Adventure motorcycle riding

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The Swedish Link - Part II

After our extreme first day of our week-long attempt to ride through Sweden on mostly unpaved, adventurous roads, we weren't even back in Jokkmokkk, the point where we got on our bikes. I don't know why we even vaguely expected to be…
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The Swedish Link - Part I

My job of working with Edelweiss is pretty fun generally, but over the years I've come to really like riding my motorcycle in a bit more of an adventurous way, something that is not that common among Edelweiss' tour program. That's why I wanted…
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Day 8 - 9 Poland Part 2

As I was only halfway through Poland, there was still a lot of riding left to do, here's what happened the past few days. After our night in Skowrony, the kids helped us out with packing the bikes by bringing our gear out in a random sequence…
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Day 5-7 - Poland

After our stay in an AirBnB in Birstonas, near Kaunas in Lithuania, we set off for Poland.                                                                                                       We…
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Day 3-4 Lithuania

We crossed the border to Lithuania pretty early, as Vainode where we had stayed was only a few km's away from it. Now, as bad as it sounds, i knew very little of Lithuania other than that I thought it was the poorest of the 3 Baltic states (wrong:…
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Day 1 & 2 - Latvia

Since setting off for my trip back to Belgium, me and Timmy have been well underway for two days in Latvia. Since we picked the cheapest cabin option on the boat, we shared a 4-berth cabin. There was one guy who had left his huge knife…
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Shakedown camping trip

Since me and Timmy are planning a camping trip in two weeks, where I will drive back to Belgium leaving Sweden behind for the near future, we felt like we needed to go on a test trip to see how the gear and bikes hold up, just like my friends…
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Stockholm to Kolbu

I covered about 700 km riding my motorcycle from Stockholm to a farm near Kolbu in Oppland, Norway, where I will be volunteering for a month. Saturday was uneventful, I rode in the rain for 4 to 5 hours and got completely soaked. I barely…
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Why Going off the Paved Roads is more fun

The majority of my motorcycle riding buddies see gravel as something to be avoided, to them it's sure to lead to a crash. Some of them break into a sweat merely thinking of riding on an unpaved road. It's too bad, but I understand them.,…