January 19, 2018

 On 27th January at 3pm (!) new speed limits apply in French rural roads, dropping from 90Kph to 8Kph.

This great little infographic is an attempt to make this clear to all road users - typically French!! 

January 11, 2018

The other day I was asked to join Herts and Beds Advanced Motorcyclists group (https://www.hbam.org.uk/index.php) and give a talk on touring, riding overseas and what we should think about when undertaking a long ride.

What a super group of people! There were around 50...

January 3, 2018

Back from riding around France I thought I would share a customer support tale, taken from the latest trip and reflecting what customer support is all about. 

I am a loyal Triumph rider but have no reason to promote or flatter them, other than I find their products...

December 31, 2017

This picture above was taken in Biarritz on Thursday, and shows the rain clouds hanging over the Pyrenees, looking towards Spain. What a stunning place this is.

2017 was a great year for riding in the Pyrenees and I feel certain that 2018 will bring more superb trips to...

December 17, 2017

Its been too long since I was last riding the Pyrenees and even now, in the midst of December and with Pepe Noel on show all over the place, the area is stunning.

I was very fortunate to be out riding with JB, who is a local man and a very good rider on his Multist...

December 10, 2017

December in UK and the snow is here early this year.

Not the time to get on a bike I would say and despite the snow with us today, I know this weather will not last. I expect rain soon and then the roads will once more be motorcycle friendly, if not still a potential ch...

November 30, 2017

 This is a picture from our home in Anglet, France - and yes it is snow, very early in the winter season this year!!

Whilst the snow did not last, rain took care of that, we have to face cold weather is a real challenge for bikers and now is the time to check out your w...

November 20, 2017

I was able to visit the NEC and Motorcycle Live on the first day (Saturday) and thought I would share with you all some thoughts and observations from this flagship event.

Saddling up early from a frosty Huntingdon I rode across to Birmingham, surprised to see few other...

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