Jump to content

Impressionnant - 170,000km - 1126 jours - 70 pays!!!


Recommended Posts

Beaucoup de Ridaventuriers connaissent ce couple qui ont écrit un RR impressionnant sur ADV. L'info ci-dessous est pour ceux qui n'ont pas eu la chance de les suivre pendant leur périple de 3 ans autour du monde.






Time taken: 1126 days

Distance covered: 170 564 kilometers (105 984 miles)

Countries visited: 71 (Estonia, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, Mexico, United States of America, Canada, Australia, Timor Leste, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Republic of South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Angola, Congo, Gabon, Cameroon, Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, (Western Sahara), Morocco, (Gibraltar), Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia)

Nights slept in the tent: 369

Highest temperature: +46C (114.8F) (Dasht-e-Lut desert, Islamic Republic of Iran)

Lowest temperature: -2C (Bolivian Altiplano)

Longest day by distance: 970 kilometeres (603 miles) (Argentina)

Longest day by hours: 17 hours (Alaska, USA)

Highest speed: 167 km/h (104 mph) (following Dakar race in Argentina)

Highest point: 5385 meters (17 667 ft) (GPS data, Chang La, Indian Himalayas - which registered higher than the famous Khardung La we also crossed)

Lowest point: -152 meters (-499 ft) below sealevel (Lac Assal, Djibouti - the lowest point in Africa)

Southermost point: S 54° 51’ 17,5’’ (Lapataia, Ushuaia, Argentina)

Northernmost point: N 70° 13’ 10,5’’ (Deadhorse, Alaska, USA)

Offroad crashes: 55

Onroad crashes: 1

Crashes with other vehicles: 4 (does not include small "bumps")

Stops by the police: 37 (does not include checkpoints and military posts)

Fines requested by corrupt police: 3 (never paid)

Warnings from traffic police: 3

Real fines from traffic officences: 0

Serious illnesses endured (does not cover regular fevers, diarrhea etc): 5 (altitude sickness, bronchitis, dysentery, food poisoning, malaria)

Stolen items: 3 (digital camera, bottle of engine oil and wood spirit for camping cooker)

Lost items: 5 (hat, 2 straw mats, socks and undies)

Distance covered together with other motorcycles: 1140 km (712 mi)

Piston strokes: approx 816 000 000

Breakdowns: 3 (completely destroyed tyre in Brazil, seized FD bearing in Laos, collapsed rear subframe in Kenya)

Serious technical issues: 13 (6x Wilbers rear shock, 2x Öhlins rear shock, 2x gearbox bearing, 2x broken rear subframe, 1x bursted fueltank with crash)

Bike washes: 11

Fuel burned: 8500 liters (2246 US gallons)

Engine oil used: 76 liters (80 US quarts)

Engine oil filters used: 16

Air filters used: 10

Front tyres used: 11

Rear tyres used: 15

Punctured tyres: 10

Front brakepad sets used: 6

Rear brakepad sets used: 7

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.