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11/20/12 8:11 P

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ha, I figured either Surly Pugsley or Salsa Mukluk.

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11/14/12 11:59 A

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EXPEDITION WATCH: RIDING A FAT BIKE TO THE SOUTH POLE

"'Of course, there is a bit more to the story,' he says. 'You see, I love bikes. I have all my life. Raced for a bit, worked in bike shops for forever. The whole eat, sleep, and breathe two wheels thing. But the catch was, I love wilderness and winter more, so there was always this choice—expeditions or bicycling. So perhaps maybe my brain had been trying to subconsciously connect the two for quite some time.'

He plans to start pedaling toward the South Pole this December, on an expedition he's titled Cycle South. It will be the fourth Christmas in the past five years that he's spent in Antarctica. This time, he's given himself a pretty small window—about a month and a half—to get things done. 'One of the reasons that I'm on a pretty tight timeline is that I've got a five-week-old baby boy that needs my love and attention," he says. "Being gone for six weeks is no cake walk on my partner Maria, either.'

We called him up to find out a bit more."

Here is the video embedded into the article:

youtu.be/3D5onKm8Oz8

Check it out...! Definitely NOT my cuppa, but amazing to see such efforts!

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