In Summary - EuropeWritten on May 29th, 2018 by The Reads
From: Bosham, UK to Rhodes, Greece
No. days on the bike: 75 days
No. days off the bike: 8 days
Total distance: 4,914 kms (3,053 miles) - equivalent to 3.5 trips from Lands End to John O’Groats (UK) or 2.3 times Cape Reinga to Bluff (NZ)
Average distance per day: 65 kms
Total hours riding: 374
Average hours per day: 5
Total ascent: 58,864 m - equivalent to 6.6 times up Mt. Everest
See Strava - @readcycleread - for full route details.
Tent: 47 wild camps & 12 campsite nights
Warmshowers: 12 nights
Hostel/BnB: 5 nights
Ferry: 2 nights
With a local: 3 nights
Average cost per day: £35 (including all transport costs) - quite amazing considering Jules’ voracious appetite!!
Money raised for the **World Land Trust**
£2,067 - thank you!
JustGiving page: justgiving.com/fundraising/readcycleread
Items lost :(
Clickstand - Milly now has to find a tree, wall, or other suitably sturdy object to lean her bike against every time we stop. Replacement will be ordered!!!
Pair of pants!
X cup & bowls (silicone splits - they’re 8 years old so not so bad)
Hole in thermorest, on day 8! Patched up nicely.
Screw on Jules Shimano sandal cleat
Jules’ rear mudguard rivets sheared off from rocks on road -fixed with cable ties.
Jules’ rear mudguard flap came loose - fixed with cable ties.
Jules’ bottom bracket came loose - once in Switzerland and again in Albania.