Daniel Rintz in Dream racer TV Somewhere Else Tomorrow film travels world without money

Riding around the world without money

When Daniel Rintz finished uni he was worried about getting tangled up in a boring job, so rather than wait to save money, he decided to ride around the world – without money! Daniel simply did odd jobs to keep him in food, fuel and spare parts for his 1988 BMW R 80 GS.  The …

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Shaun Lennard safety barriers status national

Growth may devalue Motorcycle Friendly Town status

Rapid growth in the number of towns declaring themselves motorcycle friendly could devalue the term’s status, says Australian Motorcycle Council (AMC) chairman Shaun Lennard (pictured above). “This is something good in the world of motorcycling, but the idea is still only small,” he says. “There are only a handful of places that use this term …

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Free Indian motorcycle adventure movie

Nevermind Adventure welcomes riders to the free premiere screening of the movie “Rajasthan Rampage – 10 Days Motorcycling Through Deserts and Jungles of Central India”. The short movie was pulled together in partnership with Melbourne-based Adventure Machine and the Aussie Nevermind Adventure company which runs tours through India and Nepal. Nevermind Adventure spokeswoman Emma Plunkett says …

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Canadian couple Diana and Loren Schroff of Brisbane are addicted to long distance motorcycle travel around Australia and their native North America.

Canadian couple addicted to long trips

Canadian couple Diana and Loren Schroff of Brisbane are addicted to long distance motorcycle travel around Australia and their native North America. They plan one major road trip every year and have just come back from a 64-day, 22,571km lap of Australia this year. “We could spend the next 10 years riding around Australia and …

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Patagonia Compass Expeditions

Patagonia motorcycle rental deal

Compass Expeditions has a special rental deal available for people who return their expedition bikes from Patagonia at the bottom of South America to Chile. Many motorcycle tour companies make these offers from time to time as an economical way to transport vehicles back to where they started from. The Compass Expedition bikes will have …

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Deals on West Coast motorcycle rental

Deals on West Coast motorcycle rental

If you are planning a ride on the West Coast of North America this northern 2017 spring, MotoQuest has some great “transporter” rental deals. These cheap “transporter” rental deals come up from time to time with American rental companies who want to transport bikes back in the other direction from one-way rentals. There are probably also some …

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Invercargill Hammer Hardware Burt Munro's streamlinerInvercargill Hammer Hardware Burt Munro's streamliner

Great reasons to ride to Invercargill

The roads around Invercargill are not all that exciting and the weather is usually horrible, but there are still some great reasons to visit the home town of Burt Munro … apart from the fact his streamliner (pictured above) is on display in the local hardware store! I was in Mossburn heading for Invercargill a few years …

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SWM Silver Vase scrambler at Crows Nest motorcycle friendly town launch

Invitation to motorcycle friendly town launch

The official launch of Crows Nest as a Motorcycle Friendly Town is on this Sunday (March 5, 2017) and riders from SEQ and northern NSW are invited to attend. Celebrations will include live music, markets and a parade through the streets of the quaint town about two hours northwest of Brisbane on the edge of …

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Palmwoods Rd Winter riding on the Sunshine Coast

Winter riding on the Sunshine Coast

If you’re looking for a bit of sunshine this winter, head north to the Sunshine Coast which has some of the best riding roads in Queensland. Many Brisbane riders head up to the Sunshine Coast for a day ride, but by the time they arrive and have lunch, it’s time to head home. By the way, …

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