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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Karolis Mieliauskas will be riding 1000km across Siberia in temperatures down to -60C to research active meditation.

Cold ride forces active meditation

As we sweat in an Aussie summer, Lithuanian motorcycle adventurer Karolis Mieliauskas will be riding 1000km across Siberia in temperatures down to -60C to research active meditation. Aptly named The Coldest Ride, Karolis says the journey on a single-cylinder Yamaha Tenere across the Road of Bones will be a research exercise into what he calls …

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Harley plans adventure, streetfighters and electric bicycles missing

Why are adventure bikes getting bigger?

When Charley Boorman and Ewan McGregor rode around the world in 2004 on BMW R 1150 GS Adventure bikes we saw how difficult the bigger bikes were in tough terrain. Since then, BMW has gone to an R 1200 GS and now an even bigger R 1250 GS. Meanwhile, Ducati from a Multistrada 1200 to 1260 …

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2018-KTM-Adventure-Rallye KTM Australia has issued a video teaser of its forthcoming full-length feature film about its recent Adventure Rallye, including chopper rescues of several crashed riders.

KTM Rallye video shows rider rescues

KTM Australia has issued a video teaser of its forthcoming full-length feature film about its recent Adventure Rallye, including chopper rescues of several crashed riders. The short teaser video doesn’t shy away from the obvious “adventure” or danger of the third annual KTM Australia Adventure Rallye. Rider rescues Instead, it shows the harsh terrain and rescues …

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Essentials for riding solo safely

Travelling solo can be scary especially if it is overseas for the first time. To begin with, there are a million questions that you might ask yourself and end up not getting answers. For instance, you might want to know where to go, if there would be someone to chat with, what will happen there, …

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Somewhere else tomorrow - film festival

Your motorcycle trip edited by pros

The annual Adventure Travel Film Festival in Victoria, in February, is offering adventure riders and travellers the opportunity to have their video professionally edited. While hours and hours of video may be of interest to you, a sub-10-minute film would be more palatable to the public and could be seen on YouTube by millions. To …

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Honda adventure scooter in action

Honda has released a second video of its City Adventure Concept in action on rough dirt roads and a promise of more information on September 15, 2016. The City Adventure Concept features longer-travel suspension, upside-down forks, knobby tyres, wire wheels and a higher-clearance body and exhaust. It is based on the NC750X and Integra with the same frame, 745cc parallel-twin …

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What's the best adventure bike

What’s the best adventure bike?

The adventure bike market has exploded since Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman rode around the world on 1150cc juggernauts across rivers, down highways and through sand, mud and gravel. Today there are adventure bikes from 500cc with nothing more advanced than electric start through to 1200cc with more electronic gadgets than James Bond and Maxwell …

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