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    Traveling to South America with Dainese Expedition Masters – 2,500 km of asphalt and dirt roads in Chile and Bolivia

    By Dainese | 01 October 2022 | 1 min
    Motorcycle: BMW R 1200 GS
    Mileage: 2.500 km
    Difficulty: easy, but minimal off-road riding experience is required
    Duration: 11 days
    Time of the year: July
    Weather: sunny
    Temperatures: -5°C - +10°C
    Essential equipment: thermal underwear, suit with laminated waterproof membrane, extra rain suit, spare gloves, adventure helmet, adventure boots

    Departure and arrival in Salta, Argentina, for 11 days full of adventure on a fleet of suitably equipped BMW R 1250 GS. A 2,500 km round trip touching the towns of Pumamarca, San Pedro de Atacama, Calama Colchani, Potosì and Tarija. But, above all, through the unique scenery of the Andes, the Valle de la Luna with its sand dunes and volcanoes, and the Salar de Uyuni – one of the most evocative places in the world also known for having been one of the main challenges in past South American Dakar races.  

    The Dainese Expedition Masters Atacama Desert was all this and much more – a unique opportunity to combine motorcycle passion with the exploration of wild regions, while also experiencing pristine nature in all its splendor. All this with the added contribution of a professional guide who, as well as charting the journey’s path, also taught participants the correct techniques to better master a motorcycle on all terrains, in maximum safety. 


    Essential equipment


    Adventure helmet

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    Waterproof jacket

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    Waterproof pants

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    Waterproof boots

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    Technical jersey

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    Technical long underwear

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    Back protector

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    Winter gloves

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