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    South Pole Epic

    I've been making a video series from my expedition by fatbike to the South Pole. Episode 4 is now available. https://youtu.be/vERP_7OuXP8

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbeagle View Post
    I've been making a video series from my expedition by fatbike to the South Pole. Episode 4 is now available. https://youtu.be/vERP_7OuXP8
    Thanks! Makes surgery recovery easier with intresting entertainment.
    "It's only when you stand over it, you know, when you physically stand over the bike, that then you say 'hey, I don't have much stand over height', you know"-T. Ellsworth

    You're turning black metallic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jayem View Post
    Thanks! Makes surgery recovery easier with intresting entertainment.
    Thanks, hope you recover quickly!

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    Episode 5 I call my wife and tell her Iím not going to make it to the South Pole, but then I finally start getting good distances. Also includes bonus footage at end showing what my morning routine was like. https://youtu.be/PoTS5RgdzCw

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    Episode 8 is now available. I strip out the rear skewer, the rear hub goes out on me, I wire the gears to the spokes, it pulls the cassette crooked, I take it apart and the internals are all ground up, I rewire the cassette to the spokes, eventually the wires break and I have to start scrounging more wires from my tent and parka. https://youtu.be/PUs_4ZucuVk

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    Cliffhanger:
    "It's only when you stand over it, you know, when you physically stand over the bike, that then you say 'hey, I don't have much stand over height', you know"-T. Ellsworth

    You're turning black metallic.

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    Final? episode now on YouTube https://youtu.be/BnGUzBbTj38 if you are only going to watch one, this is the one to watch.

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    Amazing journey! Thanks for sharing!
    "It's only when you stand over it, you know, when you physically stand over the bike, that then you say 'hey, I don't have much stand over height', you know"-T. Ellsworth

    You're turning black metallic.

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    Epic tale indeed. Absolutely a massive effort both mentally and physically.
    Back in the day I spent a summer down on the ice, working at Scott Base. I can't imagine spending 50 odd days out there in a tent and a bike.
    Perhaps that's why I live in the tropics now!

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