One of the challenging tasks for adventure riders, especially when off-roading, is the navigation aspect. There are many different ways to manage your directions, from old fashioned paper based maps to state of the art satellite based navigation systems.Continue reading Off road navigation
A little reminiscence of our last trip to Albania. Originally I had planned to come back this year, but due to the “virus” it is uncertain wether this is going to be possible.
So let’s wait and see, until then we have to live with our phantasies 🙂
We all know the situation. Driving smoothly down the road and somebody does a wheelie in front of you. So much is going through our minds if we see a wheelie. Some are fascinated, some entertained, some jealous, some shake their heads and some are mad. But why is this acrobatic riding style so controversial? Continue reading Wheelie Controversy
Since I bought my first Motorcycle I am searching the perfect Enduro tyre. Of course there wont be such thing, but we can try to find one close to perfect. The last tyre I tested on my KTM 690 Enduro R is the Heidenau K60 Scout. I used two sets, one only onstreet and one mostly offroad.
At the 13th of September I crossed in a group of four the Lures National Park in Albania. Many People coming to Albania to motorcycle wonder if you can safely cross the Lures Nationalpark. Continue reading Lurës Nationalpark
We are glad to finally present you the first video of our Albania Tour Summer 2018. This time we put more effort into producing a high quality video for you to enjoy. Although we took more time it’s still not perfect and we will improve even more.
Continue reading Albania Tour Reloaded
One lesson that we learned from our Albania adventure 2 years ago was the painfulness of a fully charged enduro in rough terrain.
On September, 9 we are going to be back, but this time we will move into a nice Albanian villa in the surroundings of Tirana, using it as a headquarter for our trips into the back country.
Stay tuned, we will soon report our tracks, adventures, mishaps, …
For now, just a sneak preview of the planned tracks.
This is a review of the new Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR. It is based on my personal experience and opinion. I was riding one set on my KTM 1190 Adv. to the end and have fitted a second set. Continue reading Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR
This is the report of 2 rally rookies taking part in the Alpenbutt Rally 2017, promoted by the Iron Butt Association Germany as Europe’s toughest multi day rally. We, my buddy Andy and myself rode on our travel bikes (BMW R1200GS and KTM 1190 Adv.) for 6 days to predefined bonus point locations in the Alps. The goal: to be a finisher in this rally, whatever it takes. Continue reading 2 Rookies on the Alpenbutt Rally