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Tangjia Zhuhai Monthly Night ITT

  Individual Time Trials are not something I normally participate in or look forward to racing in as they hurt, and I have never really done that well in them anyways. My teammate and friend Steve has been really getting into them and wanted me to come out and do this one that is on the same c...

Zhuhai Airport Road Race

Today was quite a day of racing.  Cara and I awoke at 8am, so that we could go outside and walk the less than 100m to where the Tour of China was scheduled to race past our apartment.  This was pretty cool and only the second time I have gotten to see a full blown UCI road race. I was pleasantly...

Hiking Samaria Gorge

After one night’s sleep in the port city of Heraklion, Crete, we took the morning bus to Hania (also seen spelled Chania) where we would stay to explore and hike the Samaria Gorge.  Our two hour bus ride was well worth it for this charming old style town.  Narrow, winding pedestrian streets are ...

Sailing With Dolphins on Naxos Island, Greece

Half an hour on the metro from Athens city center took us to Piraeus, the main port of Athens in which you can take a ferry to one of Greece’s countless islands, or even over to Italy for a whole other adventure entirely. Our destination this morning was Naxos, the largest of the Greek Cycladic i...

Athens Adventures

“Honey, We are not in China anymore.” This was the phrase that ultimately describes our first day in Greece, and it was absolutely, one hundred percent fabulous!  Even at the airport in Athens the fabulousness began, as we exited and had motorcycles and cars literally stop for us to ...