Enduro Training

All our routes are designed with the average rider in mind, so there are no single-tracks. All routes can be ridden on any adventure or dual-sport motorcycle, from the KTM 690 Enduro to the BMW R1250GSA. Many of the tracks are in remote areas and reach a high elevation where road maintenance is minimal if non-existent, so you can expect to cover sections of road with deep ruts, loose rocks, and other challenges.

Either if you are new to adventure riding or just want to refresh your skills, we offer adventure oriented Enduro Training so that you get ready for anything the road might bring your way.

Enduro Training Basic

Tour Starts/Ends in Glyfada, Athens

May – November

Enduro Basic

1 Riding Days

1-2 Riders/Group

Spoken Greek / English / Italian

National Park of Sounion

Breakfast / Lunch en-route

Rent a Ride

€200 / incl. VAT (own motorcycle)

This lesson is suitable for riders without experience, and essential for every rider who wants to learn how to handle his motorcycle correctly, even on difficult off-road terrain. In Enduro Training Basic we will learn:

  • How to lift up, balance and drive the motorcycle on off-road routes.
  • How to drive the motorcycle at low speeds.
  • Proper clutch control in particular situations.
  • Correct motorcycle body position depending on the circumstances.
  • Braking techniques.
  • Practice on the slippery ground to perfect these techniques.
  • Motorcycle cornering control exercises.

You can participate with your own motorcycle or you can rent a motorcycle from us. Enduro Training Basic is designed for 1 or 2 Riders per group.

The ideal lesson for helping an inexperienced motorcycle rider discover the joys of off-road riding.

Enduro Training Advanced

Tour Starts/Ends in Glyfada, Athens

May – November

Enduro Advanced

2 Riding Days

1-2 Riders/Group

Spoken Greek / English / Italian

National Park of Sounion

Hotel

Breakfast / Lunch en-route

Rent a Ride

€450 / incl. VAT (own motorcycle)

This Two Days Training will help you take your off-road skills and competencies to a significantly higher level and make you feel extra safe about riding off-road. In Enduro Training Advanced we will learn:

  • How to steer the motorcycle in difficult uphill or downhill conditions and when changing direction.
  • How to adjust the motorcycle brake to the correct angle.
  • The correct management of particular situations and difficult conditions so that all riders can learn how to make their own judgment.
  • We conclude with a lot of riding on trails with different types of terrain and difficult lighting conditions (low light – night).

You can participate with your own motorcycle or you can rent a motorcycle from us. Enduro Training Advanced is designed for 1 or 2 Riders per groups.

The ideal lesson for those who want to take their skill to the next level.

Tour Packages

Our carefully planned Adventure Tours connect the most important archeological sites with each-other, giving emphasis on the adventure experience while riding through the breathtaking scenery of long mountain ridges, remote dragon lakes, and isolated mountain hi-planes.

Our carefully planned tour packages can be modulated to fit any touring need. You can ride with your own motorcycle accompanied by one of our experienced guides, or you can participate in one of our all-inclusive packages that provide everything but your airplane tickets.

We are official partners with BMW Motorrad Vagianelis, so all of our motorcycles are carefully serviced with the highest standards and certifications available. We can provide almost any motorcycle from the GS range, like the versatile F850GS, the R1200GS or the R1200GSA.

Motorcycle Tour Packages


Provided

Services

All

Inclusive

Economy

Tour

Budget

Tour

Guide

Only

Tour Guide
BMW GS Rental
Allianz Insurance*
24/7 Road Assistance*
Motorcycle Fuel
Road Tool
Hotel with breakfast
 All Meals
Archeological Site
(ATH) Airport pickup
Klim Discount
Enduristan Discount
Price/Day** (incl. VAT) €360 €300 €240 €70
*Not valid for off-road tracks **Price is based on a 6 Riders Group with BMW F850GS Rental (panniers included & full casco insurance)

Live a Mythical Adventure with us!

