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Sossusvlei, Namiba

Madagaskar

elephants crossing Luangwa River, Zambia

birch forest near Barnaul, Russia

Route

  • Duration: 1137 days (3 years, 41 days) Sep 27th 2012 - Nov 7th 2015
  • Distance: 70,422km
  • of which on dirt roads: 14,057km
  • Vertically climbed meters: 619,355m
Countries Duration Distance dirt Road vertical climb
Madagascar 60 days
(9/28/2012 - 11/26)
2485km 448km 25,544Hm 42 days 15 days 1 day 1 day 2 days
South Africa 72 days
(11/27 - 12/5 / 12/13 - 12/5 / 1/1 - 2/24)
5015km 682km 59,127Hm 46 days 14 days 6 days 4 days 4 days
Swaziland 7 days
(12/6 - 12/12)
449km 87km 6,607Hm 3 days 1 days 3 days    
Lesotho 11 days
(12/21 - 12/31)
691km 240km 14,685Hm 8 days 2 days     1 day
Namibia 62 days
(2/25 - 4/26/2013)
4128km 2575km 22,141Hm  57 days 3 days 1 day 1 day  
Botswana 14 days
(4/27 - 5/10)
1144km 22km 1027Hm 14 days        
Zimbabwe 2 days
(5/11 - 5/12)
74km 0km 331Hm 10 days 8 days 7 days 4 days  
Zambia 18 days
(5/13 - 5/30)
1263km 23km 7814Hm 16 days   1 day 1 day  
Malawi 20 days
(6/1 - 6/20)
1770km 101km 10,839Hm 15 days 2 days 1 day 2 days  
Tanzania 34 days
(6/21 - 7/24)
2411km 520km 20,781Hm 19 days 13 days 2 day    
Kenya 37 days
(7/25 - 8/10 / 8/24 - 9/12)
1820km 441km 14,431Hm 21 days 9 days 2 days 2 days 3 days
Uganda 13 days
(8/11 - 8/23)
1139km 40km 9,168Hm 9 days 3 days 1 day    
Ethiopia 31 days
(9/13 - 10/13)
1878km 240km 19,004Hm 18 days 4 days 4 days 2 days 3 days
Sudan 23 days
(10/14 - 11/5)
1555km 10km 2,136Hm 23 days        
Egypt 10 days
(11/6 - 11/15)
847km 9km 4,165Hm 10 days        
Israel 23 days
(11/16 - 12/9)
1261km 39km 10,705Hm 17 days 3 days 1 day 3 days  
Jordan 12 days
(12/10 - 12/21)
382km 0km 4,502Hm 6 days 2 days 1 day 2 days 1 day
India 97 days
(12/21 - 2/4/2014 / 3/12 - 3/31 / 4/22 - 4/23)
5658km 627km 55,331Hm 48 days 24 days 12 days 7 days 6 days
Nepal 35 days
(2/5 - 3/11.2014)
1539km 106km 14,167Hm 20 days 11 days 1 day 2 days 1 day
Bhutan 21 days
(4/1 - 4/21)
1101km 57km 20,362Hm 11 days 9 days 1 day    
Hongkong 17 days
(5/24 - 6/9)
0km 0km 0Hm 11 days 3 days   3 days  
China 38 days
(6/10 - 7/10 / 10/1 - 10/8)
2803km 123km 16,672Hm 22 days 7 days 2 days 4 days 3 days
Russla 29 days
(7/10 - 8/7)
2488km 359km 17,290Hm 16 days 6 days 2 days 4 days 1 day
Mongolia 54 days
(8/8 - 9/30)
3203km 2085km 26,576Hm 35 days 7 days 2 days   2 days
Singapore 16 days
(10/9 - 10/24)
89km 0km 197m 11 days     5 days  
Philippines 52 days
(10/25 - 12/16)
2625km 95km 21,101Hm 36 days 6 days 6 days 4 days  
Indonesia 28 days
(12/17 - 1/13/2015)
922km 4km 9,568Hm 14 days 4 days 4 days 6 days  
New Zealand 130 days
(1/15 - 5/24)
8292km 1573km 77,526Hm 50 days 36 days 18 days 13 days 12 days
Alaska (USA) 24 days
(5/24 - 6/16)
1647km 557km 19’929Hm 9 days 7 days 2 days 4 days 2 days
Canada 47 days
(6/17 - 8/2)
4283km 636km 37,232Hm 25 days 6 days 7 days 8 days 2 days
USA 97 days
(8/3 - 11/72015)
7599km 2388km 70,407Hm 77 days 11 days 5 days 2 days 2 days

 

Breakdowns

Kilometer Date Defect Reason
558 10/11/12 flat tire, rear wire
2,405 11/19/12 flat tire, rear wire
4,700 12/25/12 flat tire, rear wire
8,100 2/17/13 flat tire, front thorn
8,130 2/17/13 flat tire, rear thorn
12,260 4/20/13 flat tire, rear thorn
16,000 6/9/13 gear cable torn  
18,400 7/12/13 flat tire, rear nail
22,172 9/11/13 flat tire, rear thorn
22,512 9/16/13 flat tire thorn
27,250 11/25/13 flat tire front thorn
29,180 1/3/2014 flat tire rear metal piece
29,420 1/6/2014 flat tire rear wire
31,105 1/29/2014 flat tire rear wire
31,190 1/31/2014 flat tire front thorn
36,600 6/14/2014 flat tire rear valve ripped out
38,500 7/6/2014 flat tire rear wire
40,100 7/27/2014 front rack broken (welded) fatigue
42,645 8/26/2014 rear tire slashed (sewn with gear cable) touched V-breaks...
43,905 9/20/2014 back derailleur ripped off (screwed back together) ice
49,400 1/30/2015 front rack broken  
53,800 3/27/2015 derailleur broke off chain jammed
66,100 9/11/2015 flat tire rear thorn
66,200 9/12/2015 flat tire front nail

Replaced stuff

Kilometer Date What Reason
4,360 12/20/2012 new brake pads  
8,700 2/25/2013 new back wheel tire (was not new)  
10,125 3/19/2013 2 new chains, cassette, middle chain wheel  
18,975 7/20/2013 2 new chains  
20,600 8/142013 new cassette, middle chain wheel. new tyre on back wheel (the current now moved to the front)  
28,100 12/16/2013 new cassette, middle chain wheel. new tyre on back wheel (the current now moved to the front), new gear cables, new break pads rear  
36,500 05/29/2014 new bottom bracket, 2 new chains, new cassette, new middle chain wheel. new tyre on back wheel, new gear cables, new break cables  
37,175 06/19/2014 Ball bearings replaced on rear hub  
45,057 10/23/2014 new tires, 2 new chains, cassette, middle chain wheel, derailleur and shifter rear, gear cables  
48,600 1/16/2015 new V-brake back, new hub dynamo, new front rack V-brake: spring broken; hub dynamo: didn't work anymore for the last 3 month
49,400 1/30/2015 new front rack  
49,850 2/6/2015 new bottom bracket  
53,800 3/29/2015 new tires, new derailleur  
55,000 4/14/2015 new cassette, chains and middle chain wheel  
59,280 6/25/2015 new bottom bracket  
63,300 8/7/2015 new cassette, chains and middle chain wheel  
66,000 9/10/2015 new tires front & rear  

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