ABR RTW Challenge

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ABR RTW Challenge

Post by ollie-abr » Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:53 pm

At the start of 2019 four of the members of the ABR team set themselves a challenge... Well, sort of. In an effort to get out on their bikes more they created the ABR RTW Challenge. Sadly, only assistant editor James was up to the task and completed the challenge.

The premise is simple. Cover 18,000 miles (the distance calculated by The Guinness Book of Records to circumnavigate the globe) in a year.

This year for 2020 we want you guys to get involved too. Take a photo of your motorcycle's odometer with that day's paper and start racking up those miles. Keep us updated as the year goes on, we want to see where you've been riding, who with and how far.

We'll also be printing a leaderboard of the highest mileages in each issue.

So without further ado, let's get started!

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by Bryn » Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:14 pm

Looking forward to this year! Currently bikeless though, so I'll be playing catch up from the off...

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by sethmopp » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:12 am

I'll give it a go for this year, as required I've included a pic of the bikes dash plus a scrounged newspaper.
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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by ollie-abr » Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:01 am

Nice, hopefully be hitting your half century this year!

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by ollie-abr » Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:02 am

One week in it's a good start for James yet again, doing 532 miles. Will isn't far behind on 300, while I'm lingering on 100. Going to be putting some miles on this weekend hopefully though, the chase is on.

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by JamesABR » Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:06 am

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The challenge is on! I've clocked 532 miles, which included some cracking miles on the 790 Adventure R...

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by zimtim » Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:03 am

Damn that means I got too make 9000 trips to Starbucks. ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ‘
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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by Bryn » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:42 pm

zimtim wrote: โ†‘
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:03 am
Damn that means I got too make 9000 trips to Starbucks. ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ‘
Should be easy doing for any serious adventure biker :lol:

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by sethmopp » Wed Jan 08, 2020 1:38 pm

I suppose 4500 round trips to John o'Groats this year would do it, or maybe split the difference with Wick.

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by Steve T » Wed Jan 08, 2020 5:44 pm

Bryn wrote: โ†‘
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:14 pm
. . . Currently bikeless though . . .
Go nick one of your dads bikes - take the Tenalady out - he'll never notice, not whilst he's blatting around on one of those big Ducati's :D

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