All of our Adventure Tours come with a leading Tour Guide rider and the possibility of a support vehicle if required. The BMW GS range motorcycles we can provide are perfect for Greece’s terrain featuring a high loading capacity, ease of use and top of the line rider comfort. A complete list of the available GS motorcycles, provided services, motorcycle gear discounts and Enduro Training can be found in the links below:

Our Team

We are Mythical Routes, an Adventure Motorcycle Tour Operator, located in Glyfada/Athens, Greece. We are organizing motorcycle Expeditions that connect the most important archeological sites with each-other, giving emphasis on the riding experience. Our Adventures are gravel oriented on large displacement motorcycles and showcase the beauty and the hidden historical facts of the Ancient Hellenic World with the broader geographical meaning of the term.

Our belief is that only when you ride with a local you can see the true face of this country

In our Expeditions, you are always accompanied by one of our highly skilled Tour Guides and can be provided with a 4×4 Support Vehicle if required. When you visit Greece without your motorcycle, you can always Rent A Ride from us, fully prepared with everything needed to join our Mythical Expeditions.

 

FOUNDERS and tour LEADERS

Angelo Baltoyannis | MSc Architect, Urban Planner and Tour Leader (CEO)

Angelo has studied Architecture in Rome, Italy (Sapienza Università) and graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of the National Technical University of Greece (NTUA). He has done postgraduate studies in Planning and Bioclimatic Architecture. Since 2003 he was professionally engaged in many established architectural/construction offices and in 2010 he co-founded ArchiCulture, an architectural office in Glyfada, Greece.
Alongside with his work, the passion for the adventure and motorcycling has been constant for the last 20 years. He has traveled all around Europe, participated in many national Trail Rides and co-hosted multiple non-profit Adventure and Off-road rides, like the March Moto Madness Worldwide Adventure Rally Greece and the Adventure Rider Rally Greece.
Last, from 2016 he is a KLiM & Enduristan Ambassador and being very passionate about adventure motorcycles, is engaged as an Adventure Event Planner and Historical Tour Guide for Mythical Routes.

Read more about the life and work of Angelo here

Paris Baltoyannis | Landscape Architect and Tour Leader (CFO)

Paris graduated from the Technological Educational Institute of Epirus, Greece (TEI of Epirus) as a Landscape Architect and from the Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece (TEI of Athens) as an Interior Designer. He has done postgraduate studies in the Accademia Albertina delle Belle Arti in Turin, Italy in Decoration and Scenography. In 2004-2005 he was occupied in the Environmental Administration of Municipality of Voula, Greece and then co-founded ArchiCulture in Glyfada, Greece.
Alongside with his work, the passion for the adventure and motorcycling has been constant for the last 15 years. He has traveled in many countries, participated in many national Trail Rides and co-hosted multiple non-profit Adventure and Off-road rides, like the March Moto Madness Worldwide Adventure Rally Greece and the Adventure Rider Rally Greece.
Last, from 2016 he is a KLiM & Enduristan Ambassador and being very passionate about adventure motorcycles, is engaged as an Adventure Event Planner and Off-Road Tour Guide for Mythical Routes.

Read more about the life and work of Paris here

tour guides and Staff

Vasilis Boudros | BMW Motorrad Instructor (IIA) and Tour Guide

Vasilis is serious Rally Expert with many National and Balkan Rally wins in the last decade. He is also a serious enduro rider, always searching for new trails and owner of the Enduro Training and Touring company Enduro Greece.

In 2019 Vasilis got an official partnership with BMW Motorrad Hellas and is an official BMW Motorrad Academy (IIA) Instructor and part of our New Riders training program. This way we can train any newcomer to the adventure motorcycle community and guarantee that he has obtained all the basic necessary skills to participate in our Adventure Tours.

 

Konstantinos Tsigaras | Interior Design Architect and Tour Guide

Konstantinos has studied interior architecture and graphics design at the Middlesex University and is currently working in the field of consulting and real estate. Konstantinos is a real motorcycle enthusiast and has worked as a tour guide assistant for Most Wanted Warehouse | Klim Greece for the last four years.

