Tag Archives: off-road riding

Ready for the adventure?

Don’t be fooled by the title. With just weeks to go before I set off on the RTW ride of my life, I’m definitely not ready. Visas, carnets, vaccinations and budgets are all being slowly and painfully dealt with, but fearing that too much paperwork would make me a dull boy, I traded a day in the office for a day on the saddle and booked an adventure bike training course in the wilds of north Norfolk… Continue reading Ready for the adventure?

Mud, sweat and no fear

Most of the world’s roads are gravel, sand or mud tracks, so if you want to travel overland by motorcycle, you’d better get comfortable with life away from the smooth, grippy tarmac you’re used to. But if you’ve never had the right machinery or the nerve to ride any distance on the rough stuff, then the Off-Road Skills course is a great place to start. I dipped a toe in the water and will definitely be going back for more…

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