Independent Newspaper, UK, Jan 2005

Back in 2005 we featured in the Independent on Sunday newspaper, talking about riding dirt bike tours. Here are some quotes from the article – “In the remote countryside villagers find foreign bikers a source of fascination” “Learning a new and potentially dangerous activity is made easier when you have a teacher who has patience […]

Trials of the Unexpected

Article first published in Independent on Sunday, UK then syndicated to the South China Morning Post, Hong Kong.

Don’t Look Back in Angkor

Come on Jules, let’s hit the road,’ shout my new-found companions Mike and Dan, who are just back from a test spin on their own motorcycles. The two boys and their bikes are totally covered in mud and I suspect, as I try to kick-start my Honda XR250, that I will be soon, given the […]

Dirt Bike Riders Rally for Fun, Promote Malaria Prevention

December 27, 2002 By Michelle Vachon The Cambodia Daily Almost 1,500 km of roads and barely open jungle trails, an outdoor show in Ratanakkiri province that attracted 3,000 people, and nearly 1,500 family-size mosquito nets distributed in remote areas. Those were the highlights of the Caltex Extreme Rally Raid 2001 held this year under the […]

Into the Madness

“You’ve fallen head first into the madness; mate”. Those were Zed’s first words to me after 36 hours of travel. I had just landed in Cambodia, a land of paradox and mystery by anyone’s measure. It had been a long journey from my home in rural New Hampshire, but I had done this trip before […]

Motor Boats Monthly

Before Bear Grylls became a full on household name and celebrity (presenter of Man Vs Wild) he was just an honest to goodness adventurer – youngest Brit to climb Mt Everest and first man to cross the Atlantic in a RiB, or Rigid Hulled Inflatable boat. The boat in question, the Atlantic Challenge was built […]