ABR RTW Challenge

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by gbags » Wed Jan 08, 2020 5:48 pm

Bugger!
We did that last year.
This may not qualify but I’m a regular ABR reader and here’s our ABR RTW story.
My wife Yenni and I set off to ride the Americas, bottom to top.
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This is Chile and we rode up to Canada.
27,000 miles in seven months, all with date stamped photos.
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The equator, in Ecuador.
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Kentucky :D

We finally flew out of Toronto.

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by rubberdown » Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:47 pm

I'll give it a go, I looked at my last 2 years mileage on my MOT, 12,600 and 13,500 miles, going to do a 3 week tour of Scotland, then a 3 week tour of 'darn sarf,' that should get me 6k miles in, then a 6 week Norway, Nordkapp, Finland, and the Baltics trip should get me another 5/6 k miles.
lets hope the 2011 Tiger 800 xc stays reliable.
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I couldn't be bothered buying a paper.

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by ollie-abr » Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:57 am

gbags wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 5:48 pm
Bugger!
We did that last year.
This may not qualify but I’m a regular ABR reader and here’s our ABR RTW story.
My wife Yenni and I set off to ride the Americas, bottom to top.
27AAAABF-6C91-470B-92B4-AEF0B3E7F993.jpeg
This is Chile and we rode up to Canada.
27,000 miles in seven months, all with date stamped photos.
C2BD3609-130D-40A4-B952-CC654E452894.jpeg
The equator, in Ecuador.
9805B0AA-86DF-4792-998E-ECA34963F8F7.jpeg
Kentucky :D

We finally flew out of Toronto.
That's some trip, you definitely qualify as an ABR RTW'er!

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by ollie-abr » Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:01 am

rubberdown wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:47 pm
I'll give it a go, I looked at my last 2 years mileage on my MOT, 12,600 and 13,500 miles, going to do a 3 week tour of Scotland, then a 3 week tour of 'darn sarf,' that should get me 6k miles in, then a 6 week Norway, Nordkapp, Finland, and the Baltics trip should get me another 5/6 k miles.
lets hope the 2011 Tiger 800 xc stays reliable.rtw odomoter.jpg

I couldn't be bothered buying a paper.
I think you could be getting close with those plans, some great riding in there. Make you stop off in Vilnius, Lithuania, one of my favourite cities in Europe.

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by UKJeeper » Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:50 am

I've done over 22,000 miles the last two years running. Should be able to to it again this year!

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by qcnr » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:47 am

Motorbike season hasn't started here yet... :(

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by ollie-abr » Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:57 pm

A little update from the ABR offices.

Been a slow start for one of us, with Bryn bike-less and trailing on 0 miles! That will be changing soon as his long-termer, a Honda Africa Twin, arrives this week.

Sales guy Will and I are making steady progress around the 700-800 mile mark, the problem we've found is weekend riding is just unpleasant this time of year. However, we're both gloriously car-free and all those journeys/commutes/runs to the shop are clearly adding up.

James is in the lead with 1,222 miles. A few commutes down to Cornwall have catapulted him to the top of the leaderboard, and the Suzuki V-Strom 1050 launch this week is likely to keep him there.

How are you guys getting on?

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Re: ABR RTW Challenge

Post by qcnr » Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:11 pm

Currently 0 km as my bike is still in winter storage. Not much riding weather here at the moment.

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