Moroccan magic World on Wheels tour

Moroccan Magic tour with World On Wheels

(Moroccan Magic in Dades Gorge. Image: World On Wheels (Sponsored post) There are no methods to this crazy life we lead No secret paths to walk upon Just hang Love’s portrait in the cathedral of your heart And warm the landscapes of your soul – Billy Thorpe Aussie rock legend Billy Thorpe’s passion for Morocco …

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Jim Hughes South Africa

Touring South Africa in safety

Riding South Africa is safe, but you may have to pay the cops $2 for a “drink” if they pull you over for a random licence check, says Brisbane rider Jim Hulme (pictured). The 69-year-old has just returned from an eight-day bike 2900km motorcycle tour of the north-east of South Africa with friends and says he …

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Alicia Sornosa Spanish woman honoured for Africa ride

Spanish woman honoured for Africa ride

A Spanish woman who rode her Ducati Scrambler 15,000km through Africa has been honoured with the Spanish Geographical Society’s Journey of the Year 2018 award. Alicia Sornosa set off on her bike down the backbone of East Africa to raise money for Amigos de Silva. The Spanish non-government organisation provides humanitarian aid projects such as water supply …

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Hidden Sri Lanka Tour with Extreme Bike Tours

Discount on Extreme Bike Tours

Riders looking for an overseas riding adventure can secure a 10% discount on seven adventures with Extreme Bike Tours in 2019 if they book before April 30, 2018. We recently toured Sri Lanka with the company and found it to be a professional organisation with great local knowledge. The company was launched in 2009 and …

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Charley Boorman Long Way Back African tour

Charley Boorman back in saddle for African tours

Charley Boorman is riding again after his major motorcycle crash in 2016 and ready for his big African adventure later this year. The “Long Way” motorcycle adventurer is about to set off for Tasmania on the annual Compass Expeditions tour. In September 2018, he will return to Africa for another Long Way Down tour with his …

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Around the world on a Vespa scooter

Around the world on a Vespa scooter

While many riders wish they could ride around the world on a motorcycle, there are few that would consider doing it two-up on a Vespa scooter! But that’s exactly what Greek couple Alexandra and Stergios are doing on their Around the World on a Vespa trip. Since 2013, their laden 2003-model PX200 Vespa scooter has …

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Compass Expeditions tours screened on TV

Compass Expeditions tours screened on TV

Two mini-series about riding across Siberia and the length of Africa with Australian-based international motorcycle travel company Compass Expeditions are coming to 7 Mate. The four one-hour shows, narrated by Charley Boorman, will screen on Saturdays in mid-January through to early February 2017. While Charley didn’t ride in the Beyond Siberia and Beyond Sahara tours, …

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World on Wheels Tour of South Africa WOW

WOW tours goes to South Africa

Amazing wildlife, stunning scenery and challenging roads have encouraged Australian-based motorcycle travel company World On Wheels to add a South African tour. WOW Tours, formerly Ferris Wheels Motorcycle Safaris, now have a portfolio of 10 international tours on four continents. The inaugural tour this October is already fully subscribed and they are taking advance bookings …

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Best African motorcycle trip: Matho

This is the best motorcycle trip you can do in South Africa, says veteran motorcycle journalist Mick Matheson after his tour with ‪‎SAMATours‬. Matho went to South Africa for the riding and discovered the two-wheeled thrills were just one of many stunning experiences that make a trip there so appealing. “I’d have been quite happy with the road trip, but Africa’s …

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Madagascar

Win a Madagascar motorcycle tour

How would you like an all-expenses-paid adventure ride through Madagascar on a Touratech equipped bike to feature in a promotional film for the adventure accessories company? Madagascar is the large exotic island off the east coast of Africa featured in the the children’s movie of the same name. Lonely Planet describes it as “a dream destination for …

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