Welcome at Emile's Motorcycle Adventures

Riding my motorcycle and planning motorcycle trips is my passion. This site contains the most recent trips I have made alone or with my motorcycle friends. Next to some nice photo's and video's, I have also shared all GPS routes. These routes can be used or altered as you like. Have fun with it!

Europe: Pyrenees, Wales, The Swiss Alps, Norway, Drôme & Provence (FR), Germany, Ireland, The Alps & Dolomites, Lake District (UK), Scotland, England
Non-Europe: New Zealand and San Francisco

Articles and tools
Garmin Zümo XT2

Off the beaten track with ACT


A eight day motorcycle trip through the Pyrenees on my new BMW R1300 GS, including ACT (an offroad track from east to west) and numerous Tour de France cols.

A 7 day journey through


A seven day motorcycle trip through Wales, starting from the ferry in Hull. Passing Snowdonia and Brecon Beacons national park.

Pure wilderness


An eight day trip from june 2022 with my friends, covering the south of Norway. Routes are mainly onroad, but also cover some offroad routes (TET).

Hairpin heaven

The Swiss Alps

A 9 day solo motorcycle trip through the Swiss Alps, starting from the Netherlands. Next to 13 passes, I also rode parts of the Swiss and France TET.

A legendary quote by Jeroen C. when asked what we were doing in the UK

"Because we have nothing to do else..."

Other Motorcycle trips

Other information

My current Motorcycle

BMW R1300 GS BMW R1300 GS (2024 model)

My Motorcycles over the years

2004Suzuki GSX 600F19952.500 km
2012Honda NC 700X201224.500 km
2015Suzuki V-Strom 1000201574.400 km
2019KTM 1050 Adventure R (rental)20186.700 km
2020Suzuki V-Strom 1050 XT202037.500 km
2024BMW R1300 GS2024counting


Quick Reference Card - Suzuki V-Strom 1050 XT

uick Reference Card - Suzuki 1050 XT

The User Manual for the Suzuki V-Strom 1050 XT is pretty thick, so I created a two-pager Quick Reference Card to tape under the hood of my top case. You are welcome to download it. Availible in English and Dutch.

Tools & Articles

Garmin Zümo XT2

Various articles and tools regarding the Garmin Zümo XT.

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Convert your GPX to a breadcrumb of POI's you can import into your TomTom (to be able to go offroad).

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Generate Travelplan

Use this tool if you want to create a nice travelplan from your route, including a lot of usefull information.

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