Hear the Road Tours - Tuscany motorcycle tour perfect for couples

Tuscany motorcycle tour perfect for couples

If you want to put a spark in your love life, you should join Mrs MBW and me on a romantic motorcycle tour of Tuscany and Umbria next July with Hear the Road Tours. Tour company owner and founder Enrico Grassi says the eight-day tour is perfect for couples because they stay in only two …

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KTM Adventure Rallye 2018 Outback Run

KTM Rallye heads into remote outback

The third annual KTM Australia Adventure Rallye will head into the Northern Territory outback on previously unridden tracks and trails. The event is so remote, the organisers will have a helicopter available if med-evac or bike-evac is required. The two first two events were held on the east coast. For the 2018 Rallye Outback Run …

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Himalayan motorcycle tour for ladies only

Australian motorcycle travel company World on Wheels is offering the first ladies-only tour of the Himalayas in 2018. WOW cofounder Denise Ferris (pictured above) says she has been thinking about a “ladies-only tour” for some time. “There are a lot more women who ride these days, so why not?” she told us when we interviewed …

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Bunya Mountains

Bunya Mountains now on rider list

The Bunya Mountains in South East Queensland are now definitely on the list of overnight destinations for motorcycle riders. They lie 250km northwest of Brisbane, but seem to attract few riders. The problem has been that, if you planned to stay overnight, you had to take your own food and beverages as there was no …

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Lions TT: One of many bridges on the Lions Rd

Lions Rd closed until end of year

Bridge work that closed the famous Lions Rd on the Queensland and NSW border in January will keep the popular motorcycle route closed until the end of the year. It was supposed to be closed to traffic for only six months, but bad weather has forced delays until December 15, according to Roads and Maritime …

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Tourstart planning app

Motorcycle tour planning app offer

Danish company Tourstart is offering Motorbike Writer readers a 20% discount on their new motorcycle ride planning and navigation app with free worldwide maps. While there have been many such apps around, the company claims theirs is “unique” because of “the high level of integration between web and app. Once a tour is composed, it …

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Vietnam on a budget

Riding around the world on a budget

The idea of traveling the world on a motorbike may seem laughable, especially on a budget. In reality, it is not just possible to do so, but quite a number of adventurers, have already done so. Guest blogger Peter King says the goal of this article is to assist would-be adventurers in planning a successful …

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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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