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Old 08-09-13, 12:10 PM
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Biking around the world.

From Cape town, South Africa, through Africa and the middle east, up to the bering Strait, get a boat over somehow, and go from alaska, through canada and the us and central america, all the way down to Tierra del Fuego or Punta Arenas. This has always been my wildest dream, but it could take a lifetime so I better start soon. I have calculated it out several times and every time I get 30,000 miles + or - 4,000. So It could take from 1 1/2 years to 5 depending on how long my stops are and how much I do per day.
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Dreaming is free. Crossing the Bering Strait will be expensive.

https://www.angusadventures.com/adven.../beringstrait/
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Well that sucks. Maybe in 6 years when I'm out of college there will be a better option.
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I've thought about doing something similar - either on a bike or a motorcycle.

The problem is with biking - I feel like if I'm going to do it, I need to it when I'm "young". It would likely take a year or so to complete - too bad I have to work!!! Or i could do it when I retire at 65...at that point my body probably couldn't do it. A cruel dilemma.
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I thought about a shorter one that still SOMEHOW gets across the bering strait but starts in Brest, France and ends in New York City

Or an even shorter version that goes from Brest to Shanghai.
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Just found this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qd3gU0zuSqY

I'm gonna do it
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