Piombino in Tuscany, what a wonderful discovery..

Like many, my only knowledge of the north Italian coastal city of Piombino was as a port from where to take a ferry for the lovely island of Elba. Indeed several years ago with a group of motorcycle friends we had ridden to the port and waited for the ferry, without even a glance atContinue reading “Piombino in Tuscany, what a wonderful discovery..”

Well pleased with the Conti Sports tyres on the old S4…

Tyres are super important as we all know cos they are the ONLY point of contact between the car (or bike or van) and the road so I am a great fan of good tyres and good tyre pressure, I check my tyre pressure weekly and several times on every long journey. Well when IContinue reading “Well pleased with the Conti Sports tyres on the old S4…”

Back in Italy from the UK, great trip, great car but what a sad, sad UK…

Crazy plan indeed but hey I enjoy crazy cos I love to challenge myself and I certainly did but to be honest the real challenge was not the fantastic journey but the new UK Brexit/COVID regulations, more below. When I set off on a Friday afternoon I decided to break myself in gently to theContinue reading “Back in Italy from the UK, great trip, great car but what a sad, sad UK…”