New Zealand stats


Christchurch still feels devastated after the earthquake. There are empty city blocks, continuing demolition of unsafe buildings and reconstruction everywhere. In places it feels ghostly. 

But it is full of promise – new architecture, re-planning and a cultural rebirth. It is very interesting to be here.

We stop riding now in New Zealand to return early to KL.

  • Distance ridden – 3,546km
  • Days ridding – 35
  • Average daily distance – 101km
  • Longest day – 140km from Lake Tekapo to Ashburton
  • Punctures – 0
  • Mechanicals – New freewheel hub and consequential rear wheel re-build in Queenstown
  • Other cyclists – 122 tourers
  • Pies – 33

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