Ride Reviews in Tasmania
Got a ride you reckon is a cracker? We'd love
to add it to these. Some reviews come as text articles, some
are audio's and others are in a video format, either a screen
capture of a map and discussion of the route, or a full motion
The intent is to give a fellow motorcyclist an
inkling of what they might expect over the route. Never
intended to be gospel, the full picture or a bible to travel
by. But hopefully giving a real insight from a fellow
motorcyclist. Something you don't get from the motoricng
If you've got an idea for a review email me
with your contact details
and I'll give you a call to go over it. At the bottom of the
reviews I have put together some ideas on format for you, check
Otherwise, enjoy these reviews: Disclaimer
I’d Love To Publish Your Ride Reviews!
Seriously, share and educate the listeners and readers about
your favourite roads. There are thousands of brilliant
motorcycling roads and highways available to the motorcycle
traveller in Australia. But where are they?
Local knowledge is the key. Write to me about your favourite
day ride or weekender. What is the best long trip you’ve done
and why? It might be all bitumen or all dirt or a combination
of the two.
Road Rider magazine quotes these statistics from a survey of
91% of readers ride at least once a week
51% of readers ride 3-7 days per week
76% of readers take off on an all day or all weekend ride at
least once a month
41.3% of readers take off on an all day or all weekend ride at
least once a week
or once a fortnight
72% of readers take off on a two or more day trip every six
Considering their quoted readership is 87,500 per quarter
(at time of their publication), that’s a hell of a lot of us
out and about looking for somewhere to ride. They also say that
85% of their readers ONLY read Road Rider and you would assume
that the statistics for Motorcycle Riders would be similar for
the other magazines. Looking at the readership of the other
magazines this means a crapload of riders out doing it at any
You can write it or I can interview you and record it. The
important thing is your ride review highlights things like:
- Where it is?
- How do I find it?
- Is the ride better approached one way or
- Are there dangers I should look out for?
- Where are the fuel supplies?
- Where are the pubs, coffee shops and best places to
- Is there some particular motorecyclefreindly
- Where should I avoid?
- How long is it and how best to chunk it into pieces?
(for the longer rides)
- Points of interest?
- Best sections to ride?
- Transport sections?
- Motorcycle repair facilities?
- Motorbike tyre facilities?
- Amount of Tar?
- Amount of dirt?
- Condition of tar and dirt?
- GPS or Map co-ordinates?
- Whatever you can think another motorcyclist is gonna
want to know!
So c’mon fess up. What’s your favourite ride, favourite road
or trip. Or maybe you want to tell us about a one off trip with
your mates and the adventures and fabulous roads you
Simply send me your article to
or contact me via the same email with your rough outline and
phone number and we’ll set up a time to talk by phone and I’ll
record it to post on the site.
And YOU’LL be FAMOUS!
Looking forward to your input!