Would you purchase a motorbike from this guy??

Back in the old days when I was a student I was already a keen motorcyclist and the very proud owner of a stunning red Honda CB750K6 which I had purchased semi new from a mate, trading in my lovely yellow and black (speedblock) Yamaha RD400. Goodness that RD400 was fast and would raise itsContinue reading “Would you purchase a motorbike from this guy??”

Getting my old Vito ready for the road again..

From my experience I firmly believe that every trip needs preparation, a stitch in time and all that. So I recently headed up to my lovely garage (despite the heat) and I started to prepare my van for the trip to Bergamo. Tyre pressures ok, oil and water ok, windscreen washer water ok and allContinue reading “Getting my old Vito ready for the road again..”

Why do UK motor cyclists never GO anywhere??

When I was chatting with my mate Barnes recently we were discussing motorbikes over a cold beer or three as usual. He said to me that we covered more miles on a recent France weekend than many of his shop customers in a year or even two, which set us thinking. It is my opinionContinue reading “Why do UK motor cyclists never GO anywhere??”

Heading to France AGAIN, really? NO, north Italy this time…

Well er here we go again I guess, but this time the story is different. My mate Barnes has finally decided that he wants another motorbike after I tried to convince him for ages that life without a bike is a sad life. He met with some mates recently who asked him to join themContinue reading “Heading to France AGAIN, really? NO, north Italy this time…”