He is a communications asset, speaking Czech, English, Greek and Russian and is always willing to help in any way. He is definitely an indispensable part of any motorcycle adventure.

You can check out his LinkedIn profile here

Ioanna Biziota | MSc Psychologist and Communications Manager

Ioanna studied psychology at Bedfordshire University and completed a Masters Degree in the Metropolitan University of London. She obtained a certificate of professional competence in 2003 and since then she has worked for several multinational companies in Greece in the department of communications and public relations.

From 2016 she has been actively involved in the KMOP “Live Without Bullying” project that aims at preventing and combating school and cyberbullying.

From 2018 Ioanna has been a great contributor to our team, undertaking the task of communications, since we are spending more and more time freeriding the mountains of Greece.

You can check out her web page here

Thanasis Giortsios | Safety Expert and Support 4×4

Thanasis is our Safety Expert and 4×4 support vehicle driver and is always on our side when vehicle support is required. His long experience in 4×4s and cheerful character make him an indispensable part of longer expeditions.

Thanassis is also responsible for all camp-preparations. Builds the fire, secures the tents and preps the dinner. His skills do not end there! He is an enthusiast photographer as well, always willing to try something new just for that killer shot.

You can check his Instagram page here

 

Scientific Contributors

George Baltoyannis | Architect, Researcher and Historical Author

cv_georgeGeorge studied and graduated in the faculty of Architecture in Rome, Italy (Sapienza Università) and took part in many exhibitions (Margutta – San Luca – Artecom – Palazzo Delle Esposizioni etc.). He returned to Athens in 1970 and dealt with architecture as a freelancer and at the same time as an employee in succession at the Greek Ministry of Defense (Pentagon), National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and the Autonomous Building Officers Organization (AOOA).

With more than 30 years of Historical research on the relation between Ancient Architecture and Ancient Religion, George is the writer of the Best Seller books:

  • Dionysus Revelation (ed. Aldebaran – Athens 1997)
  • Acropolis through the blue eyes of the goddess Athena (ed. Aldebaran – Athens 1998)
  • Sacred Architecture (ed. Esoptron – Athens 2002)
  • Holy Sacramental Journey to Greece (ed. Esoptron – Athens 2005)
  • Sacred Astronomy (ed. Esoptron – Athens 2008)

Read more about the life and work of George here

Stavros Triantafyllidis | Dr. Geologist and Lecturer at the NTUA University

cv_stavrosStavros is a Researcher and Lecturer at the NTUA – Greek National Technical University (School of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering). He will be adding a geological profile to all the mountains from which we will pass and provide GPS data information.

Stavros is also a rider, so he will be joining us for some field activities that will take him away from his work in the university.

 

Technical contributors

Alexander Haritakis | Videographer and Video Editor

Alexander has a bachelor in music performance from thames valley university london.As a musician he has toured with different bands around europe for many years.For the past 10 years he has been combining his music and sound engineering knowledge along with video editing and has produced several action sport videos and documentaries.

An avid enduro rider with 15 years of experience in dirt riding he combines all of these skills to shoot for the mythical routes team!

You can check his work here

 

Alexander Ioannidis | Web Designer and Developer

cv_alexAlex is our Website Developer and the silent force behind the Mythical Routes website. We are constantly challenging him with new requirements of the MR website and he is always delivering!

Alex is a bicycle aficionado and a racer.

You can check out his work here

Mythical Partners

The Mythical Routes project has been welcomed and promoted by many established brands in the worldwide adventure community like KLIM, Enduristan, and AltRider.

Overland Journal – Winter 2017

Nikon Greece – Media 2018

Our adventures have been highlighted by overland magazines like the Overland Journal and by Nikon the most iconic brand in the photography industry.


KLIM (Teton Outfitters, LLC) is the global leader in designing, developing and manufacturing the most advanced motor sports apparel for the snowmobile and motorcycle rider. Utilizing the world’s highest technologies in waterproof, breathable, durable and comfortable materials, KLIM builds gear for the most demanding riders. Riders like us that want to focus on our ride, our photography, our adventure. Worrying about the elements is just another distraction. We want a riding experience without compromise.

