Canada Cycling Stats

Canada cycling stats noted during the start of our world cycle tour, during our cycle across Canada. The first table is a Canada cycling stats summary, then below that are all the stats for each province (because that’s how nerdy I am when it comes to stats).

Canada Cycling Stats

Canada Cycling Stats

Canada cycling stats
Total km cycled in CA 7000km
Average km per day 82.32km
Longest day 137km
Shortest day 37km
Top speed 68kph
Longest # days without a shower 5 days
Most consecutive cycle days 10 days
Total number of days in CA 110 days
Average spending per day 19.37CAD per person*
Accommodation:
Wild campsites 29
Official campground 16
Warmshowers 29
Hostel 1
Motel 4
Apartment 2
Couchsurfing 8
Airbnb 7
Locals 9
Friends 2
Hotel 2
Bike Store Campsite 1
Tallies
Flat tyres Kelly – 0 vs. Michael – 5
Adventures poos Kelly – 4 vs. Michael – 4
Chains Kelly – 1 vs. Michael – 1
Rear cassette Kelly – 0 vs. Michael – 1
  • daily expenses don’t include costs for bike/ gear repairs/ gear upgrades, medical expenses or phone bills

 

Cycling stats for British Columbia

Canada cycle route
Total km cycled in BC 835km
Average km per day 76km
Longest day 107km
Shortest day 40km
Top speed 53kph
Longest # days without a shower 5 days
Most consecutive cycle days 10 days
Total number of days in BC 12 days (11 cycle days, 1 rest day)
Average spending per day $14.23CAD per person*
Highest Altitude 1,244 m/ 4,081 ft (Coquilhalla summit)
Number of bears sighted 1 black bear
Most common objects seen on the side of the road Cutlery & CDs
Accommodation
Wild campsites 5
Airbnb 1
Local’s garden 1
Warmshowers 1
Friend’s house 2
Official campsite 1
Tallies
Adventure poo’s Kelly – 3, Michael – 0
Flat tyres Kelly – 0, Michael – 1
Snapped chain Kelly – 0, Michael – 1
Bikes Kelly – 1, Michael – 0
Lost Items Bear spray, beanie, scarf
Broken Items Spork, stove, mud guard

 

Cycling stats for Alberta

 Canada cycle route
Total km cycled in AB 805km
Average km per day 80.5km
Longest day 110km
Shortest day 45km
Top speed 60.9kph
Longest # days without a shower 3 days
Most consecutive cycle days 4 days
Total number of days in AB 16 days (10 cycle days & 6 rest days)
Average spending per day $22.60CAD per person*
Highest Altitude 2,035 m/6,677 ft (Sunwapta pass)
Number of bears sighted 1 black bear
Most common objects seen on the side of the road gophers and cans of pilsner
Accommodation
Wild campsites 3
Airbnb 2
Warmshowers 2
Couchsurfing 2
Official campsite 6
Lost Items Camera Tripod
Broken Items Ripped pants

 

Cycling stats for Saskatchewan

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Total km cycled in SK 807km
Average km per day 80.7km
Longest day 137km
Shortest day 40km
Top speed 58kph
Longest # days without a shower 1 day
Most consecutive cycle days 7 days
Total number of days in AB 13 days (10 cycle days & 3 rest days)
Average spending per day $14.58CAD per person*
Highest Altitude 756m (coming into SK from AB)
Number of coyotes sighted 1
Most common objects seen on the side of the road Dead snakes and grain elevators
Accommodation:
Wild campsites 0
Locals house or garden 2
Warmshowers 5
Hotel 2
Official campsite 4
Tallies
Adventure poo’s Kelly – 3, Michael – 2
Flat tyres Kelly – 0, Michael – 4
Lost or Broken Items Nothing that we’ve noticed
New Items Replaced Kelly’s chain. New front rack and panniers for Michael’s bike.

