Adventure motorcycling has been growing rapidly over the years. In fact, adventure bikes have been the biggest sector of the motorcycle industry over the past few years. The best part about a bike road trip is the ability to experience natural and scenic landscapes while also being able to get in touch with your wild side. You can choose to travel alone or the experience can be enhanced further by taking some of your friends and enjoying the endless expanse of roads yearning to be explored.
Iceland, on the Ring Road and the Highlands
If you can cope with sidewinds and getting dirty, then Iceland may be the best choice for you. Though it may seem like an unpopular choice, considering its weather is not famous for being biker-friendly, a ride in Iceland can be one of the most amazing things to do in Europe. Riding the Ring Road can easily be done in less than 14 days, although this is only possible between June and August. If you want to experience something unique, enlist the help of some locals and take an off-road tour into the heatherland. No matter which route you choose to take, you’ll certainly enjoy the spectacular sights of the area.
California and Western America
Bikers looking for one of the longest routes that require a bike made to withstand tough routes will definitely find it in Western America. It could take you years to cover all the numerous sights and seasons of the west. This trip is ideal whenever you’re ready to take the plunge since it’s considered an all year top of the line motorcycle route. You can start in Los Angeles and take the famous Route 66 in the direction of Arizona, the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley. You will experience gazing at amazing sites such as Death Valley, Mojave Desert and Yosemite National Park. For the ultimate motorcycle trip, nothing compares to riding under the California sun.
The Cape Town Circuit, South Africa
Have you always longed to spot African wildlife while riding your bike? Then a visit to the Cape Town Circuit in South Africa might be the trip you have been waiting for. The route spans over 1500 kilometers and at an average speed of 80km/h, this route will give you at least 21 hours of riding. During your ride on the circuit, you will get to see some of the most marvelous sites. You’ll ride from Cape Town and head north to the Olifantskop Pass. Then from there, you’ll be able to visit Addo Elephant National Park, Table Mountain and Chapman’s Peak. Moreover, there are endless opportunities to enjoy nature and take photos of the local wildlife.
If you are looking for new and interesting routes to add to your bucket list, then one of the above should definitely be included. Also, research on other routes in order to enjoy a wide range of experiences on your motorcycle trip.
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