Risk's Ultralight Hiking

The skills involved in setting up a light backpack serve well for both hiking and touring. Learning what is really necessary and then finding high quality gear that meets my honest needs leads to much less carried and more fun. I hope this journal is as much fun to read as it is to write.

Monday, March 20, 2006

World's Fastest Indian

I had the pleasure today in going to see Anthony Hopkins in "The World's Fastest Indian."

Burt Munro's actual Indian in the 1960s

This is a great story for the whole family. Hopkin's character Burt Munro has been 25 years in the business of devoting his whole life to making his motorcycle go faster. He casts his own pistons, and has brought the speed of his '27 Indian up from its stock 54 mph to ... well you have to watch the movie to find out.

It was not all that easy to find the movie playing in the Dayton, Ohio area. It is an independent movie and is not in the major movie houses. I was able to see it at the Neon in downtown Dayton.



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