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The First Annual Chongming Island Crayfish Festival

Finished Ended on Sun Oct 28, 2012
Factory Five (Jiangsu Lu)
1/F, Bdlg 5, 876 Jiangsu Lu, near Huashan Lu


The dudes from Factory Five bicycles have a weekend-long bike trip in the works. They ride 30 km out to Baoshan port and cruise over to Chongming Island. Then on onto the Good Earth Project 2 sustainable black rice farm to eat a meal prepared by Chef Austin Hu of Madison. Overnight accommodation will be in a local hotel. After breakfast, they'll ride back to Shanghai. To sign up, send an email to with your name, email address, phone number, and any specifics on who you'd like to share a room with. 380rmb per person. See the full itinerary after the jump.

Saturday 27th October: 11h00 Meet at F5, register, put bags on the van 11h30-14h30 ride to Baoshan port (~30km) 15h00 Ferry departs for Chongming 15h30 Ferry arrives to Chongming Xinhe port 15h30-16h30 ride to GEP2 farm (~15km) 16h30-19h00 check into rooms 19h00 Etouffee crayfish supper by Austin Hu’s Madison (with plenty of beer and live jazz) Sunday 28th October: 07h00 – 10h00 Breakfast when you wake 11h00 – Ride back to Shanghai (or return at your own will on a different ferry)