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About us

Meet the team !


Adventure motorcycle travelling is for everybody.

It doesn’t discriminate age, gender or type of bike.

All you need is a flexible, open-minded attitude and the rest will follow!"


~ Chris Wilthuis / Founder Explore360°



Combining two passions: traveling and riding a motorcycle. An unbeatable combination that led me to more than 60 countries the last fifteen years. What I like most is really being in the present and the feeling of freedom when my bike, the track and environment are in harmony with each other. Traveling means to me to broaden my horizon, deepen my perspectives and meeting the unknown and new people. To experience a wide variety of cultures, lifestyles, scenery and adventure, and of course to go for a ride!

In 2011 I ended my 16-year career as an officer in the Royal Netherlands Air Force and immigrated to Sweden. After a 6 months journey together with my wife on our two bikes through North- Central and South America,  I decided to take the jump: to combine my passions with my former job experience in the military and more than 20 years of travel-experience around the world. Until now, not a single day of regret and only more eager to explore those hidden gems of our beautiful planet!


By making use of local support crews, guides and small local (family) businesses and accommodations we try to stimulate the local economy as much as possible.
And not only that: they have often much more knowledge of the area to be explored, which gives us the opportunity to get a more genuine experience!

For example: in Morocco we work together with locally well-known Noureddine Said. He drives the support vehicle during our Morocco tours and maintains (his) the rental bikes. Besides this, he knows Morocco as no other!

But we also have Babu and Sahadev in Nepal. Cuong and Diêp in Vietnam, Pim and George in Uganda, or Werner & Agniezka in South Africa.
We work already for years together and have build up a strong relationship with them.

They are part of the crew!


He started his adventure motorbiking career fairly early. At the age of 21 he rode the classical overland route through Europe-Middle East-South East Asia, and all the way to Australia. Since then there has only been one preferred way for him to travel, by motorbike.

From Denmark to Cape Town in South Africa and back, several times the old Paris-Dakar routes through West Africa and of course most of Europe; Balkan, Eastern Europe and Scandinavia more than once.

He has been a certified BMW Motorrad offroad instructor since 2014 and gives offroad courses in Denmark every year.

Put him on a bike in some varied/difficult terrain in good company and you shall hear no complaints.

Motorbiking, travelling and meeting people is what he enjoys most.


Already from a very young age he got in contact with dirt bikes inspired by his neighbour (a Dutch MX champion). Getting his motorcycle license immediately when reaching the legal age instead of his car drivers license, gave him the freedom to go out exploring nature on two wheels.

He used to ride a fully loaded KTM from the back of a Chinook helicopter during his former career in the Dutch Special Forces, but nowadays he’s working as a free-lance coach/consultant.

Being retired from the Army means he has more time nowadays to enjoy time with his family and dogs, being in outdoors, and to guide tours for Explore360.

He loves traveling and people. He enjoys making memories and exploring other cultures, nature and connecting with people. With his coaching background he also enjoys guiding people and, where necessary, reflecting on what they’re experiencing during our travels and their technical skills.


On the 17th of May, 2009 he left The Netherlands on his Honda Africa Twin for an overland motorbike journey to Australia. The 37000 Km adventure took him over a year to complete and was the experience of a lifetime. It was great to see all the different countries with their stunning natural beauty but most impressive were all the people and cultures.

"People all over the world were just amazing. The hospitality and kindness of people everywhere was just mind-boggling, especially in the places where the media and our governments tell us not to go. The journey was an eye opener to a beautiful world.

A world everyone should see through his or her own eyes, preferably from atop a motorcycle and not on a television".

Nowadays working as European Manager for Mosko Moto and when not on the road, you can find him on his motorcycle somewhere in Spain where he lives nowadays.



After finishing his military training, he had saved enough money to buy his first motorcycle. Driving to work was of course much more fun on two wheels! During his time in the Air Mobile Forces his preferred transportation was the Moto Guzzi on which he learned to ride (survive) offroad. As an Apache pilot in the Air Force, he was send abroad for training missions and deployments frequently so there was not much time left for bikes. Until the end of his flying career in 2021 when he picked it up again and joined the Morocco tour.

Since then he is hooked again to offroad riding. Almost every weekend he is enjoying his Husqvarna 701 looking for mud, dirt and/or sand to play with in the South of The Netherlands.

He is a real team player, focused on keeping the group together and support those who need a  hand. Helping people to explore their personal boundaries and to push them a little further in a controlled way is his passion. Being part of the Explore360 team and guiding trips is giving him this rewarding experience.


His passion for travel came at a young age and that led him to joining the British Army at the age of 18. Most of his working life has revolved around the military working in various countries such as Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan.
He has visited a lot of countries and travelled around the world on two separate trips, the latest returning in 2017 by motorcycle. He left England and pushed East into Siberia and Mongolia to then ship over to Canada and push south through the Americas, returning back to Europe to complete the lap. This solo journey took 505 days completing a total of 52'000km.

When not on motorbikes you can find him out in the mountains climbing or snowboarding. He is English and a huge lover of tea!


From owner of a gingerbread factory to the mining industry, Jon has done it all and has lots of experience in the Swedish industry on different management positions.

He learned to walk on gravel up in the North of Sweden, but he is even harder to beat on tarmac. On the race track even faster and that is his real passion!

But since he retired early he got hit by the travel bug.

In 2014 he drove with three other guys on their bikes from Sweden via China to Thailand for three months.

Then followed by Kenya and Tanzania, Morocco, Spain, Norway and Iceland.

Nowadays as  a “time-millionaire” he divides his time between his (grand)children, track-racing, enduro riding, hunting, fishing and his work as a tour guide.



During his normal job he goes around as "The Happy Boss", the owner of Happy Campers, the biggest camper-van rental company in Iceland.

But his real passion is motorbike riding!

Together with his brother he circumnavigated the world already twice. First through Russia and back via the USA. The second time from Alaska all the way to Ushuaia in Patagonia.

There is no corner left on Iceland which he did not cover yet on his bike, -and that many times!

He is always up for adventure and besides that, a hell of a chef and loves cooking.

So you are lucky when he will join the tour !


A gravel-guru and a legend in Sweden and Norway amongst off-road enthusiasts! He worked for many years for SMC, the Swedish Motorcycle Association, as tour-guide and a journalist for motorcycle magazines.

Spending time nowadays with his family and grand-children, fishing and of course riding his bike(s) all year around.

With more then 40 years of experience of gravel riding in Sweden and Norway, he knows what gravel riding is all about as nobody else.

There are no secret tracks, water passages or gravel roads for him in Sweden and Norway! (he forgot more tracks than you will ever know ;)



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