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My goal with having an action cam was something I could quickly pickup, turn on and aim while riding – to capture things when not able to pu...
My motorcycle tour in Australia continues as I ride south into the state of Victoria after a very cold and wet day previously. You can read ...
Besides the other listings on the blog you can find links here to the archives of my posts about the best motorcycle roads in Australia and...
I was on my way to do a motorcycle tour of Australia riding some of the best roads and exploring historic gold rush towns in the high plains...
I am continuing my 17 day motorcycle ride around Japan. In part one ( click here ) you can read about my riding in Fukushima, Gunma, Toyama,...
I am embarking on my biggest ever motorcycle journey around Japan. 17 days, four ocean ferries, high mountains, lush green valleys, remote c...
Besides exploring the world on two wheels I have a few other interests. I dabble in photography and for a long time was interested in archit...
I have been very happy with my Nolan N43 helmet which I have had for 6 years. A replacement liner gave it a new lease of life however I rece...
I saw a meme on Facebook the other day with that quote. The Journey is the Destination attributed to Dan Eldon a photojournalist who’s life ...
Continuing my 14 day tour from the northern Hokkaido town of Nayoro. Part one can be read here . After some wet days I was feeling upbeat kn...
Every Summer many riders in Japan head north to cooler and dryer weather in Hokkaido. Ever since first visiting Japan in the 90’s I have bee...
I purchased the Alpinestars Transition gloves when I was riding in Spain a couple of months ago. I arrived in an unseasonal cool week and af...
I have been testing an action cam on my last few motorcycle tours and it is about time I posted a review. Polaroid is a name I associate wi...
Most riders spend a fair bit of money on a good helmet and jacket and gloves. Some build on this with boots and riding pants and rain gear. ...
I wasn’t planning any riding when out of the blue a week of sunny weather was being predicted prior to the arrival of Japans rainy season. I...
I have had an interest in Sicily for since childhood thanks in part of to some of my family having grown up in with the Italian community in...
Got to spend four days riding a low km Yamaha FZ8 in Spain so I want to talk a little about this motorbike. As usual with my motorcycle re...
Whilst I more or less decided not to do any more riding in Europe circumstances changed and I unexpectedly found myself flying to Spain for ...
I do not often write a post to recommend an item but recently I enjoyed reading this book.  Motorcycle Messengers was a nice read of short s...
Riding a motorcycle in Japan is a very special experience. A land with a rugged spectacular coastlines, a mountainous interior as high as Eu...
I just completed a motorcycle ride visiting some of the best view points around what is referred to as the Seto Inland sea of Japan. I then ...
Six years since I did the ride in the Europe alps. I just revisited the post and saw how crappy the photos had been all limited to low resol...
I had the pleasure of being able to ride a near new 2015 Yamaha MT-09 Tracer around New Zealand for 9 days so it seems fitting I put a few ...
It was so nice to revisit one of the best places to ride a motorcycle, New Zealand. Last year I had been thinking I should try return to Ne...
A brief and unscientific comparison of four popular sport touring tires fitted to a Yamaha FJR1300. I have tried four different sport touri...
I wonder why I am so drawn to travel by two wheels. I am pondering this as pack my motorcycle touring kit into my suitcase leaving about two...