Hello all.This is Phil or as I have now become known ''Phil, from Phil and Jerry''.
I would also like to thank everyone here who followed us along the way.You may not be aware but at times your words of…Continue 继续
Day 61 and it's over...
We spent last night in a nice hotel that was built 60 years ago as the Russian embassy in Yining which is the nearest city to the border at Korgas. There were some issues about being allowed to enter the border region and there is a very strict crossing point about 30k from the…
Today, we had planned to go to the border over a mountain pass. alongside a lake with many swans, through a series of tunnels and into the city of Yining to spend the night before riding to the border.
We set out early, 7am. And once again it was raining! Although we are out of the desert we are still in an arid zone and…Continue 继续
It's good to back on the road again, we covered just over 100k and are now sitting in a very strange hotel about 80k from downtown Urumqi, perhaps four or five hours on the road tomorrow and we'll be there, job done!!! Day 56 was tough for me, I expected Phil to have some problems but, apart from some stomach pains…Continue 继续
On Saturday March 1st, Jerry Grey and Phil Beehan are going to start a ride from the border of Macau to the border of Kazakhstan.
Be part of this event by joining us from O'Hagan's Shiqi to O'Hagan's Xiaolan, only 22km
Jerry is a great example of ZSRenn and part of what makes us stand out from the crowd. His commitment to Zhongshan, the inspiration he has given too many, including his charitable works, and the love that surrounds him, make him a foundation stone of this community.
Once described as a humble gopher is now a Freelance Photographer and Explorer based in Southern China who likes wide open spaces and photography.
Travel from Zhuhai, Guangdong, at the border crossing with Macau, in a northerly direction into Hunan then continue north until reaching the border area of Hubei. Turn towards the north-west, and continue through Shaanxi Provinces before entering into Gansu Province. Follow the north-westerly direction of Gansu until entering Xinjiang Province. Urumqi is about 600 klms WNW of where we enter the Xinjiang border and we will travel approximately 250 km beyond Urumqi to the border crossing point of Kazakhstan..
Border to Border – Planning and Preparation
Riding a bike from the border of Macau to the border of Kazakhstan, sounds crazy and maybe it is. People have been asking why am I doing this and many questions are coming at me about my preparation so here’s a few answers: