Category Archives: AMH News

What I’m doing and what interests me.

Royal Enfield Himalayan tested in the Himalaya

Dave King “Our single biggest insight in all these years of riding has been that the best motorcycle for the Himalayas is not one that tries to dominate its landscape, but one that is able to go with its flow. … Continue reading

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XSR 700 Scrambler – ready for Morocco

• XSR 700 Scrambler index page Just flown back from a quick tour in Morocco and setting up the XSR for departure in a couple of days. It was handy pre-running my routes last week; despite recent heavy rains which … Continue reading

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XSR 700 Scrambler – final mods

XSR 700 Scrambler front page My XScrambleR sets off in a month for Morocco and, bar some luggage, is ready to go. Don’t think I’ve ever had a bike ready so far in advance. Using some left-over or unused components, … Continue reading

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Tested: Yamaha WR250R 4000km review

• 4000-km review • Introduction • Stage 1 mods • Tested in Wales • Ready for the desert • Morocco trip report • Mitas MC23 Rockrider  tyres • Fuel log The WR250R is the last in a series of 250s I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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WR-ing about in Morocco – 7

WR250R 4000-km review WR Introduction WR250R Stage 1 WRing about in Wales WR250R ready for the desert Morocco trip report, 1–9 Fuel log Leaving Tan Tan Plage. Up the coastal highway to Guelmim, then inland into the mountains where the skies are … Continue reading

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WR-ing about in Morocco – 1/9

  WR250R 4000-km review WR Introduction WR250R Stage 1 WRing about in Wales WR250R ready for the desert Morocco trip report, 1–9 Fuel log A trip report from March 2017 while updating my Morocco Overland book. It got very hot in … Continue reading

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XSR 700 Scrambler – XVS 950 front wheel

XSR 700 Scrambler index page This whole project kicked off by taking a chance on the front wheel of an XV950 V-Star Bolt (left). It’s what Americans call a ‘compatability swap-out’ and the wheel had been sitting on ebay for … Continue reading

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