The first 12 days had been a breeze for a dirt bike tour of the muddy north of a Cambodian November. The main tour had finished in Siem Reap. A hardier splinter group, mainly returnee riders on their 2nd, 3rd or even 4th tour of Cambodia, had opted for the extra 5-day Southern Route over […]
Stories from the coal face of motorcycle tours in Asia and beyond. Tales of blood, sweat, laughter and the odd motorbike or two. Zed's recent adventures and a few stories from the deep dark past . . .
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Looking for some winter sun we dutifully headed south on ye olde Beemer. Snow – UK. OK expected. It was December. Snow – Sahara. OK, not expected, first time in 40 years, a week before we found the mighty dunes. Snow on the high plains of Spain was certainly not expected or welcomed by the […]
Ho Ho f%%king Ho who would have guessed it but Santa rides a Honda XR400. Recently seen in the Newtown area, possibly drinking in the Mochdre Inn…seen in association with 20 other dirt bike mounted Santas raising money for the Brecon Mountain Rescue Team. Just before the snows came!
First time for me to go to Africa and I certainly wasn’t disappointed. We rode Honda CRF230s along the Wild Coast of the Transkei National Park. Great terrain, great bunch of guys and girls, cool accommodation and some amazing whale and dolphin sightings just off the coast…and with a strong charitable theme to raise money […]
After 6000kms, temperatures ranging from minus 3 to 48 degrees C, altitudes from sea level to over 5300 metres, sun to snow, we’ve made it to Everest Base Camp in Tibet! The old Africa Twin has run like a train…
Mission Statement To ride to the border of Tibet, discover the lost city of Shangri-La, thought to be somewhere past Tiger Leaping Gorge. Do a little light shopping and take a couple of selfies. The Bikes Our trusty stead for this first Recce were Jialing 250’s – a Chinese copy of a 1980s Honda XR185, […]