motorcycle tour Vintage Rides
Let's talk about your trip +442032898785
Contact zone
sur-la-route

Other
A new Aussie member in the Vintage Rides Team


G’Day! My name is Samuel Nyhuis, and I am one of latest additions to the Vintage Rides team.

My mission will be to take care of the English speaking riders.
I am 20 years old, and I am from Melbourne, Australia. I am a university student, and I’m studying international business. I have lived in this country my whole life, and previously haven’t had the opportunity to explore beyond its enclosing ocean borders. Australia is an amazing country to live and explore.

For as long as I can remember I have always had a passion for motorbikes, when I was just a kid I was forever dreaming about the day I could finally throw a leg over the one of the two wheeled machines and go for a long ride. It wasn’t until I was 17 that I would get one; from all the money that I had saved, I purchased a Yamaha XTZ660 Tenere adventure bike, which would be my first love affair with motorcycles.
After a couple of years riding the Tenere, I decided to upgrade to something a bit more reliable, and easier to handle in the dirt, a Suzuki DR650.

This bike has taught me many lessons, and has taken me many places. On this bike I have travelled to the Victorian high country, the Great Ocean Road, all around Tasmania, and up rough tracks that are well outside my comfort zone around the outskirts of Melbourne.
This bike has taught me to push myself to do things I would not normally do; and it has helped to prepare me for the next big adventure, India.

I first came across Vintage Rides at the Motorcycle Expo here in Melbourne, and had a chance to meet with David and Alex from the Vintage Rides team. After the Expo I continued to research Vintage Rides, and decided that it was time I explored outside the confines of Australia. As not only did I want to go and see India, I wanted to live and breathe it. Which to make a long story short, is how decided that I wanted to part of the Vintage Rides team!
So the lesson here is; seize every opportunity that presents itself, and don’t be afraid to go and explore and see the world!I am excited to be part of the Vintage Rides team and can’t wait to explore Incredible India.

 
Enter the Vintage Rides universe!


You liked this article?
Share it!
Facebook Twitter Email

Main articles
Read the article
09/09/2019
Alex & Marine: ink, nature and biking

Alexandre Orvain, a rider and amazing illustrator, came on a motorcycle tour with us in Ladakh. In this post, this "wall tattooist" introduces us to his fantasy world reminiscent of a wild bestiary.

Read the article
Read the article
08/23/2019
Women’s Motorcycle Gear: the Best Brands

Tired of having to sift through the men’s section to find clothes that might fit? Here’s a run down of the brands that are (re)inventing ladies’ motorcycle clothing.

Read the article
Read the article
08/21/2019
Why travel by sidecar?

Not your average vehicle, sidecars draw attention and turn heads wherever they go. Although we’re aware that these stunning retro combinations that we very much love –such as the Yeti models designed in France by our "sidecarist" friend Jean Burdet– have yet to really catch on.

Read the article
×
Subscribe to the newsletter
Thank You

You will now be kept up to date with the news at Vintage Rides.

Thank you Go further with Vintage Rides!
Discover
our latest video

Download the

Please fill the fields below

Want to be called back?
You wish to leave us a message?
Ask for information

Please fill the fields below

Want to be called back?
You wish to leave us a message?
Leave my contact details

Please fill the fields below

You wish to leave us a message?
Want to be called back?
Suggest a date

Please fill the fields below

Want to be called back?
Suggest your dates
Download the

Download
Curabitur odio quis, libero. id leo. ante. sed massa fringilla consectetur dapibus