Alaska to Argentina in 500 days


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Alaska to Argentina in 500 days

Postby WingAdmin » Wed May 08, 2013 8:13 pm



This guy rode his motorcycle over the course of 500 days from Alaska all the way to Argentina, videotaping the whole trip. This is an amazing video excerpt from his footage. More at http://www.expeditionsouth.com





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Re: Alaska to Argentina in 500 days

Postby DetroitWingnut » Fri May 10, 2013 2:19 am

This guy is living the life most of us only dream about. I bet he would be a lot of fun to meet; fantastic stories. He took his mini-bike places I'd think twice about walking much less ride my Goldwing!!! Would not bet that he reaches old age, though...

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Re: Alaska to Argentina in 500 days

Postby tandem54 » Fri May 10, 2013 6:21 pm

Man, wouldn't we all like to do something like that!! If things (single, retired enough money) I'd be all over that!!
What a way to see the world!!
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Re: Alaska to Argentina in 500 days

Postby seabeechief » Fri May 10, 2013 7:38 pm

I went to his website and watch all twelve episodes. He is a very interesting young man, a graduate of the University of Texas and apparently very liberal in his views. I admire his sense of adventure. I was expecting some good video of the Alaska trip but it was not there. I have gotten too old for that kind of trip. I prefer the comfort of the Wing and paved roads and my bride on the back. I would not have gotten 100 feet down the first mud trail with a gazillion foot drop off. She would have been beating on me like a piñata.

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Re: Alaska to Argentina in 500 days

Postby cbx4evr » Fri May 10, 2013 11:06 pm

And he did the trip on a Kawasaki KLR 650!!!!

I've got one of those too and I couldn't imagine spending the next 500 days on it. Talk about monkey butt.
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Re: Alaska to Argentina in 500 days

Postby littlebeaver » Sat May 11, 2013 12:50 am

More like Baboon Butt.... :lol: :lol: All colorful and such... :shock: Nice post man...

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Re: Alaska to Argentina in 500 days

Postby WA9FWT » Sun May 12, 2013 4:33 pm

What a adventure " Wow " I think I fell over three times just watching the video and did a job in my pants too a couple of times.. just great watching it this Mothers Day...

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