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.

2018 China-Thailand Expedition Riders

Rider / pillion / NationalityBikeJoining fromNotes / introFreight / Plan from Bangkok
Steve Hotson / UK / HUMercedes Sprinter,
2200 CC Derv support truck
Trier, Germany, 29 July, & general Ad-hoc ride support through to China border.Carries bike support & trip logistics, through to Torugart Pass, China border.28 August, at Torugart,
return route to EU.
John & Geraldine/ USABMW 1200 GSSlovakia, 2nd AugDoing a World ride to AustraliaRide onwards to Malaysia or freight from BKK to OZ.
CharlieBMW 1200 GSA LCTrier, TBCRiding to BangkokFinish BKK, freight back to UK
JimmyBMW 1200 GSABishkekBike is in Scotland, ready to ridefinish BK and freight onwards
Jim & JennyBMW 1200 GSBishkekfinish BK, freight to OZ
CarolineTriumph Tiger 800 Trier, 29 JulyWorld ride, continues riding from Kwai, Thailand to Malaysia
Donald + pillion, TBCBMW 1200 GSTBC, KZTBC
Bob, USATBCKarakol, Kyrgyzleaving bike in Malaysiacontinues riding from Kwai, Thailand to Malaysia
Peter Knight, OZBMW 650 GSEURiding to China border & return to EURiding to China border & return to EU