Welcome to Velobond

My name is Jörg and this blog offers a glimpse into my bicycle journeys.


Trip Athens, Greece – North Cape, Norway – Marrakesh, Morocco

Start 4th April 2022 in Athens, Greece

End as long as it takes, but likely November 2022


Days 87

Kilometres 6.989

Currently near Kieljoki, Finland

Updated 29th June 2022


Flats 2

€uros/Day 15 (May)


Route

Images – Greece, Macedonia, Serbia

Images – Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland

Images – Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia

Images – Finland


total kilometres

52.739

Countries cycled

Germany*, Poland³, Czech Republic², Slovakia², Austria³, Italy², France², Spain, Portugal, Australia, USA² (incl Hawaii), Canada², Taiwan², Japan, Turkey, Greece², Bulgaria, Serbia², Croatia², Hungary², Lichtenstein, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Belgium³, Netherlands², Slovenia, Bosnia&Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, North Macedonia, Romania, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland

*/² cycled multiple/ x-times

Flats

27

Accidents

1

Longest Day

225km (Belgium & France)

Shortest Day

11km (Corsica)

Hottest

43°C (Australia)

Coldest

-5°C (Bulgaria)

wild camped

almost always

Longest tour

11 months (2016-2017)

Top Speed

78 km/h

Longest without Soap

15 days (Japan)

Longest without Shoes

70 days (Germany-Greece)

Longest without Shoes (incl. Flip-Flops)

87 (and counting)

Longest without Off-Day

14 days

1.467km

Slovakia – Poland – Lithuania