Wherever you go, there you are.
— a fellow transcontinental cyclist
Mission Accomplished on 12 October 2011!
TransEuropa 2011 Expedition Summary:
Days on the road: 82
Distance: 5,846.82 kilometers
Ascent: 41,505 meters
Countries: 16: Portugal, Spain, France, Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey
Incidents: 7: flat tires on Days 45, 53, 56 and 82; police reprimand on Day 2; two terrorizing right-on-my-heels dog chases on Day 71
Endpoints: Departed Praca de Commercio in Lisbon at dawn on June 5. Arrived at Taksim Square in Istanbul at dusk on October 12.