Regardless of where you are, places are never as dangerous as people will tell you they are. Just because the police carry AK-47s and there was a bombing once doesn’t necessarily mean you’re about to be beheaded on video with a rusty spoon. Outside Europe guns are everywhere and ...
short, and my unplanned days in the Porongurups turned out to be cold and wet some of the time, but at the end of the day that's the beauty of motorcycling. No matter where your journey takes you, it's always an adventure. © Joe Barker 2006
CHECKOUT THIS rather cringe-worthy Davidoff aftershave advert starring The Long Way Round/Down's Ewan McGregor, which was posted by a Visordown member yesterday.Globe-trekking McGregor is promoting a new fragrance called, wait for it, 'Adventure
of a forgotten disc lock..It's no surprise that an 800GS could be on the cards, to bridge the gap between the single-cylinder 650GS and the mighty 1200GS Adventure.If produced, it's likely the 800GS would use the same parallel twin found in the F800S
is KTM's 990 Adventure monster trailie/adventure tourer, and finally Honda's Fireblade engined, soft-edged do-it-all rounder, the new, and bargain priced, CBF1000.Waking up in a foreign land with nothing to do but ride bikes all day is a wonderful feeling
, portray a 6-month worldwide adventure on BMW bikes.Some of you may have already seen the footage but we're sure many will enjoy seeing it again.We'll be posting the remaining instalments up over the next couple of weeks.Now, where's my map of Europe?
EWAN McGregor and Charley Boorman have completed their epic motorcycling trek from Scotland to South Africa.The duo, who completed Long Way Round in 2004, arrived in Cape Town after travelling over 15,000 miles on the BMWs.Their adventure
BIKES LIKE the BMW R1200GS and Triumph Tiger have helped boost the Adventure Sports market by a whopping 23 percent in January 2008. And, amazingly, Harley-Davidsons have helped boost their Custom Bike sales sector by a full 7.4 percent over
'09 - a drop of 37.7 per cent.Despite the bad news, sales of Adventure Sports machines were up, albeit a measly 0.5 percent, with sales creeping from 550 units in August 2009 to 553 for the same month this year.As expected, BMW's R1200GS Adventure
This is the new Honda Crossrunner 800. Honda are at pains to point out that it's not an off-roader or even a soft roader but a new type of adventure sports machine.The biggest clues to this tarmac-only focus are the 17in road wheels and street tyres
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