two wheels move the soul'
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About Us
Robert Khodadad. MD - Chief Guide - Instructor
Native Englishman - Robert personally guides all of Ridden Earth's tours and expeditions. He created Ridden Earth after operating as the official BMW touring agent for several years in Turkey, Asia and Europe. He has guided rides through more than 23 countries and is known for his meticulous planning, route knowledge and sense of humour.  Robert got his first bike when he was 17 and today he is a British Institute Of Advanced Motorists (IAM) qualified observer, ADAC, CVT Advanced road Instructor. Languages: English, Spanish, Turkish, Italian.
Burak Ercan. Guide - Support
Riding since he was 14, Burak trained with the American Midwest Police Motorcycle Training Group and then gained the coveted Japanese police motorcycle certificate. He then worked at the BMW Motorcycle Academy as Chief instructor for 6 years. Burak has a passion for Turkey and the Alps. Languages: English, French, Turkish, Japanese.
Maria Therese Porcari - Support and bookings Turkey and Asia
Native Italian - German, Maria handles bookings, support and logistics in Turkey and Asia. Based in our Turkey office, she also keeps the rest of us in check! She has been passionate about bikes for more than 20 years and is a regular pillion passenger on the Turkey tours. Languages: English, German, Italian, Turkish.
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