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Tough Miles Blog 8: Far Eastern Russia

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Pete here:
It’s been weeks now since we finished the BAM, but despite being so adamant upon completion of that monster of an off-road route that I would never ride it again, sitting here now with an ice-cold beer, it’s proving impossible to feel those same emotions again. I already want to be back there and the more I flick…

Tough Miles Blog 7: The BAM Road

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Jon here:
 
The BAM road is not just about motorcycling skill, it is a real test of physical and mental endurance. It is impossible to portray how tough this route really is, and once finally over it is far too easy to forget the pain each kilometer can bring. To ride it you need pure grit and determination.
Mongolia…

Tough Miles Blog 4: You’ll always need another day in Novosibersk

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Pete’s Pearls of Wisdom Russia:
- The Russians claim that vodka produced in the mountainous region of Altai, Siberia is so pure that it will never give you a hangover. It’s had me in bed for two days at a time crying for my mother on multiple occasions.
- The cleanest your three t-shirts will ever look on a round…