So you have decided you would like to travel Southeast Asia by motorcycle, but how do you go about buying a motorcycle in Southeast Asia? Part of the experience of touring Southeast Asia on a motorcycle is not bringing your own bike. Instead, buy or rent what the locals ride, embrace the prevailing conditions and adapt…

Maps for motorcycle touring in Southeast Asia as as useful as anywhere else in the world. While our smartphones threaten to outwit us, sometimes you can’t beat a good old fashioned map, especially the GT Rider variety. They are the Southeast Asia specialists and all GT Rider maps have been properly surveyed on the ground…

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…

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 –…

After camping in Kitwanga at the southern junction of the Cassier Hwy we decided that we were going to try and make it to Jasper that day. The weather started off looking pretty good, but it soon turned to rubbish as we pushed the 850kms from Kitwanga at the bottom of the Cassier Hwy, along…

Our experience of adventure riding in the Yukon … Waking up after the D2D feeling a lot better than we thought we would, we met up with the boys and headed south from Dawson down the Klondike Hwy towards Carmacks. Paved all the way down we chewed up some kms heading south to try and…

Our experience Adventure Riding in Wyoming and Colorado in 2011 … Leaving Idaho we joined the Continental Divide trail in Wyoming and made our way out into the remote desert/prairies that were full of antelope, superbly camouflaged and waiting to jump out in front of you. The tracks were amazing, as was the scenery and…

When I was planning my Ride Right Down trip and looking to the Alaska Regional forum on ADV Rider for inspiration and advice I couldn’t help but realise there was to be a big adventure rider gathering in Dawson City, Yukon, around the time that we would be coming through the region. The ‘Dust 2…

Our experience adventure riding in Utah and Arizona in 2011 … Riding through and out of Colorado the next day we left the Continental Divide Trail and headed south west into Utah. It was amazing how quick the landscape changed back to proper desert and then warped into the surreal valleys and canyons around Moab.…