Iron Butt Rally 2017, anybody else following it?

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  1. GreginDenver

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    No VFRs in the rally, but several Honda ST bikes are taking part.

    This rally takes place every 2 years and the riders cover over 11,000 miles in 11 days. The coverage of the rally through pictures, videos, SpotWalla GPS traking and daily written articles is pretty entertaining.

    Here's yesterday's (Monday 26th of June, 2017) start video:



    Most of the bikes participating are big touring bikes but there are a few weirdos (aren't there always?): This year there's one guy riding a 2-stroke Suzuki GT750 WaterBuffalo, another is riding a tiny little Kawasaki EX250, and there's even a Suzuki Burgman 400 scooter.

    On of the people representing Honda is this guy riding a really old (40 years old) Honda Gold Wing (entered in what they call the "Hopeless Class"):



    Here's the main web page with ongoing coverage of the event: http://ironbutt.com/2017ibr.cfm
     

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