Lamington Park National Rd is no dead end

Nothing dead about this ‘dead end’

There is nothing dead about the amazing ‘dead-end” ride to O’Reilly’s and back on the Lamington National Park Rd in South East Queensland. Despite the Gold Coast hinterland being ravaged by bushfires in September 2019, the scenery along this road is as spectacular and pristine as ever. You wouldn’t even know a bushfire had been …

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Top motorbike routes to explore in New Zealand

Top motorbike routes to explore in New Zealand

New Zealand offers some of the world’s best motorbike roads and a large number of postcard-worthy routes, begging you to explore on your motorbike. While many people opt to explore these locations by car, we all know there is no better way to do it than on a motorbike. What more, many of these amazing …

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Save 10% on Extreme Bike Tours Himalaya trek

Save 10% on Extreme Bike Tours Himalaya trek

Extreme Bike Tours will be on a new Himalayan Expedition from 11-25 July 2020 and is offering a 10% discount only to Motorbike Writer readers!  This “once in a lifetime” ride that will take you in some of the most remote and dramatic areas of the Spiti Valley (pictured above) and Ladakh, in north India. It …

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Nimbin trippin

Reasons for motorbike trippin’ to Nimbin

Nimbin in northern NSW was the site of the famous Aquarius Festival 27 years ago and remains a unique tourist drawcard for its alternative hippie lifestyle. It’s also a popular attraction for riders — and not because they can stock up on illegal weed! In fact, riders are warned that police frequently patrol the area …

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Blacktop Motorcycle Works museum

Visit Blacktop Motorcycles Works museum

If you’re riding around South East Queensland, chances are you will call in to Esk where we recommend dropping into the Blacktop Motorcycle Works museum. The free museum and British bike workshop is right next door to the Red Deer Cafe in the main street where many riders stop off for a coffee. It’s important …

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Motorbike route around Ireland

(Sponsored Post) How far would you go to win a fortune? Would you hop stark naked (but sporting a helmet!) on a motorcycle and race against the clock through the Irish countryside? Someone in the sleepy town of Tulaigh Mhór (Tullymore), population 52, has won the lottery, and the town locals have tracked down the winner, Ned …

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Celebrating your anniversary on the road

(Contributed post) Riders love being on the road, feeling the rush of air around them, and staring at the path ahead. It gives you a view like never before and allows you time to bond with your loved one and share the thrill of the ride. So, if you are stuck on anniversary ideas and cannot seem …

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Linda Norman Road Trips in USA book

Aussie guide to road trips in the USA

Aussie rider Linda Norman has published a US road trips guide for other Australian riders after spending several years touring the country with her husband, Barry. Aussies Guide to Roadtripping America isn’t a recap of their trips but a valuable guide to help other Aussie riders plan their journey, Linda says. “Hopefully it will save …

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Sri Lanka Royal Enfield Classic 350 even tours turban

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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