- To The Rock Tour 2013
- Mongolia X 2012
- Mongolia Reloaded
- Himalayas X 2011
- Cycling in Korea Images
- Sitemap (Korea and Global)
- Cycling in Korea Ideas
- Expedition Cycles
- Inspiration Zone!
- Zen Cycling
- Mt. Nandadevi Expedition
- Pamirs Expedition
- Polar Expeditions
- Redbull Signature Series // Joyride at Crankworx // Mountain Bike films
Monday, April 27, 2009
WT & Letter [herein] to Dave Babs in Michigan
Letter to Dave Babs [Michigan]: Thanks for checking up on updates from Korea. As you can see Matthew is very patriotic with his USA cozy jacket and Mi Sung can babysit with her eyes closed these days. We happy, healthy and getting wiser about how we spend our time. No more camping in Michigan, though we have fond memories of our CampAmerica experience in 2005, I don't think we will winterize another rig from Texas, paint it white, add red pin stripes, and camp out while studying from May to December! Remembering the full-trunk of Canadian bricks I smuggled in the trunk of our Neon...to enjoy those chilly night fires after school at the farm/campground...while Mi Sung watched DVD's of the Brady Bunch inside while I sat outside on a foot of snow watching a crackling fire roar into the starrey night sky. Running water ceased to exist from mid-October, so I remember making runs to Walmart to refill our 5 gallon tanks for drinking, cooking, toilet flushing (with RV antifreeze) or wrapping the septic pipe with an electric blanket in a garbage bag to keep the flow @ -20. Good times, studying in shifts, sleeping in 2 hour powernaps between studying anatomy & physiology, chemistry, biology, clinical nutrition, pharmacology, etc...it's all a distant memory, but a good one to learn from...Like Bear Grylles on Discovery Channel, survival in the wild ^^! Warm Wishes Dave & family ~ Brian & his little kimchis.
About the Korean-World Author
Brian has completed his second mountain bike journey, MongoliaX expedition - Crossing Mongolia 2012, an unsupported mountain bike MTB expedition across 2500km of Outer Mongolia from Ulanbaatar to Altai Taven-Bogd National Park bordering China, Russia and Mongolia.
In 2013, as a sequel to a trilogy of cycle tours, Brian enjoyed a more leisure bicycle tour onboard his Koga-Miyata World Traveller seeing the northern tier of the United States and western Canada covering 3400 kilometers / 2000 miles in 30 days. This North American cycle tour was called Totherocktour. Enjoying the adventure of bicycle travel and every great conversation started while traveling on the road - has refueled his inspirations to cycle around the Earth. In 2013, while he cycled solo from the Great Lake State of Michigan, United States to Banff National Park in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. He weaved through local communities and reconnected with friends, family and community after spending almost a decade in Asia.
Brian is now supporting several non-profit foundations through expeditions: IDEAS Foundation of Canada IDEAS is the acronym for Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society which supports the IBD community, those suffering from IBD-inflammatory bowel disease, also known as Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis.
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