2wheels, the return: Edward Genochio's bike expedition across Asia to England

2wheels: The Return

Edward Genochio's bicycle expedition from China to England

September 2005 - November 2006

Sponsored by Decathlon China

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Mongolian Horseman Stole My Bicycle!

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The 2wheels expedition book:

- 'But Isn't There a Bus?' - details here.

2wheels is sponsored by:

- Decathlon China
- Drennan Co Shanghai
- Eclipse Internet
- P&O Ferries

2wheels supports:

- CereCare Centre
- Sustrans
- Force Cancer Care
- The Lotus Project
- The Wheelchair Foundation

Other writing by Edward Genochio:

- Some snippets
- In Voyage Magazine
- In The Adventure Cycling Handbook

Read the 2wheels latest:

- The 2wheels expedition blog

Send a message to 2wheels:

- Post your comments here
- Email me here here

Beyond 2wheels:

- Some links to other websites

Are you a journalist?

- Get the 2wheels media pack here

2wheels in the future:

- Some map-gazing ideas

Pretty pictures:

- The original 2wheels photo archive

The original 2wheels expedition site:

- 2004-5 from England to China

As seen / heard in:

- 2wheels media credits

2wheels websiteography:

- 2wheels sitemap
- Historical and technical notes on the 2wheels website

Krasnoyarskiy Kray, Siberia, Russia


Tuva, Siberia, Russia

Horses, Mongolia

Baikal, Siberia, Russia

Hop off

Priyanik, half-eaten (by me), Kyakhta, Russian-Mongolian border. Shortly after this photograph was taken, the other half was eaten. Also by me.

Buryatia, Russia

Roadsign in Tuva, Russia

Tuva, Russia

The sky, I think


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** Thank you Decathlon China for their generous sponsorship, including the new 2wheels bicycle, tent, sleeping bag and other equipment. Particular thanks to Michael and Cyril and their team at the Shanghai Huamu Decathlon store. **

Thank you Roger Owens and Drennan Co. Ltd (Shanghai) for working their logistical magic and getting my dear old Mark I bike (veteran of the Great Mongolian Bike Robbery) shipped back from Shanghai to England.

P&O Ferries helped me out when it came to getting across the English Channel between England and France on the original 2wheels expedition, and have just offered to bring me back again from Calais to Dover at the end of 2wheels: The Return.

Eclipse Internet kindly kept 2wheels online for many years, from its inception in 2003 up to 2010.

Eclipse is a website hosting company and ISP based in Exeter, Devon (UK).

2wheels: The Original

Sponsors of the original 2wheels expedition (2004/5) can be found here.


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