This is the travelblog of Cyril Ducau and Niccolo Manno on their adventure from London (Cyril), Munich (Niccolo) to Hong Kong on motorbikes.
It took us short of 3 months to do 20,000km on bikes, trains and planes. We crossed the following countries together:

Austria - Italy - Slovenia - Croatia - Serbia - Bulgaria - Turkey - Georgia - Azerbaijan - Turkmenistan - Uzbekistan - Kyrgyzstan - Kazakhstan - Russia - Mongolia - China - Hong Kong

On this site you will find some info on both of us, our bikes, some of our friendly helpers in Hong Kong and London and loads of pictures on our trip. 

Latest top picture

Latest top picture
Thanks for watching our blog - Enjoy as we did it!

Our path

Our path
Click picture to download Google Earth kmz file !

Saturday, March 8, 2008

Special Dedicace

Pour l'equipe du Credit Agricole de Villenave d'Ornon: le Credit Agricole tellement fort meme a Belgrade en Serbie - merci bcp pour ma nouvelle carte ! J'attends une livraison speciale a Istanbul; la moustache du chef devrait aider au passage de frontiere.

Pour Chopator: On a pense a toi au McDo de Belgrade... et aussi au cours des derniers jours sous ces conditions meteo de m.... Tout ca pour etre la en Juin ! ;-)


Amy said...

Niccolo - I see you are STILL eating ice cream in the cold European weather!

Anonymous said...

Cyril gets sick when he doesn t eat burgers or pizza, watch out.


Cyril said...

You're lovin' it !
Courage les gars ! Il y aura (presque) toujours des McDo sur la route pour se calmer des turista passgères !
On vous suit de près, bonne route !

Anonymous said...

Sympa les mecs !
Je compte sur vous pour faire un petit guide des meilleurs sauces big mac. CKest important.
Plus vous pouvez aussi en profiter piur completer le big mac index avec des pays que The Econonomist ne couvrent pas forcement...

Anonymous said...

Ciao Niccolò, buon viaggio e salutami Erzurum se ci passate visto che lì ci sono stato tantissime volte. Un abbraccio e "in bocca al lupo" Onkel Giuseppe


- Maddy, the head of our "London HQ", special technical and weather advisor, and because she is simply the best and has been so supportive over the last few months
- My family and friends for their understanding and moral support
- Robert Roe (alias Bob) from Motoselect Franham for preparing the bike with such good care
- Anastasia from thevisacompany for helping me deal with so much red tape
- Claudio von Planta for sharing his valuable experience on Long-way Round and Long-way Down and answering so many of our questions
- Ronnie, Emmanuel and Benjamin for their enthusiast support and precious advise
- The Techtransalp team for their excellent website and advertising our adventure

- clearly Manon as she has always been supportive of this trip even though this means 3 months without me
- My mother for not giving up on me, for receiving all the parcels at home in Austria and for not freaking out!
- Amy and Steve for pushing over several months to keep focus on the organisation
- Xavier, for trusting me to be in France in June and be his best man at his wedding
- Cyril, for posting our tracks on the blog
- Louis, for looking into getting Continental to sponsor us
- Romain, for getting us the Turkmen visas
- My friends for all telling me "DO IT"!
- Claudio von Planta, Sambor and Maciej for sharing their great experiences on their numerous motorbike trips
- Henry, Yau and Tan from BMW HK for their support with the bike, the preparation and the bike sale
- Yasser, Mark, Michael and Christoph from BMW Munich for their help with all the accessories and the last minute bike purchase
- Bertrand and Alice for your help with the tyres in Almaty