Approximate Dates: Late July till late August
Total distance to bike: 820km
Estimated kms per day when biking: 90kms per day
Other transport used: Train from Beijing to Urumqi (62 hours). This will cut out about a month’s riding, but essential if I want to make it to Instanbul by the 13th of November.
Climate: Range from average 26oC and humid in Beijing, to average 24oC and dry in Urumqi.