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Monday, September 28, 2009
WT: Letter to Shuutak, Who is: Cycling 100,000km around the world
Shuutak, you are doing an incredible job on your bicycle expedition around the world. Nice meeting you in Asia, I will be riding from the Arctic to Argentina in 2012. Peace, Brian
Follow Shuutak (in Japanese) as he rides through 100 countries or 100,000km around the world. I'm hoping to convince him to make his site, multilingual through the use of the Google Translation Widget, then he can share with a broader audience around the world. It has yet to happen, but I keep encouraging him, and following his updates on Korean-World. He is light-weight cyclist riding a Surly Long Haul Trucker, FFF-Fatties Fit Fine model, custom built with many Japanese high-end components (Shimano, Nitto, etc...) met him while we cycled together in South Korea this spring. Almost anyone can ride a bike, but to cycle around the entire planet requires logistics (financial backing), time, energy, dedication, endurance and a will to live comfortably on the road. It isn't for everyone, but for those dedicated souls who love to ride, it pure joy, a comfortable numb, eternal happiness, bliss, blisters, sore muscles, and life to explore!
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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