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4 Common Mistakes Beginner Motorcycle Riders Make

Riding a motorcycle can be dangerous, and this is especially true if you don't have the necessary skills, experience, and guidance. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources available that can ensure a safe and pleasant road trip.

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Motorcycling in Australia: An Off-Road Trip around Cape York (A Personal Story)

Cape York is one the world’s greatest adventure travel destinations. For riders, getting there is the ultimate challenge, the adventure of a lifetime! 

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Outback Australia Motorcycle Tour: Birdsville Races by Bike

Attending the iconic Birdville Races is almost a rite of passage for any dinkum Aussie, but getting there by motorcycle has to be the ultimate outback experience. Most famously, race-goers travel by four-wheel-drive or fly into the tiny town of 295 residents for the famous outback horse race event every September, but there’s a better way to do it!

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5 of The Best Road Trips in The UK when You're Looking for a Fun-Fair Thrill

You can’t help but get excited by the thought of a road trip. Often times, it really is a case of the journey being more important than the destination. Driving is fun, but cruising down some of the best roads in the UK on your motorbike can be even more fun.

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A Different Kind of Honeymoon: A Romantic Motorcycle Tour in Portugal

I never thought that one day I would take part in a honeymoon motorcycle adventure that’s… not mine! But when it comes to organizing tours through paradise-like places with stops at romantic hotels, I am thrilled to spend those special days together with those who just got married.

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The 5 Best Motorcycle Tours in New Zealand

New Zealand is a rider’s paradise! There are two main islands offering a selection of mountains, zigzagging coastlines, rolling farmland, canyons, tight twisters, thick native bush, and easy riding, while the weather ranges from sub-tropical to temperate and even some snow in the high country. All of these, combined with the amazingly hospitable people and an intriguing mix of native and immigrant cultures, make this a fantastic destination for serious riders.

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5 Must-Have Motorcycle Accessories for a Safe Ride

For ages, motorcycling has been a way of exploring new places with total freedom for people all around the world. Another major reason behind the popularity of motorcycles is that, when compared to cars, they are cost efficient and award more independence to bikers while riding as well. 

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Motorcycling in Italy: Amazing Roads for Passionate Riders

Ah, beautiful Italy! When we think of Italy, we don’t particularly associate it with motorcycle rides. Sure, you will find a lot of scooters in most cities, but motorcycle riders on the highways aren’t a norm. Or are they?

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If You Want Epic, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is the Way to Go

Since the 1960’s, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally has been one of the most talked about bike rallies in the Northern hemisphere. While it would certainly be great to take a motorcycle tour in Spain or the UK, Sturgis was a rally that, for many years, I longed to check out in person and this summer, I finally had my chance!

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The Best Countries for Motorcycle Road Trips

People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck 

The endless road in front of you, the stunning scenery on each side, wind in your hair; that’s what motorcycle road trips are all about! 

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Motorcycling in Thailand: 4 Epic Road Trips in the Land of Smiles

Thailand isn’t called ‘The Land of Smiles’ for nothing. The exotic country, with its rich culture, stunning landscape and colorful street markets, will undoubtedly bring a smile to your face. And that’s not all! You will encounter friendly locals who are happy with the very little they have, a valuable life lesson we can all learn from.

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Motorcycling in Vietnam: 6 Thrilling Road Trips to Add to Your Bucket List

We’ve all seen Vietnam’s compelling rice terraces, coffee plantations, water buffaloes, pagodas, scenic coastlines and beyond-stunning countryside scenery in countless war movies. Yet nothing can prepare you for the exotic beauty and unique cultural heritage the country actually exhibits.

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The 12 Best Touring Motorcycles for the Wide Open Road

While it’s true that just about any motorcycle can be taken out of the city and into the wide open road, touring bikes do have their perks. They make long road trips much more comfortable and safe, whilst your street bike might leave your muscles cramped and your whole body burned-out. 

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5 Epic Road Trips in the UK You Must Take in Your Lifetime [Infographic]

You have the motorcycle, the gear and the time off work, all you need now is the route. The right route can make or break a road trip so we have some great suggestions for routes in the UK. We might not have the length and history of Route 66 here in the UK but we do have some great routes with some amazing sights that will make your trip well worth it. 

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The First-Timer’s Guide to Motorcycle Camping in the Great Outdoors

Those of us bitten by the travel bug can’t wait to get out of the office and into the wild. Pitching our tent, cooking over the campfire, sleeping under the stars is the ultimate escape.

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The World’s 6 Most Extreme Road Trips that Will Give You the Chills

They say everything looks better from inside a motorcycle helmet. Road trips make no exception. With unpredictable conditions and danger lurking behind every turn, there are a few iconic drives in the world that are simply brutal and nerve-wracking. In their case, extreme is an understatement. And it is precisely the challenge of beating the odds that makes them so appealing to some.

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The Motorcycle Culture & Its Influence on Our Everyday Lives

Hey, Johnny, What’re you rebelling against?

Whaddya got?” (The Wild One, 1953)

The motorcycle is much more than a means of transportation; it is a symbol of freedom, a life that breaks through the norms. To put it briefly, the motorcycle culture implies being one with the bike and living by the road’s unwritten rules. In reality, very few of us can have such a life. But every once in a while, we can all ride those two wheels like there’s no tomorrow.

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Europe’s Top 10 Enchanting Scenic Roads

From Norway to Germany, down to Italy, and all the way to incredible Romania, one thing is for sure - Europe has an abundance of scenic roads! There’s nothing more enchanting than enjoying the great, open roads, while soaking up plenty of fresh air and majestic scenery. 

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The Beginner’s Guide to Motorcycle Touring

The roaring engine, the cool wind, the open road and the endless possibilities ahead, this is what bikers live for. On long road trips, all these inviting elements can become your worst enemies if you’re not well prepared.

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