KLIM has been one of our first supporters, right from the beginning when Mythical Routes was nothing more than an idea, a concept. KLIM is one of those brands that thrive in the challenge and eager to help when something this big comes up. In the last four years, we have extensively used all of the Badlands / Badlands Pro series and enjoyed each and every one of them. We have been putting KLIM gear to the test constantly over these last few years and crash tested them a couple of times. We have also used their legendary Adventure Rally suit and have been blown away be the protection and technology it incorporates. Our thoughts about all of these models are freely expressed in our Gear Reviews and new gear will be tested in the future, as we keep getting impressed by how much this gear can take.


Enduristan GmbH was founded in 2008 by Christoph von Ow, Isabel Jenni, and David Jenni. The company aims to design and produce innovative, high-quality products for individualists for the touring markets. As they say:

Enduristan can’t be found on any map, but when the daily grind is left behind, and the adventure begins, that’s when you realize that you are there. When we travel through Enduristan, the horizon is clear, the colours are more intense, life feels good and we are free.

As you can read in our article hard or soft luggage, we are not particularly fond of hard luggage when we ride mostly off-road and for good reasons. When we first talked to Christoph and David about our project, they were sure that it was a perfect match both for their passion and for their products. We have been abusing the Blizzard saddlebags for quite some time now and they have remained 100% weatherproof no matter what we do to them.


AltRider is a Seattle-based company manufacturing 100% American-made accessories and gear for adventure touring motorcycles. Being riders themselves, the AltRider team expects performance and value from the products they use. Each AltRider protection part functions well, looks good on your bike, and can truly stand up to brutal riding conditions. Adventure riding isn’t just a hobby for them, it’s a lifestyle. Their goal is to give us the freedom of adventure, by designing and manufacturing superior protection parts and soft luggage that are actually built for the ride.

We like testing every new upgrade before we use it in an expedition. Maybe with the R1200GS bash plate, we tried a bit harder. We use proper adventure bikes in our expeditions, so weight is usually above average. The heavier the motorcycle, the harder the impact, so we need our protections built tough. AltRider bash plates and crash bars have always withstood every abuse we might have given them. We are currently working with them on testing some serious protection on BMW’s brand new F850GS model, so you should be expecting some serious test-riding.


BMW Motorrad Vagianelis SA is the biggest BMW Motorrad dealer in Greece. Our relationship goes way back but starting January 2019 he is officially supporting our project. Both co-founders have been owners of many BMW motorcycles in the past (F850GS, R1200GS, R1200GSA, HP2 Enduro, R120G/A Unit Garage) and for this year we will be riding something more inclined to our needs.

You can rent from us a GS motorcycle and ride along our epic routes, always accompanied by one of our guides. Read more about your GS motorcycle renting options here:

Rent a Ride

Join the Spirit of GS with us!


Aurora Rally Equipment is a Greek-based company with a broad background in design and engineering, with a dedicated laboratory to test their equipment with specially designed rigs where they can create models out of different materials to simulate the real parts before we start manufacturing. Their aim is to develop and fabricate high-quality parts with the highest standards in rally racing. They will always use innovative technologies, materials, and solutions and match it with unparalleled design and quality.

When we explained to Dimitris Lasithiotakis, co-founder of Aurora Rally, about our project and the application of rally solutions in adventure traveling conditions, he was eager to give it a try. So we ended up building two rally motorcycles based on the famous for its off-road capabilities Husqvarna 701 enduro. The Mythical 701 RR proved to be up to the task and then some. We were happy to discover that the theory was correct. Any rally motorcycle, without a competition motor, can be a great adventure bike! It is light, tough and has superior fuel range. If you like traveling light, this is definitely the solution for you!


Nikon is the most iconic brand in the photography industry today. It is the brand most used by the landscape, wildlife and action photographers and our personal choice for the last 10-15 year. As you can read in our Nikon D850 post, we are currently working exclusively on Nikon cameras (D850, D750, D300S, D200) and Nikon FX Gold Ring lenses, both zoom, and prime.

