By this stage 100 years ago, Carl Stearns Clancy – the first round the world biker whose route we were retracing – was on the scent of home.Visiting h(...)

Clancy's boots outside the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa

Anamosa in Iowa is an unremarkable town, apart from two things. It’s the home of former racer John Parham, who in 1975 opened a small shop which went (...)

Trail blazing: Richard Livermore, Dr G, Bart Madson, Gary Walker and Geoff Hill at Cow Creek Canyon, Oregon

Carl Stearns Clancy, the first round-the-world biker, whose route we were retracing 100 years on, knew the road east through the Sierra mountains woul(...)

Gary Walker, Dr Gregory Frazier, Richard Livermore, fan and Geoff Hill on the latest leg of re-creating the journey made by Carl Stearns Clancy

Carl Stearns Clancy, the first around-the-world biker, whose route we are retracing 100 years on, arrived in San Franciso to find that his Henderson h(...)

Carl Stearns Clancy, the first round-the-world biker, whose route we were retracing 100 years on, emerged on deck as his ship docked in Nagasaki, brea(...)

Skyscrapers on Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong, with its modern natives and matching shops, came as a complete surprise to Carl Stearns Clancy, the first round-the-world biker, whose rout(...)

Carl Stearns Clancy, the first round-the-world biker, whose route we were following 100 years on, was surprised to find the ancient Rome of his(...)

Dr Gregory W Frazier, the man who rescued from historical amnesia the story of Carl Clancy and his pioneering around-the-world on a motorcycle achievementeg Frazier

Peter Murtagh Dr Gregory W Frazier, the man who rescued from historical amnesia the story of Carl Clancy and his pioneering around-the-wo(...)

The reports that I have been writing for the past week in the newspaper (and which also may be read online through searching my name) concern C(...)

Gary Walker (left) and Geoff Hill at the Hotel Rambrandt, Amsterdam. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Searching for a hotel in Amsterdam named Rembrandt turns out to be a little like searching for a pub in London called The Queen’s Head. T(...)