RIDING POSTURE – AVOID THE PAINS

In June 2017, I started experiencing pains on my left shoulders after every ride.  It did not bother me much because, well, it is normal for shoulder pains after a ride.  However, I used to ride about only 40 kilometers a day to work and back home. That is 20 kms each way with enough …

HEALTHY PRACTICES DURING TRAVEL – TIPS FROM US

This blog has been pending for so long.  I started writing it when we were in Namibia.  That is way back in August 2018. Prompted by my weight gain and un-budgeted purchases. I was in a shop fitting a new trouser and one glance at the girl in the mirror and I did not like …

LIVING FASHIONABLY FROM A MOTORCYCLE WARDROBE

Take a minute and think - "What is the size of your wardrobe?" What if all you had for three and a half years was a bag - 70 ltrs or 1ft X 1ft X 3ft? This is however my life. Before I started riding a motorcycle, I was this girly girly girl who wore cute dresses …

MOMS WHO TRAVEL – PARENTING FROM THE ROAD

Are you a mom who loves traveling but is not able to do so for the fear of leaving your little ones at home? While it is acceptable for Dads to travel and leave their kids at home, It is not acceptable for a mom's to travel and leave their kids at home. Mom's can …

#243 Reason. Why am riding around the world. Reason 5 – REDISCOVERING THIS WOMAN

To be honest i don't think i will rediscover myself out there.  This has already started but i know much more will happen while on the road.  In October 2015 i did three things.  I trained to ride a motorcycle,  quite a job i loved (but hated the politics) and also got hired in another …

#243reasons why am riding around the world. Reason no. 3 MY COUNTRY, MY HOME

To support donate through our fundraising link here. If you have been to our website (http://throttleadventures.com/about-us/) you know our trip is all about our country. To take Kenya out there, tell the story of Kenya and represent Kenyans. Being the first Kenyans and Black Africans to take up such an adventure, questions like "where are …

243 Reason – why am riding around the world – Reason 2 – PRESSING THE RESET BUTTON

Check out our trip story on http://throttleadventures.com/about-us/. To support donate here We all have a story of "I did not do it, life happened or I really wanted to do it but life happened or I wish I could do it but life !!" When I talk about our 3 years adventure trip, am asked; you …

Romancing the Royal Enfield 350 Bullet.

This post has taken me longer to write than i expected. This was something i never ever thought would happen and even have not heard it happen here in Kenya. If you know any other motorcycle company or dealer that gives out their brand new bikes from the showroom for not just a few hours …

King Bird KB 400 cc

When the up-grade bug bites, it bites hard and one can not ignore it.  "Up-grade" means raise (something) to a higher standard, in particular improve (equipment or machinery) by adding or replacing components. In the biking terms, the meaning is more the same. It means getting a bigger bike in terms of engine capacity and performance …

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