South Korea Cycling Destinations: Danyang

It's been a minute since I've updated this blog. Sorry about that, but, you know, busy and other things, and life and COVID and all that. But from now on I will be back on it, and I'm starting with a new little series focusing on specific locations from which you can experience some really... Continue Reading →

Best Road Climbs in Korea: Jungnyeong

Jungnyeong is an incredible category 2 climb located in Sobaeksan National Park northeast of Yeongju and south of Jecheon. It is part of the annual Baekdudaegan Gran Fondo and is one of the most scenic climbs you can find in South Korea. The climb itself is about 8-9km in length from both directions at an... Continue Reading →

Cycling South Korea on YouTube

I have recently started a YouTube channel that will document and inform about the best places for road cycling in South Korea. The videos will highlight specific climbs, areas, and courses. Take a look and leave some comments: Ja Deok

Legal Advice in Case of Crash

In early April I was struck head-on by another cyclist on the bike path along the Han River. The rider was passing three people just before he planned to make a left turn, but did so without looking ahead. The result was a displaced fracture of the scaphoid bone in my left wrist that occurred... Continue Reading →

Three Days Cycling in Namwon

A couple weekends ago I spent a few incredible days of riding outside of Namwon. The rides included some big climbing, stunning scenery, and extreme suffering. Namwon is a small city in North Jeolla Province that gives easy access to Jirisan National Park just to the southeast and to several other areas of the Sobaek... Continue Reading →

Carbon Fiber Repair in Seoul

If you're like me, you're prone to crashing your bike. And if you're like me, when you crash, you crash hard. The consequences of crashing are pretty obvious to most: concussions, scrapes and bruises, broken bones, etc. To fix these things visit a hospital and take some rest. But about damage to a carbon fiber... Continue Reading →

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