Could have done with heated grips on the KTM 390 Duke launch in Austria

10 cool motorcycling routes in Scandinavia

(Scandinavia travel article written by Emily Peyton, an avid reader with a passion for writing. She blogs on different topics with one aim – to help people in their lives and share trustful information.) Scandinavia has a lot of beautiful landscapes that just beg to be discovered. There are hundreds of ways to experience all …

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Moroccan magic World on Wheels tour

Moroccan Magic tour with World On Wheels

(Moroccan Magic in Dades Gorge. Image: World On Wheels (Sponsored post) There are no methods to this crazy life we lead No secret paths to walk upon Just hang Love’s portrait in the cathedral of your heart And warm the landscapes of your soul – Billy Thorpe Aussie rock legend Billy Thorpe’s passion for Morocco …

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Cold nabiac

Welcome to the Numb Nuts Nabiac Tour

What numb nuts Queenslander, currently enjoying a mild winter, organises a tour south to Nabiac during a cold and wet snap and the second State of Origin game? Me, that’s who! I will be setting off with five fellow mad Maroons this Saturday for “Mexico” (what Queenslanders call anywhere south of the border) on our …

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Bali scooter crash

Sydney rider dies in Bali scooter crash

Sydney motorcycle dealer Peter Raymond Robinson, 59, has died in Bali when a truck ran through a red light and hit his scooter on Friday (7 June 2019). Bali police have arrested the truck driver, 24-year-old Dicky Agung Wijaksana. Graphic CCTV footage of the crash was posted on Instagram showing Peter’s head being run over …

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5 most dangerous routes for motorcycles in the world

5 most dangerous routes for motorcycles in the world

(Contributed post) We all get tired of tackling the same old city routes on our motorcycles. City streets are boring and they don’t challenge the capabilities of the machines we ride. Unleashing their potential requires challenging routes that will trigger our primal instincts and get our adrenaline pumping. If you are an adrenaline junkie or a …

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Jim Hughes South Africa

Touring South Africa in safety

Riding South Africa is safe, but you may have to pay the cops $2 for a “drink” if they pull you over for a random licence check, says Brisbane rider Jim Hulme (pictured). The 69-year-old has just returned from an eight-day bike 2900km motorcycle tour of the north-east of South Africa with friends and says he …

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Alicia Sornosa Spanish woman honoured for Africa ride

Spanish woman honoured for Africa ride

A Spanish woman who rode her Ducati Scrambler 15,000km through Africa has been honoured with the Spanish Geographical Society’s Journey of the Year 2018 award. Alicia Sornosa set off on her bike down the backbone of East Africa to raise money for Amigos de Silva. The Spanish non-government organisation provides humanitarian aid projects such as water supply …

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Aussies ‘lead’ in global women’s relay

Aussies ‘lead’ in global women’s relay

The Australian leg of the Women Riders World Relay 2019 has the most riders of any nation taking part, says Aussie relay ambassador Christi Hartwig (pictured above). She says even though registrations have not officially opened for the relay which will pass through Australia in August/September, they already have 3500 Australian members. The Women Riders …

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heather ellis Timeless On The Silk Road: An Odyssey From London to Hanoi.

Heather Ellis releases second book

Victorian rider Heather Ellis has released her second book, Timeless On The Silk Road: An Odyssey From London to Hanoi. It follows her first book, Ubuntu: One Woman’s Motorcycle Odyssey Across Africa, in which Heather documents her solo ride on a Yamaha TT600 through Africa in 1993-94 at the age 28. Over 15 months, Heather travelled 42,000km through 19 countries. …

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