Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Letter to Nicholi Bangsgaard who has cycled more than 50,000Km on his Koga-Miyata World Traveller ^^.


Virkelig, virkelig dejligt at høre fra dig (reaktion Re: Koga 54sm), fra en cykel LEGEND eller Nomad som dig, ikke mindre! I næsten fik nerve op til at sætte i fratræden på min skolefrafald undervisning post i Korea, tage et fly til LA og hente 54cm Koga, men det må vente (send dem en check, vil de skibet til en anden stat besparelse på salg skat). Min kone bliver understreget ud med mine tale om en Arctic Bike eller rejse til Argrntina, vi iagttog Discovery og så at redde en kvinde, som faldt i en dyb gletscherspalte, det var skræmmende Også hun mener, jeg vil dø, når der er anført på Koga. ^ ^? Jeg har aldrig vide med sikkerhed, men jeg har haft 5 cross-country motorcykel sprints over hele USA at hjælpe mine drev, men jeg er træt af forurening bor i Kina og Korea nu for i alt 5 år, mine lunger har taget et bankende , kræft ville ikke være for langt fra virkeligheden for mig virkelig. Jeg vil Linköping Universitet starter denne august (online-læring), som er nabo til dit hjemland, og jeg brugte til at køre en gammel amerikansk 1975 Jeep CJ-5 fra Windsor, Ontario ... til Vancouver Island, BC til San Diego Californien med et DK klistermærke på min kofanger! Jeg dateret en Norweigan mange år siden (1998-1999), men jeg har aldrig været at Eurpoe. Vi stod op i morges og begyndte at se episoder af "A Long Way Round" med Ewan McGregor og Charlie Boorman, syntes alt for let eller frustrerende i mudret pletter på de enorme gas-guzzeling BMW GS's. Anyways, min kone er meget konservative når det kommer til at leve med en familie, hun ønsker babyer ikke cykler, og langsomt hun oplever, at eventyr er vigtigt for ... prøver jeg forhåbentlig denne Koga vil hjælpe os bevæge sig i den rigtige retning som en familie på cyklerne! velsignelser & GL indtil jeg taler til Dem næste takket så meget for Deres venlighed og udveksle WT begivenheder dag for dag, BIG INSPIRATION at ride! Jeg håber du tager denne erfaring (som Alastair Humphreys har), og starte en skole opsøgende program, offentlige taler, eller bog skriver om dit nye eventyr, det vil inspirere mange mennesker, der har endnu ikke mødt dig. Cheers & Ride på! Brian i Ansan, Sydkorea

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Brian Perich was an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) lecturer for a decade, father, and adventure cyclist based in South Korea.

Previously, Brian has led Canoe adventures in Quetico Provincial Park, Atikokan, Ontario, Canada (1993/1999); led Grand American camping adventures (2000); lived at Paramahansa Yogananda's SRF Ashram for 5 months (see the film "AWAKE"), formerly worked in titanium welding at Agilent Technologies, formerly worked in Winery industry in Marin County with Kendall Jackson in California; Surfing and Meditation continued for several years in California, British Columbia, South Korea, Yoga training in California 1999-2000.

Between 1994-1998 - Brian completed his own adventures with motorcycles. His motorcycling marathons took him across the United States and central/western Canada, while traveling solo over an astounding 24,000km in 60 days! Brian endured 900 mile/1300km average days in the motorcycle saddle and apparently loved every minute of those adventures.

Today, he has given up motorcycle adventures altogether, but finds an outlet for his enthusiasm in outdoor recreation while bicycle touring and micro-blogging about those experiences on his mountain bikes.

While employed as an English teacher in South Korea, Brian has became an advocate for bicycle touring on his mountain bikes. The Korean-World blog originated from those small adventures in Korea, now expanded to cover his recent trek down the TransMongolian highway to the Gobi Desert, cycling 900km east through the Khentii grasslands and in 2012 crossing Mongolia in 45 days, 2500 kilometers 1553 miles. HimalayasX expedition Brian previously cycled across western China, the Taklamakan Desert, the northern Himalayas of East Turkestan Xinjiang/Uyghur Autonomous Region, the corrugated back roads and mountains of Kham Tibet. Brian successfully completed his 2011 mountain bike expedition with 3200 kilometers / 1988 miles unsupported, on/off road MTB adventure cycling.
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.


The second non-profit foundation is ETE.ORG - Education Through Expeditions, UK which supports educational outreach programs inside schools around the world. ETE connects explorers with students in the classroom, through an interactive online program in development (Beta).


Brian is researching support for a 18000 kilometer bicycle expedition across the Americas: North, Central and South America - ONE -Arctic to Argentina
Please contact him if you are interested in helping out.

Twitter: Cycleagain
Location: Gangneung, Gangwon-do, South Korea or southern Ontario, Canada.

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