Rocinantes Travels - Links
Our list of interesting links
Sponsors and Equipment
- Triumph Motorcycles
- The official site for Hinckley Triumph. See the new models
and accessories or find a dealer near you. One of our sponsors
through the Norwegian distributor Colbjørnsen AS. PS
Nov. 8th 2000: The deal we had with Colbjørnsen terminated
when Triumph took over the distribution of their motorcycles
- Mototema AS, Kristiansand, Norway. A motorcycle dealer that
supported us with a Corbin
saddle to improve comfort for our Pan American trip.
Riderwearhouse - Located in Duluth, USA, with an online
shop, they sell high quality travel gear for motorcycle touring,
and were kind to offer us a very decent discount on their products
as a part sponsorship to our Pan-Am trip.
German shop for accessories, huge selection of Tiger stuff.
The site is in German but you can contact them in english (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Very nice people who gave us a Scottoiler chain lubrication
system as a support to our Pan-Am trip.
Motorcycle equipment - Located in Germany and has an online
shop, we bought the Zega alumnium cases from them at a reduced
- Chase Harper, makers
of every kind of soft and not so soft luggage. Our host in Santa
Barbara, Dibblee Hoyt, took us first to Chase, then to Harper.
They equipped us with light protective hard bags for the laptop
and accessories plus a hide-away bag that fit perfectly as a
inner bag for our topbox.
- Rocket Motorcycels, San Diego, California - Although not a
sponsor, they deserve all the customers they can get. They did
a complete overhaul of Rocinante and did a extremely professional
job. I can highly recommend them for anyone in the area, or
anyone going south who wants a last service before entering
Mexico. Phone 619-276-2177, Fax 619-276-3261
- MOTOS BREYMANN S.A.
San José, Costa Rica. Specialists in KTM and Triumph,
but also with long experience in BMW, these guys were very helpful
and thourough in their work on Rocinante. They supported our
trip with special rates on all parts we bought, and should definately
be plotted on the map of anyone going south. The best workshop
I saw after leaving the States. The owner, Oswaldo von Breymann,
and his brother speak excellent English. Address: P.O. Box 2733-1000,
Avenida 7 Calle 1 Y 3, San José, Costa Rica Telephone:
506 221 2274 Facsimile: 506 233 6952 Email: email@example.com
- Ole og Olav Turutstyr
AS - A Norwegian camping gear supplier, run by motorcycle
riders who sell gear for motorcyclists. They supplied us with
a Wolf tent and Wolf light weight sleeping bags to a reduced
price, brought to us in Cusco, Peru, so we could finally start
- Triumph Tiger Mail list
Our main source of information
on preparing the bike for longer trips, an excellent little community
if you own a Tiger or thikn about buying one. We visited several of the listmembers in the
States on our PanAm trip.
- Offroad Touring Club Mail list
- The Norwegian based big dual sport bike club's homepage with mailing
Big Blue Cat's Motorcycling Pages - Jeremy Sagar's Tiger page. Very
comprehensive information on this bike, and a few good travelouges.
- The Tigger Trap - Blake
Mantels Tiger pages, lots of upgrades in here.
- Thunderbike Powersports
- John Fitzwater's Triumph dealer in New Zealand, makers of crash bars
and other protective equipment for the Tiger and Hinckley Triumph in
Motorcycle in general
- NMCU - Norsk motorsykkel
union(in Norwegian and English)
- OTC - Offroad Touring Club
- A Norwegian club for owners of big dual sports motorcycles, although
not limited to Norwegian members, some information in English as well
and a mailing list(mainly in Norwegian).
- Motodirectory.com -
A comprehensive list of every thinkable motorcycle site.
Nikon Coolpix CP950 Digital camera links
- Bernt Löf's(and
Ullrica's) homepage - Owners of a Honda Varadero and friends from
our travels in Spain. Lots of Varadero info on improvements to the
wind-turbulence on this, in most other aspects, fantastic bike.
Special places, happenings and people
- Hostel Sauzal
- Maria's place north of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico,
is a wonderful little hostel. Stop by and meet a fantastic
person, and don't forget to eat the included breakfast.
del Viajero en Moto - Jorge and his clubmembers in Azul,
300km south of Buenos Aires, Argentina, offers all motorcycle
travellers a free stay in their clubhouse. A fantastic place
with fantastic people. If you go through the area, don't hesitate
to stop here. They can help with contacts and have an excellent
garage to work on your bike. Address: Calle Mendoza 685, Azul,
Tel 02281-430865 or 15655379 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- PIT - Our local internatioinal