Mike Hall, Rickshaw Run and Mongol Rally veteran has started the first ever round the world bike race, wearing a lot of spandex...
The Hastily-Translated-Poppycock Department of Adventurist HQ have kindly produced this almost useful Russian phrasebook.
All teams have now completed the Pioneers Ice Run bringing to a close two weeks of three wheeled Siberian chaos
So there it is. All the teams came out the other side of the world's first Ice Run alive. Mr. Tom tells all...
First brave, battered and rather chilly team crosses the finish line of the inaugural Ice Run.
Tales from Siberia of wolves, bear meat, 2km drags, burnt arms, cross-bow related lip incidents, tow trains, Russian Mafia, frozen faces, technical candles and police encounters to name but a few.
The Pioneers Ice Run graced the tele-boxes of the residents of launch town Irbit yesterday with the launch and a drive into a ditch.
"Nobody takes the ice roads, they are only for lorries, bears and wolves." and now it would appear Ural motorbikes.
Ice Run teams have today been test driving and ice racing their Ural steeds across a frozen lake...
Ice Run teams have all arrived in Irbit, Russia to begin test driving their mighty URAL motorbikes with sidecars.
Who will win the 2012 Mongol Derby - a stunt rider from War Horse or a participant of the World Sauna Championships?
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