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By Tom Bruce

Around the international bicycle owner, Tom Bruce, travelled to China with paintings yet evidently couldn't stay for a month with no motorcycle. He bought Valentino, an old rusty folding motorbike, for a cost of £15 from Ebay. After a short makeover, Valentino was once able to visit China so used to be crammed right into a suitcase and set free at the urban of Wuhan and the 3 Gorges of the Yangtze River.

This brief publication includes elements. the 1st half includes the tale of a cycle journey alongside the Yangtze River, the place Tom cycled a hundred and sixty miles at the historical motorbike, climbed excessive mountain passes, ate with locals and travelled by means of motorbike, educate and boat. the second one contains 5 biking microadventures, exploring the parks, lakes and town heart of the enormous urban of Wuhan, that Tom had by no means heard of sooner than traveling there.

This booklet presents an outstanding perception into chinese language lifestyles in either rural and concrete components and comprises over 50 images of the trips.

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