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Ace Cafe Adventure Travel Day

By 10.30 the parking area was full and bikes were stretched down the road for hundreds of yards in both directions. I stood at the doorway to the Cafe for just a moment and all I could hear was the confident burble of overlanding bikes and the cheerful natter…

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Sam at the Wilderness Lectures

Into Africa at the Wilderness Lectures

Heard of Wilderness Lectures? If you are interested in travel then you probably will have. This Bristol based organization has been running for 25 years now. The organisers are all adventurers themselves, and easily attract top names from the world of adventuring. Who was that guy who walked across the Amazon? Who is that woman […]

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Sam at Motorcycle Live 2011

Motorcycle Live 2011

The Motorcycle Live show at the NEC (National Exhibition Centre) in Birmingham is the UK’s biggest indoor motorcycle show, and for me it’s also the one with the most wow factor. Most of the motorcycle manufacturers are there and they spend thousands on putting their stands together. The rest of the show is an enticing […]

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