Touring the world
Uwe Diemer started from Switzerland to an 8 month Africa motorcycle tour. He crossed the Sahara on his Yamaha XT 600 single without any support. He traveled 15 African countries along the legendary Paris – Dakar route! He crossed the Congo, hiked to the top of Mont. Cameroon, Mont. Ruwenzori and Mont Kenya.
In 1994 Uwe Diemer traveled by boat from Europe to South America. He started a 33000-mile long motorcycle adventure tour on a special build Yamaha TT 600.
Within 18 month he visited 18 South- and Central- American countries. He drove the Trans Amazonian Highway and traveled the Darien Gap!
THINGS HE CARRIED
Preparing your motorcycle for an dualsport tour on the weekend involves lots of compromises. Preparing a dirtbike for a world tour is a challenge! You have to pack everything you need to survive and enjoy your live on your bike but yet you want to have the motorcycle as light as possible!