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Month 21

Month 21

10 March – 9 April 2015 Countries USA (total 17) Distance 2,265.20km (total 27,787.47km) Climb 13,186m (total 240,157m) Longest day 132.13km, Choctaw Lake, Tombigbee National Forest to Tupelo, MS, USA (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 56.7kmh (fastest so far: 68.8kmh) Punctures 4 (total 47; Will leads 31-16) And while we’re on the subject Our...
Month 20

Month 20

10 February – 9 March 2015 Countries Mexico & USA (total 17) Distance 1,775.23km (total 25,522.27km) Climb 7,640m (total 226,971m) Longest day 138.04km, Navasota to Shepherd in Texas, USA (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 50.1kmh (fastest so far: 68.8kmh) Punctures 6 (total 43; Will leads 28-15) Touring cyclists encountered 3 (total 94) Best breakfast...
Month 19

Month 19

10 January – 9 February 2015 Countries Mexico (total 16) Distance 1,390.06km (total 23,747.04km) Climb 14,346m (total 219,331m) Longest day 111.03km, San Luis Potosí to El Huizache in Mexico (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 60.7kmh (fastest so far: 68.8kmh) Punctures 3 (total 37; Will leads 26-11, and suspects it might be time for a...
Month 18

Month 18

10 December 2014 – 9 January 2015 Countries Mexico (total 16) Distance 1,001.78km (total 22,356.96km) Climb 12,238m (total 204,985m) Longest day 121.56km, Tehuacán to Puebla in Mexico (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 68.8kmh (fastest so far; we’re not coming home until we’ve passed the 70kmh barrier) Punctures 2 (total 34; Will leads 23-11) Touring...
Month 17

Month 17

10 November – 9 December 2014 Countries Mexico (total 16) Distance 2,251.34km (total 21,355.18km) Climb 7,094m (total 192,747m) Longest day 151.77km, Champotón to Ciudad del Carmen in Mexico (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 53.5kmh (fastest so far: 67.4kmh) Punctures 4 (total 32; Will leads 23-9) Touring cyclists encountered 12 (total 88) Longest stretch in...
Veinte mil

Veinte mil

When Will pulled into the Guatemalan town of Huehuetenango a month ago, his eyes met those of a tall, lanky man who’d just stepped out of a minibus. The man was wearing a giant rucksack, which led Will to assume that he was a backpacker. However, when he immediately pointed to Will’s panniers, acknowledging with...
Month 16

Month 16

10 October – 9 November 2014 Countries El Salvador, Guatemala & Mexico (both of us), plus Nicaragua & Honduras (just Ruth; total 16) Distance 1,404.50km (total 19,103.84km) Climb 14,647m (total 185,653m) Longest day 152.92km, Chablé to Francisco Escárcega in Mexico (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 64.6kmh (fastest so far: 67.4kmh) Punctures 3 (total 28;...
Month 15

Month 15

10 September – 9 October 2014 Countries Costa Rica & Nicaragua (both of us), plus Honduras & El Salvador (just Will; total 14) Distance 1,692.18km (total 17,699.34km) Climb 15,879m (total 171,006m) Longest day 119.12km, Masaya to León in Nicaragua (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 67.2kmh (fastest so far: 67.4kmh) Punctures 1 (total 25; Will...
Month 14

Month 14

10 August – 9 September 2014 Countries Colombia, Panama & Costa Rica (total 11) Distance 1,450.86km (total 16,007.16km) Climb 12,542m (total 155,127m) Longest day 147.17km, Santiago de Tolú to Cartagena de Indias in Colombia (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 66.5kmh (fastest so far: 67.4kmh) Punctures 1 (total 24; Will leads 17-7) Touring cyclists encountered...
South America redux

South America redux

click here for a larger version of the map Continents 1 Countries 9 Nights 408 Days of cycling 186 Distance 15,297.62km Climb 148,577m 100km days 49 Punctures 23 Broken spokes 4 Chains 5 Touring cyclists encountered 66 Passport stamps accumulated 56 Bottles of sunscreen used 8 Socks lost 3 Headphones broken 5 Hospitals & medical...
Month 13

Month 13

10 July – 9 August 2014 Countries Colombia (total 9) Distance 964.51km (total 14,556.30km) Climb 16,422m (total 142,585m) Longest day 136.57km, Popayán to Cali in Colombia (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 65.3kmh (fastest so far: 67.4kmh) Punctures 1 (total 23; Will leads 16-7) Touring cyclists encountered 1 (total 65) Planes 2 (total 6) Most...
Month 12

Month 12

10 June – 9 July 2014 Have we really been gone a year? Apparently so. Thank you for reading this far. Countries Ecuador & Colombia (total 9) Distance 1,089.02km (total 13,591.79km) Climb 20,234m (total 126,163m) Longest day 96.49km, Latacunga to Quito in Ecuador (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 67.4kmh (fastest so far: 67.4kmh) Punctures...