Swiss rider Urs Grizzly Pedraita sets a new world record for riding across the world

admin@throttle|Updated: August 4, 2016 13:29
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Swiss motorcycle rider Urs Grizzly Pedraita has set a new world record for riding across the world in 119 days and 21 hours. Riding on his modified Victory Cross Country Tour, he travelled to the five populous continents along their longest axis, covering an approx. distance of 47390 miles.
Grizzly’s record considers all the hours he slept, time at airports/harbours. His total riding time was 72 days 13 hours.
He began his journey on March 12, 2016 from Daytona, Florida, then headed to West and South America. From there he traveled to Australia, rode across Sydney to Perth and then flew to Cape Town in South Africa. From Cape Town, he rode across Cairo, Egypt and took a ferry across Mediterranean to reach Spain. He rode rode to Gibraltar, Moscow, St. Petersburg in Russia to reach South Korea. He rode across Thailand and Malaysia. In the last leg of his journey, he rode across North America, Toronto, Chicago and California to reach Daytona on July 10,2016.
Throttle Team congratulates him for achieving this outstanding milestone!