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.
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…
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.
One of the illuminating and cool repercussions of the 2021 THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK – where people were encouraged to get out on and ride their bikes with various riding challenges throughout a week – was the discovery of riders’ stories and lifestyles in the saddle. For Tuğçe Akbayar, biking was an entirely transformative experience…
KTM 1190 ADVENTURE and I have seen a lot in the past ﬁve years. Clocking close to 200,000 km already, I knew it was time for a complete rehaul…
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…
There are plenty of travelers and motorcyclists who stretch the full limit of their fuel tanks and wallets but for Johnny Nice a life in the wild is a pure lifestyle choice. We ask how – and why – a person commits to adventure…
A true celebration of every rider’s adventurous spirit, THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK will run from the 5th to the 11th of July 2021. No matter the make of your bike, it’s a reason to saddle up, meet like-minded riders and hit the road – with a chance of being rewarded for doing what you love.
If bikers get their adrenaline rush by exploring new paths and pushing beyond limits, for me the effort to quench the endless thirst for adventure saw me cross more than 40 countries while clocking 200,000 km aboard my KTM 1190 ADVENTURE over the past six years. Across four continents and after many border crossings, here’s five of my best places to ride a bike in this world.
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