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0 Top five roads in Australia

We recently ran a poll on Facebook asking for your favourite roads in Australia, and we were overwhelmed with the response. It’s clear that we are blessed with hundreds of great stretches of bitumen here in Oz, so narrowing it down to just a few is no easy task. To…

Journeys
0 Melbourne to Adelaide the fun way

No deadlines. No itinerary. Just a couple of mates with an unrelenting desire to have fun I’ve always tried to add a degree of spontaneity when I go for a ride. I think it adds to the excitement. As long as my bike is in good order and I’ve got…

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0 Hell’s Pass – Touring Northeast India

By Ian Lloyd Neubauer When Shahwar Hussein meets me at the airport in Guhuwati, the gateway to India’s little-visited northeast region –  it’s like being reunited with a long lost friend. A one-time motoring journalist from New Delhi who gave up life in the fast lane to run motorcycle tours…

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0 Touring Nepal on a Royal Enfield 350

This is a story about a motorbike ride that should never have happened; about an epic solo journey on an inappropriate and underpowered road bike along a frighteningly bad road that cuts through the deepest ravine in the world to reach the foothills of the highest mountains in the world;…

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0 Chillagoe to Cobbold Gorge

Most people haven’t heard of Chillagoe. Roughly 180km from Cairns, the former mining town is now a national park area known for its limestone caves and not much more. We’re fortunate enough to live in Far-North Queensland; if you’re not, get yourself to Cairns, head up the Kuranda Range Road…

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0 Storm Chaser: perfect conditions for a ride

The north-west of Tasmania is home to some pretty amazing roads and incredible scenery. It often feels to me as though I’m riding in another country. A mysterious island continent merging threads of global motorcycling magic, all patch-worked together and hidden in a kind of Bermuda Triangle at the bottom…

Journeys
0 Route 66 Express Tours save time and money

Looking to get some kicks on Route 66? There are now two-week tours available for those who can’t do the traditional longer ones. Australia’s Route 66 Tours has added three 14-night Route 66 Express trips to their 2017 calendar, happening in May, June and October. The new tours are not…

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0 A winning tour: Sturgis with Route 66

They rode through some of the most scenic landscapes of America, visited the biggest motorcycle rally in the world and travelled on some of the best riding roads on the planet, but it was the people that impressed Rod and Debra McDonald the most. They were the lucky winners of…

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0 Byways of the Olympic Highway, NSW

Next time you ride the Olympic Highway, make it much more fun and interesting by taking these byways that add spice to the trip. They don’t take much longer, and in some cases may be quicker. Some of them have some gravel roads, but they’re in generally good condition. For…

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0 Crossing the Simpson Desert by BMW R 1200 GS

Two riders have just conquered the daunting Simpson Desert on a BMW R1200GS Adventure and BMW F800GS … unsupported on the longer, less trafficked WAA Line! Proving that he doesn’t make idle boasts about the ability of BMW motorcycles, the feat was achieved by BMW Motorrad Australia’s own marketing manager,…

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