Roads in all countries visited during a Renedian Motorcycle Safaris are designed for traffic to drive on the left. Fortunately the adjustment is fairly easy for a motorcyclist because you’re always in the middle of your vehicle. Still, it’s different [...]
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Evan Firstman wasn’t interested in traveling to Africa. Sure he’d heard people call it the trip of a lifetime but he was dubious. After all, the term is relative and he’d traveled the world—rock climbing in exotic destinations, fishing in Venezuela [...]
Ted Lawson still had the grin on his face and the dust in his ears when he recounted his experiences on Renedian Adventure’s Spectacular South West Africa expedition. He’d also brought back indelible memories—like his first roadside sighting of a big [...]
Motorcycle tourers at heart, Steve and Jane Cornell have ridden all over the continental US, England, and Canada, and were ready to expand their horizons to another continent. Their biggest constraint was timing—they run Aysgarth Station, a year round [...]
They may live on opposite sides of the country but Fredericton’s Shawn Bilerman and Calgary’s Bob Bradley keep their high school friendship energized with annual get togethers. Facing their 50th birthday, the two decided to a special celebration was in [...]
When Scott Becker’s friend bought his wife Tabitha a copy of The University of Gravel Roads for her birthday a few years ago, he had no idea it would be a life-changing experience for the couple. A short time later, [...]
Prior to touring in Africa, 56-year old Caroline Barnes had only ever taken three uncomfortable rides as a passenger. Her biggest concern about a motorcycle safari was whether she could sit on the back of a BMW R1200GS all day [...]
Kellee Irwin became hooked on Africa three years ago after completing a motorcycle tour in Morocco. As gruelling as that trip was, she vowed to return, wanting to explore more of the continent by two wheels and get a feel [...]
The physical resemblance between Karen Jones and Jennifer McCleod is noticeable yet the mother-daughter duo could hardly have more different personalities or approaches to adventure. United by a strong bond, a huge heart and a love for people, animals, and experiences, they’ve [...]
In 2011, John Colyer was primed for adventure. He’d recently returned to riding on a BMW 1200GS. Talking with Rene at the Calgary Motorcycle Show sparked an interest for Africa. Reading The University of Gravel Roads and watching videos like [...]