Tag Archives: Sahara

Himalayan: Out of the Western Sahara

Himalayan Index Page With back up from Mark in a 4×4 sat alongside Colin on a Nikon, we set off for the 1100-km ride from Assa through the Western Saharan interior to Dakhla via Smara and the Digtree (left), a … Continue reading

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Trail Biking Tours in southern Morocco

An easy introduction to small-group, backroad trail biking in Morocco, suited to seasoned road riders with little or no off-road riding experience. Your time is maximised by flying in and renting a bike before heading out over the Atlas mountains … Continue reading

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Honda XR400 in the Algerian Sahara

Additional pix by Dan W, Dave K and Robin W. For the full story on our tour read this. Having had a couple of XR400s on previous desert tours, I’ve long wanted to try one for myself and finally got … Continue reading

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Yamaha’s 1983 XT600 Ténéré

I well remember that day in the southern winter of 1983 when I first saw Yamaha’s original XT600 Ténéré outside Maxim Motorcycles in west Sydney. I crouched down for a good look at the machine which appeared to have addressed all the deficiencies of … Continue reading

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