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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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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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