Charley Boorman Long Way Back African tour

Charley Boorman back in saddle for African tours

Charley Boorman is riding again after his major motorcycle crash in 2016 and ready for his big African adventure later this year. The “Long Way” motorcycle adventurer is about to set off for Tasmania on the annual Compass Expeditions tour. In September 2018, he will return to Africa for another Long Way Down tour with his …

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BivyPack backpack converts into tent

Backpack converts into tent

Adventure motorcycle riders who travel light may be interested in this lightweight backpack that converts into a tent in seconds. The 450g BivyPack was conceived by Kenny Flannery who is now trying to raise about $13,000 with a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign and has reached half the funds at the half way point. It is small …

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Extreme Bike Tours Mongolian Adventure Tour

Mongolian motorcycle tour offers more

Extreme Bike Tours is offering a remote extension to its Mongolian motorcycle tour with the opportunity to do some 4WDing and horseback riding. There have been other tours that offer hiking and sailing as an extension of their tour, but this seems to be a first. Driving 4WDs and riding horses might be a good …

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Make Your Motorcycle Road Trip One To Remember

If you’re a seasoned motorcyclist, you’ll love nothing better than a road trip on the open road ahead. Weather providing; motorbike road trips are a great way to get to know your machine better and become skilled in various conditions and situations. The more practice you have on your bike, the more of an accomplished …

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2017 KTM NZ Rallye film

Full-length KTM Adventure Rallye on film

If you’ve got nearly an hour to spare and want to watch some great adventure riding in the scenic New Zealand South Island, settle in for the second annual KTM NZ Adventure Rallye film. The 112 riders who took part in the rally included some Aussies and Americans who rode through the stunning Southern Alps …

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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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Feeling Like A Veteran On Your First Motorcycle Tour

Feel like a veteran on your first motorcycle tour

It doesn’t matter how long you ride for, you’ll never forget your first tour. It’s the maddest. It’s the one that makes your heart-pound the most, the one that gets you hooked, the one that is peppered with as many hard times as good, the one that you’ll always look back on with a smile. …

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Put Sri Lanka on your motorcycle tour bucket list

Sri Lanka may not feature on many riders’ bucket list for motorcycle travel, but after recently completing a 13-day ride with Extreme Bike Tours it comes highly recommend. There is so much diversity in terrain in an island nation the size of Tasmania; just check out the video below! However, my report on the first half …

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Hidden Sri Lanka Tour with Extreme Bike Tours

Sri Lanka is a rider’s paradise with Extreme Bike Tours

The island nation of Sri Lanka off the southern coast of India is a rider’s paradise as well as an excellent introduction to riding in Asia and the subcontinent region. Half way through a 13-day Hidden Sri Lanka tour ($US4950) of the fascinating equatorial island with Extreme Bike Tours and I am in rider heaven. …

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Extreme discount on Bhutan bike tour

Extreme Bike Tours is offering an “extreme” discount of $US1000 (about $A1280 and €817) on their April 2018 Bhutan motorbike adventure. Riders need only book before March 5, 2018, for the discount on the 15-day tour starting on April 14. Extremely good chaps Extreme Bike Tours offers tours in the Himalayas, Bhutan, Mongolia, Madagascar, India, …

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