Stats Mexico


Touring cyclists on the road (touring between several weeks - 2years):
Canada 1

Date End destination Distance (km) Time Avg (km/h) Notes
7.12.07 Border of Guatemala to San Gregorio, Chiapas 28.1 1.19 21.1 a few flat sections, but mainly gradually downhill, alt:591m
8.12.07 Comitan de Dominguez, Chiapas 64.7 4.55 13.1 first 20km light climbing then steep climb till about last 15km, alt:1660m
9.12.07 San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas 92.2 6.15 14.7 climbed to 2275m then descent to 1800m before another climb to 2400m and finally a descent to the city
10.12.07 San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas - - - enjoying the city
11.12.07 Ocozocautla, Chiapas 119.2 5.56 20.0 climbed to 2400m in about 20km then descended to under 500m before a few small climbs and long rolling hils, alt:about 700m
12.12.07 Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz 76.1 4.16 17.8 about 20km of gradual climbing on nice winding back road then small ups and downs on main road, Erica's rear rim breaks and we are forced to hitchhike to next big city, alt:around sealevel
13.12.07 Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz - - - had to buy a new rim and have it spoked
14.12.07 Catemaco, Veracruz 149.4 7.33 19.7 fairly flat first 60km then small hills finally climbing steeper last 30km and coasting downhill last 10km, alt:385m
15.12.07 Veracruz, Veracruz 177.1 8.55 19.8 climbing first 35km then small hills throughout day, flat into city, alt:around sealevel
16.12.07-17.12.07 Veracruz, Veracruz - - - relaxing and enjoying the city
18.12.07 Emilio Carranza, Veracruz 122.9 5.49 21.0 fairly flat day, lots of traffic in afternoon
19.12.07 Papantla, Veracruz 113.6 5.28 20.7 fairly flat easy day, gradual climbing at end of day
20.12.07 Papantla, Veracruz - - - visiting Tajin ruins
21.12.07 Cerro Azul, Veracruz 127.1 6.12 20.5 flat day, met a touring cyclist from Quebec, alt:165
22.12.07 Tampico, Tamaulipas 157.7 7.57 19.8 rolling hills, lots of traffic
23.12.07-25.12.07 Tampico, Tamaulipas - - - resting our legs and enjoying Christmas
26.12.07 Estacion Manuel, Tamauilapas 70.1 3.27 20.3 flat easy ride, alt:60m
27.12.07 North of San Jose de las Rusias, Tamauilapas 124.2 5.51 21.1 light rolling hills, tailwind, crossed the tropic of cancer, alt:55m
28.12.07 Rt. 180, KM 185, Tamauilapas 63.7 4.49 13.2 rolling hills 2nd half, strong headwind, alt:110m
29.12.07 San Fernando, Tamauilapas 97.5 5.44 17.0 small rolling hils, headwind for first half
30.12.07 San Fernando, Tamauilapas - - - resting
31.12.07 Valle Hermoso, Tamauilapas 104.8 5.24 19.4 flat day
1.1.08-2.1.08 Valle Hermoso, Tamauilapas - - - celebrating the new year
3.1.08 Matamoros, Tamauilapas 48.1 3.15 14.8 flat day, headwind first 20km then sidewind
- TOTAL 1736.5 - - -