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    Re: Beijing - Qinghai - Beijing (Sep 2017)

    Good to see you are back in China safe and well.
    As I have pointed out to you on WeChat there are some great rides over around the west of BJ.
    You will be surprised how good there are, ( I was )....
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    Re: Beijing - Qinghai - Beijing (Sep 2017)

    Hi Alex
    And welcome to the roads of China.



    Now maybe you understand why people question your remarks about doing 1700km in 2 days without going on the Toll roads.
    And that 300/500 KM Max...
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    Re: Beijing - Qinghai - Beijing (Sep 2017)

    I have looked at shipping many times before and due to the above reasons and a few more, I find its just a lot easier to just ride.

    Looking at your return route, this would be the time I would...
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    Re: Beijing - Qinghai - Beijing (Sep 2017)

    Bike should be fine based on my old bike which was a TR-G as well, clocking up over 70.000km with "0" problems .:scooter::scooter::scooter:
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    Re: Beijing - Qinghai - Beijing (Sep 2017)

    So you are going to ride both ways now? and not ship your bike?
    Reasons ???

    Sounds like a better way IMO.
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    Re: Beijing - Qinghai - Beijing (Sep 2017)

    That the way, just hope it Don't say CHINA. Lol
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    Re: Beijing - Qinghai - Beijing (Sep 2017)

    Alex
    I am sure you will be fine at 500km a day.
    Pack the bike fill the tank, take some money and enjoy you ride.
    I am sure stuff will pan out ok, and will give you a good Insight for the next...
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    Re: Beijing - Qinghai - Beijing (Sep 2017)

    North route is better more senic.
    I will be Baotou from the 3rd August onwards till after the weekend.
    Big bike race day arranged by CFmoto so I been told.
    Many rides from our local Longkou club...
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    Re: Beijing - Qinghai - Beijing (Sep 2017)

    I call the preparation the "3 F".
    1.Fill the tank with petrol.
    2.Fill my pockets with money.
    3.Fill my bag with clothes.

    The 3XF......
    When all done go go go .

    :riding: :riding: :riding:
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    Re: Beijing - Qinghai - Beijing (Sep 2017)

    300 km a day is respectcall IMO.
    Its not a race? It don't mater if you ride 100 or 1500km a day.
    Enjoy what you ride is the main thing.
    After you get more used to riding in China you will be...
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    Re: Beijing - Qinghai - Beijing (Sep 2017)

    Without going on the toll roads 1700 km in 2 days is going to be hard work, not impossible but you need a bit of luck with the road conditions and traffic IMO.
    But good luck.
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