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Video #5 and a few China stats

Whilst hiding from the monsoon rain in Hanoi we put together a video from our 3 months in China. But first, to celebrate finishing our biggest country so far, here are a few China stats:

  • Distance cycled – 5,130km (Kazakh border to Vietnamese border)
  • Time taken – 90 days (58 spent cycling, 32 spent doing panda impressions)
  • Shortest Day – 17th May, 25km (ridiculous headwind)
  • Longest Day – 18th May, 196km (ridiculous tailwind)
  • Highest altitude – 3,150 metres above sea level
  • Lowest altitude – 155 metres below sea level
  • Best bit – crawling up the huge sand dunes at Dunhuang
  • Worst bit – battling the headwinds in the Gobi desert

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11 Responses to Video #5 and a few China stats

  1. Dwain says:

    Awesome, absolutely love that.

  2. Cheese says:

    Absolutely amazing. China looks incredible. Really wish I wasn’t in the office today!! Have just bought a whole load of postcards – thanks for making your photos available. Good luck with the next stint xxxxx

    • Rebecca says:

      awww yay! You are the first non parent shopper!! We will split the money between Guide Dogs and Amos:-) Thank you so much.

      Bex xx

  3. Kaye says:

    You guys made my day 🙂 xxx

  4. Hey! Thanks, guys! So inspiring. It is so good to see you two doing something you really wanted to and obviously enjoying the experience. Just so wonderful to get a feel for what you’re going through. Loved your comment, Beccy, when you said you were having a good day and nothing was going to get you down.

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  6. Scott says:

    Great video, like your attitude Rebecca. Good luck with Vietnam guys.

  7. Mark Davies says:

    Is that kid still attached to the back of your bike? 🙂

  8. Pat Woodham says:

    I am so enjoying watching your videos! You are both truly amazing – well done, keep safe, enjoy yourselves and good luck with the rest of your journey. I’m a friend of your lovely parents Ryan. Hope you are all having a wonderful time in Thailand.

    • Rebecca says:

      Thank you, we are having such a great time – and loving the ease of cycling here compared to China (which I NEVER want to go back to!).

      Sue and Mark have just been to visit us, and it was wonderful seeing them and catching up over a few cocktails in the pool:-)

      Bex

  9. Manuel says:

    I typed cycling trip world on google and I got just what I wanted: your blog. You are my idols, and I can’t wait to follow your footsteps!!! I am just so jealous!!!
    Thanks for sharing the experience, you make me daydream a little more! : D

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