Week 1: Stats

Weight of bikes with loaded panniers (KG):  44 (Matthieu), 52 (Oli)

Kilometers:  441

Sore bums: 2 (both Oli’s cheeks)

Tendinitis strain: 1 (Matthieu but only for half a day!)

Number of times lost because of GPS:  5

Number of times lost because of Oli (designated map reader): 2

Number of times lost because of Matthieu (designated chef): 0

If anyone can say this town's name five times in a row we'll send you 1,000 Mao

If anyone can say this town’s name five times in a row we’ll send you 1,000 Mao

Cities larger than Paris cycled through:  4

Credit cards left home: 1

Computers left home: 1

Cost (US$) to deliver above items 200km: under 3

The delivery man found the only two white guys in a 100km radius to deliver our package. Hero. Pure and simple. Thank you Mr Scooter chap (not DHL).

The delivery man found the only two white guys in a 100km radius to deliver our package. Hero. Pure and simple. Thank you Mr Scooter chap (not DHL).

Times we heard “laowai, laowai” (foreigner, foreigner):  236

Days of rain: 0

Punctures: 0 (touch wood)

Packs of skittles, mentos and other chemically flavoured sweets: too many to count

Number of times rape alarm used: 24 (this is rape-seed territory 😉

Everywhere

Everywhere

Supermarkets advertising ice-cream but not having any: 1

Tantrums following ice-cream-less-store: 1 (Oli)

Facebook fans (world): 250

Weibo fans (China): 320

Biggest re-tweet:  200 (send off from Shanghai on Weibo)

Number of Luxembourg related items stumbled upon: 2

Bofferding is the King of all (Luxembourg) Beers

Bofferding is the King of all (Luxembourg) Beers

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