Category Archives: Peking to Paris

Epilogue – Lloyd’s view

Looking back on our Peking to Paris adventure, a few specific thoughts come to mind. Obviously, the spectacular scenery which rolled by one kilometer at a time far outweighed the aggravation of border crossings, suspension eating roads, and the not … Continue reading

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Epilogue – Chuck’s views

Before departing for the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2010, I was asked many times “why are you doing this?”. My answers included; “a once in a lifetime opportunity”, “a fantastic challenge”, “an amazing adventure”. Shortly after crossing the Gobi … Continue reading

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Day 37 Troyes to Paris

Well, this is it – the last day of our 9000 mile, 14,000 kilometer odyssey across two continents. I bet there were many who thought we would never make it this far including most of the organizers. I’m pleased and … Continue reading

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Day 36 Aix les Bains to Troyes

We continue to pay for having 26 straight days of cloudless skies as today was grey and foggy but no rain – we should be thankful for the small things at this point. Before we departed in the morning, Lloyd … Continue reading

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Day 35 Viareggio to Aix les Bains

Well this day was a real challenge – 606 kms., four Time Trials, four Time Controls, one Passage Control all in addition to the Main Time Controls at the start and end of the day. And we were beginning to … Continue reading

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Scleroderma Reminder

Scleroderma We embarked on this event to raise awareness of Scleroderma, a disease which afflicts Chuck’s daughter, Elaine. We have payed all expenses associated with this endeavor and, as such, all donations will go directly to research and treatment of … Continue reading

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Day 34 Ancona to Viareggio

The ferry trip was a great change of pace and calm seas made it enjoyable for everyone. Unfortunately the sunrise was hampered by heavy overcast. I just got this picture before sunrise and the adage “red in the morning, sailors … Continue reading

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