The Bapuba Rally by Jyothish Babu, Nithin Nair & Vepavi

Three riders from North Kerala in India have come together to start a pan-Indian long distance riding association in order to create awareness about long distance riding by conducting rallies throughout the country.  Their next long distance group ride will be in August 2016.  Here is their story. by Jyothish Babu ... More

King of the Road on less than 100 cc motorbike

  By Devjeet Saha   We, human beings curiously risk in pushing the limit of machines and ourselves, most of the time it pays off. Everyone prefers motorbike of 200 cc or more for 1610 km in 24 hours. I wanted to push the limit of myself. I chose Hero Splendor Pro, 97.2 cc bike for 1000 miles in 24 ... More

Karthik Srinivasan Completes Full Throttle

Karthik is from South India and an avid biker.  Ever since hearing about Long Distance Riders, he decided to attempt the Full Throttle.  After a year and a half preparation and one futile attempt, he managed to complete the challenge.  Below is Karthik and a couple of photos from his journey.    Enroute ... More

Dubai Riders Complete “King of the Road”

A group of four Dubai bikers (Vivek Mehta, Antongiulio Goracci, Raed Mikail, and Monir Abdalla) completed the ‘Kings of the Road’ challenge last weekend by riding 2,564km around the UAE in 34 hours 50 minutes and 10 seconds, it was announced on Sunday.  The challenge, which has only been completed by 61 people ... More

First Female LDR Member to Achieve Coast to Coast Ride

On October 17 & 18, 2015, Nicole Snick achieved her largest milestone and that was the Long Distance Rider’s Born To Be Wild Coast to Coast challenge. She also achieved her place as the first female to do so within the LDR organization.  She rode solo, Jacksonville FL to San Diego CA in 41 hours and 40 min. This ... More

LDR Member Col. Gurprett Singh Bajwa Sets New World Record

This attempt was undertaken on the 24th and 25th Oct 2015, starting at 0355 hrs  on 24th and finishing at 0330 hrs on 25th, a total time of 23 hrs and 36 mins, covering a distance of 2124 km. The attempt was undertaken in Western Australia and the route followed was starting from Perth - Meekatharra- Wiluna- ... More

Vivek Mehta’s LDR Experience (Dubai)

In early October 2014, almost exactly one year ago, brother Wissam R Zebian invited me to be part of a long distance ride attempt. The challenge was to ride a motorbike 1610 km within 24 hours. I was so honoured to be chosen to be part of the team making the attempt. I had been riding with the HOGS for only 8 months, my ... More

Northern Caucasus ( Russia )

Aleksey Popov sends us some photos of his “Full Throttle” designation ride that he completed this year.  The photos were taken in the mountains of the Northern Caucasus (Russia).                                     More

3982 Mile Adventure

Name: Clarence Thornton Road Name: “Heavy” Iron Horse: 2014 HD Tri Glide Hello my name is Clarence W. "Heavy" Thornton Jr. I'm retired from the Department of Veteran's Affairs. I am presently the Chaplain of the LRBSTMC, and my horse is a 2011 Harley Davidson Tri Glide. I started my journey in the U.S. Army as a ... More

“Altes Elefantentreffen”. 2013

A ride for true die-hards LDR members Andrey " Kotofey " Kochetor, Anna " Lilith " Orlova and Dmitriy " Zeliboba " Fedotov set off on a ride From Moscow to "Altes Elefantentreffen". Andrey said "We had a long cold trip to oldest european winter motorcycle meeting "Altes Elefantentreffen". We rode a Harley-Davidson ... More