Tips for packing motorbikes for air freight Here are our tips for packing Motorbikes for air freight based on our experience: Bikes need to be cleaned immaculately before shipping (especially when trying to get them into Australia. MDF or steel crates are ideal as they get around quarantine issues and the need to use certified…

Motorcycle Touring in South America Find out more about motorcycle touring in South America. The geography and cultures as hugely diverse and the paperwork for riding and taking your own bike is fairly straight forward. It is a huge continent though and if you are limited in time it is best to focus on a country…

When originally planning a trip from Alaska to Argentina one of the biggest initial dilemmas we faced was the decision about what we were going to do about bikes. Buy Locally or Take our Own Motorbikes The first choice was whether or not to take our on motorbikes. Here are a few points on our…

Crossing the Darien Gap With Motorcycles – Our Experience Click here for our updated article on how to cross the Darien Gap with Motorcycles >> When you’re looking at crossing the Darien Gap with motorcycles from Panama to Colombia there are two main ways to do this (and a couple of unconventional ways like these guys –…

Most of the Pan American ride research that I have done for this trip has been through the ADVRider forum (www.advrider.com/forums) and Horizons Unlimited (www.horizonsunlimited.com). Here are some links to links to webpages, forum threads and any other resources that I have found to be helpful/inspiring. I will continue to add to this page as…