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How to ride with altitude sickness

If you are riding through mountainous areas, you and your bike could suffer from altitude sickness. It’s an illness caused by high altitude with symptoms including hyperventilation, nausea, headaches, nose bleeds and exhaustion resulting from a shortage of oxygen. Meanwhile, your bike can also suffer power losses. Carburettored bikes suffer more, while really high altitudes …

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Ferris Wheels Himalyan Heights tour - Himalayas

Motorcycle trip of a lifetime to Himalayas

A motorcycle trip to the Himalayas has to rate as one of the top items on anyone’s bucket list. Veteran tour operators Mike and Denise Ferris of Aussie-based Ferris Wheels say their flagship tours in July and August of 2015 have several vacancies and they have assured riders that the region was not affected by …

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Ferris Wheels plans Mexican tour

Australian motorcycle travel gurus Mike and Denise Ferris plan to add Mexico to their popular Ferris Wheels Motorcycle Safaris itinerary in 2015, possibly in December. “We are looking at introducing Mexico,” says Mike. “In fact this email is coming to you from Cancun on the Yucatan Peninsular in the land of tacos and tequila! It’s looking …

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Ferris Wheels offers adventure rider training

One of the world’s leading motorcycle adventure tour companies, Ferris Wheels, has joined with professional motorcycle training company motoDNA to offer adventure rider training for people wanting to attend their tours. MotoDNA Motorcycle Academy director of coaching Mark McVeigh, who also writes training tips for MotorbikeWriter, says they are “very excited to team up with …

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Mike and Denise Ferris World on Wheels borders

Motorcycle travel doco hits TV

Starving for more motorcycle diaries of world travel since Charley and Ewan stopped making their “Long Way” series? Well, the wait is over because Aussie ex-pats Mike and Denise Ferris who own and operate Ferris Wheels travel company have filmed and produced a six-part TV series called World On Wheels. It’s just been completed in …

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