Motorcycle Travellers Tales links
Betty (Rosann) is riding a motorbike …around the world (with Dan)…a little bit at at time…mostly in 3 month bites. (one of us has to work) The story is loosely about Betty…travelling through countries and little towns…bypassing big cities and big highways (as much as possible).
Encouraged by friends, work mates, complete strangers and family…we write a little bit of story each day…take a few photos…the odd movie…a few maps and other stuff (bad jokes and inappropriate language) added on as well.
Mostly, the story is easy to understand…except for the little bits of Tasmanian peculiar language and spelling……….just ignore these bits.
Posted by Grant Johnson on 5 Jan 2011 - 03:28
Leaving behind the woman he loves and the Social Enterprise they started together aspiring photographer and passionate traveller, Eddie Perry, is following a crazy dream. Inspired by his previous epic journey across 11 countries over 662days, he now plans to travel across South America on a Suzuki 125. This blog is set to be a roller coaster of highs and lows as he gets to grips with long distance motorbike travel and being away from the love of his life. Follow the journey and help support a Social Enterprise while you do - Viva South America.
Posted by Grant Johnson on 30 Dec 2010 - 13:47
An ongoing diary of a Grand Tour by motorcycle
Posted by Grant Johnson on 29 Dec 2010 - 16:50
From the UK to Australia and back - sort of. Plan? What plan?
Posted by admin on 27 Dec 2010 - 11:44
During one trip to Nova Scotia on motorbike, Autumn and Adam stopped and asked each other how to keep this trip going. The solution was simple, Lose the debt, lose the goods, and set the priorities. Three years later, they are well on the way. Keep track of their findings and adventures on No Map Nomads, Half logistical, Half Philosophical.
Posted by admin on 26 Dec 2010 - 15:55
One Man's search for answers while traveling throughout North and Central America on a Motorcycle.
Posted by Grant Johnson on 24 Dec 2010 - 03:56
Andy and Meggi Wimmer wanted to travel with their dog Navi with a BMW-Ural-Sidecar from Germany/Austria through Africa. But it was not easy, so in Damascus we decided to drive up to Iceland!
Posted by Grant Johnson on 25 Nov 2010 - 20:16
Heading north from Australia, following the sun - with the rain following us.
Posted by Grant Johnson on 20 Nov 2010 - 11:09
Being both motorcycle riders with a love for travelling, we talked about touring the world on bikes about two years ago. After looking into logistics/constraints and places we wanted to explore, we decided to tour the Americas from Alaska, USA to Ushuaia, Argentina. We also wanted to have the same motorcycle to simplify maintenance, and find something we would both feel comfortable riding. We ended up chosing the Suzuki V-Strom 650, a 07' grey one for Chad and a 05' red one for Caroline. We left for our journey on 6/14/09 from Washington, DC.
Posted by Grant Johnson on 19 Nov 2010 - 19:00
Follow our adventure across Australia, South Korea, Russia and Europe ! GPS Trakker, KLR 650 and KLX 250
Posted by Grant Johnson on 17 Nov 2010 - 13:01
As usually happens over a beer or two, four friends decided to go to Timbuktu and back by motorbike. With less than a year to the departure date this is our website telling you who we are, what bikes we are using, what kit we are taking, the route, who is sponsoring us and most importantly who we are raising money for.
Posted by Grant Johnson on 16 Nov 2010 - 14:04
Website of 4 friends who are planning on travelling from the UK to Timbuktu in Mali and back by motorcycle to raise money for charity. Includes bike preparation, route, kit etc.
Posted by Grant Johnson on 9 Nov 2010 - 22:54
Ever dreamt of leaving it all with your girlfriend in tow? Well we did it, two up, this is our story, how we left and chose to live our dream riding our GS named Francois from Sydney to Oslo
Posted by Grant Johnson on 4 Nov 2010 - 15:32
A new blog about my (mis)adventures on and off the road with my Kawasaki Ninja 250.
Posted by Grant Johnson on 25 Oct 2010 - 17:46
America en moto - Ushuaia - Alaska
Posted by Grant Johnson on 18 Oct 2010 - 22:19
Dave and Marly are preparing for a motorcycle trip from Amsterdam, The Netherlands, through Europe and Africa, all the way down to Cape Town, South Africa. You can follow our adventures here.
Posted by Grant Johnson on 16 Oct 2010 - 17:18
Sweden - through Europe - Morocco - Western Sahara - Mauritania - Senegal - Gambia - Mali - Burkina Faso - Ghana - Togo - Benin - Nigeria - Cameroon - Gabon - Congo - DRC - Angola - Namibia - South Africa
Posted by Grant Johnson on 14 Oct 2010 - 17:21
Once in a Lifetime do the Big One, over five Continents...
Posted by Grant Johnson on 7 Oct 2010 - 09:24
This Is A Day To Day Account Of My Motorbike Journey from Malaysia to Ireland Beginning In September 2007.
A Total Of 25,168 Kilometers Overland Through 18 Country's In 99 Days.
Posted by Grant Johnson on 5 Oct 2010 - 11:26
A website devoted to two Australians who intend to ride halfway around the world to raise money for Breast Cancer. Read about their motivations, preparation and planning. Their bikes and setup and the route they plan to take. While your there, feel free to donate to the charity. All donations go to the 'Kim Walters Choices' programme, to support breast cancer sufferers and their families.
Posted by Grant Johnson on 1 Oct 2010 - 20:59
I'm Günni on Wheels, alias Günter Schiele, the founder of Wheel of India GmbH (www.wheelofindia.de). These travel diaries are about my private journeys. I'm on the road with a BMW R100GS/PD. I try to share my experience with you as realistic as possible. You might find some good tips for your own travels. At least you will find a lot of pictures which I hope give you an good idea what to expect in the countries I'm reporting about. HAVE FUN!
Posted by Grant Johnson on 1 Oct 2010 - 18:07
Videos, fotos and stories about our preparation and trip through South America on a KLR 650
Posted by Grant Johnson on 28 Sep 2010 - 18:33
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...
Posted by Grant Johnson on 27 Sep 2010 - 00:19
Around the World with a Honda Transalp 1991, km 242,000 with still standard engine
Posted by Grant Johnson on 22 Sep 2010 - 13:27
**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
Posted by Grant Johnson on 18 Sep 2010 - 00:22
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