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Beware in any dealing with Ben Deechakkaboo BEN RDRX Team in India

After I spent a good couple of months learning everything I could about flying into Delhi and renting a Royal Enfield to make the journey on the Leh-Manali highway, I decided to post on a Facebook group to make some further enquiries about thing I was not sure of. I got a mixed bag of…

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My top Adventure Motorcycling things to avoid

Think you need to buy the latest BMW GS with all the accessories – well you don’t Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need the latest ‘adventure bike’ to do Adventure Motorcycling, or to have an adventure; and you certainly don’t need loads of latest new gear. I follow people on Youtube that have ridden…

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What makes you an Adventure Motorcyclist?

Well this is a pretty general question, and recently much discussion was had on a couple of Facebook groups with people trying to define it. You have your purists that say you need to have the latest top end Adventure BMW and ride around the world, then there are the other who disagree. I will…

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Some of the gear and use Adventure Motorcycling and why

Everyones comfort level for adventure riding around the world is different. What you take can depend on the area your going, the seasons, and the level of comfort you want. One of my recent adventures was nearly 6000km from near Bangkok in Thailand, across Laos and into China with a final destination in the mountains…

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Around the world motorcycle adventure: Initial thoughts

Well after spending 18 months in Thailand, and having ridden all through Thailand, Laos and up into China and Tibet, I am starting to get itchy feet. In this time I have covered over 40’000km on two bikes, a Kawasaki Versys 650 and also a Ducati Hyperstrada. Still on the todo list while living in…

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Army Engineers Start Manali – Rohtang Pass Snow Clearance Operations

Army Engineers Start Manali – Rohtang Pass 2017 Snow Clearance Operations

Rohtang Pass 2017 clearing starting out early, Border Roads Organisation began snow cutting operations from Rahla fall (27Kms from here) on the Manali-Rohtang-Keylong road and set out a stiff target to open the snowbound pass in May. Aiming next target it to open the road to Leh in Ladhak. The entire road which normally is thrown open…

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Rider comparision Hyperstrada 821 vs Monster 796

I recently had the opportunity to go for a ride with my mate Matthew from Bangkok, a fellow Aussie Expat, out through Kanchanaburi to take the opportunity to compare the two bikes. We swapped seats throughout the ride and this is what we found. So now we have a real Ducati Hyperstrada 821 vs Ducati…

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This gruelling 14 day Adventure Motorcycling in Asia started for me in Ban Pong in Ratchaburi Thailand, then heading north to Phitsanulok, Phrae, Chiang Rai, crossing into Myanmar for the markets at Tachileik, then onto Chiang Klong, Lao border crossing at Huay Xai, then entering China and continueing to Muang Sing, Xishuangbanna, Lacang, Lincang, Dali, Lijang, and the final destination in the mountains of Shangri-La and snow.

Adventure Motorcycling in Asia 5644km in 14 days through 4 countries

This gruelling 14 day Adventure Motorcycling in Asia started for me in Ban Pong in Ratchaburi Thailand, then heading north to Phitsanulok, Phrae, Chiang Rai, crossing into Myanmar for the markets at Tachileik, then onto Chiang Klong, Lao border crossing at Huay Xai, then entering China and continueing to Muang Sing, Xishuangbanna, Lacang, Lincang, Dali,…

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