Motorcycle tires are a science on its own. You could be reading a whole book about this topic… fact is that opinions, brands, riding styles, weight of luggage, solo or 2 up, terrain and off-road vs. on-road preferences differ a lot from each other. Consequently, the choice in finding the right dual sport motorcycle tire […]
I had again a long day ahead of me… this time not on a ferry but on “Fury” my motorcycle. Marianna wanted to explore the Amazon in Peru and we agreed to meet in Puerto Maldonado. Reaching the “border town” in one day was impossible and so I decided to split the journey into 2 […]
Get ready for my first ever photography project and join me on a ride to the most beautiful landscapes of South America. Watch my trailers to learn more about why contributing to this projects helps to make this a better world.
The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world. Alexander von Humboldt In 2016, I quit my well paid job in Switzerland, sold all of my belongings and started the adventure of my lifetime – not knowing where it would be leading to. Over a period of 2,5 […]
After traveling South America for more than a year I decided to put a list of my favourite motorcycle dream roads together. What are your favourite ones? Anything missing? Please leave your comments in the field below.
It is 9 am on a Saturday morning and I pick up my motorbike at Klaus Mayer BMW Mottoradshop in Mannheim. My plan is to ride the Deutsche Weinstrasse, one of Germany’s most scenic routes and to combine it with a review of the BMW 850 GS!
What does first come to your mind when thinking about Brazil? Possibly you think like many others about feijoada, football, carnival, samba, caipirinha, nature or other typical stereotypes. Possibly some people would ask themselves: Is this the entire truth?
“The tributaries of the Rio Negro are teeming with music. On the outskirts of Manaus, capital of the Amazonas province, there is a symphony of unparalleled variety – the call of the yellow-rumped cacique bird, the cadences of cicadas, the cacophony of capuchin monkeys. When the water is calm, you can hear the clicking of […]
Queijo, queijo… Queijo, queijo… Queijo, queijo… What the hell?! It is 5 o’clock in the morning and an Amazon River boat vendor is trying to sell his cheese to the people on board of the Amazonian star.