The Oregon Bike Tour: By the Numbers

My daily travel report series on our Oregon Bike Tour was intentionally short on numbers and long on description. Here’s a chance to get a more stats-based look at our bike trip for those of you who are numerically inclined.

24,835: elevation gained (feet)

6,500: highest elevation gain in a day (feet)

5,632: bugs plastered to our bodies at Klamath Lake (gnats)

5,000: average energy burned per day (calories)

1,600: Cool Ranch Doritos consumed by Anthony in one sitting (calories)

523: total cost of trip per person ($)

485: total touring distance (miles)

106.5: longest distance ridden in a day (miles)

69.2: average distance per day (miles)

60: per person cost for eight nights accommodations ($)

50: longest distance seeing less than 5 other people (miles)

41: time on the bike (hours)

38: maximum speed (mph)

19: fellow touring cyclists encountered

17: Trevor’s average gear weight (lbs)

9: Anthony’s average gear weight (lbs)

8: Times Trevor bemoaned carrying some of Anthony’s gear (daily)

8: total days on the trip

7: days on the bike

5: nights of camping

5: flats

4: flats in the first 30 miles of riding

3: whales seen

2: days without a shower

1: hotel stay

1: elk heard encounter

0: rest days

0: bodyweight change (lbs)