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TRIUMPH TIGER 1200 - A TEST BY MOTORRADMAGAZIN

Published by CLEMENS KOPECKY at December 13, 2017 in Articles
The dried-up river bed blurs in front of my burning eyes. Drops of sweat tickle on the scalp under my motocross helmet. Even the Gore-Tex membrane seems to have long since given up its mission of allowing water vapour to pass through to the outside of my riding suit. In the sauna, now would be the time to pour water onto the rocks. But it’s late autumn in southern Spain and I never thought I would get so sweaty when riding a motorcycle at just over ten degrees Celsius...
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AUSSIE RIDER - DOWN UNDER MOTORCYCLE TOURS WITH MOGI

Published by RISER at December 12, 2017 in Articles
Well, this morning starts early as usual, as my military service gave me one of the best and worst traits in the world, not being able to sleep well. So, I get up to watch the sunrise in one of my favourite spots. From my home in Shellharbour I travel through Port Kembla, Scarborough, Coalcliff, all the way up to Bald Hill. Which is where I want to watch the sunrise. Getting there at 5 o’clock, as bright orange glow starts to hit the Horizon...
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NEW FEATURE: GETAWAYS - 3 SIMPLE STEPS TO YOUR GROUP RIDE

Published by RISER at December 11, 2017 in Articles
Every time we make appointments with friends to go for a ride, countless messages are sent back and forth, or groups of people are set up on social media or messenger services to facilitate communication. Many of you have written to us describing that they know exactly the same situation. So that’s why we thought...
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HE'S GOT A LICENSE TO FLY: BEHIND THE SCENES OF BACKEND

Published by RISER at December 07, 2017 in Articles
He really has the license to fly: When Sven joined RISER and we spent the first evenings after work talking about the project but also private stuff, it quickly became clear that this guy is the incorporation of a melting pot of experiences which other people hope to make in their life but most of them never do...
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EN ROUTE TO THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY: PART 3

Published by MARC STEINHARDT at December 01, 2017 in Articles
The morning sunshine at Loch Ken wakes me up on Friday the 18th of August and reminds me to pack up my tent and everything that belongs to it. My breakfast is quick and sufficient and I’m off to the next ferry from Scotland to Northern Ireland. I buy the ticket for the short crossing directly on the spot. If you are alone or in pairs you can be so spontaneous...
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EN ROUTE TO THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY: PART 2

Published by MARC STEINHARDT at November 26, 2017 in Articles
At the end of the first chapter, Marc Steinhardt left the European mainland behind and now continues his British-Irish motorcycle adventure after spending the first night in the camping tent. After a surprisingly restful night and a self-made breakfast (scrambled eggs etc.), I start to put all my camping stuff back on the bike. Of course, it doesn't turn out as easily and space-optimized as it had at home...
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THE WEISSBORN STORY EPISODE 5 - 33 MILLION GODS, MY MOTORCYCLE AND ME

Published by RISER at November 22, 2017 in Articles
The border between Pakistan and India has been a highly controversial region since the independence in 1947. There is exactly one open border crossing point: Lahore - Amritsar, in the Punjab area. On the Pakistani side, there is virtually no border traffic...
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MOTORCYCLE MOVIES - EPISODE #2: WILD ANGELS ON TWO WHEELS

Published by MAX BRUSTBAUER at November 19, 2017 in Articles
At the very first minute it is there, the symbol of a depraved youth who won’t listen anymore, a symbol of the emerging subculture of the 1960s and to this day a biker symbol, the Iron Cross. Only Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister wore it better, as right now as it’s just dangling around Peter Fonda's neck ...
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THE CURVES ON THE ROAD: BOHEMIAM PARADISE - ČESKI RAJ

Published by CAETHE / THE CURVES at November 17, 2017 in Tours
*Bohemian Paradise - Česky Ráj* is the name of the country just behind the border, it is almost untouched by tourism, and yet it is so beautiful that one can cry 😭 Behind every corner there is a castle, there are endless curves, even mountains (our Austrian calls it 'high hill'), quirky hamlets, caves to ride in and beer in exact temperature specifications.
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THE FASTEST MOTORCYCLE MOUNTAIN RACE IN EUROPE

Published by MAX BRUSTBAUER at November 13, 2017 in Articles
Vienna Airport is actually located in Schwechat and that's in Lower Austria and I'm not really 2 metres tall (6’7’’) but only 1.95 metres (6’5’’). You always orientate yourself to the next bigger one, the same goes for the motorcycle mountain race “Landshaag - St. Martin”. In fact, you only go from Oberlandshaag to the bus stop Oberhart, which is the suburb of the suburb of the main town...
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EN ROUTE TO THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY: PART 1

Published by MARC STEINHART / CHRISTIAN ZECHNER at November 07, 2017 in Articles
Marc Steinhart has set off on his bike to one of the world's most spectacular coastal roads - the Wild Atlantic Way, which stretches over 2500 km (1,553 miles) along the west coast of Ireland. By presenting Marc’s personal travel notes on our blog, we accompany him on his route through the fascinating landscape of the United Kingdom and Ireland...
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(TRASHY) HALLOWEEN BIKER HORROR MOVIES

Published by CHRISTIAN ZECHNER at October 31, 2017 in Articles
Halloween is certainly a time to be frightened and feeling scared, but these biker horror movies we found might as well make you laugh hard. Be aware that the following incomplete list contains very trashy (the titles might already give a hint) but at the same time very awesome biker horror movies...
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BIKER MOVIE OF THE WEEK: QUADROPHENIA

Published by CHRISTIAN ZECHNER at October 27, 2017 in Articles
With the motorcycle season in the northern hemisphere slowly but steadily coming to an end, we thought of presenting a blog series on biker movies for you to watch over the weekend while your own bike is stored over the winter months. We start off with the British film ‘Quadrophenia’ – although the 1979 film is widely regarded as iconic...
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MOTORCYCLE DIY #3 WITH NCT-MOTORCYCLES

Published by RISER at October 25, 2017 in Articles
And again, it's time for a new episode of our DIY series with David Widmann from NCT Motorcycles! This time everything revolves around safe biking in autumn, when the days are getting shorter and the weather can be cloudy and wet.
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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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THE CURVES ON THE ROAD: BOHEMIAM PARADISE - ČESKI RAJ

Published by CAETHE / THE CURVES at November 17, 2017 in Tours
*Bohemian Paradise - Česky Ráj* is the name of the country just behind the border, it is almost untouched by tourism, and yet it is so beautiful that one can cry 😭 Behind every corner there is a castle, there are endless curves, even mountains (our Austrian calls it 'high hill'), quirky hamlets, caves to ride in and beer in exact temperature specifications.
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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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