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BY 02/13

From Alaska to Patagonia on board a Moto Guzzi Stelvio NTX

Photo with MG Stelvio: Gianni Reinaudo & Gisella Montabone

From the Arctic Polar Circle to Patagonia: 24,000 km and 39 days of travelling on board the tireless and entirely reliable Moto Guzzi Stelvio NTX, crossing 14 countries: Alaska Canada, USA, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Argentina. From polar cold to the sweltering heat of Mexico; from Peruvian and Chilean deserts, to the snow of the Andean passes and the ice and wind of Patagonia. Zero problems, 100% adventure!

Peru Desert: The Nazca Lines from an airplane

The trip’s main data

Total distance covered:
24,000 km

Total time:
39 days (5 days spent between Panama and Quito to ship the bike)

Days in the saddle:

Highest road:
3,480 metres above sea level (Ecuador)

Highest temperature:
48° C (Mexico)

Lowest temperature:
- 4° C (Patagonia)

Average daily distance on the bike:
706 km

400 Km (with an additional Stucchi tank)

Total weight on departure:
554 kg

Sets of new tyres and services:
2; 1st change at Tucson (USA), 2nd change at La Serena (Chile)

Kg of oil needed for topping up:
0 Kg (ZERO!)

Litres of petrol consumed:

2 (the most expensive: 80 dollars)