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Welcome to the Mountain bike trip map section that outlines our cycling route to raise awareness for the survivors of the Chernobyl accident. Feel free to browse our the map below or to use the menu above to find other days of our 2000 km mountain bike trip. The map of day 1 will start in Fribourg Switzerland and end in Olten Switzerland.
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Day 14 : Poland

Total Km:
130 km
Av Speed:
100 km/h
Total Time:
2 h
Altitude acc:
203 m
34 ° C
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Christian's Journal Entry for Day 14 :I awoke from the campsite and leaned on the side of my bike and the entire front rack fell onto the grass.

Surprised with the rudeness of this act, I grabbed the twisted iron that used to be the mount for the front bags and threw them as far as I could.

Without the bag racks we could not continue so we had checked every shop in town and found nothing. Nothing until one shop recommended another in a town that was 120 km north which was the only chain in Poland who would carry the equipment we needed.. ...click here to read more

Emmanuelle's Journal Entry for Day 14 : It was a beautiful summer morning when we woke up until Chris leaned against his bike and the rack fell off. It was the big panic. The bike needed massive repairs quick! And this is not an easy task because in Poland they haven't even seen a bike like Chris's. We looked around and there was nothing. During our search, we met my teddy bear buddy from yesterday. He recognized me and my green arm. I introduced him to Chris and we managed to have a conversation in signs in Polish, English, sign and art language. We got to know a little bit of his story, he had 3 children, one in the army, and he was 46 years old and not married. We told him we were married, coming from Canada and Switzerland and had no babies yet. He told us we were a couple of strong individuals and he was happy to have met us. He was a great guy. I will always wonder what brought him to live his life on t....click here to read more

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