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    New Zealand

    Day 715 – 24MAR08: Sydney -> Christchurch (air)

    Day 716 – 25MAR08: Christchurch

    Day 717 – 26MAR08:

    Christchurch -> Rakaia Gorge (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 83
    Time on bike : 3h 46m
    Brutto time: 15.10 – 19.20
    Avg : 21.9 km/h
    Max.speed: 55.7
    Total (km) : 27.950

    Day 718 – 27MAR08:

    Rakaia Gorge -> Kimbell (wild camp, yarn)
    Distance (km) : 140
    Time on bike : 7h 31m
    Brutto time: 08.55 – 19.30
    Avg : 18.6 km/h
    Max.speed: 61.8
    Total (km) : 28.090

    Day 719 – 28MAR08:

    Kimbell -> Twizel (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 93
    Time on bike : 5h 40m
    Brutto time: 09.20 – 18.00
    Avg : 16.4 km/h
    Max.speed: 59.6
    Total (km) : 28.182

    Day 720 – 29MAR08:
    Twizel -> Mt. Cook Village

    Day 721 – 30MAR08:
    Mt. Cook Tramping

    Day 722 – 31MAR08:

    Twizel -> Oamaru (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 155
    Time on bike : 7h 18m
    Brutto time: 11.00 – 20.00
    Avg : 21.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 49.2
    Total (km) : 28.344

    Day 723 – 01APR08:

    Oamaru -> Palmerston (camper van, free)
    Distance (km) : 70
    Time on bike : 4h 48m
    Brutto time: 11.30 – 18.00
    Avg : 14.6 km/h
    Max.speed: 61.7
    Total (km) : 28.414

    Day 724 – 02APR08:

    Palmerston -> Dunedin (backpacker’s)
    Distance (km) : 60
    Time on bike : 4h 20m
    Brutto time: 09.55 – 16.30
    Avg : 13.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 51.3
    Total (km) : 28.475

    Day 725 – 03APR08:
    Dunedin (rest day)

    Day 726 – 04APR08:

    Dunedin -> Nugget Point (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 122
    Time on bike : 7h 26m
    Brutto time: 10.30 – 20.00
    Avg : 16.3 km/h
    Max.speed: 78.3 (yihaa!)
    Total (km) : 28.596

    Day 727 – 05APR08:

    Nugget Point -> Waikawa Bay (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 88
    Time on bike : 5h 30m
    Brutto time: 10.00 – 18.30
    Avg : 15.9 km/h
    Max.speed: 66.5
    Total (km) : 28.684

    Day 728 – 06APR08:

    Waikawa Bay -> Invercargill (hostel)
    Distance (km) : 88
    Time on bike : 5h 33m
    Brutto time: 11.00 – 17.30
    Avg : 15.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 50.0
    Total (km) : 28.772

    Day 729 – 07APR08:
    Invercargill (rest day)

    Day 730 – 08APR08:
    Invercargill -> Tuatapere (hostel)
    Distance (km) : 86
    Time on bike : 4h 46m
    Brutto time: 10.25 – 16.00
    Avg : 18.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 43.8
    Total (km) : 28.858

    Day 731 – 09APR08:
    Tuatapere (rest day)

    Day 732 – 10APR08:

    Tuatapere -> Te Anau (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 103
    Time on bike : 6h 05m
    Brutto time: 11.00 – 18.00
    Avg : 17.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 57.6
    Total (km) : 28.962

    Day 733 – 11APR08:

    Te Anau -> Milford Sound (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 123
    Time on bike : 7h 40m
    Brutto time: 08.35 – 19.00
    Avg : 16.1 km/h
    Max.speed: 74.8 !
    Total (km) : 29.085

    Day 734 – 12APR08:

    Milford Sound -> Upper Eglinton (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 33
    Time on bike : 1h 44m
    Brutto time: 15.00 – 17.15
    Avg : 19.1 km/h
    Max.speed: 67.6
    Total (km) : 29.118

    Day 735 – 13APR08:

    Upper Eglinton -> Te Anau (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 76
    Time on bike : 3h 45m
    Brutto time: 11.00 – 16.00
    Avg : 20.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 49.2
    Total (km) : 29.194

    Day 736 – 14APR08:

    Te Anau -> Garston (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 109
    Time on bike : 5h 15m
    Brutto time: 10.15 – 17.00
    Avg : 20.7 km/h
    Max.speed: 49.2
    Total (km) : 29.304

    Day 737 – 15APR08:

