Stats Colombia


Touring cyclists on the road (touring between several weeks - 2years):
England 2, Germany 2, Canada(Dutch) 1, Colombia 1

Date End destination Distance (km) Time Avg (km/h) Notes
10.8.07 Rumichaca to Ipiales 3.8 0.28 8.0 short climb into town, alt:2900m
11.8.07 Pasto 87.0 6.00 14.5 long descent then long climb, about 10km descent into city, data was lost and we estimated, alt:2565m
12.8.07 Pasto - - - relaxing
13.8.07 El Remolino
N 0140.2'
W07720.0'
87.2 4.58 17.5 climbed out of city then descended 870m, climbed again to 1400m then descended, alt:615m
14.8.07 El Bordo 79.5 5.42 13.9 up and down most of day, steep climb into city, alt:1010m
15.8.07 Rosas 44.5 4.22 10.1 climbing most of day with a few short descents, alt:1780m
16.8.07 Popayan 41.3 3.10 13.0 descended then climbed with a few short descents, alt:1760m
17.8.07-21.8.07 Popayan - - - went to San Agustin
22.8.07 Santander de Quilichao 86.5 5.07 16.8 few small climbs, descended to city, alt:1100m
23.8.07 Cali - Barrio Melendez 50.5 2.16 22.2 easy, fairly flat ride, gradual downhill
24.8.07 Cali - Barrio Melendez - - - relaxing
25.8.07 Cali - centro 12.4 0.43 17.4 cycling through city, lots of traffic
26.8.07-27.8.07 Cali - - - enjoying city, watching Doug race
28.8.07 Zarzal 132.0 5.59 22.0 flat ride through Valle de Cauca
29.8.07 Dos Quebradas 81.2 4.59 16.2 fairly flat in morning then climbing began just before Pereira, had to stop and wait out major thunderstorm, met Dutch-Canadian cyclist, alt:1520m
30.8.07 La Pintada 129.9 7.13 17.9 climb 5km then fairly flat with a few short descents, alt:620m
31.8.07 Versalles 40.1 5.28 7.3 climbed the entire day, met 2 English cyclists, alt:2200m
1.9.07 Medellin 47.1 2.38 17.9 climbed about 4km then descended to Medellin, lots of traffic entering city, alt: about 1500m
2.9.07-4.9.07 Medellin - - - relaxing and enjoying the city
5.9.07 Don Matias 51.1 4.07 12.3 flat leaving city then climbed about 20km, met a Colombian touring cyclist, alt:2180m
6.9.07 Valdivia 112 7.45 14.4 climbing most of day with a few descents, eventual long descent, had to bike through hard rain then thickest fog we've ever seen, data lost due to wet bike computer, alt: about 1000m
7.9.07 Caucasia 123.8 6.36 18.7 first 20km downhill then fairly flat with a few rolling hills
8.9.07 Sahagun 136.6 7.23 18.4 flat for first 70-80km then rolling hills
9.9.07 San Onofre 105.9 5.43 18.5 a few small hills in the morning then flat
10.9.07 Cartagena
N 1025.4'
W07533.2'
110.4 6.11 17.8 fairly flat with a few hills, lots of traffic entering city, after 10 months on the road we are done with SA
11.9.07-26.9.07 Cartagena - - - enjoying the city, the beach, and hanging out with Hollie and Rochelle, fly to Panama on the 26th
- TOTAL 1562.8 KM - - -