Adventure Travel

Motorcycle Route Planning: Tools and Tips for Scenic Rides

Whether you’re going around the world or thinking of a weekend ride, motorcycle route planning is one of the most fun parts of trip prep. Oh, the places you’ll go! There’s nothing like tracing imaginary routes on a paper map or designing your very own dirt trails across mountains or deserts on Google Earth. But while motorcycle route planning is fun, it’s also easy to fall into some of the most common rookie traps – like not factoring in terrain, aiming for an overly ambitious daily mileage, or miscalculating your fuel range. Then, there are variations in travel infrastructure. If you’re venturing into South America, Asia, or Africa, your route planning will need to be a tad different. You may have to deal with unexpected detours due to landslides, floods, border closures, or ...

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