in China are you going? or if you'd prefer not to say on AP that's fine. We've been twice - brilliant place.
He's going to the Sichuan and Yunnan provinces, so that he can live with the Mosuo who are predominately Matriarchal in culture. I believe he plans to Wooo one of the Ladies, for a wife.
Actually the race will be held in the North West region of China in the Altay region (known for mountains) and Xinjiang Province (known for mountains and some big flat bits too). So a nice mix of terrain for tRicky.
Bad luck if I preferred not to say.