    Garston -> Queenstown (hostel)
    Distance (km) : 66
    Time on bike : 3h 20m
    Brutto time: 09.10 – 14.00
    Avg : 20.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 57.6
    Total (km) : 29.371

    Day 738 – 16APR08:
    Queenstown rest day

    Day 739 – 17APR08:

    Queenstown -> Wanaka (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 82
    Time on bike : 5h 20m
    Brutto time: 10.25 – 17.00
    Avg : 15.6 km/h
    Max.speed: 63.1
    Total (km) : 29.452

    Day 740 – 18APR08:

    Wanaka -> Pleasant Flat (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 99
    Time on bike : 6h 0m
    Brutto time: 09.00 – 17.30
    Avg : 16.5 km/h
    Max.speed: 66.3
    Total (km) : 29.551

    Day 741 – 19APR08:

    Pleasant Flat -> Lake Paringa (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 98
    Time on bike : 5h 10m
    Brutto time: 09.00 – 16.45
    Avg : 18.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 58.4
    Total (km) : 29.649

    Day 742 – 20APR08:

    Lake Paringa -> Fox Glacier (wild camp, rugby field)
    Distance (km) : 80
    Time on bike : 4h 17m
    Brutto time: 09.45 – 16.00
    Avg : 18.8 km/h
    Max.speed: ?
    Total (km) : 29.730

    Day 743 – 21APR08:

    Fox Glacier -> Franz Josef Glacier (hostel)
    Distance (km) : 33
    Time on bike : 2h 10m
    Brutto time: 07.55 – 14.00
    Avg : 15.3 km/h
    Max.speed: 57.6
    Total (km) : 29.762

    Day 744 – 22APR08:
    Franz Josef Glacier rest / walking day
    Day trip: 10 km

    Day 745 – 23APR08:

    Franz Josef Glacier -> Hari Hari (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 65
    Time on bike : 3h 42m
    Brutto time: 13.00 – 17.00
    Avg : 17.6 km/h
    Max.speed: 52.7
    Total (km) : 29.837

    Day 746 – 24APR08:

    Hari Hari -> Greymouth (hostel, world class)
    Distance (km) : 116
    Time on bike : 6h 25m
    Brutto time: 09.30 – 17.00
    Avg : 18.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 48.7
    Total (km) : 29.953

    Day 747 – 25APR08:
    Greymouth (daytrip: 12 km)

    Day 748 – 26APR08:

    Greymouth -> Westport (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 103
    Time on bike : 5h 42m
    Brutto time: 09.10 – 17.30
    Avg : 18.1 km/h
    Max.speed: 54.3
    Total (km) : 30.068!

    Day 749 – 27APR08:

    Westport -> Murchison (wild camp, memorial park)
    Distance (km) : 101
    Time on bike : 5h 55m
    Brutto time: 09.30 – 17.10
    Avg : 17.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 56.7
    Total (km) : 30.169

    Day 750 – 28APR08:

    Murchison -> Nelson (family acc, campervan!)
    Distance (km) : 122
    Time on bike : 6h 32m
    Brutto time: 08.30 – 17.15
    Avg : 16.6 km/h
    Max.speed: 65.3
    Total (km) : 30.291

    Day 751 – 29APR08:
    Nelson rest day

    Day 752 – 30APR08:
    Nelson -> Collingwood/Golden Bay -> Nelson (free ride)

    Day 753 – 01MAY08:
    Nelson rest day

    Day 754 – 02MAY08:

    Nelson -> Picton (hostel)
    Distance (km) : 114
    Time on bike : 6h 20m
    Brutto time: 11.00 – 18.00 (dark already!)
    Avg : 18.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 69.8!
    Total (km) : 30.419

    Day 755 – 03MAY08:

    Picton (South Isl.) -> Wellington (North Isl.) (ferry, hostel)
    Distance (km) : 6
    Total (km) : 30.425

    Day 756 – 04MAY08:
    Wellington

    Day 757 – 05MAY08:
    Wellington

    Day 758 – 06MAY08:
    Wellington

    Day 759 – 07MAY08:
    Wellington

    Day 760 – 08MAY08:
    Wellington

    Day 761 – 09MAY08:

    Wellington -> Palmerston North (private acc.)
    Distance (km) : 99
    Time on bike : 5h 29m
    Brutto time: 09.15 – 18.45
    Avg : 18.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 59.4
    Total (km) : 30.531

