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 →

King of Track 14: Korea’s Criterium Event Continues to Grow

This past weekend was the 14th edition of the King of Track criterium series in Ilsan, a suburb northwest of Seoul. This was not only my first time attending, but I also participated in the men's road crit, successfully making it to the final and performing fairly well all things considered. King of Track started... Continue Reading →

Best Road Climbs in Korea: Bugaksan Skyway

This is basically a Sparknotes version post because I just spent 45 minutes writing about Bugaksan, but the original didn't save. Bugaksan is a great climb in northern Seoul. It's an essential climb that all local cyclists ride regularly. The main segment is here. A secondary segment on the back side of the mountain is... Continue Reading →

Best Road Climbs in Korea: Hallasan

South Korea's tallest mountain happens to also be the most difficult to reach. Located on Jeju Island south of the mainland, Hallasan reaches a height of 1,950m and should absolutely be ridden if possible. I have ridden Hallasan twice, once from the north and once from the south, and loved it both times. The climb... Continue Reading →

Around Samcheok Ride Fest 2019

This past weekend I was in Samcheok, a nice little town on the east coast, for the third annual Around Samcheok Ride Fest, which is an event aimed at contributing to local tourism, as Samcheok is often neglected by tourists for its more popular northern neighbors Donghae, Gangneung, Yangyang, and Sokcho. The so called 'Ride... Continue Reading →

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