Next stop the Ace Cafe for Malaysian female motorcycle adventurer travelling the world on her Yamaha FZ150i

Malaysian female motorcycle traveller has come to the UK, which is one of more than 50 countries, which she has visited in the past few years on her Yamaha FZ150

Next stop the Ace Cafe for Malaysian female motorcycle adventurer travelling the world on her Yamaha FZ150i

March 31, 2016
Anita Yusof and Tiffany Coates have travelled to  many of the world's countries on their respective tours

Anita Yusof meets the UK’s top motorcycle adventurer Tiffany Coates at the Ace Cafe in London

A Malaysian female motorcycle adventurer, who has visited over 50 countries solo on her Yamaha FZ150i, had the Ace Cafe on her tick list, when she visited the UK recently.

The iconic bikers’ cafe on London’s North Circular was also the place she met her idol Tiffany Coates, who is a UK’s top female motorcycle traveller (pictured with Anita left).

Anita Yusof began her overland travelling in 2012 with just 43 days riding experience.  Since then she has taken several tours of Central and South East Asia, including her favourite adventure across the ‘Stans’, namely Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and even Afghanistan.

During this tour, she endured temperatures ranging from 2 to 52 celcius, sandstorms, strong mountain winds, avalanche, wet crossings and roads washed away due to floods.

The Yamaha FZ150i is a naked 150 cc liquid cooled 4-stroke motorcycle.  It is manufactured in Malaysia by Yamaha, exclusively for Asian and Indian markets, so unfortunately you won’t get one here, unless you import one.  Though the new MT-125 ABS looks like it might be a good alternative!

When she is not travelling across the world’s most testing terrain, she works as a lecturer in Campus Ipoh, in the western part of Malaysia.  She has two grown up sons and is determined to complete her global adventure and a PhD by the time she is 50!

You can read a full account of Anita’s past adventures on the Global Women Who Ride website and on her own blog.

Anita Yusof has travelled to 53 countries on her Yamaha FZ150i

Anita Yusof has travelled to 53 countries on her Yamaha FZ150i

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