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Bali motorcycle crash is a lesson for all

A British rider who crashed while riding without a helmet in Bali now faces medical bills estimated to be almost $A100,000. It’s a good lesson in not doing as the locals do — not wearing a helmet when riding — and in getting relevant travel insurance. Reuben Armstrong, 27, was riding a motorcycle in Denpasar …

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Writing While Riding Your Motorbike

(Sponsored article on writing and riding) Writers are always filled with a sort of wanderlust that always keeps them moving from places to places to calm their exasperating inside. They create lines while moving between dwellings and capture ideas of their head in a better way. If you intend to write down your ideas while …

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Advice on Choosing the Right Motorcycle for Travel

Advice on Choosing the Right Motorcycle for Travel

(Sponsored article on motorcycle travel for our Northern Hemisphere readers) A motorcycle road trip is an exhilarating and thrilling experience. Having your thoughts surround you while you are alone on an adventurous road trip can be very fascinating. And, you ought to do it at least once in your life. You can choose to set …

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Welcome to the Numb Nuts Nabiac Tour

What numb nuts Queenslander, currently enjoying a mild winter, organises a tour south to Nabiac during a cold and wet snap and the second State of Origin game? Me, that’s who! I will be setting off with five fellow mad Maroons this Saturday for “Mexico” (what Queenslanders call anywhere south of the border) on our …

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5 most dangerous routes for motorcycles in the world

5 most dangerous routes for motorcycles in the world

(Contributed post) We all get tired of tackling the same old city routes on our motorcycles. City streets are boring and they don’t challenge the capabilities of the machines we ride. Unleashing their potential requires challenging routes that will trigger our primal instincts and get our adrenaline pumping. If you are an adrenaline junkie or a …

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Road names that entice exploration

If I pass roads with names such as Goat Track or Hell Hole Creek Road, it’s like a red rag to a bull and I simply have to explore it. Sometimes these roads have warning signs that ban trucks or caravans, or warn of tight curves, gravel and other hazards. It’s only more reason to …

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Dead-end roads are a rider’s paradise

Most riders love a good round-trip, but there are many dead-end routes that can be just as rewarding for motorcyclists. I’ve been riding with people who never venture down a road that says “No through road”. They figure that it will be like doing the road twice. Yet I’ve ridden on famous motorcycling roads such …

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Is a local motorcycle tour guide better?

Some riders on an overseas motorcycle tour prefer a guide from their native country while others prefer a tour guide from the country in which they are travelling. I can understand the attraction of a tour guide from your own country as you share the same language, culture, interests, sense of humour, tastes in food, …

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