The Riders

Meet some of the Riders who rode their motorcycles to China with MotoExplorers

MotoExplorers have been helping motorbike riders, Exploring the Silk Road to China since 2009.  Motorbike routes through southern China, Laos & Thailand, since 2011.  Here’s a selection of some of the bikes and riders who we’ve helped travel the Silk road.

2017 China-Thailand Expedition Riders

Rider / pillion / NationalityBikeJoining fromNotes / introFreight / Plan from Bangkok
Steve Hotson / UK / HUMercedes Sprinter,
2200 CC Derv support truck
Dover to Trier, Germany, 6th AugCarries bike support & trip logistics, through to Torugart Pass, China border.5th Sept, at Torugart,
return route via St. Petersburg
Jon & Sadie / UKBMW 800 GSSlovakia, 9th AugDoing a year World travelling,Bike freights back BK to UK, from 13th Oct
David / NZBMW 1200 GSA LCSlovakia, 9th Aug freight bike to UK, start from Scotlandfinish BK, possible store bikes to freight onwards
Leon / NZBMW 1200 GSA LCSlovakia, 9th AugBike is in Scotland, ready to ridefinish BK, possible store bikes to freight onwards
Ray / UKTriumph Explorer 1200UK, 6th Augready to ridefinish BK,
Farid / CanadianTriumph Tiger 800 XRxUK, 6th AugBike freights Singapore to London, by June.Rides home to Singapore from BK. (bike is Sc registered / reciprocal travel agreement with Thailand)
Mick Watts an adventure / UKBMW 1200 GSA LCUK, Russia 18/19 AugRiding from mid JulyBike freights back BK to UK, from 13th Oct
Les / UKTriumph Tiger 800 XRcUK, 7th AugRiding home to Chiang MaiBike to freight
Johan / NorwayBMW 1200 GSA LCSlovakia, 9th Aug Riding to Bangkok & onwardsWorld ride