Forrest Hobbs | Ep. 51 Rider Journal Insider Podcast


Ep51 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast Forrest Hobbs

Our visitor on Episode 51 of the Rider Journal Insider Podcast is Forrest Hobbs, who took a “purist” strategy to finishing the TransAmerica Path. Hobbs lives in Denver, Colorado, and he purchased a 1,200cc Yamaha Tremendous Ténéré journey bike, rode it 2,000 miles to Nags Head, North Carolina, rode the whole 6,200 miles of Sam Correro’s TransAmerica Path, added a pair thousand miles alongside the way in which to go to family and friends, after which rode from Port Ord, Oregon, again dwelling. Over 73 days, he logged over 12,000 miles. Hobbs used solely roll charts for navigation and didn’t also have a GPS as a backup, and he camped on the path almost each evening. Hobbs is a passionate off-road rider. He didn’t begin driving bikes till he was 30, and he has competed within the Baja 1000, the Pink Bull Romaniacs arduous enduro, and the Idaho Metropolis 100 ISDE qualifier – and he’s achieved every race twice. Hobbs’ plan was to make the TransAmerica Path as difficult as doable to check himself, to interrupt himself down mentally and bodily, and he prevailed.

LINKS: Forrest Hobbs on Instagram, TransAmerica Path 

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