Motorcycle Tour Business for sale, motorbike expedition operators

Motorcycle expedition tour business –
MotoExplorers regions for sale – 2018-2019

2018/2019; We’re offering opportunities to share our success and join an established motorbike expedition business with a solid track record in the adventure motorcycle touring business.

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Schedule: 2018-19 Introduction, training and knowledge exchange during 2018, for 2019 transaction.

Opportunity to buy the complete UK entity, or individual MotoExplorers World regions available to join us as exclusive owner operators. 
Each of the World region owners benefit from being part of an experienced global team, sharing contacts, global enquiries from riders looking to link up World tour routes as well as enjoy touring with friendly reliable local in-Country tour guides.

MotoExplorers.UK – established 10 years, touring UK to China & Thailand
The UK operator manages the lead tour enquiries from UK as well as working closely with all other regions to facilitate a growth strategy to enable riders from each of the key regions to establish new in-Country tours and services. Each regional operator can also pro-actively manage their own in-region sales enquiries, to assist riders from their own region who would like to participate in our Europe-China-Asia World tours.

Each regional operator has full ownership and control of their own unique tour program and MotoExplorers regional web site:  developed bespoke by each key regional operator. 

Business pricing

Buy out Price: £89,000

Payment terms available on a pay as earn basis:
Advance: £39k / year 1 expedition: £31k 
Completion: £19k (will include final hand-over of all assets/sites)

Or: Advance: £29k + 5 year rolling lease purchase to ownership, £12.5k/year pay as earn basis.

Includes training for operational hand-over, mentoring and 1st year sales and marketing assistance.
All ride network and routing information; East Europe, UK-China-Thailand.

MotoExplorers.EU – available operator for Europe
Buy out Price: £20,000
Includes 1 year sales and marketing assistance

MotoExplorers.World – available operator for Australia and SE Asia regional based operator
Buy out Price: £20,000  
Includes 1 year sales and marketing assistance and all routing information for operating an Australia-UK overland expedition, travelling via Thailand, Laos and China. All network and contacts / permit agencies included. – available operator for USA, Canada & South America

Buy out Price: £POA
Includes 1 year sales and marketing assistance

Opportunity: Exclusive regional sale, with routes and expedition logistics, network contacts, training and sales strategy. Support vehicle / kit available (option)

After 10 years of specialising in Eastern Europe and Silk Road China rides, mainly for the adventure bike segment, BMW GS, Triumph, KTM, Yamaha etc – it’s now time for the current owner to change direction.

The current owner will initially be sharing experience and support to develop an improved UK and European sales and marketing strategy, including developing an all new MotoExplorers.World enquiry centre, which will channel tour enquiries to each regional operator. 

We have identified key regions and services where there’s strong potential to link into our existing expedition structure and develop our expeditions further into key regions. 

There is significant growth potential for new operators to join us and help take this established business into new directions, with the full support and assistance of the current owner.  As a new business or franchise owner you would benefit from joining an established team with over 30 years adventure motorcycling experience and an ongoing strong network in the motorcycle tour industry.  Huge potential to expand the tour services throughout Asia, working with our established team and contacts.

Initial details and tour routes available

  • Scouted routes for European and East Europe tours
  • Balkans routes
  • Trans China expeditions
  • Laos and Thailand.
  • Contacts, networks, all legal travel structures and permits for every region.
  • Routing & GPS tracked ride systems
  • Sales and marketing strategy + affiliated global sales campaigns
  • SM platform and structure
  • Support vehicle and kit available (option)

Specialists in Silk Road adventure tours and first UK motorcycle tour company to scout China.


Established worldwide tour partners and agents

Great potential to expand the expeditions into other regions; America, South America, Africa

  • Strong brand and online identity
  • High ranked web site with multiple protected international top level web domains
  • Mobile friendly
  • Easy to update, live from browser, anywhere (no software needed)
  • Facebook & social media pages, all designs, professional photography, media included

Various China routes & ride dates, potential to expand with in-Country fly-ride operations (huge potential) 

Exclusive operator agreement for the UK to Thailand routes which run Aug-Oct each year. Good potential to expand ride routes through to Malaysia, Singapore, Australia – as well as meet the demand for a return route, OZ – SE Asia to UK.

Avergage turnover: £on application

Average operating profit: EBT : £on application

Business price and options: apply

Potential to share support vehicles and resources on Trans-Asia expeditions.
New operator – business buyer could join an existing expedition, with part of ride costs deductible from sale.

Current operator will advise, mentor and assist new MotoExplorers owner operators.

Potential to co-work as the tour provider in ongoing RTW linking expeditions.
European motorcycle touring business and tour routes also available, see: Adventure Bike Tours

Initial enquiries by email to :

Please include brief details about yourself and how you might envisage the transition to taking over this exciting challenge.
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