Motorcycle Trips by A Group of Chinese Motorcycle Lovers

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  1. Amazing place, I have never heard of that type of tea.
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    Fufeng Brothers’ Motorcycle Trip to Zhangjiajie & Shennongjia Forestry District-1
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    In this thread, we would love to share the Fufeng brothers’ motorcycle trip to Zhangjiajie & Shennongjia Forestry District in the spring of 2019.
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    During that time, Fufeng brothers travelled from southern part of China to the northern part, from Shenzhen in Guangdong Province, Zhangjiajie in Hunan Province, to Shennongjia in Hubei Province. They experienced the sunny days, rainy days and snowy days on the roadside, which showed the diversity of spring across China.
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    First Station: Zhangjiajie
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    Starting their motorcycle trip in Shenzhen, Fufeng brothers finally arrived in their first station in Hunan Province and had a special encounter with the enchanting rain and unique smoke of Zhangjiajie after several days riding.
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    The hazy smoke and rain wrapped Zhangjiajie, and its mountains were full of freezing fog. All these made Zhangjiajie like a fairyland, and the scenery was really beautiful and unforgettable. Or we shall say the Zhangjiajie was like a magnet for visitors.
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    The monkeys on the mountain also welcomed Fufeng brothers warmly with their special greetings.
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    Coming to the location of the famous science fiction movie Avatar, one feels that the planet Pandora was not far away. Zhangjiajie in China became more popular after the movie Avatar. The Hallelujah Mountains in Avatar were inspired by Heavenly Pillar in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park was the first national park in China, established in 1982. They couldn’t have chosen a better site - Zhangjiajie is famous for its 3,000 vertical pillars, each hundreds of meters tall and covered in dense green foliage. These pillars were formed by erosion and draw in over 30 million tourists every year. It's a UNESCO world heritage site in China since 1992.
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  3. OnTheWay

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    :DYes, this place is fabulous. Pu-erh is a kind of tea like no other. It must be made from the large-leaf subspecies Camellia sinensis var, assamica and grown in Yunnan Province in China's southwest. Many tea addicts go crazy for Pu-Erh around the world.
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    Thank you for this.

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    Glad that you enjoyed it!
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    Fufeng Brothers’ Motorcycle Trip to Zhangjiajie & Shennongjia Forestry District-2

    This was Shenzhen Fufeng Motorcycle Club's first cross-province riding in 2019, and they all enjoyed it very much.
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    They kept riding to the northern part of China, and there were many endless stories to tell along the road.
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    Second Station: Shennongjia


    After a short break in Zhangjiajie, they continued their motorcycle trip to the Shennongjia to explore the mysterious primeval forest, all was very easy for the first riding except for a highway in Enshi.
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    There was a hanging wall highway in Enshi, Hubei Province, which is treacherous but with beautiful scenery. The wall road was both challenging and an exciting for motorcycles.
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    Driving motorcycles up the treacherous hanging wall highway, Fufeng brothers conquered inner fears to finish the riding.

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    Hubei Shennongjia is one of three centers of biodiversity in China. The site features prominently in the history of botanical research and was the object of international plant collecting expeditions in the 19th and 20th centuries. The Shennongjia Nature Reserve in eastern Hubei Province shares its border with Chongqing Municipality in the west and Baokang County of Hubei Province in the east. It covers an area of 803,833 acres (about 3,253 square kilometers). In 2013, it was approved as Shennongjia Global Geopark. Afterwards, it was listed as a world heritage by the UNESCO in 2016. Because of its marvelous natural scenery, rare foliages, endangered animals and famous legends such as the mysterious "Wild Man" (Chinese Yeti) said to be found in the mountains, the forest zone has attracted many tourists every year.
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  7. That looks like China I imagined when I was a child, beautiful!
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  8. Smackit

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    My wife and I enjoyed Shennongjia in the summer of 2009. We arrived at the park early in the morning, around 7:30 AM and they let us in with our motorcycle an hour before allowing all the cars and buses in. It was one of my favorite days in China, as we had the whole park to ourselves with no other vehicles or people. We also enjoyed Zhangjiajie, very beautiful, but very disappointing that they don't let motorcycles in the park. The roads are amazing and they force you to ride the buses with the crazy bus drivers.

    This was our honeymoon trip back in 2009. We went to Wudangshan, Shennongjia, Zhangjiajie, Fenghuang and Yangshuo.

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    Beautiful pictures and scenery.

    I’m wondering why your group isn’t riding Chinese motorcycles? There are quite a few awesome bikes made in China.
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    :DThanks! You are warmly welcome to visit China and have your amazing motorcycle trip in the near future.
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    Yes, Chinese motorcycles are getting better with its amazing appearance and performace. Actually, members from Fufeng motorcycle club would choose the motorcycles they love for the motorcycle trip. We believe that there would be more Chinese motorcycles in the future.
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    :DWow! Glad to hear the amazing motorcycle trip in China more than 10 years ago. And you are warmly welcome to have another motorcycle trip in China in the near future to experience other fabulous places for motorcycle riding.
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    After long-time riding, the sun also finally showed its shy face, giving a little warmth.
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    When Fufeng brothers went out on their motorcycles, they met the unknowns on the road with a cheerful mindset and discovered different surprises.
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    Fufeng brothers had motorcycle trips to experience the scenery and humanities of different places. Sometimes, motorcycle trip was just a way to create a little more chance for life, to break the fixed rule of life, and to embrace the outside world together with like-minded people.
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    The Fufeng brothers have travelled through thick and thin to create and record their own riding trails.
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    Of course, riding safety must also be borne in mind all the time!

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    Amazing landscape, photography, and ride reports. Thank you for taking the trouble to post. Look forward to reading more!
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  15. Amazing countryside, very beautiful.
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    Yep, we would share more riding fun in this thread. Glad that you enjoyed it!
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    :D Glad that you enjoyed it! We would keep sharing more amazing riding stories in this thread.
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    Fufeng Brothers’ Motorcycle Trip to Luhe County to Experience the Beautiful Plum Blossom-1

    Fufeng brothers set off again for their second motorcycle trip in the year of 2021, and the destination of this time is the Luhe County, where they had been for the first time in the mid of 2020.
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    Luckily, the weather condition last weekend was really comfortable, which was really suitable for motorcycle riding to experience the beautiful scenery along the way.
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    During last visit to Luhe County, they have experienced its unique beauty with a rustic charm, and it is a perfect place for off-road riding. This time, besides exploring the fun of off-road riding, they had this journey mainly for another charming beauty. That was the beautiful plum blossom in Luhe County, which has attracted numerous visitors in every winter.
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    When arriving, the proud plum blossoms came into view and the fragrance of flowers were in the air. In northern part of China, ten thousand trees are colorless due to the cold weather. While in the southern part of China, Luhe, there are still flowers and leaves on the trees.
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    Riding in the rugged and steep country roads, flowers blooming all over the path, Fufeng brothers bathed in the fragrance of flowers and felt the quiet beauty brought by the plum forest full of the mountains. The sun was shining and the weather was really comfortable.
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  19. Beautiful, it is very cold here. It will be a while before the spring! Have a good and safe journey.
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    that's a great road!
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    are you guys staying in hotels? eating at restaurants? interested to hear more about the accommodations and food with pictures of course.

    thanks for the updates.
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