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It’s been a long time since I have been riding. Actually I’ve been unwell. I managed to get in short ride around my local peninsula to charge the battery and I was delighted with the easy riding roads that weave between green farms.

I realized I should have a been exploring this area on a small bike like a Honda Cub. Also working on another of my best roads maps but with a focus on good local eateries.

2022 I had so many plans. Riding in USA and Canada then Pakistan. I had decided to get a new car and that would be the exciting Toyota GR86. But I had a huge set back… I am not good at getting the balance right with personal sharing on my blog but here goes:

In April I was diagnosed with glandual cancer. Yes that is about as serious as it gets.

Seeking treatment in Japan has not really gone to plan, I am now rushing home to Australia.

I will tackle this cancer with the same determination I have applied to all the solo ADV rides that I have set off on and figuratively speaking I’ve loaded my GPS with a route for ‘cancer free’ future and I’m going to try my best to get there.


  1. I know that you are always enjoying your own road! You be there. Best luck to you!

  2. Quick recovery bro. You got this.

  3. Sorry to hear that Warren but thank you for sharing. I’m not religious or a Jedi but I will now definitely be sending positive thoughts your way.
    You got this mate.😉

  4. I was in shock after reading this, sorry to hear it. Likewise Dave’s comment, wishing you well.

  5. Really sorry to hear the news Warren, that’s a helluva shock. Every good wish for tackling it head on with the same positive and enthusiastic approach you’ve brought to life on the road. Take good care of yourself.

  6. I’m so sorry to hear that. Hope you feel better soon.

  7. When I saw a new post finally I was full of positive anticipation. So I was horrified to hear that you are facing cancer. All my best wishes Warren. I hope that anticipation of future road trip through North America, Pakistan and all the other beautiful places in the world gives you the strength to deal with this challenge.

  8. Never give up, never give up, never give up! – Sir Winston Churchill
    Don’t give up Bro! Beat it so we can do moto tour around Utah.

  9. I was looking forward to a new travel adventure, but shocked to see this update, Stay Strong Warren!!
    Sending you positive thoughts, prayers.
    I believe you will come back stronger and travel more on your motorcycle ✊
    Take care.

  10. Dale Holmes

    Hi Warren, I have been reading your website the last couple of years with great interest. I had travelled quite a lot in Asia over the last 10 years before the pandemic, riding small motorbikes in a lot of different places. I am off to Cambodia tomorrow for 4 weeks, followed by North Vietnam for 4 weeks, where my father will join me.
    I had been wondering if you had any travel planned, now that international travel is starting up again. Terrible to hear about your cancer. Good luck in you treatment and recovery, and well done for producing this excellent blog / website. – Dale, Tasmania

    • Thanks very much Dale for your support and kind words. Have a great ride in Cambodia and Vietnam.

      I am riding virtually via other rider blogs and books this year. I will try post a little new content to the blog occasionally 🙂

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