Well over a decade ago, I followed double Guinness World Record holder for endurance motorcycling Kevin Sanders on a section of a ride down to the Bavarian Alps for a BMW biker meeting. He wasn’t going particularly fast on his GS, but he kept on riding for hour after hour, without stopping. How could this be…? Continue reading This could save my arse, big time!
Don’t be fooled by the title. With just weeks to go before I set off on the RTW ride of my life, I’m definitely not ready. Visas, carnets, vaccinations and budgets are all being slowly and painfully dealt with, but fearing that too much paperwork would make me a dull boy, I traded a day in the office for a day on the saddle and booked an adventure bike training course in the wilds of north Norfolk… Continue reading Ready for the adventure?
Need to split a few logs for next winter and have also been advised to test the bike fully loaded, so why not combine the two activities on a beautiful winter’s day?
I can’t believe that it’s taken all of my motorcycling life until now to discover the joy of heated clothing. All the freezing rides, the frequent stops to jump up and down by the roadside and get the blood flowing again, the numb fingers – none of it was necessary. There was another way and I’ve finally had a taste of ‘the warm side’. Continue reading Why stop for winter?