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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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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