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SW Tancheon Loop (58km)

If you are looking for a short afternoons ride with a few small climbs then this is the course for you. This route is 50/50 river path and road riding with a couple of small climbs near the end. This route contains map links for Naver maps as extra detail at some intersections. If you […]

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1-Min Video Blogs : Ground Effect Style

These days both Katie and I look like walking advertisements for a little New Zealand company called Ground Effect which provides a unique line of cycling clothing and accessories that in their words and my opinion “works and lasts.” More on the company, how I found it, and why I use their gear in a […]

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Run Squirrel, Run

I’m a cycle tourist and running is not my thing. Thankfully it was easier to brain ninja my girlfriend (Katie Eichten) into cycle touring the weekends away rather than her dragging my moaning ass through multiple marathons in a year. However, every so often there is a race where she just can’t resist the urge […]

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Braking in Suzie and Skee

Cycle touring, whether it be just for the weekend or long haul can sound so glamorous, especially when you are chatting to your friends and your conversation starts with “This one time in Albania…” And then there are the photos, don’t they look amazing. Forget about the fact that when it’s rough the last thing […]

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In Photos : Fall Cycling in Seoraksan

Seoraksan National Park is a one of the most beautiful places to visit in Korea. Recently I spent the weekend with friends cycling the mountains during DanPung (??) which is the Korean word for the changing of the leaves in fall. Here is what we saw. For more info read: Seoraksan, A Great Place to […]

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Seoraksan Mountain Loop (72km)

This is a variation of the Seoraksan Mountains Loop (67km). This route has an extra climb as the course starts from Osaek Village Seoraksan National Park (설악산국립공원) is my favorite place to ride in all seasons. The mountainous terrain provides great views when going down the windy roads and also great distraction when going up […]

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Oseak by Bike

In two weeks my close friends and a bunch of the Han River Riders cycling club will be leaving Seoul for the rugged mountains and fall beauty of Seoraksan National Park. This is my absolute favorite place to cycle in Korea offering spectacular views, challenging terrain, and beautiful valleys. As I am the one semi […]

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In Photos : Spring 2011 Cycle Touring Korea

Was going through this years cycling photos this evening looking for a couple of good ones for an article that I am writing about cycling in Korea, when I realized that I hadn’t put any of my photos up any on the Braking Boundaries site this year. So here are my favorite pictures from this […]

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Chuseok Day #1 – Route Report

Brief Ride Notes: We started in Bundang. If you are starting your ride in Seoul the distance is more like 125 km for the day. Also on the first day we took a lot of side roads through the countryside. farms and rice paddies which also added quite a few km’s. In order to do […]

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Seoraksan Mountains Loop (115km)

Seoraksan National Park (설악산국립공원) is my favorite place to ride in all seasons. The mountainous terrain provides great views when going down the windy roads and also great distraction when going up them. For more on where I stay and how I get there read: Seoraksan National Park. A Great Place to Cycle A longer […]

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Seoraksan Mountains Loop (67km)

Seoraksan National Park (설악산국립공원) is my favorite place to ride in all seasons. The mountainous terrain provides great views when going down the windy roads and also great distraction when going up them. For more on where I stay and how I get there read: Seoraksan National Park. A Great Place to Cycle Here is […]

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Seoraksan National Park. A Great Place to Cycle

Seoraksan National Park (???????) is my favorite place to ride in Korea throughout all seasons, so I have put some info together for those of you who want to head that way for a weekend. The mountainous terrain provides great views when going down the windy roads and also great distraction when going up them. […]

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Namhan-Yangpyeong Small Loop (73km)

Out for another ride this weekend. This is a shorter variation of the Namhan-Yangpyeong Big Loop (100km). Good if you want a decent hill workout. Route map and gpx file is available at the bottom of the post. Basic Route Info Start/End Point: Namhansanseong (남한산성) West Entrance Distance: 100km from the entrance road (308). Elevation […]

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