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Juan survived only on a mix of leftover nuts, cocoa powder and sunflower oil at the end of his 1130 km, 46-day expedition with his fat bike to the South Pole.
courtesy Juan Menendez Granados, SOURCE
Juan survived only on a mix of leftover nuts, cocoa powder and sunflower oil at the end of his 1130 km, 46-day expedition with his fat bike to the South Pole.
courtesy Juan Menendez Granados, SOURCE
Juan before the expedition: "Resilience. It will allow me to put up with many degrees below zero riding in the worst conditions.It also allows me to continue preparing myself between [two] jobs here in Norway."
courtesy Juan Menendez Granados, SOURCE
South Pole routes.
courtesy ExplorersWeb, SOURCE

Juan Menendez Granados and his bicycle reached the South Pole

Posted: Jan 18, 2014 11:26 am EST

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 (By Correne Coetzer) Spaniard, Juan Menendez Granados, and his fatbike reached the South Pole on January 17th, solo, unassisted and unsupported, after traveling 1130 km in 46 days from Hercules Inlet (80ºS); a route not groomed for biking. The last week, when he ran out of food, and weather and snow conditions turned worse, Juan showed how much he wanted to be the first to reach the Geographic South Pole with a bicycle, without assistance or support. He was determined to pull all his food, fuel and gear on a...

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