Category: Stories & Tips

How to Rent a Motorcycle in Thailand 1

How to Rent a Motorcycle in Thailand

One of the best ways to make your way around the Thai countryside is to rent a motorcycle or scooter. The process is quick and easy, and even if you’ve never been on a motorbike before, you can pick up the skill in no time. Upon your arrival at any town you’ll see several places advertising motorbike rentals. Your hotel or hostel can even arrange one for you. Any of these options are fine but follow this guide to know what...

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8 Things I Learned Riding a Motorcycle in South America

Above all things, true travel is a learning experience. The amazing time I had while I was on the road was enhanced by the important life lessons that I took away from the experience. Every trip offers an endless stream of opportunities to absorb knowledge from the world around you. Here are the 8 lessons I learned while riding a motorcycle in South America. #1. Always pack light Before leaving home, I laid everything I wanted to bring on my bed....

KLR 650 in the Argentine Patagonia 10

Motorcycle Road Trip Checklist: 7 Steps for a Safe Ride

You might think that carefully planning a trip defeats the purpose of adventure that so many associate with motorcycle travel. You wouldn’t be completely wrong. Sticking to itineraries isn’t in the spirit of motorcycle touring but you’ll find that having a pre-ride routine will prevent you from getting stuck in the middle of nowhere. When I went on my first solo trip, I barely knew anything about motorcycle travel. I took off following Bob Marley’s mantra that “every little thing was gonna be alright.”...

Lago Roca in Ushuaia - Motorcycle Travel Gear 2

Welcome to MTG

Welcome to Motorcycle Travel Gear! It is my sincere hope that this site not only helps you find the absolute best riding gear and accessories but also manages to inspire you in your upcoming journeys. The purpose of this site is to present you with the best motorcycle essentials for you to enjoy your journey, be it a weekend getaway to a nearby town or a year-long expedition spanning continents. I’ll also highlight articles that will focus on preparing for your...