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Hertz Ride offers motorcycle hire

Famous US car hire company Hertz has widened its business network to include a motorcycle hire and tour service in Europe and the USA called Hertz Ride. It offers hire services of a range of BMW GS, RT and R nineT models in Spain, Portugal and France, with Italy to be added this year. Together …

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Hear the Road Tours Radicofani in Tuscany motorcycle tour

Ride Italy with Hear the Road Motorcycle Tours

Have you ever wanted to tour Italy with those who know all the spectacular back roads? Hear the Road Motorcycle Tours, based in Rome, provides both guides tours and self-guided tours that take you to all the best roads. The company is owned and operated by long-time motorcycle enthusiast, Enrico Grassi.   Enrico works tirelessly to prepare unforgettable trips …

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World on Wheels offers free DVD

Australian-based motorcycle travel experts World on Wheels (WOW) are offering a free DVD of their trips so you can see just what you are in for! Here’s the trailer. The free DVD includes 12 five-minute videos of each of the WOW trips being offered in 2017. They were edited by former Road Rider editor Mick Matheson who …

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TransTerra Alpine Explorer adventure tour

Motorcycle touring company Maschine is taking their TransTerra adventure ride series to Victoria’s High Country with the TransTerra Alpine Explorer ride on April 2-7, 2017. Maschine has been running the annual BMW GS Safaris for the past few years and this year also organised a three-day ADV Enduro ride for Triumph Australia. Victoria’s High Country …

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Taxi rank in Acapulco

Taxi tip for overseas motorcycle tours

Even with GPS and paper maps you can still get lost in some complex cities or counties with vague road signs and that’s when a taxi comes in handy. Using a taxi as a guide is a great tip from Mike Ferris of Ferris Wheels Motorcycle Safaris (to become World on Wheels from January 2016). We …

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Edge Expeditions Motorcycle tours to unique places

Motorcycle tours to ‘unique’ places

UK travel writer and adventure motorcyclist Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent has launched a motorcycle tours company specialising in “unique and fairly gnarly, extremely enlivening bike tours to places very few other people ride”. Edge Expeditions will start with two small group rides along Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan’s legendary Pamir Highway in June and July 2016, followed by a Siberian wilderness …

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Sri Lanka Extreme Bike Tours

Motorcycle tours begin in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a country that seems to be off the schedule for most motorcycle tour companies, but not Extreme Bike Tours. They will start operating tours of the temples, jungles, tea plantations and palm-fringed beaches in July and August 2016 riding classic Royal Enfield motorbikes. Extreme Bike Tours sounds like the riders will be …

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Travel South India in luxury on a Royal Enfield

Luxury motorcycle tour of South India

Most motorcycle travellers don’t think of staying in luxury hotels, but there’s nothing wrong with spoiling yourself with a bit of five-star luxury every now and then. That’s exactly what Extreme Bike Tours is offering on their South India Tour next February. The Indian-based company is throwing in a bonus free night in a five-star resort in tropical Goa …

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Compass Expeditions

Epic South America tour in 2016

Compass Expeditions will return to South America in 2016 for their biggest ride – a 128-day circumnavigation of the continent. “It doesn’t get any bigger than this” says Jerry Cook, co-founder of Compass Expeditions. That’s not quite right. The longest planned tour in the world is the 2016 World Moto Rally which is four days …

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