Cuba Mrs MBW

Cuba is a mysterious rider pearl

Cuba is a mystery wrapped in an enigma – inside a time warp – that you have to see and ride now before its next revolution under the economic reforms of Raul Castro and the thawing of relations with the USA. But good luck hiring a motorcycle! About nine months before arriving, I contacted the …

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Cuba Mrs MBW

Cuba scams its way into our hearts

Motorbike Writer and I got ripped off big time in Cuba, but despite the many scams Cuba is one of the most interesting places we’ve visited and we hope to one day come back and see how much it has changed. We tried to hire a motorcycle or join a motorcycle tour, but ran into major problems …

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Cuba with Extreme Bike Tours

Cuba opens up to motorcycle tours

Adventure seekers have a new destination to explore on two wheels, with motorcycle tour company Extreme Bike Tours launching its first tour of Cuba in 2016. It will be the first tour outside Asia offered by the company since it was started by motorcycle fan Zander Combe in 2011. His company will offer 13-day tours from …

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Cuba opens up for motorcyclists

America is thawing its relations with Cuba and that will open the country up for motorcycle riders. The long-standing trade embargo is being lifted and Americans will be allowed to fly to Cuba for special reasons. Harley-Davidson is believed to be one of the first companies to consider importing their bikes which were very popular …

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Old motorcycles and cars icons of Cuba

Think of Cuba and you think of cigars, salsa music, communism and old cars. Few would think of motorcycles, but the country also has an interesting collection of motorbikes. And just like the cars, they are ancient and held together with tape and glue. However, unlike the cars, there are no American models, nor Japanese. …

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