Tag Archives: Adventurer

Bears & Bikes

Besides riding new bikes with an engine size that excites me big time; meeting Chris Morgan, known as the “The Bear Guy”, has been one of the most touching and wonderful experiences in the last couple of months. Thanks to an invitation from BMW Motorrad I had the possibility to interview this inspiring soul and… Read More


A Plea for HELP!

This is a damn hard one to write… It’s not a usual blog entry; it’s a call for help. And asking for help has always been one of the most difficult things for me. “Don’t be so proud, it’s your only option!!” my friends have said. So here I am… Typing. Deleting. Re-typing. Deleting. Drafting… Read More


Buddhist Temple Bali

Indescribable Moments

So far I have been trying to share as much as possible of my journey with you, yet had I come to realise that some of the best moments of my quest are the ones that I can’t tell anyone about. These moments that are so special that words cant capture them; they are so… Read More




Batur view from Kintamani

’til we meet again

The last few days in Bali had been somehow different… Something changed. My body gave me all alarm signals that I really need to calm down and relax; “sabar” as my Indonesian friend would say. The hassles with the bike were creating a lot of tension and doubts for me. I started thinking that all… Read More


Hello & Goodbye

With a big hug I welcomed my beloved little bike back, after it had an internal surgery for 6 days at the Honda dealer. It had not been running well. The bearings of the valves needed to be exchanged as there was some customisation done, as well as the carburetor played up. I took it… Read More



First Test Ride + Video

“Where are we going?” “North,” was my answer when the Javanese filming team asked me for the route for the day, while I was saddling up my bike for its first ride. “Where exactly? What’s the course?” I didn’t know. The direction of The Moto Quest isn’t mapped out; it’ll lead where my heart and… Read More


The Day Shelby Tucker was a Passenger on my Scooter

The Moto Quest seems to bring incredibly rousing and quite famous people into my life. Not only has Neale Bayly became one of my “moto” mentors, he introduced me via email to Shelby Tucker, one of the most inspiring adventurers with 78 years of age behind him. When the sun rises in a few hours, he will have… Read More