October is done and we have been too busy to fit in an Oktoberfest indulgence to celebrate our ongoing love affair with BMW motorcycles. German engineering at its best as far as we Compass expeditions are concerned! So, to celebrate, we purchased a couple of the new GS models, did the math, and realised that, […]
by Mick McDonald It’s been over a decade in the making however Compass Expeditions has just received the keys to its 100thBMW motorcycle, the vast majority purchased from BMW Southbank. Established in 2007, after a successful charity ride across Russia, the owners, Mick McDonald, Jerry “Truman” Cook, Ryan Heath & Brendan Barbetti have morphed what […]
Words and Images by Mick McDonald Finally, after too many hours on a plane we touched down in Cape Town, South Africa; those first steps down the ramp onto African soil are always ones filled with anticipation and excitement, more so as I knew exactly what we were in for, being my 3rdCharley Boorman ride […]
Week One: And so, it begins, one of the most extensive research trips that we have ever undertaken. Lucky enough to be doing this trip is myself, founder of Compass Expeditions, Mick McDonald and our resident paramedic who has worked on many of our rides, including our Simon Pavey and Charley Boorman events, Sarah Taylor. […]
Compass Expeditions is very proud to be involved in the very first fleet of BMW motorbikes to ever reach Mongolia, anyone can offer rides and rent local heaps of %&# but few, if any, companies would show such a commitment to providing decent BMW motorcycles, no matter where in the world.
Want to be part of Mongolian biking history then join up on one of our Mongolian rides .
Words and Images by Mick McDonald. Mongolia, the very word conjures up images of wild horseman galloping across and ancient empty steppe landscape, with bow & arrow in hand, which today, isn’t that far from reality in what is the most sparsely populated country on earth and where the locals still practice the three “manly” […]
Words and images by Craig Jackson. I am sitting in a stone hut, 6 x 3 foot, it is steaming hot and an old bloke is stoking a fire to heat it from the small room outside. I am at 3200 mt and the small room has four other sweaty people in it. It is […]
Mongolian Magic Motorcycle Tour www.compassexpeditions.com 15 March 2017 Compass Expeditions is excited to announce our latest unique riding destination, Mongolia. “This is definitely one of the most exciting, remote and rarely visited regions left on earth, its true last frontier stuff”, says Compass Expeditions director Mick McDonald, “Mongolia is always a standout highlight for […]
COMPASS RELEASES OUR BIGGEST EXPEDITION Compass Expeditions is excited to release the dates for the 2015 circumnavigation of the entire South American continent the 360 Expedition. Our 128 day, 33,000 km Expedition will depart Santiago, Chile on 21st Feb and return to Santiago, Chile on 28th Jun 2015. “This is one of the biggest rides […]
One last minute spot available on 2014 Road of Bones Tour: Due to injury a spot has become available on our epic 105 Day London to Magadan: Road of Bones Tour starting from London on the 20th of May and ending 28,500 kilometres away in Magadan on the 1st of September. This journey passes through […]
Check out the video that we created from the 2nd Southbank Sortie motorcycle tour that Compass Expeditions ran in conjunction with Southbank Motorcycles in Melbourne. We had a fantastic group of BMW R1200GS, F800GS and F700GS riders along to explore the hills and trails of Lerderderg State Park, Wombat State Forest, Brisbane Ranges National […]
Incredible South America Motorcycle Relocation Deal 4 friends fancy an incredible journey?? Who wants to ride an F 650 GS in South America from Nazca, Peru to Santiago, Chile? Compass Expeditions has 4 x F 650 GS that are to be relocated to Santiago to be sold upon arrival as we have new motorcycles […]
Compass Expeditions is an Adventure Motorcycle Tour company that provides some of the most amazing experiences, expeditions, rentals and customised trips through Australia, South America, Asia, Europe and Africa aboard our fleet of BMW motorcycles. Mission We believe that exploring by motorcycle has to be one of the most incredible ways to experience the terrain […]