Latest Posts

Here are the latest posts on Mad or Nomad. You’ll find every article, guide, feature, blog and story on the website listed in chronological order here. 

December 12, 2023
“Home again – life after 70,000kms and 13 months on the road. We are home! You know you have been away too long when your two-year-old grandson refers to you as “that guy” and “uncle grandad.” One minute you’re searching for the cheapest (but secure) place to rest your head…”
December 10, 2023
Everything you need to know about adventure bike field mechanics, repairs, preparing your tools and dealing with emergencies.
November 24, 2023
“Travelling to a country where you don’t speak the language can be frustrating. Doubly so when you love to interact with the locals. But we have a secret weapon – our motorcycle. We do always try to at least learn the basics: hello, thank you and goodbye in each…”
November 12, 2023
Part of riding seems to be a conversation with yourself in your head. You debate all sorts of things, including what other drivers might do, or how they might cut you off, you discuss last night’s accommodation and the food, the roads you’ve ridden and the roads you’re going to…
November 10, 2023
A 28,000-mile review of the Yamaha WR250R by adventure rider Ace Carleton.  
November 9, 2023
“Ever wondered what it means to be a “real biker”? No? Me neither – until I had an interesting little encounter while riding in the Philippines back in January 2023. We had just shipped our Yamaha XT660R from Bali to Australia and flew to the Philippines while we waited…”
November 3, 2023
Welcome to the Motorcycle Travel Guide for Australia! Here’s everything you need to know about adventure biking in Australia.