In late 2018 we were truly honored to be featured by Nikon Greece and from 2019 we are planning on working closely together in many sub-projects, always under the Mythical Routes concept. In addition to that, we have started a new photographic collaboration, with Angelo having a dedicated Adventure Travel category in the Greek photography magazine iFocus.

Get ready for more!

Tour FAQs

What time of year can I do a Mythical Routes Adventure?

The best time for Adventure travel in Greece is between the months of May to December. The routes can be done between January and March, but snow-pack in the mountains may keep you from doing the entire route as planned. Always consider that the Greek summer (June to August) is very hot and you might experience extreme temperatures, up to 38-45 degrees Celsius.

How long does it take to ride each route?

Most people average 150-200 km a day on mixed back-country / off-road motorcycle routes. If you can ride 6 to 8 hours every day, then most routes would take 4-6 days to cover, with the exception of the Athenian Riviera tour (God of Atlantis), but it depends on road and weather conditions at the time.

What ancient Greek historical sites will we visit?

We are the most scientifically qualified and technically trained Motorcycle Adventure Travel Company in Greece. Our scientific team and Tour Guides are educated at least by a higher training institution and all of what we showcase is certified by public organizations like the University of Aquila in Italy and the University of Ioannina in Greece. Our cooperation with some departments of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) helps us built solid adventures based on facts and scientific knowledge.

In our Tours, we will be visiting all important Hellenic archeological sites, both famous Greek jewels and well-hidden ancient secrets.

Furthermore, our staff and guides are photography professionals and/or enthusiasts, and we are working closely with Nikon Greece. So, if requested, photography workshops or photography projects can be planned.

How difficult is the riding in your Adventures?

All our routes are designed with the average rider in mind, so there are no single-tracks. All routes can be ridden on any adventure and/or dual-sport motorcycle, from the KTM 690 Enduro to the BMW R1200GSA. Many of the tracks are in remote areas and reach a high elevation where road maintenance is minimal if non-existent. You can expect to cover sections of road with deep ruts, loose rocks, and other challenges. You may also encounter sections that have trees or branches over the road.

Enduro Training

If you are new to off-road riding on big adventure motorcycles, we can arrange for a single-day Enduro Training on the BMW F850GS or the R1200GS. You can also opt for a tarmac only tour, but you will be missing all the fun!

What motorcycle should I use?

Any adventure or dual-sport motorcycle that is road registered, carries a license plate, runs DOT approved knobby tires, is capable of carrying luggage for all the gear you will need and has a fuel range of minimum 240 km between gas stops is suitable for our routes. Keep in mind that for the most part, Greece has rocky soil, so well maintained and properly set-up suspension is required. You might have to cross a small river with very rocky soil, so weight distribution is crucial.

If your motorcycle is not ready or suitable for our tours you can always Rent a Ride from us. We can provide almost any motorcycle from the GS range, like the versatile F850GS Rally we are currently using as a Tour Leader Guide motorcycle, the mighty R1200GS Rally or the R1200GSA beast.

Rent a Ride

The GS range is perfect for Greece’s terrain featuring a high loading capacity, ease of use and top of the line rider comfort. Read about what is the best choise for you in our article Adventure Motorcycles.

What about accommodation?

We always provide two options for accommodation. A budget solution where you can visit many cosmopolitan locations for a walk or a dinner but have to ride back to a more isolated hotel location, or the all-inclusive luxury option where you always stay overnight in these cosmopolitan villages.

If you want to make the best of your trip to Greece, we believe that it is important not to miss locations like the one above.

How far between gas stops?

A mileage of 200 km between refuels will get you covered in the majority of the routes, but carrying extra gas safely in Rotopax canisters is always recommended since you could deviate from the route because of extreme weather conditions.

Is there water on the route?

There are many water sources along the routes, but carrying extra water is necessary. A Klim 2-3lt Hydration Pack that is provided in our all-inclusive package, will get you covered until the next water source. Some of these sources are marked on the route, but almost any running water found in Greece is suitable for drinking.

