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Old 05-25-11, 07:45 PM   #1
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Your longest tour

Hey guys, just wondering what was your longest tour?
Mine was 1600 miles from Amsterdam to Barcelona.
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Old 05-25-11, 09:02 PM   #2
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So far ...

5000 km over 3 months in Australia in 2004.

We flew into Sydney, cycled to Melbourne, rode the Great Southern Randonnee 1200K randonneuring event, flew into Launceston, cycled around Tasmania for 3 weeks, flew out of Hobart and into Cairns, cycled a little further north than Cape Tribulation, turned around and cycled down to Brisbane, via the Atherton Tablelands, and then caught a bus from Brisbane to Sydney.
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4200 miles 58 days. NY to LA.

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Old 05-25-11, 09:37 PM   #4
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5000 miles - plus or minus - San Francisco - Santa Fe - Alaska.
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7500km over 4 months in middle Europe
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10,915 miles in about 10 months in 2001-2002. Went around the perimeter of Australia, starting in Brisbane, and finished it off with 3 weeks in Fiji.

Waiting for some of those PanAm riders to chime in and really give us perspective.
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365 days, 17,700 miles: http://www.mvermeulen.com/oneyear/

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7600km (4700miles) in four months. Shanghai to Singapore.

Can't wait till the next one. South America!
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12000 mi around CONUS in '96...

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The Trans America (Oregon to Yorktown Virginia) 4244 miles (6830 km) in 73 days.
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Across Canada: 7500 km in three months.
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Five miles in a month and a half, but there was a headwind.
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Old 05-27-11, 01:36 PM   #13
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Waiting for some of those PanAm riders to chime in and really give us perspective.
17,300 miles in nearly three years. 15 countries from Alaska to Argentina. With kids.
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Around 6500 miles over 3 months Vancouver to Smithers, BC, to San Diego, to New York.
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I was feeling good about 700 miles until I read this. Geesh, people think I'm nuts!

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I was feeling good about 700 miles until I read this. Geesh, people think I'm nuts!

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700 miles is less than a 1200K (~750 miles) randonnee which is completed in less than 90 hours including all breaks. I've done 4 of them.

700 miles as a tour is not nuts at all.
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