Nick Sanders – what a guy!

Have a look at this guys web site: https://www.nicksanders.com/. Nick is perhaps the most travelled world traveller ever, he has collaborated with Yamaha for many years and his travels with the R1 and more recently the SuperTenere 1200 are now made into some fantastic books and films. Nick is and remains a very down-to-earth guy … Continue reading Nick Sanders – what a guy!

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A bike trip from Amalfi over to the south coast of Spain, wonderful places and the best bike I have ever ridded/loved..

I had a full week holiday booked in downtown Estepoda, at a lovely resort called Costa Natura, practically on the beach on the Costa del Sol on the Spanish south coast only about 40km up the coast from Gibralter. We debated which way to travel, and madam chose a flight from Naples to Malaga with … Continue reading A bike trip from Amalfi over to the south coast of Spain, wonderful places and the best bike I have ever ridded/loved..

A bike trip, down to the south of Spain this time.

My lovely Yamaha FJR1300 cannot wait to stretch her long legs. We have booked a week in a lovely place near Malaga and I was thinking of taking a flight, fast and easy of course. BUT I really prefer a trip by bike and I love Spain, so I have booked a ferry from Civitavecchia … Continue reading A bike trip, down to the south of Spain this time.

A truly wonderful gastronomic discovery, just off the motorway near Fidenza, km90…

I discovered this place by chance on my last trip to the UK. I was in the north of Italy and I needed some fuel so I left the motorway to search for a petrol station and I found one and filled up. I was also feeling hungry so I looked around for food and … Continue reading A truly wonderful gastronomic discovery, just off the motorway near Fidenza, km90…

Another rapid van trip through Europe

Last week I headed north, destination the UK where I was due to deliver 2 motorbikes to my favourite bike shop where they would be sold. So I prepared my trusty Vito van, checking the tyres plus oil plus water and packing the 2 bikes snugly into the rear, luckily they are both slim bikes … Continue reading Another rapid van trip through Europe

Don’t take your car to Ravello or Amalfi, avoid driving the Amalfi coast at all costs!!!! (unless you drive a battle tank maybe)…

Why, you may ask. Well, consider these points: The traffic along the coast road becomes just one long hot queue in the summer months. The coast road is very narrow and winding, two buses cannot pass easily. Overtaking is generally impossible. If two coaches or buses or trucks meet then one must reverse. You can … Continue reading Don’t take your car to Ravello or Amalfi, avoid driving the Amalfi coast at all costs!!!! (unless you drive a battle tank maybe)…

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