5 books to read when it’s too cold to ride
Let’s face it: most of us wish we could ride all year round, but in reality, only a few of us really do. What do you do when your bike is hooked up to the battery charger and the roads are full of snow? Get yourself a hot drink and start dreami
Meet the Maxxis Dakar Team as They Prepare for the Dakar Rally
Dakar Rally racers, Tim Coronel and Maikel Verkade, of the Maxxis Team, talk about the Dakar, and all things loud and fast! Looks can be deceiving, as we roll up to the lovely Dutch country home nestled between trees and a golf course. A fairly i
The Indian Motographer
Motographer: Sandeep Patnala Sandeep Patnala is a twenty-seven year old rocket engineer living in India. But it’s not all rocket science, his passion lies with motorcycles and photography, and is what some might refer to as a motographer.
The Only Online Platform For Motorcycle Clubs
Motorcycle Clubs on Motortourer Are you a member of a club? Perhaps you would like to join one, but can’t decide which? We are proud to claim that we are the only website offering motorcycle clubs a dedicated online platform with loads of
2moroRider: Rhys Lawrey
Rhys Lawrey, the Youngest Biker to Ride Solo Across the World Many motorcyclists covet a world circumnavigation, yet few of us have the time, the money, or the motivation to do it. However, those who do manage it, do so spectacularly. Rhys Lawrey
#ShareYourRoute on Motortourer This Summer and WIN!
#ShareYourRoute Competition Finally! Summer is here, and bikers everywhere are getting ready for some much needed time off. But, as always, the hardest decision is deciding where to go. And in a foreign country, or even state, how will you manage
Motortourer & BMF Join Forces to Bring British Bikers Together!
British Motorcyclists Federation (BMF) and Motortourer join forces! BMF helps members and clubs connect on Motortourer.com We are very proud to announce that The British Motorcyclists Federation (BMF) and Motortourer have joined teamed up
Meet the 'Speed Ladies'
“Riding motorcycles is a way of life” Tell me a little bit about yourself. What do you do, and how did your passion for motorcycles start? That’s a long story, but I will try to cut it short, hahaha! It started completely by c
Sisters Are Doing it for Themselves!
Xtreme Vixens MC, an all-female motorcycle club As part of our Women Rider’s Month; we interviewed Nina, Shizuka and Mynette from Xtreme Vixens MC in the United States who share their thoughts and motivations in forming their own all-femal
British Bike Racer, Maria Costello, chats with Motortourer founder, Ben.
‘The Fast & The Feminine’ There aren’t too many bikers that can say they’ve held the Guinness World Record for fastest lap on the Isle of Man TT. Nor can many of us can claim to have rocked up to Buckingham Palace
Marianne Veenstra - more than just a pretty face...
If you were to meet Marianne Veenstra on the street, I doubt you could tell her apart from the average twenty-four year old woman. You definitely wouldn’t expect this same woman to be ripping down dirt tracks on a motocross bike. And your jaw w
Women's Month: One Steph Beyond
Everybody dreams of going on a trip far away. The Caribbean, Australia, or perhaps Italy? But what if you want something more? Something bigger? Some people might even take 3 or 4 months off work to really discover all aspects of a continent on the o
It has been about 6 months now since Motortourer launched. In that short period, the site has grown exponentially, with thousands of bikers from over 40 different countries! Unfortunately, our community only consists of about 10% female bikers&hellip
Gordon's Heated Clothing - Truly Warming
What makes a good product? Besides being easy to use and preferably looking nice, above all it should fulfill a need. But what makes a good product a great product? The story of ‘why’ often has a lot to do with it. That is definitely
The Mystery Behind the Biker Greetings
Last month, we asked you all a question on our Facebook Page requesting your opinion on the courtesies around meeting other bikers. Your response was huge! It seems the general opinion of the Motortourer community is that you should always greet a fe
Dream Racer: a story of achievement against adversity.
We all have dreams and ambitions of varying sorts. From the humblest of aspirations to the zenith of human achievement. These dreams change from person to person and the value of achieving that goal (or even falling short) carries a greater meaning f
from: Ben de Boer
Motortourer Club Pages!
Just this weekend we have launched something very exciting on the Motortourer website; Motortourer Club Pages! Motorcycle clubs can now create their own community page within the Motortourer community and benefit from everything we have to offer. The
Share Your Favourite Motorcycle Photo and Win a Motortourer Goodie Bag!
Last month we had a fantastic Great!-winner, so we have decided to run another contest this month. The photo with the most ‘Great!’ clicks will win a fantastic Motortourer goodie bag and will be featured on the Motortourer homepage! It
Louis.de - A 4-Step Manual For Successfully Starting Up Your Own Business… Old School Rules!
Online marketplaces have been a game-changer for most companies selling goods, but also in particular for those supplying motorcycle accessories and clothing. Do you continue to stand on the street and coax customers through your doors to check out y
5 Reasons to Visit the Isle of Man Outside the TT Week
Most bikers will not need a reason to visit the Isle of Man during the famous TT week. However, the island offers much more than just that, so here are 5 reasons to visit it during the rest of the year. Motorsports Motorsport on the Island is f
Unikat: Make your Motorcycle Unique
Unikat Custom Motorcycles UNIKAT is a motorcycle customising workshop in Wrocław, Poland specialised mainly in cafe racer and scrambler styles, and was established as a passion for speed and art. Grzegorz Korczak is the brilliant mind behind Unika
The Greatest Photo!
The Great!-contest finished on March 31, so today it is time for us to announce the winner. Who uploaded the Greatest Photo and who shared the Greatest Route? Well, as it turns out, the Greatest Photo was actually part of the Greatest Route! This mea
Shoei - wear your helmet like a champion!
Last month, Motortourer was invited by Japanese helmet manufacturer Shoei, to see what it is that they do in the paddock. We visited them during a World Superbikes race, to see how they worked, and asked them everything we wanted to know. Paul Welp,
Discover Russia with Rusmototravel!
You are looking for a new motorcycle adventure. You have seen Scotland, you have been through the Alps and you can check off Route 66 from your to-do list. You want something different, something a little more adventurous. Enter Rusmototravel! We
The Ultimate Motorcycle Road Trip Checklist
Whether it is going to be your first time, or you do it every year, a big motorcycle trip is always exciting and preparing for it is not a standardized process. That’s where this blog comes in! A great checklist based on our own experiences as
To Mongolia and Back
A long time dream is now about to come true.As you might know, Motortourer is also active on Twitter, where we found ourselves in a conversation with Sean. He’s an Irishmen about to take off on his trip to Mongolia. We talked to him about the l
Zero Motorcycles from Santa Cruz, California, is the worldwide leader in electric motorcycles since 2006. The model line exists of two street bikes, Zero S and Zero SR, the all-road Zero DS and an enduro model, the Zero FX. As from 2015 all the model
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