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Old 7 Jul 2012
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Step-Thru Pan-Am: Scooting the World's Longest Road

Hey guys,

About 18 months ago we decided we were going to ride classic styled scooters
from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Ushuaia at the very bottom of South America. 18
months and 2 Bajaj Chetaks later and it's all about to happen! On the 16th of
August we fly with our bikes from New Zealand to Anchorage to begin our trip. We
are well aware of how much of a nightmare this could be and we wouldn't want any
of you to miss out on it. With that in mind we'd like you to register on our
blog and "like" our facebook page. We'd love to hear your thoughts, ideas for
our trip, places to visit, couches to surf etc. We still have some work to do on
the pages but there is a bit of information there about ourselves and what we
are up to

Step-Thru Pan-Am: Scooting The World's Longest Road | Facebook

Step Thru Pan Am | World's Longest Road Trip | 2012

Tig & Tim
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Old 9 Jul 2012
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I am very interested to see how your trip goes!

Bruce Clarke --- 2011 Kawasaki Ninja 250R (black)
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Haha so are we Bruce, so are we.
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Cool trip and cool rides!

If you can read Italian (not very useful in NZ, though), go for Giorgio Betinelli books, he was (sad, he died not long ago) the Vespa travel guru. I've read "In Vespa" (Rome to Saigon), but now you reminded me I've got "Brum Brum" pending, and it starts in Alaska and goes all the way to Tierra de Fuego (and much more until 254.000kms!!!).

Happy travels, way to go!

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G'Day Tig and Tim,
May your adventure be awesome.
You may also be interested in another Italian, Iliario Lavarra's ride on a 40 year old Vespa,from Alaska and down through Central and South America.
VESPANDA .com - the 3 Americas by a 40 years old VESPA
I meet Iliario at the Grand Canyon about 2 years back,it was great to meet up with him,he was bubbling with enthusiasm.I followed his adventure on his web site.
Regards Ben
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good luck guy's,

maybe we see you on the road, we are in Colombia and heading for Canada!
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Best of luck

Best of luck guys! Can't wait to see how your adventure goes. I'm planning a year long trip down the PanAm highway myself.
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