Georgy Goncharov

Honorary RCTC member

Georgy Goncharov

Georgy Goncharov was born in 1930. Now used to teach Turkish in the Diplomatic Academy in Moscow. The Guinness Record Book breaker. He did more than 70 bicycle trips for 48 years.

Guinness book

144 000 km for 44 years

Russian cyclists With Pope

Georgy with Pope John Paul II

Map of Goncharov's bicycle trips

Routes of Georgy in the USSR

In 2002 Georgy crossed Canada from Vancouver to Halifax (6962 km in 38 days)

Georgy thanks Christine Rousseu (Canada) and Russian air company Aeroflot for having made it possible to make this ride.

Canada map

Nova-Scotia Chronicle Gerald: Moscovite Russian around quite nicely on two wheels

The Great Britain trip of Georgy in 2003

Russian OAP saddles up for tour of Scotland (the article in the Press and Journal)

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