By Ilpo Juvander on
8/21/2007 11:11 PM
As planned, we started our latest 16th of August 2007 from Espoo with our minds filled that we will be driving Iron Butt SS2000K
(2000 kilometers in 24 hours) on the way to Jänkhällä Jytisee 2007
Start of the journey was 9:21 from Mikkelä Esso, Espoo where we filled all the forms.
First stop was at 12:06 in ABC Vaajakoski. From there we continued to Tampere, where we took short stop at ABC Lahdesjärvi to change the batteries to our PMR radiophones and continued to Raisio where it started raining.
In Raisio Kari switched on rain equipment as his motorcycle outfit was no longer waterproof and it started raining.
From Raisio we continued to Vaasa, short stop at ABC Vaasa, then to Revonlahti, Kuusamo, Pello, Enontekiö, Muonio and Sirkka where we ended our SS2000K.
We drove ~1200 kilometers (from Raisio 15:55 to Pello...