Archive | October 2013

Why the hell are you riding a motorbike? Isn’t that too dangerous?

Why you should all travel on two wheels…..

Motorcycling in Hong Kong

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I’ve heard this sentence too often now. And if you’re riding a bike, I’m sure you’ve also heard it.

But fact is, it’s pretty hard to describe to a non-biker. But recently I came across a very good explanation….. 

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Shenzhen in 1980

Few people outside China have heard of Shenzhen. And since Shenzhen, as we know it, is just 30 years old it might not be surprising. Still, Shenzhen is a city unique city in this world. I believe no other city other than Shenzhen has experienced such a rapid development! If you want to appreciate it, you need to compare photos of 1980 and today. 

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Hong Kong Motorcycle show 2013

If you’re into motorbikes and live in Hong Kong – this is your show!

Motorcycling in Hong Kong

Motorcycle show

It’s time again! This year’s Hong Kong Motorcycle show will take place on Sunday, 27-October at Chater Road in Central Hong Kong.

Local dealerships will display their bikes. But it’s not only the big brands that show up, also small motorbike workshops usually have a stand at the show.

Entrance is free so make sure you participate!

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A farm in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong. That is skyscrapers and the world of banking and finance. But wait. If you venture out to the New Territories there’s more than an urban, concrete jungle. There’s something called “nature” consisting of small lakes, trees, grass, blue sky and white clouds. And black clouds as there was a massive bush fire going on…. Read More…

“Man” slapped by his girlfriend on the streets of Hong Kong

Hong Kong girl slapping boyfriend

I have to admit having see a lot of strange stuff but that tops it all.

Around two weeks ago, a woman was arrested in Hong Kong for slapping her boyfriend in public. It seems her boyfriend took another girl to his apartment…. Read More…

Get your ass kicked in Hechlingen

Motorcycling in Hong Kong

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Where the hell is Hechlingen, you might think. And what does it have to do with motorbiking? For those of you, who love to go offroad (and if it’s just on a sidetrack), read on. If you’re a track and asphalt lover, this post isn’t for you.

In short, Hechlingen, is heaven for everyone who loves riding off-road.

Hechlingen is a small village in Bavaria, just 80km north of my hometown Augsburg. Previously an old quarry, the area (a whopping 26 hectares) was bought by BMW and transferred into a training ground for off-road motorcycle training.

And the training is nothing short of amazing! You thought you can ride a bike? Going to Hechlingen makes you re-think your abilities on two wheels.

In fact, riding off-road is totally different compared to normal street riding.

It starts with the riding position. While you sit on your motorbike when riding, off-road you’re…

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