Posts by David Cook

Consult your Doctor & Have Fun

This is the conclusion of a series of posts from a past participant of the Peking to Paris 10,000 mile rally. This is the same trek we will be taking next year. 5. Consult your doctor well ahead of time and make sure that you fill him/her in on what craziness you’re about to get…

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The Model A – Necessary Upgrades Before The Trek

This is a segment from the notes provided to us by an actual participant in the 2013 Trek from Peking to Paris. The one we will be taking. The Model A is a great choice of vehicle but it needs some basic upgrades in addition to those specified by the ERA. Junk the factory carb…

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Travel Light

This is a series of posts from a previous participant in the Peking to Paris motor challenge, from 2013 1.) TRAVEL LIGHT!  Pack the car with all your gear and then fight with each other to strip ounces out of each other’s packs! Travel with the barest of essentials. Weight is your enemy; it will…

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10,000 Mile Trek is Challenging

When asked for a description of the difficulty of the Peking to Paris 10,000 mile trek, a participant from the 2013 race responded with this very eye-opening and insightful overview. PART ONE The Peking to Paris (P2P) is the most difficult and rewarding vintage car rally in the world. It’s dangerous, it’s expensive, it’s punishing…

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How we met Miss Vicky

It was pure providence that Bill and Lee fell in with Miss Vicky, the 1931 Model A Ford Victoria destined for Peking-to-Paris.  Of all things, she was discovered on Craigslist while in Scottsdale Arizona for the annual January auctions where we thought we’d find a Model A.  They never made it to the auctions! There she…

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