There are no fixed rules when it comes to packing for a motorcycle trip. But after seven long years on the road and more than 250,000 km worldwide, I came to realize that ‘less is more’, and the last thing you need to do while planning a bike adventure is to overthink. However, there are some items I believe are indispensable for a weekend away, or even a year-long trip around the world.
Waking up in the morning to find your bike lost under a huge pile of snow, riding endless snow-covered roads while averaging 40 km/h… the winter trip to the northernmost part of mainland Europe has been a challenging one.
Back for 2022, THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK will take place on July 4 – 10. The event that saw more than 2,000 participants complete 1.5 million kilometers in every corner of the world, is back bigger and stronger for 2022.
Are the colors of the Aurora Borealis real? How much colder could it possibly feel on the bikes? What if we just quit and head back? As we were getting closer to the northernmost point of the European mainland, our trip through endless snow-covered roads brought so many questions…
One of the most popular biking destinations in Europe and quite possibly across the globe, Norway’s North Cape welcomes hundreds of motorcyclists in spring and summer. As the northernmost point on the European mainland, it’s hammered by heavy snowfall in winter, which makes a mid-February ride to the Cape even more challenging…
From the mountains of Greece to the Italian Alps and across the borders to Austria, and most recently the east coast of Australia, here’s what I’ve learned after 30,000 km on the latest generation KTM 890 ADVENTURE.
The first time you see Morocco, you’re shocked by the colors, the smells, the infinite beauty of the astonishing nature and the ancient culture of an extraordinary nation. Morocco is the gateway to Africa and one of the best places in the world to ride a bike. As a country, it indulges in all its splendor leaving you breathless from the very first moment.
Winter is always the harshest season to ride bikes. Icy roads, freezing temperatures, and sudden changes in weather conditions make the winter months the most challenging for all motorcyclists. But this doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy riding even in these extreme conditions.
With THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK seeing more than 2000 riders racking-up a total of 1.5 million kilometres across the globe, it was Raul de la Jara who topped the rankings for the longest distance ridden. Completing more than 5000 km on his 2013 KTM 1190 ADVENTURE, the engineer from Chile had his fair share of adventures along the way. We called Raul to learn the full story…
Paulo Coelho once said, “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” For ULTIMATE DUKE RIDER Solomon Daniel, that phrase not only defines his entire riding career – but also his future.