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From the Rio Grande to the Arctic Ocean by Motorcycle #7205921 06/23/18 05:30 AM
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Re: From the Rio Grande to the Arctic Ocean by Motorcycle [Re: BigPig] #7205946 06/23/18 10:06 AM
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Sounds like a heck of a trip.

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Trips like that have to be a lot of fun, thanks for sharing up


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What an amazing trip..... flehan


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thanks for sharing your exciting trip.


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How many miles do you have on your bike? Great pics




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That would have been a great trip!

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Re: From the Rio Grande to the Arctic Ocean by Motorcycle [Re: Bush Monkey Knives] #7240121 07/30/18 09:45 PM
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Thanks y'all for following along.

I reached the Arctic Ocean on June 27, 2018 at 1126 and arrived back home in Era, Texas on July 7, 2018 at 1245.

10,533 miles 
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4 time zones 
5 tires

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Wow.... that is incredible. What an adventure!


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Wow.... that is incredible. What an adventure!


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Originally Posted By: PoppinPiggies
Wow.... that is incredible. What an adventure!


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I love adventure...that's a good one!!!


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Good stuff. Thanks for sharing.


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Wow!!! Amazing! Can you tell us more? Did you have spare tires with you, buy them along the way? Pump, etc? Sleep in tent? Cook your food, etc?



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Re: From the Rio Grande to the Arctic Ocean by Motorcycle [Re: Bush Monkey Knives] #7247988 08/07/18 02:22 PM
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I stopped in Fairbanks for tires and an oil change and Missoula for tires. I carried a tire plug kit and air pump. Traveling 500-800 miles/day requires a good nights rest and minimal time to eat - I usually stayed in a hotel/house/shelter and ate at a café or did not eat. I slept on the ground a few nights and went without food for a day or two at a time.


A good part of the ride was cold, wet and shivering temperatures - it was a challenge and challenges are not all fun.


The more remote and rugged things got the less HD I saw and much of the ride was beyond the capability of most motorcycles.

Riding distance is a relative thing. A ride to big bend, "Sturgis" or Montana all seem like short rides now.





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AMAZING PICS!!!! What a journey! Glad you arrived back safely!


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