‘Bike Diary’: uncover the journey of 4 pals, from Belém to Brasilia, for Capital Moto Week | Federal District

You have got most likely traveled by automobile to a state in Brazil. There are totally different cities, landscapes and locations alongside every journey by this “continental nation”.

Think about, subsequently, to face days on the highway on a bike. That is the need – and the truth – of many people who find themselves in Brasilia, till Saturday (30), to take part within the Capital Moto Week, the most important bike rally in Latin America.

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The request for g1, timothy egypt39 years outdated, he recorded a “bike diary “the place he tells the journey of over 2 thousand kilometers he made with three pals, from Belém to Brasilia, to succeed in the Capital Moto Week (see the video above).

Test, beneath, the locations, the “perrengues” and the roads confronted by motorcyclists within the three days of journey.

Exodus bike membership group (PA) on the highway – Picture: Thimóteo Egypt / Private archive

Timothy and his pals Exodus bike membership (PA) met Tuesday (19), nonetheless at daybreak, in Belém. Step one was to decide on the journey teams, considering the wants of every.

After making the selections about roads and journey patterns, Thimóteo’s group approached 4 individuals: he, Isaacand the couple Cristina and Johnnywho got here to Brasilia on three bikes.

The primary cease was a Aurora do Pará, municipality about 200 km from Belém, to be equipped. Then, one other cease to fill the tank, inside Ulianopoliat all times in Pará, till you attain Imperatriz (MA), shut at 3:30 pmthe place they stopped for lunch and a few relaxation.

The forecast was araguaina (BUT) to spend the night time. However as a result of they had been at a “lighter tempo”, primarily because of the variety of vans on the highway, they knew they is perhaps late.

“We’re extra strolling than eager to arrive,” Thimóteo stated, through the journey.

near 5:30 within the afternoon.am pavedin Maranhão, the primary “perrengue”: the one of many lights on the bike went out. The group needed to restore the highway, which delayed planning.

Thimóteo says the restore took about half-hour, as they needed to seek for the instruments that had been packed, then disassemble the auxiliary mild, in addition to re-pack the baggage.

Night time got here and the group wanted to discover a place to sleep. However the city’s inns had been full and pals needed to keep in a single day elsewhere.

Thimóteo ended up sleeping in Estreito (MA) and located the group solely the following morning. Nonetheless, “for the reason that little perrengue is nonsense”, the Harley-Davidson’s trunk was failing and in want of restore.

The biker left the resort at 7 am to satisfy the group and collectively they discovered a workshop. It was then that they observed that the backrest of the bike was additionally coming off. The emergency answer was to place a beer cap to carry the trunk, till the issue was solved.

Cisi bar of Thimóteo’s damaged bike – Picture: Thimóteo Egypt / Private archive

Once they discovered a workshop, the rear of the bike needed to be welded. The roof rack, which had a big tear, additionally wanted to be repaired.

Thimóteo says that the surprising doesn’t have an effect on the journey, quite the opposite, the motorcyclists benefit from the moments when they’re stopped on the highway.

“When there are surprising occasions then it is good, as a result of one of many factors that continues to be within the reminiscence are the perrengues, we have now enjoyable. It delays the journey, however we smile, we inform tales and we break the routine”, says the motorcyclist.

A Wednesday (20), second day of journey, it was quieter, in line with Thimóteo. They completed going by the state of maranhão and arrived at Tocantini.

After a full day on the highway, the group spent the night time within the municipality of Gurupi (TO). at daybreak a Thursday (21), they had been prepared for the final day of the journey to Brasilia.

They stopped at a number of tolls and, at 4:30 pm they had been 153 kilometers from the federal capital. However the time that remained within the diary, like a milestone, was 18:10when vacationers from Bethlehem had been already contained in the Bike week and I used to be in a position to meet pals and benefit from the first night time of the occasion.

4 states, numerous cities, almost 72 hours of journey paid off, the group says. Collectively, the chums intend to take pleasure in each minute, till it’s time to sort out the two,000 kilometers behind, subsequent Sunday (31).

“It’s a query of custom. It is vitally good to journey, to see pals touring, to cross totally different states, by Maranhão, Piauí, Goiás, to get to Brasilia”, says Thimóteo.

Group from Belém about to reach in Brasilia – Picture: Thimóteo Egypt / Disclosure

Thimóteo, initially from Alagoas, has lived in Belém for 22 years. Till just lately he labored for a big mining firm, however his routine was “very busy”, with no time for household, pals and his ardour for bike journey.

4 years in the past, he requested to give up his job and entered a brand new occupation: at the moment, Thimóteo is answerable for the upkeep, buy, sale and customization of Harley-Davidson bikes, an “achievement in life,” he says.

Coming to Capital Moto Week, which hadn’t taken place in individual for 2 years, because of the Covid-19 pandemic, is taken into account a “custom” that has been regained.

“I’ve all been going there, since I began motorcycling and in addition motorcycling. Even working in a racing firm, I made plans, I took two holidays a yr: 15 days to journey with my household and 15 to come back to Brasilia”, I rely.

For the Belém motorcyclist, “strolling the highway and seeing pals on the highway” is a novel second. “We now have brothers who, sadly, we solely see annually, returning or returning, and in addition in Brasilia, the place we have now the chance to see brothers from throughout Brazil, the Northeast, the South, the Midwest and in addition from different nations. “, says Timothy.

* Below the supervision of Maria Helena Martinho

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