Motorcycle Travel, Guides, Gear, Resources, Adventure Bikes and Awesome Stories

Motorcycle adventure stories from world travellers. Grab a coffee, put your feet up and enjoy the read…

Motorcycling Mauritania: The Desert Railway Crossing
Mauritania lies under the Sahara Desert – an endless sand sea of nothingness. Here’s how Lawrence Bransby made it out…
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Sam Manicom: 8 Lessons from 8 Years on the Road
8 Years and 200,000 miles round-the-world on a motorcycle will teach you a thing or two… But here’s 8! Check out Sam's awesome lessons!
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The World’s Longest Scooter and Sidecar Journey
The first people mad enough to circumnavigate the globe on a scooter and sidecar. 34,000 miles, 455 days, 1 World Record and countless breakdowns...
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Kevin and Julia Sanders: World Record Breakers
Kevin and Julia Sanders went from backpacking to holding two Guinness World Records to now running the world’s biggest motorcycle adventure tour company. Here’s their story…
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The 7th Continent: Motorcycle to Antarctica
Deepak’s dream was to ride in Antarctica, even if that meant sailing for 3 weeks and 500 miles for a mad polar ride between a Russian and Uruguayan military base!
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The First Round-the-World Motorcycle Ride
Over 100 years ago, Carl Stearns Clancy became the first person to motorcycle round-the-world. A century on and Geoff Hill recreates Clancy’s incredible ride. Here’s his story…
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Tiffany Coates: Becoming an Adventure Rider
Leaving for India two-up, fully loaded and after a five-day crash course on how to ride… Here’s how Tiffany Coates became one of the world’s most experienced motorcycle travellers.
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The First British Woman to Motorcycle Round-the-World
Elspeth Beard’s epic 35,000-mile, two-year ride is the stuff of legends. No modern-day technology or support, solo and only 23 years old – here’s Elspeth’s incredible story…
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Sjaak Lucassen, his R1 and the North Pole
To ride an R1 to the North Pole in -40C and over cracking ice you've got to be mad... or be Sjaak. Here's how the Dutchman is preparing for his Polar ride...
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Here’s what happened since our last post 5 months ago. Fair warning: it’s not exciting!
A Proposal, Covid-19, Long Necks and Lockdown. Thailand didn’t exactly go to plan…
From sleepy islands in the south to jagged karst mountains in the north, we fell in love with Laos and everything in between…
Motorcycle Rental and Tour Companies
Planning a Fly and Ride bike adventure? Here’s an interactive map listing motorcycle rental and tour companies from around the world. Click a country and see what’s on offer.
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Detailed country guides for motorcycle travellers including paperwork, border, route info and much more.

International Motorcycle Shipping Companies
Need to ship your motorcycle abroad? Try out this interactive map for worldwide shipping companies, fixers, customs brokers and ferry services. Click a country to see what’s on offer.
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Adventure motorcycle travel guides including how to travel cheap, hacks, bike prep, packing and loads more.

Reviews from world travellers who cover serious miles and know their bikes inside out.