Stats & Stuff

Last update: 2017-01-24 from Mendoza, Argentina

The Basics:

  • Days on the road: 689
  • Countries cycled: 29
  • Distance covered: 23 844 km
  • Time in the saddle: 2221 h
  • Cookies eaten: Lifetime’s worth

The Uphills:

  • Totally climbed: ~ 204 000 meter (28 Everests)
  • Highest point: 4797 meter. Tibetan plateau, China
  • Highest campspot: 4341 meter
  • Max daily climb: 2200 meter. Northern Laos

The Awards:

  • Favorite country: Impossible! Tajikistan, China & Australia?
  • Friendliest people: Iran.
  • Best food: Malaysia!
  • Most beautiful road: Shokhdara valley, Tajikistan
  • Best dressed: Turkmenistan women. Simply stunning!
  • Craziest night skies: Pamirs, Tajikistan & Tibetan plateau, China

The Cycling:

  • Average daily distance: 84 km
  • Max daily distance: 160 km
  • Min daily distance: 19 km
  • Top speed: 72.18 km/h – Sorry Mom!
  • Max saddle time: 9 h 52 min

The Extremes:

  • Water on bike: 24 Liters. Australia’s Outback
  • Days without shower: 11 days. Tanami Desert, Australia.
  • Saddle days without rest: 15 days. Yushu – Shangri-La in China
  • Temperature while cycling: 51 degrees. Karakum Desert, Turkmenistan.

The Headaches:

  • Flat tyres: 24
  • Food poisionings: 2
  • Most dog attacks: Northern Greece & Northwest Sichuan, China
  • Craziest bureaucracy: Uzbekistan & Turkmenistan
  • Strongest headwind: Karakum Desert, Turkmenistan
  • Coldest camping: Tibetan plateau, China. – 14°C inside morning tent
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