Yu Juanjuan was born in Beijing, China, in 1958. After years of training and many long distant bike trips she gathered a team of people to attempt to bike the border of China. In 1987 she left... More > Beijing with five bicyclists and started a twenty-two month bike journey around the border of China. It took her two years to travel over 40,000 kilometers, (25,000 miles), the distance being equivalent to the circumference of the earth. This book is about her story and richly documents her bike journey. Find out how she ended up being the only team member out of five to complete the trip.
Juanjuan moved to Boulder, Colorado, in 1997. She lives with her husband, Phil Wegener, and has been teaching Chinese language and culture to children and adults privately for fifteen years. She enjoys biking, skiing, river running, and traveling. This is her first book.< Less