Is there cell phone coverage along the routes?

Deep inside national forests or mountain ridges, there will be long sections with no cellular coverage at all. Getting near any of the many villages will help you get rather good reception.

Where can I find the GPS tracks for each route?

If you are using your own motorcycle, GPS tracks for our Mythical Routes Adventures can be provided the day before departure. Any modern GPS unit capable of displaying a minimum of 500 points each is suitable for use.

In any case, if you are renting a motorcycle from us or using your own, there will always be leading Tour Guide that wil take care of navigation for you.

Do I have to camp?

As a general rule free-camping and Campfires are not allowed in Greece, but the majority of the Greek Adventure Community is doing it. In each of our routes, we have suggestions for free-camping locations or overnight stays in Mountain Refuges. Hotels are always the default option, except if the client requests the one night “free-camping experience”.

What about wild animals?

Greece is one of the safest countries concerning wild animals, with only a very small number of brown bears, wolves, and vipers. Also, 95% of snakes in Greece are completely harmless, but keep your distance just to be safe, since antivenom treatment is hard to find in remote areas. Safe food practices while camping is strongly advised.

Are the routes suitable for 4×4 vehicles?

Our routes, for the most part, are doable in ATVs and 4×4 vehicles with adequate tires and clearance. You must always keep in mind is that the trail conditions can change dramatically due to rain and flash floods which cause the roads to become difficult or even unpassable.

All of our Tours come with a leading Tour Guide rider and the possibility of a 4×4 Support Vehicle if required.

If you have any more questions, just contact us!

Rent A Ride

Greece is truly blessed with majestic scenery and rich ancient history. One can only feel awe when witnessing a sunset by the Temple of Poseidon in Sounio, the Southernmost Cape of Attica. After all, according to the myth, when Theseus departed for Crete to return back to his father, he was supposed to put up white sails if he was successful in killing the Minotaur. However, when Theseus returned, he forgot these instructions. When Aegeus saw the black sails coming into Athens, mistaken in his belief that his son had been slain, he killed himself by jumping from that cliff in front of the temple of Poseidon into the sea which was therefore known as the Aegean Sea.

Witness that sunset in our God of Atlantis adventure

Our carefully planned Adventures connect the most important archeological sites with each-other, giving emphasis on the adventure experience while riding through the breathtaking scenery of long mountain ridges, remote dragon lakes and resting under a million stars in isolated hi-planes.

Thankfully Greece is a motorcycle paradise! Our climate is mild and there is almost no probation for riding off-road in amazing routes.

Our belief is that only when you ride with a local you can see the true face of this country. While some say that nothing is better than exploring these lands on your trusted motorcycle, always accompanied by one of our highly skilled guides, this is not always possible.

For the biggest part of riders shipping their own motorcycle in Greece for a week or two just doesn’t worth the effort. Should this stop you? Certainly not since you can rent one of our carefully prepared BMW GS motorcycles!

We are official partners with BMW Motorrad Vagianelis SA, so all of our motorcycles are carefully prepared and serviced with the highest standards and certifications available.

BMW R1200GS

BMW F850GS

All of our Adventure Tours and Expeditions come with a leading Tour Guide rider and the possibility of a 4×4 Support Vehicle if required.

We can provide almost any motorcycle from the GS range, like the versatile BMW F850GS Rally we are currently using as a Tour Leader motorcycle, the mighty R1200GS Rally or the R1200GSA beast. The GS range is perfect for Greece’s terrain featuring a high loading capacity, ease of use and top of the line rider comfort.

