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From dreams to reality – The ‘big’ trip

Filed in Riding, Travel by on March 20, 2017 0 Comments
From dreams to reality – The ‘big’ trip

Anyone who has met me over the last decade or so will know that I have perpetually dreamt of ‘the big trip’ The definition of this trip has evolved over the years; what started off as a vague plan to ride around the world for 2-3 years has now finally become a more targeted plan […]

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Riding Mullholland Hwy – ‘The Snake’

Filed in America, Riding, Travel by on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
Riding Mullholland Hwy – ‘The Snake’

Almost since YouTube has been around, a small patch of road in the hills over Malibu, California has been immortalized on the channel of user rnickeymouse . The road gained fame both on and off line just as much for its decreasing radius turn as it did for the amount of riders that went down […]

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The Great Dennys Roadtrip

Filed in America, Riding, Travel, Uncategorized by on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
The Great Dennys Roadtrip

One of my greatest discoveries whilst riding in America would undoubtedly have to be Dennys. Always open Dennys is a chain that seems to be present everywhere a traveler would most need one; that is, along main routes between states, truck stops and everywhere in between. Pancake breakfast with apple pie milkshake I hesitate to […]

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Where is home?

Filed in America, Riding, Travel, Uncategorized by on March 25, 2015 1 Comment
Where is home?

Having traveled for 2-3 months every year for the past few years and with an upcoming trip that will be much longer, I often think about the concept of home. When traveling, my ‘home’ has been anywhere from hostels, tents, the streets and on rare occasions, a hotel to recover in. Throughout all of these […]

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A sportbiker on Route 66

Filed in America, Riding, Travel by on March 18, 2015 2 Comments
A sportbiker on Route 66

Whenever I told anyone that I would be riding a motorbike around America, the first ‘tip’ was to go to Route 66! Being a sport biker at heart means that my machine and I are most at home on the track or twisties (canyons for the Americans). Hence Route 66 was never on my to-do […]

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MotoHunt 2014 – Motorcycle Scavenger Hunt

Filed in Australia, Life, Riding, Travel by on May 6, 2014 0 Comments
MotoHunt 2014 – Motorcycle Scavenger Hunt

Nearly all motorcyclists are used to weekend rides with friends to our favourite riding roads. While it’s never a disappointing day it takes a certain level of innovation to put a unique twist on it. Fortunately for the riders of Sydney, University of New South Wales Motorcycle Club (UNSWMC) was able to deliver exactly this […]

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Horizons Unlimited Overland Travelers Meeting – Queensland 2013

Filed in Australia, Riding, Travel by on January 8, 2014 0 Comments
Horizons Unlimited Overland Travelers Meeting – Queensland 2013

Shortly after returning from my 2 week bike journey through the Himalayas (From Brazil to the Himalayas (Part 1)) I attended an overland travelers gathering run by ‘Horizons Unlimited’; another way for me to find out if the life of a motorcycle traveler was for me. Below is an article published in the latest copy […]

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Riding Australias’ Southern Alpine Loop – Part 3

Filed in Australia, Riding, Travel by on November 26, 2013 0 Comments
Riding Australias’ Southern Alpine Loop – Part 3

Having stayed up late into the night chatting away with other backpackers reminiscing of my past trips and discussing my upcoming plans for South and Central America, it was once again a late start on day 3. I had contemplated having a run back up the Great Alpine Road as it was a bright and […]

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Riding Australias’ Southern Alpine Loop – Part 2

Filed in Australia, Riding, Travel by on November 23, 2013 0 Comments
Riding Australias’ Southern Alpine Loop – Part 2

After an early night and a good rest, I was up late again. Got the chain cleaned and lubed and faced my first problem. I had wheeled the bike to right in front of my room, over the grassy terrain. Didn’t expect the mornign moisture to turn it into mud. Taught me a lesson in […]

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Highest road in the world

Filed in India, Riding, Travel by on November 4, 2013 4 Comments
Highest road in the world

The final ride from Leh was to Khardung La. Regarded as the highest motorable road in the world (although this is disputed by some), this was the road for which I had given up a further stay in Brasil an opted to come to India instead. Once again, inner line permits were needed to ride […]

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