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From Shanghai to Stuttgart without a carbon footprint

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go” — TS Elliot.

German mechanical engineer Joerg Gebers is no poet, but he is prepared to go to great lengths to travel from Shanghai back to his home in Stuttgart without leaving a carbon footprint.

After four years in China working for German engineering and technology company Bosch, he is returning home in a submarine-shaped, four-wheel bike called velomobile.

The 12,000-kilometer, 10-week route he mapped out will pass through the deserts of northwestern China and continue through Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine and Poland. He left Shanghai two weeks ago.

Read more in Shanghai Daily

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