April 19, 2021
Seeing the World By Bicycle: The Story of Peter Yoong
Until he was unexpectedly called back to Malaysia by an illness in the family, 57-year-old retiree Peter Yoong was on a world tour.
This is his story.
01:06 - Why On a Bicycle And Not Motorbike (eg BMW GS) or Car (Toyota Hilux)?
01:54 - Why Solo And Not in a Group?
02:27 - Convincing The Boss (Wife)
03:19 - Trial Run to Thailand, Malaysia & Singapore
04:45 - The Four Trip Stages
05:51 - Mustering Up The Courage
07:23 - Peter’s Feelings on the Morning He Rode Off
09:06 - Why Five Long Years to Prep The Trip
11:12 - Silencing The Doubters and Haters
12:55 - About Rob Lilwall
13:47 - How Fellow Riders Inspired Peter
14:16 - How He Planned The Route
15:57 - What About Detailed Planning, Accounting For Weather, Terrain, Etc?
18:34 - How Far He Rides Daily
20:39 - Where Peter Sleeps When He Stops (And What Time Does He Stop Riding?)
22:11 - Tips For Rough Camping?
22:57 - What About DANGER?
24:29 - The Most Beautiful Countries, The Highlights?
27:00 - How Difficult Were The Border Crossings?
29:14 - What He Thinks About When He Rides
31:01 - What Bike?
31:15 - Riding Gear (Seat, Handlebars, Tent, Clothing, Shoes, Sleeping Bag, Stove, Etc)
35:18 - Tech Gear (Laptop, Software, Cameras) And How He Updates Social Media
37:05 - More Bike Gear (Tires, Punctures, Etc)
38:15 - How The Trip Is Documented
39:30 - How He Carries Currency / Money
41:08 - How He Manages Security, Keep Gear Safe
43:31 - How He Takes Photos & Videos
44:31 - Benefiting From the Global Riding Community, WhatsApp Groups
47:25 - Advice To People His Age
50:10 - What Folks Should Know About Their Fellow Human Beings
51:10 - What People Should Know About Riding A Bicycle Around The World
52:34 - What People Should Know About Solo Riding
54:40 - What Peter Would Change For His Next Stage of Riding
55:54 - What Would He Change About His Gear
57:05 - Peter’s Approach To Money, Savings, Investments And Children
59:22 - How HePlanned The Funds For This Trip
1:02:02 - Advice To Young People
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