Seeing the World By Bicycle: The Story of Peter Yoong

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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.

By bicycle.


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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