Entries by Marcus Deppe

…..Chainsaw on steroids

Lucky me, I could pick up the BMW S1000XR on Saturday, one of only two of the new models in New Zealand and my one is the first one on the road. She’s simple grey and has all available specs. First time starting it at the dealer, the thought that’s going straight to my head […]

Riding a motorbike in New Zealand…(or not)

If you are a well travelled rider, wanderlust may one day draw you to New Zealand – a perfect piece of paradise at the bottom of the world (several other countries want to go for the title too, but we will leave it at that for the moment). Most of New Zealand roads are a […]

Why did I start a motorcycle hire business in New Zealand?

Growing up in Western Germany, I had always two wheels and when I turned 15 I was legally able to add a engine to it. Riding motorbikes in Germany and around the neighbouring countries was a fairly normal thing to do. My old friend Wini and his Buell X1 Lightning was my partner in crime […]