More Motorcycle Journeys

Motorcycle travels in North America, Spain, Ireland, South Africa, Oman, Sicily, Croatia, Montenegro, Sebia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Slovenia, Italy, Austria, Germany, Switzerland.

Oman Motorcycle Ride

Returning from South Africa I hopped off at Dubai to try a ride with a difference. I have a few places on my ride bucket list collectively under a subtitle of ‘maybe’.  Seeing I was flying via Dubai I decided to action one of those. This I imagined would make […]

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South Africa Motorcycle Ride part four

Day nine I depart Oudtshoorn and ride route 62 which seems like the route 66 of South Africa featuring in most ride reports. First up is the excellent Huisrivier pass. Then I stopped like everyone seems to at Ronnies Sex Shop. Its a bar with a story and seems uninterested […]

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South Africa Motorcycle Ride part 3

Day Seven Up early today shopping for a phone. The big name models are too much but a local carrier branded Android phone is affordable. (See part two for why I am talking phones) The phone stolen was 4 years old but still ran better than this new one. Reminds […]

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South Africa Motorcycle Ride part two

Day four. Leslotho. Leaving Clarens I enjoyed more of the Golden Gate national park. Difficult to capture in a photo but grand landscapes as I had hope to see in Africa. Next stop Leslotho. Perhaps the most casual border I have crossed. A teenage guy at the immigration stamps my […]

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South Africa Motorcycle Ride

I have decided to bring forward the last few big ticket items on my bucket list of rides before I make excuses not to do them. One of those always included South Africa, so I am going to try ride from Johannesburg to Cape Town. It’s a very long way […]

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Balkans motorcycle ride

I was not planning a ride in Europe as I had to travel to India however with time on my hands I found rather than fly direct to India I could go via Europe for same price. That got me thinking about riding the Adriatic coast which has been on […]

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North West States and British Columbia

Riding North America has been fantastic. The riding every day exceeded my expectations by a long margin. I started this tour in San Francisco renting a BMW R1200RT from Eagle Rider. The rental process was smooth and having stayed in a hotel nearby I simply walked to the shop in […]

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Sicily Motorcycle Ride

I have had an interest in Sicily for since childhood thanks in part to some of my family having grown up with the Italian community in Innisfail North Queensland which had a strong connection to Etna region Sicily. An opportunity presented itself recently to make a small visit.   First […]

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Andalucía Motorcycle Ride

Whilst I more or less decided not to do any more riding in Europe circumstances changed and I unexpectedly found myself flying to Spain for a couple of weeks. I dusted off my plans I once had for riding Andalucía. Spain had been one of the places on my bucket […]

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Motorcycling around Ireland

I set off recently to do a ride of Europe and managed to tour Ireland before having to put the rest on hold. I took my previous post about my plans down to reword but now I shall just write a little about riding the Emerald Isle. My plan was […]

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Europe Alps Tour

After wanting to ride the Europe alps for a very long time but never being able to decide how or what I decided to go with tour for my first overseas ride and just completed the Edelweiss Ultimate Alps tour. It was nice fun and a relaxed way to ride […]

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