Readying the Bikes for China

In the picture you’ll see how busy we are getting the bikes ready for China. Today we’ve adjusted them, and created cardboard protection for wheels, gear changers, and frames – all in order to be as prepared for the airport on Thursday next week as possible. At the airport we will have to: 1) Set our saddles and steerings low; …

Jolanda practicing with chopsticks

When you go to China obviously you need to eat Chinese food. And how do you eat Chinese food. Yes, with chopsticks. Jolanda plans on smuggling a pair of cheat chopsticks into China to use them as an “if-all-else-fails” way of eating. Thank you, Michiel for making Jolanda’s life easier!! 🙂 Below you’ll see her practicing the art of cheat-chopsticks-eating …

Jolanda & Jakob’s Tour by Bike

Here’s the map of the route that we will take in China. Quite impressive if we may say so. Click here to see what the route map and the detailed plan looks like.

China planning in progress

So, we’re busy planning everything that should take place while in China. We try to imagine what it will be like, which is difficult, and we try to prep for all sorts of scenarios. Some of the challenges we will undoubtedly meet are: – no speaky Inglesh! – don’t accept ! – finding accommodation along the route – finding food …