2019 Year in Review

With 2020 well in swing I thought that I would take a brief moment to review the last year. It was an eventful time and a year that will influence and define the what happens the next twelve months. The year that was The year started very much focused on the planning for the trip […]

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Destination Geneva

Reminiscent of aviation pre-flight checks, I am running down my lists and making sure nothing has been forgotten. Counting the days With only a handful of days left until departure I am reminded that I have been counting down for this trip since day 238 (according to my desktop countdown app). This was the day […]

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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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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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Day trip planning in Snowdonia

Destination Snowdonia It’s been well over a month since I returned from the North Coast 500 and other than the occasional short run there has been nothing worthy of a planned route. With the unprecedented weather giving us an actual summer, it has given me the luxury of being able to plan for a ride […]

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