Motorcycle Rental Pricelist


BMW GS

MODEL

1-3

days

4-6

days

7-13

days

Damage

Deposit

R1200GSA

(APR-MAY)

€160/day €150/day €145/day €1000
R1200GSA

(JUN-SEP)

€180/day €170/day €160/day €1000
R1200GS

(APR-MAY)

€140/day €135/day €130/day €1000
R1200GS

(JUN-SEP)

€160/day €150/day €145/day €1000
F850GS

(APR-MAY)

€125/day €120/day €115/day €800
F850GS

(JUN-SEP)

€140/day €130/day €125/day €800

Rental Price Includes


All above rental prices include VAT and the following services:

  • 24/7 Road Assistance*
  • Unlimited mileage
  • BMW Alarm (installed)
  • GPS tracking system (installed)
  • BMW Brake disc lock (installed)
  • Third party liability cover by Allianz insurance*
  • Full Casco (fire & theft) Coverage by Allianz insurance*
  • 15% Discount on any Klim pre-ordered item
  • 10% Discount on any Enduristan pre-ordered item

Extras (Not Included Services)


There are many additional options that we can provide on demand in any tour package:

  • DOT-approved Off-road tires: add €40/day
  • Basic Off-road training (1 day): add €200
  • Advanced Off-road training (2 days): add €450
  • Rental of Klim waterproof Gore-Tex Jacket & Pant with D3O protection: add €30/day (Requires €650 refundable damage deposit)
  • Rental of Klim ECE Helmet: add €20/day (Requires €250 refundable damage deposit)
  • Rental of Enduristan 2×30lt saddlebags**: add €30/day (Requires €160 refundable damage deposit)
  • Rental of BMW Vario side panniers***: add €20/day (No damage deposit required)
  • Enduro/MX riding Boots. For any arrangements please contact us.
  • Land Cruiser 4×4 Support Vehicle (for luggage and non-riders): add €400/day
 *Not valid for off-road tracks **Enduristan saddlebags can be installed only on motorcycles with pannier frames ***BMW panniers can be installed only on motorcycles without pannier frames

Get 10-15% off Gear Discount


We are partners with the best adventure gear brands in the world, so with every participant in our tours, we give our clients the option to get the best with our Mythical discounts.

Win an awesome 15% discount on any Klim Pre-Ordered item and 10% discount on any Enduristan Pre-Ordered item

An exclusivity that we offer to our clients, is the option to rent KLiM riding gear from us, or the possibility to buy brand new KLiM riding gear with special discounts. We take riding experience and protection very seriously and with our Discount you can return home with a real bargain! To check all available KLiM models valid for this great offer, please visit KLiM in Greece.

All motorcycles can be equipped upon request with the OEM hard luggage system, or with the best possible luggage solution from Swiss-company Enduristan, like the Monsoon saddlebags and the Pannier Toppers that give a 100% weatherproof space for everything you might need. For a complete list of all available luggage options for purchase or rent, please visit Enduristan in Greece.

Packing List

Whether you’re about to ride from England to Africa, through the Alps in Europe, or just across your own country, getting ready for an adventure can be challenging. After many expeditions and trips, here are some tips we got that will get you started.

The main principle is Travel LIGHT

No one wants to be under prepared but you don’t want to be on a 400 kg adventure bike! Don’t ever forget that you will be picking up your motorcycle with all your gear attached to it. Furthermore, the more you carry the heaviest your bike will be, so when the going gets tough … it won’t be fun for you!

Keep your gear as minimal as you can

Another usual question is “where do I pack my things?“, so this gets translated into: HARD or SOFT Luggage? You can get some great info in this link and make up your mind. We will also explain the reasons that made us use exclusively Soft Luggage for our off-road tours.

Gadgets

These are the essential gadgets you will need to make your navigation and trip documentation easy. Carefully plan your post-production needs and try to think what are the shots you want to take back home.

  • Map holder/map case
  • GPS unit
  • Cell phone & charger
  • Camera & charger

Clothing

Since the clothes make the traveler, remember the cardinal rules of adventure travel clothes: 1) No cotton (in the wilderness, cotton kills, since if it gets wet, you get colder; synthetics rule; wool is great, too); 2) Clothes you can layer; 4) Lots of pockets; and 5) Very few. Clothes take up the most space in your luggage, so don’t pack many. Just get used to doing a bit of laundry every few nights in a hotel sink.

