Clinton Wood and Transalp Riding around the world with no plan

Riding around the world with no plan

Clinton Wood didn’t have a plan to ride around the world — but he did — and that’s how he likes to travel. The 45-year-old cabinet maker and now Postie from Ipswich in Queensland says he has ridden more than 100,000km in more than 30 countries and three continents almost by accident. He certainly didn’t …

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Five countries that love motorcycles

Five countries that love motorcycles

By Anthony Joseph* Motorcycles are iconic and versatile vehicles that are loved all over the world. To some, motorcycles equal recreation and fun, others utilise these vehicles for sport and competition. Some countries have even adopted motorcycles as their primary form of transportation in many cities and consider them essential to daily life. It’s fascinating to …

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Beautiful views of the Glasshouse Mountains from Bald Knob Rd SSC TT

Motorcycle Road Trip Through Australia: 4 Top Destinations

(Article by Mike Ray*) Few countries promise such fantastic motorbiking opportunities as Australia. With endless kilometres of the open road and some spectacular vistas, it’s little wonder that many people come to the nation to enjoy the ultimate motorcycle road trip. Recently we’ve seen an explosion in the popularity of motorbiking. Motorcyclists and their clubs …

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MotorbikeWriter at the Ducati Museum pilgrimage buyers

Virtual tour of motorcycles museums

Even though you may not be able to leave home during the pandemic, and many motorcycle musuems ae ,cosed anyway, you can still take some virtual tours thanks to Goggle Maps street view. Click here for the virtual tour of the Ducati museum in Bologna, click here for BMW museum in Munich or click here for the …

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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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Images: Celtic Ride Motorcycle Rentals Ireland

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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