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Cairo to Cape Town Expeditions 2017 – Sudan to Ethiopia – Crew Report

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Cairo to Cape Town Expeditions 2017 – Sudan to Ethiopia – Crew Report

After our first camp night over the border into Sudan we started heading south through an ever changing desert landscape, along busy and rough roads to Karima. Here we visited the less famous pyramids of Jebel Barkal. These were walking distance from our hotel and just by the side of the road. It was refreshing …

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Gearlock to the rescue!

At the Phillip Island Motorcycle Classics a few weeks ago, I found myself in a dilemma that has plagued me on a number of occasions. I had ridden my old BMW to the event, appropriately attired in my favourite, old school leather jacket (you have to look the part, right?). It’s a beautiful day down …

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Rocky Creek’s Pocket Pump does the job on the road from Cairo To Cape Town!

Compass Expeditions is testing out some of the great products from the Rocky Creek Designs range on our 80-Day, 16,500km, Cairo to Cape Town Expedition. One inevitable thing when you are riding the length of Africa is sand! Many motorcyclists dread riding in sand, but with a bit of planning it can be made a …

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Cairo To Cape Town – Images

Back hear at Compass Expeditions HQ……..We await news from the C2C road with anticipation. When it comes it is even better when there are pictures! Here are a selection of the shots that have come in so far.

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Compass Expeditions and Rocky Creek Designs – A Quality Partnership

Compass Expeditions and Rocky Creek Designs – A Quality Partnership Our tour bikes and support vehicles do some pretty hard yards in Australia and across the globe. Flat tires and exhausted batteries are things that inevitably happen and are frustrating and time consuming for us when on tour or conducting our research trips. That is …

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South America 360 Motorcycle Expedition Press Release

COMPASS RELEASES OUR BIGGEST EXPEDITION  Compass Expeditions is excited to release the dates for the 2015 circumnavigation of the entire South American continent the 360 Expedition. Our 128 day, 33,000 km Expedition will depart Santiago, Chile on 21st Feb and return to Santiago, Chile on 28th Jun 2015.  “This is one of the biggest rides …

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Last Minute 2014 London to Magadan: Road of Bones Spot Available

One last minute spot available on 2014 Road of Bones Tour: Due to injury a spot has become available on our epic 105 Day London to Magadan: Road of Bones Tour starting from London on the 20th of May and ending 28,500 kilometres away in Magadan on the 1st of September. This journey passes through …

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Why we love riding in Bolivia

If you’re considering an Adventure Motorcycling tour and wondering about the best place to go, let us tell you why we love riding in Bolivia. Bolivia is landlocked between Peru, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Argentina and while this may make things difficult for the Bolivian navy, who are now stranded at one end of beautiful …

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Charley Boorman Australia 2013/2014

  Charley Boorman, the son of acclaimed film director John Boorman has carved a career out of travel & adventure. He helped push open the door of motorcycle adventure travel with his classic TV show, Long Way Round accompanied by his great friend Ewan McGregor.  This was subsequently followed by numerous other big hits, including Race …

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Notes from the Saddle – Australia Encompassed 2013 – Riding into Melbourne

Our 2013 Australia Encompassed Motorcycle Tour was a great success with the riders having enjoyed the ride through the heart of Australia. Read the final post from this year’s trip and enjoy the photos below….we would love to have you join us next year to see why the riders love it….   The Australian Encompassed …

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Notes from the Saddle – Australia Encompassed 2013 – Ayers Rock

The Australia Encompassed Motorcycle Tour group celebrate making it to beautiful Ayers Rock. This amazing tour is now halfway through…..who wants to join us next year? A relatively short ride saw the group arrive into the spectacular Wartarrka National Park that is best known for Kings Canyon, a few beers were enjoyed at the Thirsty …

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Notes from the Saddle – Australia Encompassed 2013 – Kakadu to Alice Springs

Update from the Australia Encompassed Motorcycle Tour from Darwin to Melbourne: The team have just reached Alice Springs but not before enjoying the delights of the Mataranka Hot-springs located on the Roper River within the Elsey National Park, that name might ring a bell to those whose read the Australian classic “we of the Never …

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South America Crew

The new Compass Expeditions crew for South America are settled in to the role now so we thought we would let you know a little about who they are. We started with crew training in Brazil back in June for a group of people who had contacted us and who seemed to fit the bill …

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Simon Pavey Off-Road Training

7 time Dakar finisher Simon Pavey has joined Mick and Veronica from Compass Expeditions this weekend with his team of instructors to give some off-road rider training to some lucky riders in the beautiful Flinders Ranges, Australia. The training covers many integral parts of adventure riding such as improving your braking on uneven and slippery …

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Calne Bike Meet

Every year Calne, Wiltshire in the United Kingdom hosts the largest free motorcycle meet in Europe. Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts come from far and wide to attend, listen to the bands, visit the stalls, support the sponsors and have a great weekend camping with a bunch of like-minded enthusiasts.   This year our very own …

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