    Day 762 – 10MAY08:
    Caving south-east of Palmerston North

    Day 763 – 11MAY08:
    Palmerston North

    Day 764 – 12MAY08:

    Palmerston North -> Wanganui (private acc.)
    Distance (km) : 76
    Time on bike : 3h 44m
    Brutto time: 12.00 – 16.45
    Avg : 20.4 km/h
    Max.speed: 48.9
    Total (km) : 30.608

    Day 765 – 13MAY08:

    Wanganui -> National Park (private house)
    Distance (km) : 127
    Time on bike : 7h 50m
    Brutto time: 08.30 – 18.00
    Avg : 16.2 km/h
    Max.speed: 56.7
    Total (km) : 30.735

    Day 766 – 14MAY08:
    0 km. Rest day in National Park Village.

    Day 767 – 15MAY08:

    Tongariro Crossing. 23 km trekking.

    Day 768 – 16MAY08:

    National Park -> Taupo (hostel)
    Distance (km) : 104
    Time on bike : 5h 13m
    Brutto time: 10.45 – 16.45
    Avg : 20.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 64.0
    Total (km) : 30.842

    Day 769 – 17MAY08:

    Day 770 – 18MAY08:
    Taupo rest day

    Day 771 – 19MAY08:

    Taupo -> Rotorua (hostel)
    Distance (km) : 87
    Time on bike : 4h 33m
    Brutto time: 09.10 – 17.15
    Avg : 19.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 48.5
    Total (km) : 30.964

    Day 772 – 20MAY08:
    Rotorua rest day

    Day 773 – 21MAY08:

    Day 774 – 22MAY08:

    Rotorua -> Ohope, Whakatane (private)
    Distance (km) : 103
    Time on bike : 5h 27m
    Brutto time: 10.30 – 17.00
    Avg : 18.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 66.5
    Total (km) : 31.118

    Day 775 – 23MAY08:

    Day 776 – 24MAY08:
    Ohope -> East Cape -> Ohope (by car)

    Day 777 – 25MAY08:
    0 km etc.

    Day 778 – 26MAY08:

    Ohope -> Mt. Maunganui (hostel)

    Distance (km) : 102
    Time on bike : 4h 10m
    Brutto time: 10.05 – 15.15
    Avg : 24.0! km/h
    Max.speed: 64.3
    Total (km) : 31.220

    Day 779 – 27MAY08:

    Mt. Maunganui -> Waihi (private)

    Distance (km) : 71
    Time on bike : 3h 49m
    Brutto time: 08.30 – 14.15
    Avg : 18.5 km/h
    Max.speed: 56.6
    Total (km) : 31.291

    Day 780 – 28MAY08:

    Waihi -> Tairua (wild camp)

    Distance (km) : 72
    Time on bike : 4h 0m
    Brutto time: 10.55 – 17.00
    Avg : 18.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 58.2
    Total (km) : 31.363

    Day 781 – 29MAY08:

    Tairua -> Opito (private back yard camp)

    Distance (km) : 79
    Time on bike : 4h 57
    Brutto time: 08.50 – 17.15
    Avg : 15.9 km/h
    Max.speed: 61.5
    Total (km) : 31.442

    Day 782 – 30MAY08:
    0 km etc.

    Day 783 – 31MAY08:

    Opito -> Tapu (wild camp)

    Distance (km) : 76
    Time on bike : 5h 10
    Brutto time: 09.30 – 17.00
    Avg : 14.7 km/h
    Max.speed: 81.0!
    Total (km) : 31.518

    Day 784 – 01JUN08:

    Tapu -> Clevedon (sports club camp)

    Distance (km) : 111
    Time on bike : 6h 18m
    Brutto time: 08.25 – 16.00
    Avg : 17.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 49.4
    Total (km) : 31.630

    Day 785 – 02JUN08:

    Clevedon -> Auckland (private)

    Distance (km) : 46
    Time on bike : 3h 16m
    Brutto time: 09.30 – 14.00
    Avg : 14.1 km/h
    Max.speed: 63.6
    Total (km) : 31.676

    Day 786 – 03JUN08:

    Day 787 – 04JUN08:

    Day 788 – 05JUN08:

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    Day 791 – 08JUN08:

    Day 792 – 09JUN08:

    Auckland, NZ -> Niutoua, Tonga (air and bike, wild camp)

    Distance (km) : 31
    Time on bike : 2h 27m
    Brutto time: 13.00 – 17.30
    Avg : 12.6 km/h
    Max.speed: 51.3
    Total (km) : 31.771

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