|One Continent Down Six More To Go|
An update from SuperCylingMan on his "7 Continents World Cycle"
He is pedalling round the planet for many reasons, including: to raise £100,000 for charity, to educate children about the world and to encourage children and adults to be more active and get on their bikes.
Distance cycled this month:
from Vienna (Austria) to Skopje (Macedonia): 1585 km
Total distance covered so far: 8152 km
Number of countries visited: 14
14 (England, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey)
Number of schools visited/spoken to online: 13
Bananas eaten: 249
Different houses slept in:
Different places wild camped:
Strangest place slept in:
Weight of bike and bags:
My weight in Istanbul:
My weight in UK:
Number of punctures: 0 - ("Schwalbe tyres, I LOVE you!")
Charity fundraising total: £11,884.87
SuperCyclingMan wristbands sold: 537
Things I have been given: a ridiculous number of items of food and drink, places to stay, directions, some super generous donations to help keep the adventure going, honks from traffic (mostly supportive), countless high 5s and smiles, two wooly hats, a jar of homemade pepper spread, 5 bags of chilli peppers, a home-made massage brush made of goose feathers, 1 amazing bike service (thank you Shimano!), 1 spontaneous bike repair in a bike shop in France (merci beaucoup), a tube of insect bite cream, a mini tube of toothpaste, a tube of suncream, a tube of Voltarol, 2 cinema tickets, 2 hotel rooms, a mobile phone holder, a pair of sunglasses, a pair of socks, 4 bike caps, 2 reflective bands, 3 rubber bracelets, 2 complete football strips from Parma F.C, a bottle of Ouzo, a smiley face bike bell, a Serbian flag, a customised SuperCyclingMan cupcake, a river tour in Rotterdam, a small wooden lucky charm…and a necklace, that I’m now wearing… I’ve never worn a necklace in my life… until now.
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