  • Rain shell (when not using your Gore-Tex Riding Gear)
  • Riding socks (×2)
  • Base Layers for riding (shirt and pant)
  • Riding jersey
  • Casual pants/shorts
  • Swim suit
  • Flip flops/sandals
  • Fleece jacket
  • Underwear
  • Wool beanie
  • Ball cap
  • Socks

Riding Gear

The basic rule here is to be Waterproof, Breathable and Safe. So, Gore-Tex is the king here. It will let you breathe but it will always keep you dry. The is no worse Adventure Rider than a wet one! Safe-wise, enduro protection gear is very safe when you are talking about “braces” and not just plastic protective that is, you will not be comfortable enough for a 2-3 or more days Adventure ride. We prefer riding suits with integrated D3O protection in them. So the bottom line is: Gore-Tex + D3O + as many air-vents as possible is the ideal riding suit for adventure. Read more about Rider Micro Climate in our Blog.

  • Helmet
  • Riding Jacket (Gore-Tex with protection gear)
  • Riding Pants (GoreTex with protection gear
  • Boots (MX or ADV)
  • Goggles
  • Gloves (2 sets)
  • Hydration pack (minimum 3 liters)
  • Ear plugs

Personal

Don’t ever forget your personal hygiene stuff and all the necessary medication you might require. Shops are always a long ride from the mountain top.

  • Toiletries
  • Soap
  • Toothpaste, Toothbrush & Floss
  • Towel (microfiber Pack Towel)
  • Toilet paper
  • Bug spray
  • Pain reliever
  • Allergy meds
  • Wet Wipes
  • Sun Glasses
  • Money (credit cards & cash)

Camping Gear

Camping is a nice option to get as close to nature as possible. In Greece free-camping in a National Forest isn’t exactly legal, but it is a very common habit in the Greek Adventure community.

  • Sleeping bag
  • Pillow
  • Roll pad
  • Tent
  • Dry bags (2) for tent, sleeping pad & sleeping bag
  • Folding hand saw
  • Eating utensils
  • Lighter / waterproof matches
  • Can opener
  • Pots & pans
  • Coffee cup
  • Headlamp (2)
  • Kitchen set & spices
  • Stove & stove fuel bottle

Motorcycle

Better safe than sorry! Remember that all motorcycle maintenance gear is rather heavy, so it is better to have is packed separately than the rest of your gear and as lower positioned as possible.

  • Engine oil
  • Clip-style master link
  • Fuses
  • Chain lube
  • Spare inner-tubes (even for tubeless tires)
  • Tire Levers (minimum 2)

Tools & Misc.

Don’t forget to pack all the little things that will make your life much easier.

  • Tool roll/tool set
  • Tire levers
  • Tire patch kit
  • Air pump
  • Tire gauge
  • Quicksteel
  • Leatherman tool
  • Swiss Army knife
  • Large inflation CO2 (for tubeless tires)
  • First Aid kit
  • Zip ties
  • Duct tape
  • Wire
  • Loctite
  • WD-40
  • Tow strap

Food

Always bring something for the road. Mishaps are part of the Adventure, so you might get stuck in a place for much longer than you anticipated.

  • Energy bars
  • Other ingredients based on meal plan

Remember: Carry only the Gear you need, but don’t forget what is Important !

* Don’t forget to notify your bank that you will be traveling abroad so they don’t block your card. A load of extra hassle that can easily be avoided. Also print off a copy of your documents to keep the original safe from harm whilst riding.

Service Station

This is a list of Brand-specific service and repair shops that have earned our trust. We are not affiliated with any of these shops, but we have good personal experience from their services.

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BMW Panagiotopoulos

Kanari 9, Pallini 15344, Greece

tel. +30 (210) 6046940

 

KTM ELIO Orange Point

Vouliagmenis Ave 89, Athens 11636, Greece

tel. +30 (210) 9029111

 

KTM Mimikos Motoshop

Aidipsou Nea Artaki Chalkida, Halkida 34100, Greece

tel. +30 (2221) 060438

 

KTM SEE Racing Center 500

Par. Leof. Vouliagmenis 500, Alimos 17456, Greece

tel. +30 (210)