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An epic motorcycle journey around the world

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Emilio Scotto is the Argentine adventurer, who holds the Guinness world record for the longest ever journey by a motorbike.


He left home on January 17, 1985 and came back on April 2, 1995, covering over 735,000 km and 232 countries and territories! The entire journey Emilio spent by riding the legendary 1980 GL1100 Gold Wing, named “The Black Princess”. For ten years, “The Princess” has consumed 47,000 liters of fuel,1,300 liters of oil,86 tires, 12 batteries and 9 seats! For the entire route, only one engine change was required. Upon his return home, Emilio wrote a 224-page book “The Longest Ride”, where he told about his amazing journey.