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Sri Lanka motorcycle tours ‘now safe’

After the recent bombing tragedy in Sri Lanka, security has been stepped up and it’s now deemed safe to ride this gem of a destination for motorcyclists. Who better to give us a guide to riding in Sri Lanka than Rohan Sourjah who has written a book about it called “Motorcycling Adventures in Sri Lanka” and …

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Discount on first Tibet tours

Extreme Bike Tours is offering a 10% discount on its first tours of Tibet and Nepal, the Mt Everest base camp and the Forbidden City of Lhasa in 2020. Riders will be aboard Royal Enfield Himalayan adventure motorcycles  which were tested in the Himalayas. We toured Sri Lanka last year with Extreme Bike Tours and …

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Best Trails of Myanmar Burma Motorcycle Tours

Save 20% on Burma Motorcycle Tours ride of a lifetime

(Sponsored post from Burma Motorbike Tours) Motorbike enthusiasts wishing to conquer the challenging but scenic tracks of Myanmar, also known as Burma, are being offered a discount on a once-in-a-lifetime journey in 2019 and 2020. Burma Motorbike Tours is offering 20% off their 10 Day Best Trails of Myanmar tour, saving up to $519. The promotion …

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How to Prepare for Your First Desert Motorbike Ride in Dubai

(Contributed post) Motorbike riding is a thrilling activity especially when carried out on challenging terrains such as sand and rocks. If you are in Dubai for vacation, shopping and sightseeing are not the only things you can do. Dubai has more to offer for thrill-chasers apart, and dirt bike riding on the desert sand is …

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Heather Ellis releases second book

Victorian rider Heather Ellis has released her second book, Timeless On The Silk Road: An Odyssey From London to Hanoi. It follows her first book, Ubuntu: One Woman’s Motorcycle Odyssey Across Africa, in which Heather documents her solo ride on a Yamaha TT600 through Africa in 1993-94 at the age 28. Over 15 months, Heather travelled 42,000km through 19 countries. …

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Lithuanian motorcycle adventurer Karolis Mieliauskas competes an epic ride to the coldest place on earth on a Yamaha Tenere

Epic ride to the coldest place on earth

Despite a broken wiring loom, Lithuanian motorcycle adventurer Karolis Mieliauskas has successfully competed an epic ride to the coldest place on earth on a Yamaha Tenere. We published an article in late January about his plans and many readers thought he was crazy to ride 1000km across Siberia in temperatures down to -60C. Some even …

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Legendary Moto Tours Himalayas Royal Enfield Classic 500 10% discount

Legendary 10% discount for our readers

Indian-based motorcycle tour company Legendary Moto Rides is offering Motorbike Writer readers a 10% discount on their three 2019 Himalayan tours riding the highest motorable roads in the world. To score the discount, just type in the code “MBW10%” when making a booking. Riders can save from about $A330 to $A450 with the 10% discount. …

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Legendary Moto Tours Himalayas Royal Enfield Classic 500

Legendary ride to top of the world

The most legendary motorcycle tour has to be riding a Royal Enfield to the top of the world in the Himalayas. So that’s exactly what we plan to do next year! Tours with Indian-based Legendary Moto Rides run in 2019 from 1-12 June, 24 August to 4 September, and 5-16 September. The tour costs from $US2500 for …

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Hidden Sri Lanka Tour with Extreme Bike Tours

10% discount for Extreme Bike Tours 10th

Australians can grab a 10% discount on 2019 two-wheeled adventure tours in Asia, Madagascar or Cuba as Extreme Bike Tours celebrates its 10th year and 100th tour. The professional tour company is run by Britsh expats and Sri Lankan locals who know the Asian region well. We can recommend the company after taking part in …

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Motorcycle horn vital for travel in Asia

Most riders don’t use their horn, but is vital for travelling safely in Asia, writes travel writer Maria Visconti. (Click here to check out legalities of horn use.) While most Australian riders will not automatically check where their rented bike’s horn is before starting to ride abroad — and would hardly remember where their own …

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