Long Distance Riding and Being Stubborn…

Text: Svein Berli svein@bike.no Photo: Svein Berli, Bård Ivar Flageborg og Kristen Knudsen Bike powered by Motorrad This article is printed in Bike Magazine October 2019 issue. Rolf Knudsen is a member of Long Distance Riders with many LDR achievements. Rolf Knudsen from Grimstad has been riding a motorcycle ... More

Coast to Coast Challenge and Achievement

Three friends from Dubai, UAE came to the United States and completed the Long Distance Rider’s “Coast to Coast” designation on September 11 & 12. They rode from San Diego California to Jacksonville Beach Florida in 47 hours! Congratulations to Mo Kassabian, Waseem Hattar and Ahmed Elnawawi. All are previous ... More

Russia Riders

Leonid Fedoseev (LDR Member) and his friends ride from Moscow to Pskov. They are members of H.O.G. 1st Moscow Chapter Russia, making a short (805 km) trip from Moscow to Pskov to attend a party organized by friends from the Harley Davidson Club Russia. Leonid welcomes LDR members to visit Russia where there are thousands ... More

3 out of 4 Ain’t Bad! by Doni Evans

My attempt at the Long Distance Rider’s Coast to Coast achievement began at 11:30 pm on Monday (February 18, 2019). I departed from my home in Texas headed to Jacksonville, Florida. My journey involved a 3-hour ride on I-20 East to Shreveport, Louisiana. The cold rain began to fall and continued all the way to Hatties... More

A Long Distance Rider is Born! by Henrik Nielsen

When I first met Holger, he was a boy, just 13 years old and a son of one of my friends. At his young age, he already had a good eye for my motorcycle, so a couple of years later, I took him for a ride down to the harbor and back. He was tense, but who wouldn't be at age 15? As the years passed, he contacted me from ... More

The Camel Hump Trip by Ahmed Elnawawi

What started as an adventure trip to a far destination, Salalah; the micro weather spot south of Oman, became a challenge to touch the Four Corners of Oman, and to complete the Long Distance Rider’s “King of the Road” designation of 2415 kilometers in 36 hours. The ride started with a long stretch from Dubai, via ... More

Exactly how tough are “Tough Bikers”? by Willie Maritz

My eye caught this announcement on a Facebook group: “Ride 1610 kilometers in 24 hours in the UAE”. There’s all sorts of wrong about this! Firstly, part of the bike touring culture is to explore many places, stop wherever you see something interesting, take pictures, have a refreshment with your buddies and take ... More


“OFFERINGS TO THE GOD OF SPEED” This February…open your throttle to be a member of BAPUBA CHALLENGE. 2019 (Largest Congregation of Long Distance Rider’s Easy Rider 500/Full Throttle1000 King of the Road 1500 in India). Full Throttle1000 is one of the long distance rides sanctioned by Long Distance Rider’s, ... More

“ROAR” Team – Dubai

By Subin Mohan    I am extremely glad to announce that our ROAR team has completed the Long Distance Rider's (Easy Rider) challenge in the stipulated time on the 12th of October, 2018 with our group of 20 Riders. More

St.Petersburg, Russia Harley®️ Days

by Marina Bolotova     From the 2nd till the 5th of August 2018, the bright international holiday - "St.Petersburg Harley®️ Days" took place for the 7th time in St. Petersburg, Russia. The city shuddered with the roar of engines.  The crowded restaurants and hotels were filled with cheerful people in their ... More