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THE WEISSBORN STORY EPISODE 4: BY MOTORCYCLE THROUGH PAKISTAN

Published by RISER at October 20, 2017 in Articles
To the left, to the right, in front of and behind me, a pure desert landscape. The wind scatters sand over the street and the last road sign appears to my right, indicating the crossing point between the town of Mirjaveh and a road about 5 km (3 miles) long lying straight ahead and leading to the border of Pakistan.
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13.000 KILOMETRES ON A PUCH - MAX REISCH'S JOURNEY TO INDIA

Published by RISER at October 13, 2017 in Articles
In his monthly travelogue Johannes Weissborn tells in an impressive way what true adventures a motorcycle trip to distant countries entails. Especially when you find yourself in regions of the world that are not characterised by familiar structures, you will come across new and unexpected challenges. Just under 85 years ago, two students from Vienna also set off...
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BEHIND THE SCENES: HANDING OUT FLYERS IN BAKING HEAT – DOMINIK

Published by RISER at October 12, 2017 in Articles
It was two of us, three months had passed since the launch of the iOS version of RISER and it was hot as hell. Overloaded with flyers, we were standing in the middle of a dense crowd at the European Bike Week at Lake Faak … and working up a sweat...
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NUVIZ, THE FIRST HEAD-UP-DISPLAY FOR MOTORCYCLE HELMETS - A REVIEW

Published by Christian Zechner at October 09, 2017 in Articles
Originally used in the aviation sector, cars are also regularly equipped with it for quite some time, but there has never been anything similar for everyday use for motorcyclists. We’re talking about head-up displays, aka HUDs.
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PATAGONIA ADVENTURE DIARIES #2 - FROM PUERTO TRANQUILO TO LAGO POSADAS

Published by Agustin Yaconis at September 30, 2017 in Articles
Our little adventure continues on the Carretera Austral, on the interesting section between Puerto Tranquilo and Lago Posadas (Posadas Lake), crossing the border to Argentina. But before we go on and decide where to spend the night...
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COFFEE BREAK AT FULL SPEED

Published by NORA DEJACO at September 30, 2017 in Articles
While on the road riding our motorcycles, always the same question comes up: Where to find the best cup of coffee? Maybe we’ve had the most brilliant idea recently. We should just take the coffee machine with us. It has a removable tank, runs on electricity and uses capsules...
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BEHIND THE SCENES - STEFAN, THE ANDROID DUDE

Published by RISER at September 30, 2017 in Articles
Since last year’s launch, there have been some changes to our core team. Stefan is someone who was already with us before the launch and we couldn’t be happier he is on board. Stefan is basically a quiet-type person, at least he seems so if you meet him for the first time.
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THE WEISSBORN STORY - EPISODE 2

Published by NORA DEJACO at September 29, 2017 in Articles
The desert – I’ve never been this far from home on my motorcycle and reached such a barren landscape. The atmosphere is fairly chaotic at the border control. Hagglers keep offering their services and border officials are irritated about the new registration plate, as the previous plate is still listed on their register.
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MOTORCYCLE DIY #2 WITH NCT-MOTORCYCLES

Published by RISER at September 26, 2017 in Articles
Remember that we had our friend David Widmann from Carinthia talking about some nice insights how to get your bike fit for the season in July? Well he’s back now with some interesting details: Have you ever tried to change your motorcycle’s handles?
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THE DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN'S RIDE - VINTAGE MOTORCYCLING FOR A GOOD CAUSE

Published by CHRISTIAN ZECHNER at September 22, 2017 in Articles
Taking a ride on your bike is always a great thing, but what could be better than doing it for a good cause. This Sunday, September 24th, motorcyclists across the world will suit up...
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RISER - THE NEW FEATURES

Published by RISER at September 21, 2017 in Articles
User feedback means a lot to us. Therefore we have implemented some new features into the app. RISER now recognizes when you take a break and automatically puts the app into Pause and resumes your trip when you get back on the road again. And although we know that our users would never exceed a speed limit, we integrated a feature to...
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TAKING THE CITY ON TWO WHEELS

Published by NORA DEJACO at September 12, 2017 in Articles
Last year, we spent a weekend in Barcelona. After a night out with too many beers and too few tapas, we simply had no more energy to shuffle along the city’s streets flitting from sight to sight the next day. Said and done, we just boarded a hop-on, hop-off bus and travelled around the city. At the end...
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GOZO ON TWO WHEELS

Published by CHRISTIAN ZECHNER at September 11, 2017 in Articles
Speaking of a vacation in Malta, many might be reminded of English language courses or tax saving, offshore companies. While this might be the case for the busy main island of the small state in the Mediterranean inhabited by approx. 450,000 people, named Malta, there’s almost no correlation to Gozo, the second-largest island – with barely 30,000 inhabitants...
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BMW C EVOLUTION CUSTOMIZED - E-LISABAD

Published by CHRISTIAN ZECHNER at September 08, 2017 in Articles
For anyone who’s ever dreamed of skidding over the asphalt like Batman, the presentation of this custombike could make a wish become closer to reality. And it’s an e-scooter – it might not save the world from the villains, but has a positive environmental impact on the world.
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THE MOTORCYCLE - REINTERPRETED.

Published by NORA DEJACO at September 05, 2017 in Articles
There’s an ongoing discussion that Hells Angels and the traditional motorcyclist, like an Easy Rider-type of guy, are regarded as in some way behind the times. Not just because subsequent generations identify with other values, wishing for different life models, but also because...

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AVOIDING HIGHWAYS - FROM CARINTHIA TO VIENNA

Published by Riser at August 18, 2016 in Tours
A couple of days ago, we travelled from Carinthia to Vienna and tried to avoid driving on the motorways. And we did. Successfully. But we underestimated the time it took...
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POPULAR ROADS: THE GARDENA PASS (ITA)

Published by Riser at May 26, 2016 in Tours
This mountain pass belongs to one of the most popular in South Tyrol, Italy. With a 16 kilometer long, curvy and windy road, it connects the two villages Wolkenstein and Corvara and offers its visitors a great view on the surrounding Dolomites.
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POPULAR ROADS: THE TRANSFAGARASAN

Published by Riser at May 22, 2016 in Tours
The Transfagarasan road is located in Romania and connects the Arges valley with the Olt valley. It became famous because of the British television show TopGear and is part of the national street 7C and leads through the Fagaras mountains...
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POPULAR ROADS: SEEBERG PASS (AUT/SLO)

Published by Riser at May 10, 2016 in Tours
Due to it's many curves and 180 degree turns, the Seeberg pass is very popular among motorcyclists. It connects the Austrian state Carinthia and the Slovenian region Oberkrain and leads up to 1215 meters above sealevel...

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