In 8 years I can only remember two times that the BMF Motorcycle show in Peterborough has had wall to wall sunshine that is. And what a difference…
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So how did the ride go? The ride? The 50th anniversary of the ride made in 1964 from John O’Groats to Land’s End on the original Royal Enfield Continental GT. The ride started in appalling weather up in Scotland, and the two teams of riders who brought the bikes down into England had an extremely […]
I’m delighted to have been invited to link up with Royal Enfield for their ‘Top to Tip’ celebration ride. Fifty years after the world’s oldest motorcycle company in continuous production embarked on its first ever 24 hour ‘Top to Tip’ sprint ride, the challenge has been recreated. How did it all start? In 1964, Roger […]
A few weeks back, Steve McQueen from Adventure Moto Rider contacted me to ask if I was prepared to be interviewed by them. Steve explained the the idea was to ask questions that a novice overlander or a person with travel dreams would want to ask.
Do you find days when you can’t help but to have the feeling that things can’t get much better, and then the day does. Much better!
I had to smile when I saw the intro to the 15 page Adventure Special that MCN have just published. But in a way they are right…
Those of you who know me are much aware that group travel is not really my bag but travel is travel and the authors of this book have huge experience from both driving and leading tours. I wanted to know more. I asked myself, could people planning a long distance journey in a group, however […]
Whilst at the Motorcycle Live show at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham this year, Dave Stoppie had arranged to do an interview with me….
I’m often asked how I came about setting off on an 8 year adventure, and how it felt…
Interview with Ted Simon? A fascinating man and exciting times!