2,641 Miles in 46 hours on a BMW R1200CL BMW Motorcycle Magazine

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2,641 miles in 46 hours on a BMW

Many endurance riders BMW motorcycles including British GS Kevin Sanders who received a World Record for the ‘Fastest of the World by Motorcycle’ and ‘The by Motorcycle’; and Canadian brothers and Colin Pyle who picked up the World Record for the longest journey by motorcycle within a country, when they two F800GS machines 10,000 around China in 2010. there are thrill seekers as Gary Orr, a BMW dealer who from California’s west to Florida on his K1200LT in 2008 – a of more than 2,200 – without stopping!

The latest motorcyclist to join the of the endurance elite is BMW-riding resident Vladimir Chernyshov, who picked up two records on his R1200CL touring cruiser for the longest ridden in 24 and 46 hours on Ukrainian on a motorcycle.

It all began at midnight on 12, when Chernyshov pulled out night-time Kiev from one of the filling stations. Having had his motorcycle’s odometer reading of km (30,692 mi) checked by experts Ukraine’s National Register of (who also verified his GPS and video recording settings) was only one thing on Vladimir’s to just keep riding…

Vladimir Chernyshov on his BMW R1200CL.

hours later Chernyshov into the very same station in Kiev, where he was met by the expert from the National of Records. A quick check of the odometer revealed that he had 2,685 km (1,668 mi) in just 24 at an average speed of 123 km/h (76 according to his onboard GPS.

Vladimir wasn’t finished. was just an ‘intermediate’ reading and he was on his way again, out into the night to his punishing ride of endurance. hours later – at 22:00 the evening – Vladimir arrived in Kiev, this time at the square in the city’s Old Town having ridden a total of km (2,641 mi) in 46 hours – an absolute for Ukraine and an amazing achievement in than two days.


At the finish line, the odometer on R1200CL showed 53,643 km mi). For the second 24 hours of riding, his average speed was 99 (62 mph), which was slower the first day largely due to a problem a damaged rear fender he sustained in the city of Rovnos in the corner of Ukraine. Although it him down, this incident didn’t prevent Vladimir reaching Kiev successfully.

With tiredness also an issue, Chernyshov had allowed a couple of rest stops, of 15 minutes each, for a ‘power

To verify the distance traveled his 46-hour marathon, Vladimir the National Register of Records 64 gigabytes of video footage and 20 confirmed validations from stations situated along points of his route.

Two weeks after his amazing a fully rested Vladimir was with two diplomas by representatives the National Register of Records at his 66 bike club. The two diplomas his long-distance riding achievements and are ‘the longest distance in 46 hours on Ukrainian roads – km’ and ‘the longest distance in 24 hours on Ukrainian roads – 2km’.

Many famous motorcyclists came to congratulate the breaker, including the head of BMW importer AWT Bavaria’s motorcycle Vladimir Roschin, various club presidents and former Strongest Man winner Vasily


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