• 01 Sep 2008 /  Comments Off on Sponsors

    The following companies are supporting our trips with their excellent products:

    • For the publishing house Reise-Know-How we are updating some travel guide information as well as areas for their maps using our GPS-tracks. Therefore we were provided with the newest version of their waterproof map-sets
      -Reliably navigated us through several Central American and many other countries
      -Survived 5 days of rain in Honduras
      -Survived to be folded a few thousand times into our tiny map holder

    • SOS-Motorradbekleidung, one of the biggest and most service oriented shops for motorcycle gear in the Rhein-Main area helped us to promote our book “No Papers No Problems”. Have a look into their shop in M√ľnster/Dieburg and you’ll find not only our book but one of the widest selection of fine motorcycle wear and helmets as well as an experienced service crew helping you to find what you need.

    • Pacsafe supplied us with anti-theft travel gear.
      The stuffsafe80 is an anti-theft waterproof stuff-sack.
      is an anti-theft helmet bag
      – Made it possible to stop anywhere, walk around and leave our stuff at the bikes without worrying about our camping equipment, motorcycle clothes or helmets.
      – Reliable and waterproof

    • Sonim provided us with the Xtreme Performance of the rugged handset XP1 – The perfect companion for the trip.
      – Great as flashlight, hammer, alarm clock … and as a phone
      – Flawlessly survived its life at the outside of our motorcycling jackets on the dusty roads of Nicaragua and all the muddy rain in Honduras.

    • The Costa-Rican/German rental company ‘Wild Rider‘ helped us getting some spare parts for our radio communication system as well as new tires in San Jose – Also many thanks to Martin Weber for bringing the cables from Germany to Costa Rica.

    • Our bikes were bought from Corona-Motorsports near Los Angeles. We were also able to send the additional parts to them and use there Workshop to mount all the equipment.

    • Happy-Trail in Boise, Idaho helped us equipping our bikes with Aluminum pannier boxes and skid plates
    • Kientech helped getting better suspension components for our heavy load
    • We were invited to stay a few nights at the German bakery Tom’s Pan. The bread was delicious! Thank you Tom!
    • Grant Johnson and Jens Ruprecht from Horizons Unlimited gave us many travel tips during the 2008 Travellers Meeting in Ober Liebersbach, Germany

    Horizons Unlimited, the website by and for the motorcycle traveller. Bulletin Board, Community, free Monthly E-zine, Travellers’ Stories, and plenty of tips and info!