We are lucky enough to live on the route of the NC500 and as a result we have ridden parts of the route many times. However, one thing that has eluded us is the mighty feat of completing the entire 500 mile route over the course of one day. It's a journey that takes you across the breadth of the Scottish Highlands through many of the most beautiful and windswept areas the UK has to offer.
It took me 16 days to ride around Latvia and I covered 2761 kilometers, though the actual length around Latvia is around 1866 kilometers, I went more inland and even at one point crossed the border and was outside Latvia. It was my summer vacation and I wanted to make the best out of it, and I succeeded! This was my best adventure so far! Here’s how it all went down.
If you are excited by a true motorcycle adventure but don't have the time or ability to travel across the World then the TET is just the answer. Mixing accessibility with the feeling of travelling somewhere adventurous it is perfect for a one day or two week holiday that can fit in with your work and family commitments.
Riding the TET, not only provides you with a challenge, but allows you to see our country in a totally different light. You will travel along roads and trails that you never knew existed, and see sights that you wouldn’t normally see on any other trip.
That is where Action Cameras come into their own. Their small form factor and weatherproof design allow them to be easily attached to a motorcyclists helmet or even to different parts of the riders motorcycle to get many different shots
Jordan Gibbons gave our waterproof, dustproof and shockproof tough case for iPhone 11 a grueling 1000 mile test "The case is very tough (I dropped it off the seat once and neither the case nor the phone was damaged) as well as totally waterproof. All in all, it's a well-made bit of kit"
The Sinnis Terrain 125cc is a low-capacity adventure bike with all the features of a premium explorer. Following its exponential success in 2017, the bike’s popularity skyrocketed over the last 2 years, creating a community of thousands of touring motorcycle enthusiasts now waiting for the 125’s big brother
The 2020 range of Kawasaki Ninja 1000 models can be bought with an AMPS GPS and Satnav mount which is directly compatible with our waterproof, dustproof and shockproof smartphone case systems by using a simple adapter meaning you can save money.
Ready for your summer trip to the coast or the alps!
I get quite a few questions about my motorcycle (Beastie) so I thought it would be a good idea to explain the details about why for me, it is the perfect travel bike. Beastie began life as a standard 2007 BMW G650 XCountry, in this blog I'll go through the changes made!
Kazakhstan is seen by many adventurers to be a transit country at best but Kazakhstan is full of adventure and is now one of our favourite motorcycle adventure countries that we cannot wait to get back to!
I’m Lee Ellis and I’m what you would call a winging it adventure rider with all the gear and no idea. In 2018 I purchased my first adventure bike, the amazing KTM 1190 ADV R and some matching KTM clothing as i thought that was the law.
If you are test riding a new 2020 Honda Africa Twin model at one of the following locations you could win a £100 Ultimateaddons Voucher to kit out your new bike! To win simply book a test ride on a new Africa Twin
For the bikes, I was on my trusty 2017 manual Africa Twin, and Phil rode the bulletproof DR650 (bulletproof as he had brought split links for the chain on this trip). For Phil this made the ride up a little laborious with mostly motorway miles and the A9, but needs must.
Currently on the market there is a plethora of smartphone accessories from blutooth headsets to wireless chargers. However the most sold accessory must surely be phone cases as in their naked form smartphones are exceptionally fragile
Richy is a great online personality who brings his dry British wit to anything motorcycle. He has amassed nearly twenty thousand subscribers on youtube due to his fun and enjoyable video presenting style where he travels all over the place on his motorcycle
RiDE magazine is the UK’s most useful motorcycling title. Every issue is packed full of great buying advice - whether you’re looking for a new or used motorbike, a new helmet or a pair of gloves. We’ve also got the world’s best motorcycle route guidance
The colder months of the year are when motorcycling as a hobby retreats to the garage for all but the most diehard riders and commuters. But there are other ways to get your motorcycling fix and manufacturers take full advantage of this by attending the many fully indoor motorcycle exhibitions