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Secret places/roads search for adventure !!!

Hello,
I search for great adventure!
Those someone know places or roads witch are very unknowen, nearly no tourism is, roads that are not even suitable for 4wd vehicle, no fuelstation for many km.

Please let me know if you know such places or roads

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There are many such secret places on our beloved planet but then.... they would not remain a secret if published!
Discovering some of these are found by obtaining and studying a topography map of the area you wish to explore.
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Hello,
I search for great adventure!
Those someone know places or roads witch are very unknowen, nearly no tourism is, roads that are not even suitable for 4wd vehicle, no fuelstation for many km.
Actually this describes parts of Moscow pretty well, but that's probably not what you're looking for?
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No , not realy.
Maybe someone coincidentally drove a road and say great thinks or nice trail.
And the one has to be willing to tell it.
Yes i study the maps but I am grateful for any help.
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If you want to find Hell on Earth, check all the small roads linking Paraguay to Bolivia, and try them during the storm season when temperatures reach the 50s (celsius)
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I have not personally been there, but idea - Brazil, Northen Perimeter Road, (BR-210) ??
https://www.google.com/maps/preview#...!2m1!1e3&fid=7
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Thanks guys i try to check them out
Hell on earth sounds good
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Where are you and which direction are you heading? I might be able to help...
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Not startet yet, I will fligh at the 27. 11.13 to chile and I need to buy a bike. So I think I am ready to start the tour in 2 - 3weeks
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Br 319

Brazil 319 is not a secret road, but it is 300+ mile of dirt, many dodgy bridges or water crossings and no gas stations. Riders report camping out at the cell phone relay stations for safety from animals at night. The total distance from Manaus to Porto Velho is 550 miles, but there is a gap in gas stations in the middle. I think it takes riders a minimum of 3 days, but usually longer. Getting gas, food and fresh water is a challenge.

Check the annual rain fall pattern and schedule your ride during the dry season. I met a French rider who rode BR 319 during the wet season. He told a tale of mud and dropping the bike more times than he ever imagined.

I have never ridden this stretch of road, but have been long fascinated by it. If I get the chance, I would like to do the opposite and take my time, making it a 7 or 10 day ride. Not sure if there is much to see that would capture my attention or of it is practical given the lack of services (needing to pack in water and food.)
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I m in Santiago de Chile right now and for one week to buy an Stealth Fighter electric bike. Then i will continue my travel in Argentina with my 6x6 Pinzgauer truck.

You are welcome to join for a and share experiences.


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I would like to join you but I searching very hard for a motorbike. I hope i will find one in the next 2 weeks. (If you konw a good place to find motorbikes please let me know)
Thanks for the Brazil 319!
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Br-319

BR-319 is nice.

Here are some photos - 11.09.2013 , Humaita-Manaus, Day 3 BR-319 Humaita Manaus Day 3 - a set on Flickr
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Do you need a new one or a used one? Which model?
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I search for a used one. But bikes are so extrem expensive thats horrible.
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