Long Distance Motorcycle Trips

There’s nothing like the open road, with each passing mile offering up something new and each gas stop an opportunity to meet new people. A long distance trip on a motorcycle offers an incredible opportunity to see a place in a completely unique light. With tens of thousands of miles in long distance motorcycle travel all over the world including the US, Canada, and Australia read about our adventures, everything from sweeping lake vistas to dining on cheese at an ocean-side winery to an uncomfortable, nighttime run in at an Illinois truck stop, we hope you enjoy our trips as much as we did. Also, if you have a long distance trip that you’d like to share, we always welcome guest bloggers who’d like to recount their own motorcycle adventures!



The Long Haul- Preparing for a Long Distance Motorcycle Adventure

The Long Haul- Preparing for a Long Distance Motorcycle Adventureby Bucko May 5, 2013

When you’re getting ready for a really long distance trip by motorcycle, on the one hand you want to make sure you prepare as much as possible. On the other though, part of the fun of it all is dealing with the unexpected and just sort of “playing it by ear”. Well it’s been a [...]

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New York New York- Quick Motorcycle Tour of the State

New York New York- Quick Motorcycle Tour of the Stateby Bucko June 26, 2012

Have you ever taken ride on your motorcycle down a road where each exit, gas station, and rest stop is like going through a flip book of your life? Where each page is a memory of a specific event, ride, or vacation? That’s how I feel about rt. 17 (aka “Future 86″) which runs through [...]

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Why I Travel Solo – Guest Post by Jay Kannaiyan!

Why I Travel Solo - Guest Post by Jay Kannaiyan!by Guest Author January 20, 2012

(Jay has been riding a Suzuki DR650 since leaving Chicago in March, 2010 and has covered 44,000 miles / 70,800 kms through Latin America, Europe and Africa. You can visit his website at http://jamminglobal.com/) I am asked this question quite frequently on my trip. Firstly, I’d like to state that traveling solo doesn’t mean being [...]

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Circles always end up where they started (only in Australia they go reverse): Final days of the erotic tails (pun intended) of Karl and Yaegan’s motorcycle trip around Australia

Circles always end up where they started (only in Australia they go reverse): Final days of the erotic tails (pun intended) of Karl and Yaegan's motorcycle trip around Australiaby Karl June 12, 2011

The final days of the Australian Motorcycle Adventure. Beware, the excitement of Canberra is almost too much to handle for some!

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All the Adrenaline of a Mr. T Public Service Announcement! Days 10 and 11 of Karl and Yaegan’s Manly Motorcycle Meandering through OZ!

All the Adrenaline of a Mr. T Public Service Announcement! Days 10 and 11 of Karl and Yaegan's Manly Motorcycle Meandering through OZ! by Karl June 8, 2011

The way back home for Karl and Yaegan, motorcycling through the Great Alpine Road and Mount Buffalo on Days 10 and 11.

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Two Men and Their Motorcycles, Stuck in a Heatwave with Nothing but their Speedos (and their Leather and Kevlar Body Armor): Day 8 + 9 of the Ride Through Australia!

Two Men and Their Motorcycles, Stuck in a Heatwave with Nothing but their Speedos (and their Leather and Kevlar Body Armor): Day 8 + 9 of the Ride Through Australia!by Karl June 1, 2011

Days 8 and 9 of Karl and Yaegan’s Manly Motorcycle Mayhem and Mischief. Heat waves and Highways oh my!

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Is it a Koala? Is it a Wallaby? Is it one of the 6 of the top 10 Deadliest Snakes in the World? No! It’s Days 6 and 7 of Karl and Yaegan’s Hedonistic Motorcycle Adventures through South East Australia!

Is it a Koala? Is it a Wallaby? Is it one of the 6 of the top 10 Deadliest Snakes in the World? No! It's Days 6 and 7 of Karl and Yaegan's Hedonistic Motorcycle Adventures through South East Australia!by Karl May 24, 2011

Day Six I woke up with the sun. I decided to get in touch with my trendy-inner-wanker/hippy, and did some taichi on the beach, which, although being supremely peaceful, left me feeling very silly. Whatever. Yaegs woke up, and we took it slow. After quickly taking down the tent, we hung about and read for [...]

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Ridin’ through Oz, Days 4 and 5: Nothing like “Total Recall”, schadenfreude, and sunsets to lift the spirits!

Ridin' through Oz, Days 4 and 5: Nothing like "Total Recall", schadenfreude, and sunsets to lift the spirits!by Karl May 22, 2011

Days four and five on the great motorcycle adventure, 2 weeks around SE Australia, getting to “Radelaide” the long way, passing the 12 apostles after the Great Ocean Road and fantastic beach side camping.

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Day 2 and 3 of Easy Ridin’- Cruising through Oz: “Brando rode a Triumph in ‘The Wild One’ – end of story”

Day 2 and 3 of Easy Ridin'- Cruising through Oz: "Brando rode a Triumph in ‘The Wild One' – end of story"by Karl May 19, 2011

Hitting up Melbourne and the Great Ocean Road as Karl continues the narrative of his motorcycle trip around South East Australia

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Easy Ridin’: Cruisin’ through Oz

Easy Ridin': Cruisin' through Ozby Karl May 17, 2011

The first installation of a motorcycle odyssey as two brazen individuals embark on a 2 week adventure around South East Australia. 2 men, 2 motorcycles, and too many speedos to count!

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