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One year down the road, how is Dirk doing?

It’s been a year since Dirk arrived in Ushuaia, Argentina. He came through 16 countries, supported… [more]

One year down the road, how is Dirk doing? One year down the road, how is Dirk doing?

WEEK #99 How are we doing? 99 weeks, a short recap.

It started in 2012. There was an idea, just a small one. Like a small seed just planted in fresh soil… [more]

WEEK #99 How are we doing? 99 weeks, a short recap. WEEK #99 How are we doing? 99 weeks, a short recap.

WEEK #98 HOW ARE WE DOING? Fin del Mundo!!!

The last week was an emotional rollercoaster. So many thoughts and feelings were running through my mind.… [more]

WEEK #98 HOW ARE WE DOING? Fin del Mundo!!! WEEK #98 HOW ARE WE DOING? Fin del Mundo!!!

WEEK #97 HOW ARE WE DOING? Old shoes, cold feet…

I've forgotten what real cold is.  The last time my feet were this frozen was in Alaska. Back then I… [more]

WEEK #97 HOW ARE WE DOING? Old shoes, cold feet… WEEK #97 HOW ARE WE DOING? Old shoes, cold feet...

WEEK #96 How are we doing? The unknown animal…

There was a loud scream. He was going crazy and was now shouting "Go away!!!". The strange screeching… [more]

WEEK #96 How are we doing? The unknown animal… WEEK #96 How are we doing? The unknown animal...
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WEEK#16 HOW ARE WE DOING? Almost in Canada!

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Yeah! We’re doing great!!! It felt god to leave Fairbanks and hit the road again. It was getting too routine Read More →

WEEK#15 HOW ARE WE DOING? The Dalton Highway

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We left Fairbanks and made it across the infamous Dalton Highway to Prudhoe Bay in two days, by car that Read More →

WEEK#14 HOW ARE WE DOING?

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After our delay in Frankfurt we headed towards Anchorage, Alaska; our first stop before heading towards the North Pole. We Read More →

WEEK#13 HOW ARE WE DOING?

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We’ve been in better situations… So what’s going on? We’ll start with the past couple of days. Because they were Read More →

WEEK#12 HOW ARE WE DOING?

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Excitement, thrilled, fear, nervous. Just a few words describing how we feel at the moment. A lot is going to Read More →

WEEK#11 HOW ARE WE DOING?

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This week has been busy and fun! We went to the US Consulate for our visas, we received our last Read More →

WEEK#10 HOW ARE WE DOING?

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The day we leave Amsterdam and start our expedition in Alaska is getting closer and closer. We’re a bit nervous Read More →

Infographic of 99%RIDE

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Check out this awesome infographic our good friends at Bruna & Bruna made for us. This visual representation explains our Read More →

WEEK#9 HOW ARE WE DOING?

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Where will you sleep? This is probably the most asked question when I’m talking about the 99%RIDE expedition. Well, we’re Read More →

WEEK#8 HOW ARE WE DOING? VACCINATIONS…

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Before we leave for the 99%RIDE expedition from Alaska to Argentina we have to get certain vaccinations. We’ll be passing Read More →