Riding Gear For Traveling the World

As the saying goes "Gear up for the slide, not the ride". I am of the mind safety is paramount when riding. I have had many accidents and come off the motorbike numerous times, on and off road. Good gear is important. I can guarantee you when the substantial amount of damage to your body … Continue reading Riding Gear For Traveling the World

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Best Motorbike Travel Apps – Maps and GPS for Africa

My Maps.me waypoints Technology has come a long way since our forefathers used stars to navigate. Overlanding the whole continent of Africa, I needed to find my way through the least documented areas in the world. Here are my top apps and programs that help find the best roads, accommodations, and services essential to traveling … Continue reading Best Motorbike Travel Apps – Maps and GPS for Africa

Shipping RORO to Africa – Options to Ship Your Motorbike to the African Continent

Getting your motorbike to Africa and back safely can be a headache and done wrong can be expensive. Depending on your route, if you are traveling south to North or north to south you have a few options. Starting from south to north via the west coast, this is by far the easiest way. You … Continue reading Shipping RORO to Africa – Options to Ship Your Motorbike to the African Continent

Corruption and Border Crossings – Tips and Tricks from Africa

One of my biggest fears for before leaving to circumnavigate Africa was corruption and the infamous border crossings. It turned out to be some of the most fun parts of the trip. At one stage, I even fell asleep at a checkpoint in Gabon on the bosses couch. When he said I should go, I … Continue reading Corruption and Border Crossings – Tips and Tricks from Africa