I just thought I’ll share something amusing about a recent trip we made to Taiwan with my family over Christmas.
On one of the days touring Taipei & surroundings, we planned to visit Fisherman Wharf, and the best way there is by MRT to Tamsui Station. This is fairly simple because, Taipei has an impressive network of trains & buses for a city of 2.7 million inhabitants.
Anyway, to cut a long story short on arrival at Tamsui Station, the first two hings you notice when you exit the station are, U Bike and Starbucks. We decided to go for a Starbucks as I badly needed a coffee, and someone told me the you have to visit Starbucks in Taiwan, I don’t even go to Starbucks in Bangkok, but being a silly tourist I went anyway.
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I’ve been meaning to up date my site, but been terribly busy, plus getting laid off from a company I have worked for 30 years 🙁
As you may recall from my earlier post how much I hated the Brompton after owning it for a week or so, and then out of luck a guy I met a guy in the bike shop offloaded my agony….. even though I lost about 10,000 Baht (USD 313) on it. But, the money I had left from the sale was enough to buy me a brand new Birdy MkIII 9 Speed, I felt I didn’t lose anything, I just gained a rather expensive Birdy, plus a bag, ….. just don’t tell my wife, please. Continue reading “Bad, bad, Brompton :)”
I think I can safely say that like most cyclist, my first cycling computer was a basic Cateye Velo, which is great, does it’s job like it’s supposed to do, gives info on speed, distance, calorie, etc., and that was really all you wanted to know, especially maximum speed. Continue reading “Garmin Edge 200”