Radiotherapy has concluded …

After 33 sessions, every weekday for the last six and a half weeks, I finished radiotherapy yesterday. Like everything else on this new adventure,  it started and even though it seemed at times like it would take forever, it eventually ended. And luckily, like all my motorcycle tours, I made it through intact, even if […]

Now for a different adventure

I’ve owned three BMW motorcycles since I moved to the UK in early 2008; R1200RT, K1300GT and & K1600GT. Each of these motorcycles have seen plenty of the UK (weather permitting) and continental Europe, which is my preferred touring destination. They have all been well suited to touring and proven to be a great way […]

Looking for a motorcycle app? Check out mototrackTOUR in conjunction with developer Anolisoft are pleased to announce the release of their new motorcycle app and companion website – mototrackTOUR. When we started we were looking for a project to demonstrate our commitment to great value tech for motorcyclists and were pleased to be able to assist Anolisoft in the development of […]

New Friends

We are very pleased to introduce Horizons Unlimited and GoPro as Friends of To learn more about our Friends please follow the links to their dedicated Friends page or simply look under the Friends menu on our Home Page.  Please support us by supporting our Friends.

Horizons Unlimited: The best online resource for motorcyclists

Probably the best online resource for motorcycle travellers is Horizons Unlimited.  Geared towards adventure tourers, this site has more information and content than you will ever need if you are thinking of undertaking your own motorcycle adventure or grand tour.  Find inspiration, travel destinations, other travellers, tips, country info, practical advice from people who know, […]

Have we lost that Easy Rider spirit?

During an enjoyable lunch with a former work colleague and fellow motorcyclist, the discussion turned to our recent travel experiences.  His by train from Vladivostok to Moscow and mine by motorcycle from London to Turkey  accompanied by a real time, online travel blog.  As I explained the tech/gadgets required to maintain the blog while on […]

The Transfagarasan Route

So is this one of the best driving roads in Europe?  It is superb but the surface is not recommended for sportsbikes.  But make the effort if you’re in the area. Want to see what it’s like?  These videos were taken in August 2011. For more information see