GameboyRMH SuperDork
2/19/09 9:48 a.m.

Well, is it?

If you're on an old computer don't try to open the tinyurl link - if you're on a new one, don't be alarmed if your computer bogs down for a few seconds.

Here's a screenshot of the route for those of us on older hardware

Snowdoggie Reader
2/19/09 10:50 a.m.

I remember Peter Egan writing about a trip to Canada with a Honda Cub 50. Any kind of road trip with a Honda 50 is on the insane side.

skierd Dork
2/19/09 11:29 p.m.

He needs to hit San Diego to get the four corners. Other than that, sounds like he's going basically everywhere I did as a kid over about a decade of vacations in one big trip. Also, four months doesn't sound like a long enough time imo to really see everything and enjoy it.

Though, I will say this trip makes me feel slightly better about the 10k mile trip I want/wanted to take this summer lol.

Jensenman SuperDork
2/20/09 7:13 a.m.

There used to be the 'Three Flags Run', Canada to Mexico non stop (except gas).

Then there's the Tip to Tip (IIRC that's what it's called) which is from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego (or vice versa). The toughest part of that is the Darien Gap in Panama since the Pan American Highway does not cross it but there are plenty of less than friendly natives, swamps etc. There have been successful crossings but most people chicken out and go around by boat. Many have tried the cross country part but eventually wound up going by boat and at least 2 have died trying to cross the Darien.

Now THAT is a tough run.

ManofFewWords Reader
2/20/09 8:47 a.m.

about 19,500 miles if you've never seen this site before, be prepared to "waste" large amounts of time there..

Appleseed Reader
2/20/09 2:39 p.m.

Both my brothers did Chicago to Las Vegas.... on sport bikes. 05 R6 and 07 CBR 1000. 3 days. 800-750-600 miles. Nuts.

96DXCivic Reader
2/23/09 4:22 p.m.

My High school welding teacher went from Kentucky to Key West to the the tip of Alaska on an old BMW.

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