Originally Posted by Airhead Wrangler
...at least in the US it is. Plenty of roads down here ford rivers, bridges wash out ALL the time, etc, etc. Prutser has ridden (and swam alongside) that bike all through Siberia which is notoriously wet and rivery, and I believe he's planning on taking it back there again.
I follow some of the ride reports...and notice where the riding stops and other methods start.
At some point trying to turn a motorcycle into a submarine gets silly.
Any of a number of expedition trucks will breeze through any of that territory. Dig up an operational DUKW and skip ALL the bridges. Why take a motorcycle?
Oh..never mind. This is turning into another "best survival knife" thread, I should know better...