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Old 01-10-2013, 12:31 PM   #698
YZman
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Originally Posted by lightcycle View Post

We are moving very slowly, spending at least a couple of days at each stop to recharge. The nomadic task of setting up and tearing down camp is less tedious when we can stay awhile and enjoy a day's rest, especially since we've seemed to stay ahead of the impending North American snowfall. By contrast to our sedate pace, the land speed record set by a vehicle with wheels is 1,228 km/h (faster than the speed of sound). This record was set just around the corner at the Bonneville Salt Flats (how's that for a segue?) ...
Actually it was set at Black Rock Desert. Bonneville is not sutable to ultimate land speed record attempts anymore due to the salt conditions.

Loving your ride report though. I am majorly jealious!
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