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Monday, November 16, 2009

40,000 Miles in 248 Days - Our Earth by Motorcycle

PRNewswire, London, November 13. MIEMING, Austria - Edelweiss Bike Travel: Circumnavigation of the world by motorbike, the fifth stage right across Asia and then home to Mieming/Tyrol. The last stage will take the participants right across the whole of Asia and back to the starting point in Mieming, Tyrol. Stamina and off-road experience are mandatory for this tour. (PRNewsFoto/Edelweiss Bike Travel) MIEMING AUSTRIA

13 Nov 2009 17:14 Africa/Lagos

40,000 Miles in 248 Days - Our Earth by Motorcycle

From November 14, 2010 to July 20, 2011, Edelweiss Bike Travel, Number One in the World for Guided Motorcycle Tours, will be Realizing a Never Before Attempted Expedition Over all 5 Continents

MIEMING, Austria, November 13/PRNewswire/ -- "We have been organizing professional motorcycle tours for 30 years now. To celebrate our anniversary, we are organizing an unforgettable expedition around our earth for motorcycle enthusiasts." says the founder of Edelweiss, Werner Wachter, about the unique and spectacular project, which will start and finish at the Edelweiss headquarters in Mieming/Austria.

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The first stage starts on November 14, 2010, and leads via Paris to Dakar in Senegal. Man/woman and machine will then fly to Buenos Aires. Wachter: "We have allowed 9 weeks for the section from Argentina to Bogota in Columbia. The subsequent third stage from crossing the Panama Canal to Los Angeles in California will be relatively short at 5 weeks."

After the flight over the Pacific, we will start traversing the Australian continent. "This means 7,000 miles in 4 weeks! Fitness and stamina will help," stresses Wachter. On the fifth and last stage from Beijing right across the whole of Asia and half of Europe, participants will be nearing their final destination, the Alps (8 weeks). On July 20, 2011 it will be time to celebrate the return of the expedition team in Mieming!

Kevin and Julia Sanders from GlobeBusters, the Guinness Book recordholders for the fastest circumnavigation of the world, will be supporting Edelweiss. Wachter: "Let's discover the entire globe!"

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Edelweiss Bike Travel
Karin Gritsch
Sportplatzweg 14
A-6414 Mieming/Austria
Tel.: +43-(0)5264-5690-10


Source: Edelweiss Bike Travel

Contact: Edelweiss Bike Travel,Karin Gritsch, Sportplatzweg 14, A-6414 Mieming/Austria, Tel.: +43-(0)5264-5690-10,