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Summer 2013 – Biker Hostel Open

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Open For Business – Biker Hostel Bosnia Hercegovina
Once again we will be welcoming our biker guests, cyclists, backpackers from July 22nd 2013 up until October 1st 2013 in the stunning village of Vitina near Ljubuski.
Please book well in advance where possible by ringing 00387 39841109 alternatively email Anne on annmajic@hotmail.com
Costs for staying are 15 Euros per night…

FOR SALE – BMW R1150GS ADVENTURE (2003/04)

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The classic GSA.
Great looking bike in average condition.
Partial Service History, Silver, 2 months Mot, 2 months Tax. Brand new rear tyre. New rear top box. Various touratech extras. Comes with black BMW touring panniers. Has marks on petrol tank down 1 side. Heated grips. Fitted Remus exhaust. Very reliable.
Owner has ridden last 60,000 miles.
Fitted with centre…

Outdoor Motorbike Cover – BMW GS Adventure

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Outdoor Motorcycle Cover for a BMW GS Adventure Motorcycle: Review
Finding an indoor or outdoor motorbike cover which will fit a BMW GS Adventure motorcycle or just a BMW GS is very hard work in my opinion. Particularly when you are buying an XL motorcycle cover off the shelf in the hope that it will cover the extent of your…

Planning for an Adventure Motorcycling Trip

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Planning for an Adventure Motorcycling Trip.
Here is a video which introduces the idea of planning for an adventure motorcycling trip. Not one of our most exciting videos but informative none the less and it covers essential feedback from our trip along with top tips ahead of your trip should you go away in future. The image we have selected…

Adventure Motorcycling – The FINAL CUT Pt 1 – S. America

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Adventure Motorcycling Video highlights from the big trip as we arrived in Colombia, then headed south to the tip of South America to Tierra Del Fuego in Argentina.
Very difficult to summarise 4 months into three minutes but we have managed to capture some of our best videos and photos to give you a real taste of what we encountered…

Bosnian (well, Herzegovinian) biker hostel? Oh yes!

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My family home is in Vitina, Bosnia and Herzegovina. My mother, who is now mostly retired, comes and spends her summers here and she has long been looking for something that she can do from May to September. Enter our new biker friendly hostel!
I think the last 10 months of traveling have made us some sort of experts and…

Heading off again – Looking forward to Bosnia Hercegovina

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So we made it from the top to the bottom of the world and it feels great to be heading off to sunny climates for a couple of months.
Join us on our adventure motorcycling journey from the UK to Bosnia Hercegovina as we hope to fit in a bit more riding and enjoying stuff.…

South East Coast of Argentina to Buenos Aires – It’s time to come home!

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Featuring the final leg of the journey as we headed from Tierra Del Fuego up Ruta 3, all the way to Buenos Aires. This adventure motorcyling video features clips from the stunning Peninsula Valdes with all its wildlife all the way up to packaging the bike with the freight forwarding company at the Buenos Aires airport.
A big thank you…

Patagonia to Ushuaia – the bottom of the world

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This part of the trip has been a absolute pleasure with breathtaking scenery and remoteness that we haven’t encountered before!
Here are the highlights of Patagonia all the way from southern Chile to southern Argentina.
Highlights include arriving in Ushuaia at the bottom of the world and the all the amazing scenery along the way.
The video also features scenes…

Crossing the Bolivian Desert – Video

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These are the video highlights of one day motorcycling in Bolivia.
We had left the Uyuni Salt Flats and were heading to Chile via a national park with promise of beautiful lakes, flamingos and hot-springs. That was definitely true but the road was tough, very tough, as you will see.
Remember, the harder bits aren’t on video because Ivanka had…

Update from Chile – Road blocks and dodgey old bridges

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Sorry we haven’t reported in for a while!
We have been in deepest Chile/ Patagonia/ Argentina in the middle of the mountains with very little internet.
Here are a few videos, the first one of which gives you a good update of what we encountered in Chile.

The second one shows you what the road was like as we drove…

Road of Death – Bolivia

Nick, Ivanka, Kevin, Andre & Mark are in Bolivia and they set off from La Paz to Cuzco encountering road blocks, snow and great mountain scenery.

To be honest we have done harder roads than the road of death but we are glad that the road was open only one way when we did it. If there would have been…

Cusco to Machu Picchu by motorcycle

8 motorcyclists, 9 people over 4 days. Here we are shaking our ass (Groove Armada style) as we head into deepest Peru through the Sacred Valley to the Kingdom of the Incas. This is how adventure motorcycling should be as we head through remote passes, rivers, fog, rain and much more.
Some very talented dancers in this video, adopting similar…

A Day in Peru – Canyon del Pato – Video

This video shows a complete day on the bike from dawn til dusk as we start the day with a puncture, then join our fellow motorcyclists James and Glen and tackle the Canyon del Plato between Trujillo and Huaraz in the Andes.
This day was a very memorable day and some of the best riding we have done for a…

The Amazon in Ecuador

Ecuador has been absolutely stunning and we wished we could have stayed longer.
We visited the Ecuadorian part of the amazon for several days and travelled into the jungle by boat with a guide. Here we were introduced to how the locals manage to find everything they need through plants and flora – and it was incredible to hear what…

Ecuador and Crossing the Equator – Video

Colombia has been relaxing, an adventure, we only probably road 10 days in the month we stayed there and we are now ready for the big ride down to Ushuaia in Tierra Del Fuego/ Argentina. We are currently in the Ecuadorian part of the Amazon jungle, having crossed the Equator.
Leaving Bogota we headed south over a magnificent pass between…

Archive Footage – Salmon Glacier near Hyder.

Hyder, Salmon Glacier in British Colombia.
Nick and Ivanka take a break on route up the long trek to Salmon Glacier. A long gravel road, bears on route – with some of the most spectacular scenery we have seen so far on the trip. Quite a challenging narrow road with steep drops to one side, then of course the odd…

Almost missing in Colombia

Last week we started the bike after it had been sat in heavy rain for a couple of days and the motorbike did not sound good. It would not tick over, it sounded very rough and it struggled to make it from one side of Cartagena to the other.
I found water in the spark plug chamber and inside the…

The Impossible Dream – Video Highlights from Central America

Adventure Motorcycling Highlights from Central America.
Featuring video footage from the landslides in Guatemala, cattle crossing in Mexico, foggy roads on the roads to El Salvador and more.
This will be our last video for a while as tomorrow we are heading to the San Blas Islands in Panama for our 5 day boat ride to Colombia.

Our next update…