijin District (旗津半島)and have a wonderful sprint along the Cijin Cycling Promenade (旗津踩風大道).