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Too many times we try to describe the life with a row of digits, bring a moment down to statistics, measure
success with the number of kilometers cycled. It became well established, that a bunch of numbers is required
in every summary even if they express the spirit of the expedition in the worst possible way :-)

Expedition in numbers

2105

km I cycled through the desert

33

days took me to cycle the complete length of the track

63

km is my average daily distance. Strangely, doing 60 km was usually quite a success- another proof that mean in not the best description of reality

50

km was my 'obligatory' daily distance, required to jump between wells. If I couldn't make it one day, the remaining kilometers were going for the next one.

30

km/h was the speed on downhills from high sand dunes (!)

45

km/h is the speed record of the expedition

9

km/h was usually my average daily speed. Not much, but better than I expected.

14

kg of food was taked for the expedition.

38

litres of water had to be carried on the long runs between the wells. For the short ones 25-30 litres was enough.

1400

kCal was my daily calories ration, excluding lizards, locusts and other bugs of unknown energy rating

4000

kCal- my minimum daily calories intake accordind to diet specialists

18

kg I lost on weight during the expedition

3

times I broke the chain,

17

gears had my desert bike; the last one was called '2 feet drive'...

18

flat tyres- not bad, taking into account that most desert plants has thorns or at least pricky seeds, and broken sticks are hard enough to puncture car tyre :)

15

companies from 7 countries took part in preparations of this expedition

900

at least that many sand hills has to be tackled on the way. I stopped counting at a dozen or so...

54

historical wells lies on the track. Canning marked 51 of them.