Packing for a motorcycle tour

I’m not a seasoned pro when it comes to motorcycle touring but I’ve got a few trips under my belt. I think that’s enough to be able to impart some packing knowledge, even if some of it is passed of from my research and not first hand experience. There are a few more considerations when […]

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Route planning in the Alps

It’s just over 60 days until I depart for Geneva and a further tour of the Alps. I periodically drop in and out of the routes on MyRoute-app just to remind myself that I’ve not missed an obvious route additions. At this stage I think it’s as good as it’s going to be. I have […]

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Planning a motorcycle tour

A (relatively) stress free approach to planning your next trip I have planned a few tours now and have numerous trips completed that have been subject to a pre-planned route. Additionally, I’ve had a number of overseas visits that have largely involved riding motorcycles, particularly in the US. Planning is part of the enjoyment of […]

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New year ride solutions

Fair weather riders I was going to open with a reference to my latest ride being the first of the new season but I realised that a ‘riding season’ is so subjective. There are those that ride all year and those that only ride when the weather is warmer and drier. I sit between these […]

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Planning the Alps Tour 2019

A long time ago…. It was never in doubt that I would do another tour of the Alps. Not only is it a stunning place to ride but with the BikeShuttle service that I used last time, its very easily accessible. This time however we were going to be joined with a number of my […]

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Three Valleys in Wales

The love of the journey Car drivers are often too keen to reach their destination. So much so that the aim is getting to the end of the drive rather than the journey. Sure, that isn’t always the case but these are the day trippers, the caravans and the motorhomes. Let’s not go there. It […]

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