The World’s Greatest Motorcycle Rides
There is no better way of enjoying a landscape than riding a motorcycle. Just the very nature of being outdoors on your machine makes you feel part of nature, and you take in far more than you would being enclosed in a car. Some of the world’s greatest roads have to be explored on two wheels otherwise you simply do not get the same impact driving on them.
Not only is it easier to take in the stunning beauty and vistas that can appear around every corner but riding a bike it is far easier to engage with the local people in the small hamlets that you pass through. There are literally hundreds of scenic roads dotted all over the world, but some in particular offer perfect conditions for those on two wheels.
The famous legendary loop from Ceuta to Marrakesh has to be one of the greatest epic rides for bikers. Firstly, is the length of over one thousand, five hundred miles is quite daunting. For those who have never been to this part of the world one-word sort of sums it up, and that is exotic. Expect souks, kasbahs and other traditional local attractions. The ride begins on the Rif Mountains that are both wild and exciting. From there you will head towards Fez to enjoy a day relaxing and seeing the sites. Recharged you will continue over the Atlas Mountains before you hit the awesome Sahara Desert. Having navigated across mountains and deserts you will head west to reach the magnificent and historical city of Marrakesh. Many riders stop at this eclectic city and finish their holiday exploring the many bazaars and citadels that adorn the city. For those who want to complete the route they will take in Casablanca, Tangiers, and finally Ceuta.
If you are going to visit Australia in the near future and enjoy your bike riding, then why not hire a touring bike and tackle the Great Ocean Road. This trail is just under two hundred miles long and at a push it can be completed in one day. Starting at Melbourne your destination is Petersbrough, and on the way not only will you see unbelievable coastal vistas but also rainforests that hug the shoreline. If you have a spare hour on your hands you can stop off for a spot of surfing.
Cape Town has to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, nestling behind the Table Mountain it is situated right on the coast. The Cape Town Circuit is a challenging one thousand miles long but some of the scenery you will pass through is simply breathtaking. Starting at Cape Town, you will follow the wild and rugged coastline east before heading north over the Olifantsip Pass to Addo National Park, which is the perfect place to take time out and take some amazing pictures of the stunning wildlife also famous for magnificent elephants. These brilliant rides are so different to one another, you will be immersed in the local cultures and see life at first hand.