 

Cycling stats for Manitoba

Flag of Manitoba
Total km cycled in MB 477km
Average km per day 95.4km
Longest day 100km
Shortest day 87km
Top speed 58kph
Longest # days without a shower 2 day
Most consecutive cycle days 7 days
Total number of days in MB 7 days (5 cycle days & 2 rest days)
Average spending per day $11.42CAD per person*
Highest Altitude Around 450m
Most common objects seen on the side of the road Road kill (skunks, deer, beavers, birds, frogs, snakes, coyote) and the gravel hard shoulder
Accommodation:
Wild campsites 2
Locals house or garden 1
Couchsurfer 2
Official campsite 2
Tallies
Adventure poo’s Kelly – 3, Michael – 2
Flat tyres Kelly – 0, Michael – 4
Lost or Broken Items Snapped gear cable, broken front rack, spoke wrench
New/ mended Items Welding of the front rack

 

Cycling stats for Ontario

Flag of Ontario
Total km cycled in ON 2020km
Average km per day 88km per day
Longest day 116km
Shortest day 60km
Top speed 64kph
Longest # days without a shower 2 days
Most consecutive cycle days 9 days
Total number of days in ON 32 days (23 cycle days & 9 rest days)
Average spending per day $12.60 CAD per person*
Most common objects seen on the side of the road BIC lighters
Accommodation:
Wild campsites 12
Locals house or garden 4
Couchsurfer 1
Warmshowers 12
Official campsite 1
Motel 1
Bike store campsite 1
Lost or Broken Items Front rack broke again, paw paw ointment, hummus, tomato, rip in cycle gloves, broken clip on back pannier, broken phone mount
New/ mended Items New front rack

 

Cycling stats for Quebec

 

Flag of Quebec
Total km cycled in QU 784km
Average km per day 98km
Longest day 121km
Shortest day 70km
Top speed 58kph
Longest # days without a shower 3 day
Most consecutive cycle days 3 days
Total number of days in QU 13 days (8 cycle days & 5 rest days)
Average spending per day 26CAD per person*
Most common objects seen on the side of the road Dead frogs, La Route Verte sign posts, apples
Accommodation:
Wild campsites 4
Locals house or garden 1
Warmshowers 4
Airbnb 4
Lost or Broken Items Oil spill in pannier, broken mirror, ripped dry bag
New/ mended Items New gloves, new dry bag

 

Cycling stats for New Brunswick

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Total km cycled in NB 640km
Average km per day 80km
Longest day 121km
Shortest day 37km
Top speed 68kph
Longest # days without a shower 1 day
Most consecutive cycle days 4 days
Total number of days in NB 10 days (8 cycle days & 2 rest days)
Average spending per day 25.65CAD per person*
Most common objects seen on the side of the road Apples, dead racoons, scratch cards
Accommodation:
Wild campsites 1
Official campground 2
Warmshowers 2
Hostel 1
Motel 2
Apartment 2
Lost or Broken Items Ripped leggings, ripped pants, holey socks
New/ mended Items New chain, new rear cassette, new oil

 

Cycling stats for Prince Edward Island

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Total km cycled in PEI 208km
Average km per day 69.3km
Longest day 86km
Shortest day 50km
Top speed 48kph
Longest # days without a shower 1 day
Most consecutive cycle days 2 days
Total number of days in PEI 4 days (3 cycle days & 1 rest day)
Average spending per day $20.62CAD per person*
Most common objects seen on the side of the road Potatoes
Accommodation:
Wild campsites 1
Warmshowers 2
Lost or Broken Items Sleeping mat, screw/ bolt
New/ mended Items New screw

 

Cycling stats for Nova Scotia

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Total km cycled in NS 146km
Average km per day 73km
Longest day 80km
Shortest day 66km
Top speed 54kph
Longest # days without a shower 0
Most consecutive cycle days 2 days
Total number of days in NS 5 days (2 cycle days & 3 rest day)
Average spending per day $20.62CAD per person*
Most common objects seen on the side of the road Dead racoons and fallen trees
Accommodation:
Motel 1
Warmshowers 1
Couchsurfing 3
Wild campsite 1
Lost or Broken Items Spork (the second spork of the trip), leaky tent
New/ mended Items None
  • daily expenses don’t include costs for bike/ gear repairs/ gear upgrades, medical expenses or phone bills

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