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Edelweiss Bike Travel Dishes up Nonstop Curves on the Mediterranean Alps Extreme Tour

Do you dream of feasting on tons of awe-inspiring twisting roads linked directly to one another, hour after hour, day after day? Hidden gems...

Back to Alaska—A 40th Anniversary Ride

Mosquito hordes clustered around me as I sat on my Suzuki Water Buffalo contemplating how to extricate myself from the damnable predicament I found...

Tour Review: Leod Motorcycle Escapes’ Mugello & Italian Backroads

Why should you tour Italy on a motorcycle? With the Alps in the north, the Apennine Mountains running down the middle and nearly 5,000...

Edelweiss Bike Travel Pearls of the Adriatic Tour Review

As our jetliner began its lumbering descent over Dubrovnik, Croatia, I noted from the window the contrast between a modern suspension bridge hanging by...

35 Bucket List Motorcycle Rides

We all have a bucket list of motorcycle roads we’d like to ride before we highside off this mortal coil. Here are 35 recommended...

Riding Zero Avenue in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland

I was riding my Kawasaki KLR650 on a cool, sunny March day. Mount Baker, in northern Washington State, was continuing to be elusive. The...

A Baja Encounter

Here’s what I took away from three weeks on the road, from Arkansas to the middle of Baja, California: You really have to want...

Mototouring Italian Factories Tour

Mototouring is the Milano, Italy-based outfit that has been delighting novelty-seeking riders in places like South Africa, Vietnam and all over Europe since 1994....

Around the World Trip With Edelweiss to Resume in Asia

This 63-day, 8,700-mile section will run from August 9 to October 10, 2015, with 44 days of riding and 10 rest days. Participants will...

The Italian Idyll Tour With Beach’s Motorcycle Adventures

The tree-shaded road is cut into the side of the mountain, approaching a village that has been on the hilltop for a thousand years...

2015 International Motorcycle Touring Companies

Everyone’s going on tour. The market for motorcycle tours abroad has exploded over the last few years, and now more than ever before, motorcycle...

Edelweiss Bike Travel's Touring Center Norway

First came bone-chilling rain. Then came strong, erratic wind, followed by thick fog that swallowed our conga line of BMWs as we chugged our...

Learning to Ride the Alps With Edelweiss

Riding the Alps is the dream of many a rider, but the challenge of motorcycling Europe’s famous mountain range can sometimes prove to be...

Touring Southern British Columbia on a Honda CBR1100XX

The airport security agent lingered on my helmet bag. “I’m just trying to decide whether to hassle you,” she said without smiling. “You rode...

Sport Touring in Southeastern Australia

If you go by such films as Mad Max and The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Australia must seem like a vast...

Motorcycle Touring in Cuba with MotoDiscovery

As our early-morning flight from Miami descended into the Havana airport, the pilot came on the PA: “Ladies and gentlemen, we will be landing...

The Ultimate Alps with Edelweiss Bike Travel

About 50 million years ago, Africa, which was probably glancing down at its iPhone, crashed headfirst into Europe, which was just sitting in plate-tectonic...

Motogiro D’Italia 2013

“My friend Giuseppe was down for the count,” said Burt Richmond of Illinois. “He was laid out on a stone wall with a medic holding...

Return to Baja

Having completed a long tour, everyone asks me: “Where ‘ya going next?” After reading a newspaper story one Saturday morning about fish tacos in...

Adriatic Moto Tours' Czech-Hungary Tour

Recently, an ancient wooden wheel and axle were discovered near Ljubljana, Slovenia, which carbon dating revealed to be 5,200 years old. Now on display...

Adventure on the Alcan: From Dawson Creek to Delta Junction and Beyond

I had been riding on a level plateau for a couple of days, a place where endless fields of wheat merge with the sky...

Edelweiss to Kick Off 365-Day Discover Our Earth Expedition

Edelweiss Bike Travel will kick off its 365-day Discover Our Earth expedition in July 2014 and will give participants the chance to discover the...

The Kingdom of Saguenay

It was the French El Dorado. Iroquois legend spoke of blond men rich with gold and furs who lived north of the Saint Lawrence...

The Patagonia Experience: Touring Chile and Argentina with RIDE Adventures

The Cuernos del Paine stop us in our tracks. One rider after another pulls over to gaze at the chiseled peaks jutting up like...

Riding Adventure in Costa Rica and Nicaragua with Edelweiss Bike Travel

At 11 a.m. we were parked 10,000 feet up at a small restaurant on the two-lane Pan-American Highway, sipping excellent coffee and putting on...

Adriatic Moto Tours: Part 3

Our Czech/Hungary tour has now taken our group of 14 from Budapest to the High Tatras in the north of Slovakia, then for a...

Adriatic Moto Tours: Part 1—Loose in the East

I am currently starting Day 5 of a 14-day Czech-Hungary tour with Adriatic Moto Tours. This company, based in Ljubljana, Slovenia, offers several tours...

Southern Loop: Eldorado by Eldorado

Would you set out for South America on a bike you bought last week, from someone in another country? We’re pretty sure what the...

Day 9: Patagonia Adventure Tour

(Read the dispatch from Day 8, or start at the beginning with Day 1) We get an early start (for us) from our little island...

El Tanque: A Russian Conquest of Latin America

I looked at the steep slope in front of me, littered with large boulders, deep ruts and debris, and wondered how I’d gotten myself...

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