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    Eddieb
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    • Location: Hamilton, New Zealand
    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    In November 2017 Where The Road Ends – A Motorcycle Documentary, a team of U.S. Army veterans will ride motorcycles from the Arctic Circle to the tip of South America, crossing the infamous Darien Gap. Here they are in Colorado testing a prototype side car.

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    Eddieb
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    • Location: Hamilton, New Zealand
    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    TwistedThrottle.com has an article about settings the bikes up, and why they choose to use sidecars for some portions

    Preparing for the Worst: Outfitting KLRs for the Motorcycle Adventure of a Lifetime

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    Eddieb
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    • Location: Hamilton, New Zealand
    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    Recently the team took one of their sidecars to bonneville and set a record for fastest Production 650cc sidecar, a class for which there was no existing record.

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    Muzz67
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    so how fast did it go?

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    Eddieb
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    • Location: Hamilton, New Zealand
    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    72mph I believe, so 115.2km/h.

    I’m sure a DR could beat that.

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    Eddieb
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    • Location: Hamilton, New Zealand
    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    Where the Road Ends: Atigun Pass

    We're excited to share with you for the first time a clip from the documentary! Thanks to all our sponsors who have helped us to succeed while operating in these crazy conditions Gerber Gear Northern Alaska Tour Company REV'IT! Dunlop Motorcycle Tires Quicksilver Products SW-MOTECH Twisted Throttle Rugged Radios Propellerheads Aerial Photography

    Posted by Where The Road Ends – A Motorcycle Documentary on Wednesday, 29 November 2017

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