Polar Ice Ride 2013 Day by day


15 April 2013
The world’s largest wind chime in Casey, Illinois.
PIR Largest wind chime


18 April 2013
Thanks to NPRDucati.com in Athens, Georgia, I quickly received a new chain and chain roller.
This chain will probably not last as long as the ‘original’ one from motorketting.nl but it should easily make it through the final 3 riding days to Key West!

PIR New chain


20 April 2013
“We made it into Florida!
If all goes well I hope to reach the southernmost point of continental USA in Key West on Saturday afternoon.”

* Anyone around who wants to join me on that last stretch? *
PIR Florida


21 April 2013
“Since leaving the northernmost point of continental USA at Barrow in February, we traveled over the frozen Arctic ocean, ice roads, gravel roads, snow and ice covered roads, through snow, wind, rain but also a lot of sun, through bitter cold and now very hot, towards the southernmost point of continental USA at Key West.

Mission completed!”
PIR Key West


25 April 2013
“Motorcycle enthusiasts Andy & Angie invited me to stay in their house in Homestead. In their backyard I build a pallet for the trailer – which became a sledge again – and the bike to ship it back to The Netherlands. After a hard day’s work the pool is waiting.”
PIR Crating


25 April 2013
“Keek-a-boo”
PIR Bike in sled


27 April 2013
“The sledge with the bike and travel gear inside sits on a pallet and is protected with cardboard which I wrapped in plastic foil.
The blue tarp is only for the transport on the road.
Andy who invited me to stay in his house is so kind to take halve a day of work to bring it to a warehouse in Miami. Thanks a lot Andy!
From here Mainport Forwarding will take care of it and bring it back to the Netherlands.”

PIR Andy with his trailer


1 May 2013
“Back home again.
For me the adventure is over but not for you all.
Soon Clymer will launch more videos of my ride on the Polar Ice!
Stay tuned!
PIR Welcome


23 May 2013
The Polar Ice Ride R1 + sledge returned safely in the port of Rotterdam thanks to Mainport Forwarding.
Tomorrow Sjaak will unpack, so that on Sunday 26 May you can see them at the D-Day in Venlo.
PIR Mainport-Forwarding


11 June 2013
Sjaak with the Polar Ice Ride bike in “Goeiemiddag Limburg”, the live TV programme.

Have a look at the broadcast


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