Trans-Africa Tracking

—- Final statistics about my Trans-Africa and Middle-East Tour to Germany in 2015 on Triumph Tiger Explorer —-

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Statistics Cape Town to Sindelfingen:

Last location (latest update): Sindelfingen, Germany (at home and end of the Five-ElementsTour)
At date:
14th December 2015
Days on the road (incl. Panam):
Distance (total):
~32.247 km
Fuel in total (estimated): 1950 liter
Time in the saddle (approximate now, since I lost the detail trace): ~538hrs
Hours riding in the rain (higlight): 1hr in Ethiopia, 2.5hrs in Turkey
Set of tires (mounted): 1st front / 2nd rear
Staates Traveled in sequence (by entering):
Countries in Africa:
South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenia, Ethiopia, Sudan
Countries in the Middle East/Asia:
Saudi Arabia, UAE (United Arab Emirates), Oman, Iran, Turkey
Countries in Europe:
(Turkey), Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Austria, Germany (final destination)
Total number of countries: 19 (plus Germany)

Places stayed: (number in bracket if more than one night)
South Africa: Cape Town (15), Hermanus (2), Oudtshoorn (3), Jeffreys Bay, Bloemfontein, Kimberley, Mafikeng
Botswana: Mahalapye, Francistown, Maun
Namibia: Divindu
Botswana: Kasane
Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls (4), Bulawayo
South Africa: Luois Trichard, Graskop, Hazeyview (2), Pretoria (7)
Mozambik: Praio do Bilen, Tofo (3), Vilanculos (5), Chimoio (2)
Malawi: Blantyre (2), Cape MacLear (3), Nkhata Bay (6)
Tanzania: Mbeya, Iringa, Dar es Salaam (5), Ferry to Zanzibar, Stone Town/Zanzibar (2), Paje/Zanzibar (8), Nungwi/Zanzibar (18), Same, Arusha, Serengeti (2 camping in the National Park), Ngorongoro (camping in the National park), Arusha
Kenia: Nairobi (4), Marsabit
Ethiopia: Yirga Chefe, Addis Abeba (2), Harar (3), Addis Abeba (11 Visas and repairs), Bati, Mek’ele, Danakil Tour (3), Mek’ele, Axxum, Gondor (3, Malaria rest)
Sudan: Karthoum (4), Atbata, Port of Sudan, Ferry to Jeddah,
Saudi Arabia: Jeddah (2), Al Kharj
UAE: Dubai (5?)
Oman: Muscat (2), Sur, Nizwa (3)
UAE: Dubai (3)
Iran: On the Ferry Dubai to Bandar Abbas, Bandar Abbas (2), Shiraz (2), Yazd (2), Isfahan (3), Kashan, Tabriz
Turkey: Agri, Tunceli, Gaziantep, Mersin, Alanya, Antalya (3), Fethiye, Pamukkale, Secuc/Ephesus, Canakkale/Troja, Istanbul (4)
Bulgaria: Sofia
Serbia: Belgrad (2)
Hungary: Budapest (2)
Regensburg, Sindelfingen (not counted since final destinantion)

Different beds: 87
Repairs (bike at 87.200 km before starting the tour):
96.000 km service:
At 94.000km, plus break pads F/R, Pretoria, RSA
96.5000km: The left paninier mount started to break off in Chimoio; got it soldered/welded for 6USD.
(Probably from the impact in Peru, the material was wearing out)
98.200km: Reshaped the left pannier into position in Dar es Salaam.
99.600km: New alternator (Lichtmaschine) in Nungwi, Zanzibar
100.450km: Front left fork seal (again), Nairobi, Kenia
103.000km: Front right fork seal (again), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
103.000km: Panniers repaired and strengthed, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
112.000km service: At 108.000km, plus new rear tire, Dubai, UAE
117.000km: Fork seals change, Oil change, Istanbul, Turkey
119.447km: Arrived safely and without accident in Germany on 15DEZ2015

Heidenau Scout 60, rear and front, mounted in Cape Town, South Africa (29MAY2015) (at 87.200km)
Shinko 705, rear, mounted in Dubai, UAE, (28OCT2015) (At 108.000km)