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Motorcycle tours become electrified

Range and recharging times may still be an issue for electric motorcycles, yet it looks like the motorcycle travel industry may become electrified. A few years ago, Eidelweiss Motorcycle Tours in Europe started hiring electric Zero motorcycles, although it appears that is no longer the case. Perhaps they had too many customers running out of …

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Where to Visit on Your Bike Trip in Devon

If you want to ride your bike in Devon, UK, then you are surely in for a great time as you will view the countryside that is undeniably dramatic and gorgeous. That is why you will enjoy a great ride from Okehampton to Brent Tor. This trip will equate to 32 miles or 51km.  This …

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Ride with historic tunnel vision

We don’t usually recommend riders have tunnel vision, unless it’s an unused historic tunnel of which there are many throughout the nation. If you’re a bit of a history buff, or you just enjoy something unusual on your bike trip, check them out. You may be surprised to find that there are some close to …

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Clinton Wood and Transalp Riding around the world with no plan

Riding around the world with no plan

Clinton Wood didn’t have a plan to ride around the world — but he did — and that’s how he likes to travel. The 45-year-old cabinet maker and now Postie from Ipswich in Queensland says he has ridden more than 100,000km in more than 30 countries and three continents almost by accident. He certainly didn’t …

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Free ferry fares to Tassie after pandemic?

Tasmania wants to encourage domestic tourism with free or discounted fares for all vehicles including motorcycles on the Spirit of Tasmania ferry when the state reopens its borders after the pandemic closure. Tourism Industry Council Tasmania CEO Luke Martin has called in the Federal Government to temporarily extend the Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme …

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First weekend of eased travel restrictions

This is the first weekend that all states and territories have eased travel restrictions and we expect a lot of bikes out on the roads throughout Australia and the UK. As we noted in our above meme a few weeks ago: “When the lockdown ends … You won’t see me for dust.” The travel restrictions …

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Five countries that love motorcycles

Five countries that love motorcycles

By Anthony Joseph* Motorcycles are iconic and versatile vehicles that are loved all over the world. To some, motorcycles equal recreation and fun, others utilise these vehicles for sport and competition. Some countries have even adopted motorcycles as their primary form of transportation in many cities and consider them essential to daily life. It’s fascinating to …

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Motorcycle Road Trip Through Australia: 4 Top Destinations

(Article by Mike Ray*) Few countries promise such fantastic motorbiking opportunities as Australia. With endless kilometres of the open road and some spectacular vistas, it’s little wonder that many people come to the nation to enjoy the ultimate motorcycle road trip. Recently we’ve seen an explosion in the popularity of motorbiking. Motorcyclists and their clubs …

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Where will you ride when lockdown ends?

Riders may have to cool their engines for some time yet, but that doesn’t stop us dreaming of where we will go when the lockdown ends. Protest groups around the world are demanding the lockdown ends now but we know that won’t be happening. However, that doesn’t stop us dreaming of the day the travel …

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Pandemic travel bans prompt depression

Travel restrictions that include a virtual ban on motorcycle riding could lead to a rapid increase in anxiety and depression that outlasts the pandemic, according to data and analytics company GlobalData. The company says the enforced social isolation rules, along with the death threat from Covid-19 and financial disruption are a catalyst for the increased prevalence …

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