27 July 2013 | By cyril |
We are happy to announce a new partnership between Virgile Charlot and Aevon!
In fact, it is already the second partnership between Aevon and Virgile. In 2010, Aevon lend Virgile a single-wheel trailer STD 120 to cross Africa by bike. During his first trip, the STD 120 proved to be extremely robust.
For this new journey, that will last 18 months, Virgile will be equipped with a Kit L80, a lighter, compacter and completely foldable. Marion, Virgiles girlfriend, will use bags on the luggage rack.
Virgile about his new project: “The project Pignons Voyageurs Aux Amériques is a bike trip of 28.000 particularly hard kilometers, as a couple, on the American continent that will last 18 months. Crossing America from North to South, we will use forgotten routes, mystic and legendary trails. Our goal is to use as many small trails as possible and to avoid big roads, always with the idea to meet the people that use those trails every day for work orout of love for their land and traditions: watchmen, fishermen, truck drivers on frozen rivers, farmers, artists, restaurant owners, craftsmen, musicians etc.
Among the most famous trails ans roads we will take, you find: the Denali and the Alaskan Highway, on the traces of the goldrush Klondike and Jack London, the Chilkoot Trail, the Great dive (the longest off-road bike trail of the world, about 4418 kilometers along the crest of the Rockies), the Grand Canyon Connector, the Western Express (USA), the cardamom and coffee road (Guatemala), the Mosquito Coast Trail in the footsteps of the descendants casino online of captain Morgan (Nicaragua and Panama), the Inca Trail (Ecuador-Peru), the Carretera de la Muerte (Bolivia) and the Carretera Austral (Chile).”