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  • Who: Emillio Scotto

  • What: Longest journey by motorcycle (Distance)

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Emilio Scotto of Buenos Aires, Argentina completed the longest ever journey by a motorcycle, covering over 735,000 km (457,000 miles) and 214 countries and territories, from 17 January 1985 to 2 April 1995.

This is classed as a single journey because he didn't return to his country of departure until the end.


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