February 15, 2020 – February 25, 2020
A group of international adventure motorcyclists on an epic journey to the most under-documented natural, cultural & historical landmarks in the world – Lake Baikal in Siberia, Russia.
⦿ 6 MOTORCYCLES
⦿ LAKE BAIKAL
⦿ SIBERIAN WINTER
⦿ TV DOCUMENTARY
In the depths of a frozen Siberian winter, the team will undertake a world record-breaking attempt to traverse Lake Baikal’s frozen, ice pack surface by motorbike, unsupported.
The entire project is being documented for Film, TV, Radio and Social Media. In a world first our media and communications partners will enable a global audience of Adventure Bikers, Endurance enthusiasts and Armchair explorers to follow every mile of the project from our base at Abbeyleix, Ireland to Siberia, Russia.
- Vehicle build and technical preparation completed by the end of November 2019
- December 13 – 16, 2019 – Team shakedown in Finland
- December 2019/January 2020 – Team fitness prep
- Mission start February 8, 2020 – Travel to Baikal
- February 15 – 25, 2020 – On the ice
LET’S MAKE A WORLD RECORD
An eclectic mix of multi-national, experienced motorcyclists are taking on the toughest challenge thinkable and showcasing an adventure of a lifetime. We aim to…
Make a Guiness World Record: set the bar and make it hard to break. This is dangerous, extremely cold, -40°C conditions, there is a constant risk of falling through the ice. This adventure will be well documented with massive media exposure from our media partners.
People & Culture: meet the indigenous people, learn about their culture to offer a deeper narrative of Siberian’s unfamiliar lifestyle.
Document the undiscovered: delivering a captivating, entertaining & raw exploration of the geographical wonders and mysteries of Lake Baikal.
Demonstrating a step-by-step process on how easy adventure travel can be for the average person.
VON PLANTA PRODUCTIONS
We have engaged the services of an AWARD WINNING production company – VON PLANTA PRODUCTIONS – to assist with the preparation, filming and high-quality editing.