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    Odd stats and the like

    Updated 16JAN2008, Melbourne, Australia

    Total km on bike: 25.950
    Flat tyres: Approx. 9 (+ 7 in a day due to “inner tube problems”)
    Stopped by police: 3 times (all friendly, curious)
    Stopped by Australian police for not wearing a helmet: 5 times
    Stopped by Australian police for not wearing a helmet: 5 times
    Number of fines for not wearing a helmet in Australia: 0
    Stopped by bird flu check points: 5 times (Romania, 2006)
    Waiting time at border crossings: Not too many…
    Bike crashes: 1 (Tibet)
    Bad belly: 2
    Insects in the mouth: Numerous
    Insects in the eyes: Numerous
    Number of Australian bush flies: Minimum 865.750.000.000
    Longest period without a shower: Approx. 14 days (Tibet, 2006)
    Fastest cycling day: 26.1 km/h (116 km Day 567, Australia)
    Longest cycling day: 10h 22m (Australian outback)
    Number of survived earthquakes: 1 (Western Java, 2007)
    Max. temperature on a cycling day: 42 C (Australian outback)
    Min. temperature inside my tent: -13 C (Tibetan Plateau)
    Max. km. in a day: 226 (from Glendambo, OZ outback)
    Min. km. in a day: 36
    Min. expenses in a day: 0 USD
    Max. speed: 82,5 km/h, near Lake Tatvan, eastern Turkey – yeehaa!
    Max. litres of liquid consumer in a day: 22 L (OZ outback)
    Days travelling: 647
    Cycling days: N/A
    Number of tooth brushes: 3
    Visa expenses: N/A
    Number of tyres changed: 4
    Number of postcards sent: 0
    Number of underwear worn out: 4

    Updated 20JUL07, Singapore

    Total km on bike: 18.400
    Flat tyres: Approx. 8 (+ 7 in a day due to “inner tube problems”)
    Stopped by police: 3 times (all friendly, curious)
    Stopped by bird flu check points: 5 times
    Waiting time at border crossings: Not too many…
    Bike crashes: 1 (Tibet)
    Bad belly: 2
    Insects in the mouth: Numerous
    Insects in the eyes: Numerous
    Max. km. in a day: 175 (leaving Kashgar, China)
    Min. km. in a day: 36
    Min. expenses in a day: 0 USD
    Max. expenses in a day: Ca. 37 USD
    Max. speed: 82,5 km/h, near Lake Tatvan, eastern Turkey – yeehaa!
    Days travelling: 467
    Cycling days: 175
    Distance pr. cycling day: 105 km
    Number of tooth brushes: 3
    Visa expenses: N/A
    Number of tyres changed: 2

    Updated 14FEB07, Sapa, Vietnam

    Total km on bike: 13.610
    Flat tyres: Approx. 5 (+ 7 in a day due to “inner tube problems”)
    Stopped by police: 3 times (all friendly, curious)
    Stopped by bird flu check points: 5 times
    Waiting time at border crossings: Not too many…
    Bike crashes: 1 (Tibet)
    Bad belly: 2
    Insects in the mouth: Numerous
    Insects in the eyes: Numerous
    Max. km. in a day: 175 (leaving Kashgar, China)
    Min. km. in a day: 36
    Min. expenses in a day: 0 USD
    Max. expenses in a day: Ca. 37 USD
    Max. speed: 82,5 km/h, near Lake Tatvan, eastern Turkey – yeehaa!
    Days travelling: 467
    Cycling days: 175
    Distance pr. cycling day: 105 km
    Number of tooth brushes: 3
    Visa expenses:
    Number of tyres changed: 2

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