I think there are 2 types of people who do this gig, biker nuts who want to go travelling, and travelling nuts who want to go biking. To be fair I'm being harsh, Dave is mostly piss taking and Marc is just being careful. A small blot on what has already been a mental trip, and its only just started.
Riding south through the America's on a 30 year old 250cc motorcycle, all alone except a teddy bear to fight off monsters.
What happened when Joe decided he wanted to see some of the world by motorbike...
tufferpuffer. Freedom is real. Personal blog of Wannes doing a solo motorcycle trip from Belgium to South Africa. (In Belgian only)
Sweden - through Europe - Morocco - Western Sahara - Mauritania - Senegal - Gambia - Mali - Burkina Faso - Ghana - Togo - Benin - Nigeria - Cameroon - Gabon - Congo - DRC - Angola - Namibia - South Africa
Furio's first long trip 5000 Miles, 9 countries crossing Europe on his motorcycle.
Book just released.
(also in Italian @ www.furioinsella.wordpress.com)
At times when I was driving in total solitude, thinking if I was living a dream and realizing that I was that dream my heart would fill up with joy so I would let go of the grip from the handle-bar and with my arms wide open to the sky I would scream like a madman, oh yes ! because in order to do what I am doing I must be mad , mad like Van Gogh...
**from the European HardButt tour, 5000 miles and 9 countries crossing Europe on my motorcycle..
I believe that you need 3 fundamental things in order to travel long distances by motorbike:
two wheels with an engine , some petrol along the way and the desire to go places and to Me that one, sure does not lack…
...At times when i was driving in total solitude, thinking if I was living a dream and realizing that i was that dream my heart would fill up with joy so I would let go of the grip from the handle-bar and with my arms wide open to the sky I would scream like a madman, oh yes ! because in order to do what I am doing I must be mad , mad like Van Gogh!
**from a 1000 miles in under 24 hours, a small story of a personal race
The past 10 years I drove all over Europe, now the time has come to explore Africa.
I had this lifelong desire to see Australia, and preferably by motorbike. It’s our closest neighbour but all I’ve ever seen of it before is a distant coastline on my way to somewhere else.
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