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Old 15 Oct 2008
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Cool info request for Inuvik to Ushuaia plz!?!?!

Hey guys,

Im trying to get some data compiled for a Inuvik to Ushuaia TDF ride. I figured read a ton of threads, then post a few questions is far better then re-inventing the wheel. Since many seem to have done this ride, I would like to pick your brains a little. Im going to be hitting the older threads and the Planning section on the margin after this. Thanks in advance!

Im looking for suggestions on the basics. Route Selection. Routes of interest.

Just curious why does everyone want to go to TDF for Christmas??? Sorry for my ignorance, I just never knew there was a prime time to be there or why.


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Road To Inuvik

Only one road to Inuvik...The Dempster Highway. 750kms of gravel...Good when dry, seriously pray it doesn't rain. Fuel extremely sparse and flat almost guaranteed...enduro or dirt bike only, especially through the Richardson Mountains.
Went up on my KLR in July, email for more info...TDF in 2010.
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Thx Nicholas, That confirms what I was reading in general. I might take ya up o n that email offer once I can be sure I am doing it in '09 or '10

Waterfox, thanks. I thought it might be due to the weather, but Wasnt sure if there was also some cool party or festival that happened as well and was coincidentally on at the same time.

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wow lots of things lets start with some stories at the left http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/tstories/
That will get you a start then there the HU meeting in the 09 Canada West (date not set) the USA West in Colorado (date not set) that will get you face to face with people that have done it.

Now on the way down most seem to do it 3 to 6 months and try to hit it in the winter for the North, summer for them. Xmas seems to have get together.

As far as what see on the way there and back depends on what you want to see. but do take the Ushuaia cruise to Antarctica for $4,000 it will be money well spent.
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