A Pacific Coast Bike Tour By the Numbers 5


We are borrowing something our friend, Evadne, who posted on her Tumblr blog in revealing our Pacific Coast bike tour by the numbers.  Enjoy!

78178: elevation gained (ft)

77760: calories burned

4840: highest elevation gain in a day (ft)

1413: total tour miles

1269: total cost per person ($)

127: hours on the saddle

78: most miles ridden in a day

50: average miles per day

43: max speed (mph)

40: average spending per day ($)

32: total days on tour

28: days on the saddle

28: nights of camping

11: average speed (mph)

10: new friends made

7: ferry rides

5: weight loss (lbs, Johnny)

4: days off

3: states biked

3: KOA stay

3: jars of peanut butter consumed

3: old friends reunion

3: consecutive days w/o a shower

3: whales seen

2: countries biked

2: hostels stay

2: flats (Sang Hyun)

2: rode through trees

1: dead slug in Sang Hyun’s Keen

1: hotel stay

1: bald eagle encounter

1: wolves howling

0: flats (Johnny)

0: weight loss (lbs, Sang Hyun)

Is there anything from this list that stands out to you? Anything that you’re curious about?  Let us know in the comments.  This was pretty fun to compile.

About Johnny Lam

Johnny is an avid cyclist who enjoys bicycle touring as well as anything bicycle related. Johnny has traveled the entire Pacific Coast by bike from Vancouver to the border of California and Mexico. He’s also toured through-out locations in Southern California. Johnny is also a League of American Bicyclists League Certified Instructor (LCI) and also completed the Adventure Cycling Association’s Leadership Training Course (LTC). He is an active member in Los Angeles bicycling community being involved in organizations like the Los Angeles County Bicycling Coalition (LACBC), C.I.C.L.E. (Cyclists Inciting Change through Live Exchange), and Bike San Gabriel Valley (Bike SGV) by taking part in ride marshaling, pedestrian & bike counts, and other volunteering opportunities.

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