Started 25 years ago, Moto Aventures continues to offer fully supported motorcycle adventure tours, on and off-road, in Morocco, South Africa, and Lesotho.
JohnnyMaroc as he is known in the bike world, was born in Tanzania. He worked for the 16 years prior to Moto Aventures in the oil-related diving business before biking solo from London to Cape Town. He has hyperbaric medical training and experience from his years working offshore as well as his Wilderness Medical Certificate, and safety on our tours is one of his main concerns. John is also responsible for track finding and checking, plotting the routes for the GPS and together with Su, setting up the logistics for our tours. He is a very experienced off-road rider.
Su has lived in Andorra for over 30 years and speaks English, Spanish, Catalan, and French fluently. She has considerable experience in tourism and PR, as well as having run her own estate agency and building company in Andorra before Moto Aventures began. Responsible for the admin and legal side of the company, finding and booking tour accommodation, etc., and generally making sure that all aspects of our tours run smoothly and efficiently. She organizes all the logistics and drives support for all BMW adventure biking tours, working in tandem with Rob.
Rob has been riding since the age of sixteen and followed a career path into Graphic design and Art Direction, with a bias for photography. In the late 90's he went to work for a South African publishing company. His love of exploration and travel found a vast new home in Africa and, mainly by motorcycle, has solo travelled this continent extensively and since 2012 has been leading tours throughout southern Africa. In this time, he has added security officer for both SA and UK, medical certificates and guide to his CV. In tandem with Su, he will be running their Dual Sport BMW adventures.
Having been brought up on a charter sailing ship in the Netherlands, means tourism, hospitality and adventure are in her bones. After working as a hospitality manager, safari camp manager and lodge manager in several African countries she started working for MotoAventures in 2020. With her offshore Medical First Aid and Medical Care certificate she is good to go! She is responsible for driving the assistance vehicle on most off-road tours, for the ‘on ground’ smooth running of the off-road tours and the well-being of our guests. She has also added Dutch and German to our team’s languages.
from Great Britain, November 2019
"Five Days riding in Morocco. "
The GPS system on the bike is a game changer, gives you your direction of travel without having to stay in sight of your group.