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Three pet hates with luggage on a motorbike

Three pet hates with luggage on a motorbike

All bikers have their opinion about what works when it comes to packing luggage on a bike for a road trip. Some have a “system", perfected for their individual needs, tested and reliable. These systems usually have lots of commonalities but it's the pet hates they...

What’s in a Motorcycle Brand & Style?

What’s in a Motorcycle Brand & Style?

Honda, Kawasaki, Harley Davidson... there are many motorcycle brands these days with lots of models to choose from. In fact, there’s enough variety out there to make enthusiasts feel overwhelmed. However, despite the turnover in designs from manufacturers, many bikers...

Three Biker Books to Read

Three Biker Books to Read

It's always good to compare one's motorcycle adventures with those of others. Sharing our personal experiences often highlights similarities and connects riders from all walks of life. Some riders keep their stories to themselves, others blog, a few manage the mammoth...

5 Bikes that made me smile, and not.

5 Bikes that made me smile, and not.

Bikers all belong to one loving motorcycle family within which there are tribes, divisions and boundaries. So, there are sports bikers, touring bikers, adventure bikers, hog lovers, off-roaders and maybe a couple more groups, too. Each category has it’s own vision of...

Atomium, cosmic space balls!

Atomium, cosmic space balls!

In many large cities of the world, especially in the Middle and far East, there's an unspoken race to create stunning new architecture. As a result, massive constructions appear every year all over the globe in the shape of gleaming airport terminals, luxury hotels,...

Georgia, Green Lane Paradise

Georgia, Green Lane Paradise

Georgia, the South Caucasus nation, is hardly on the radar of western mass tourism and isn't really part of the beaten backpacker track either. In fact, the country’s existence and location is regrettably ignored by most people.  For sure Georgia's past as a somewhat...

Two days in Oslo

Two days in Oslo

Think Norway and images of expensive beer, amazing fjords and blue eyed blond Viking folk generally come to mind. Though not far from wrong, stereotyping Norway this way and Oslo in particular can lead to srprises. Norway has long left it’s past as a predominantly...

Five essentials for a bike tour

Five essentials for a bike tour

Helmet, jacket, trousers and boots are ready. Your bike is clean, full of fuel, serviced and fitted with panniers, navigation gizmos and a fully charged action cam. The insurance, road side assistance papers and itinerary are sorted.  You just need to fire up your...

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