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Thursday, July 8, 2010

Health Alert: Central Taiwan Air Quality

Central Taiwan has just completed the rice harvest and now the farmers are starting to burn off the fields. This could be a health concern for cyclists and especially asthma sufferers.

If you are concerned with breathing smokey air during training or riding, I would suggest riding into Miaoli where the harvest will be a week or two later, or going up into the mountains to avoid the smoke. You could also ride very early in the morning before the burning starts, but the smoke lingers in the evenings after a full day of burning.

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