4 months, 2.7Million pedal strokes, 11,000 kilometers, 135Ltr of porridge, 119 nights in a tent, 56 damn Tuna sandwiches, 14 punctures, 10 countries, 5 tyres, 3 bicycle chains and 1 very firmly gritted jaw.
I did it. I cycled from Cairo to Cape Town
I want to thank everyone on the tour for being such good sports, I never thought a group of 100 people in such strenuous conditions could maintain such a friendly atmosphere for 4 months but I was wrong, the experiences I had with all of you were inspiring and life changing.
The staff all were an amazing crew who maintained a smile in the face of all our hassles. May you be greeted with wifi at all stops, flagging tape at every turn and ample felt overs after every meal, you truly made the tour what it was. Thank you.
And lastly to my family and friends and to the readers of this blog. Thank you to all for your motivation and your appreciation. Your support has been great and I’m glad you all enjoyed my ramblings here.
I’m sure many of you will be aware, but just in case, Yes I am making a book showcasing TdA 2013 with heaps of photos you have not seen here. I’ll throw a link up here once it is done for those who may be interested.
So for now I will hang up the keyboard, recalibrate the camera for the Australian sun and get on back home to bills, a car, a job and responsibility…I MUST BE MAD!