Overland travel stories on the trail and from the behind the scenes.

UPSHIFT ONLINE 41 – 2019 Photography edition


UPSHIFT ONLINE 41st edition is pure bike candy for the eyes. It is a collection of some of the most beautiful photographs from the stories they hosted in 2019. We are very honoured that they included us in this special edition.

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2018 Dakar rally 40th edition – field notes

It is the 40th edition of the Dakar rally starting in Peru then on to Bolivia and Argentina. We followed them for a few days.
This is the story and photos that made that rally such an epic jaw drop event.

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MOTORCYCLE TRAVEL INSPIRATION Still thinking up lame excuses why you are not planning your lifetime trip? With an intense burning desire to see the world these gnarly travellers tackled the bull by the horns and got things done. They are not celebs with back up crews. They are unsupported, self-funded […]

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Different ways of jumping the Darien Gap

We added our option to the list of ways to cross the Darien Gap between Panama and Colombia. AdventureRiderRadio wrote this great article on different ways to cross the gap for overlanders.

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Made in Mexico – Hecho en Mexico

As we worked our way down the West coast of the USA we were warned by Americans to take great care riding and travelling in Mexico. Mexico is generally perceived as a drug and death cesspit by many Americans. It was therefore with a bit of apprehension that we entered […]

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