Week 2: Stats

Kilometers from Shanghai: 992

Provinces crossed: 4 (Shanghai, Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan)

Punctures:  1 (Oli – a ruddy staple! So much for those indestructible tyres)

The infamous ruddy staple

The infamous ruddy staple

Spare inner tubes bought in Shanghai that are the wrong size:  6 (all of them)

Cute girls selling guns: 3

Cute girls selling crossbows: 1

Sweet looking girl selling guns

Sweet looking girl selling guns

Free food received: 4 (including one kind chap who gave us 20 sesame seed flatbreads)

Biggest Crowd: 48 (mobbed in Baotunzhen, Henan. Now referred to as David Beckham moments)

Depressed cyclists at breakfast: 2

Prison food

Prison food

The sweet soy milk definitely smoothes it up

The sweet soy milk definitely smoothes it out

Hours spent by Oli on the phone to the most beautiful and understanding girl in the world (who definitely did not say that she should be featured in our blog): 2 (per day)

With us in spirit (and on Skype)

With us in spirit (and on Skype)

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