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Going Guided – Wild West Part One

I don’t remember when I started dreaming about this trip. It feels like forever. LincsGeek and I have certainly been talking about it for several years, perhaps many years. We wanted to explore the United States on motorbikes, see for ourselves some of the places we’ve heard about, get away from it all and enjoy something

Preparing for the Trip of a Lifetime

How do you prepare for the trip of a lifetime? I may well have mentioned previously that I am very nearly (seven weeks seven weeks seven weeks) about to embark on my trip of a lifetime. Something I have been dreaming about for years and years. I am incredibly excited about it. It’s been booked for well over a

Inspired by Adventure

Life is all about the journey. This has been my mantra for a long time. It is something I believe. Something I strive to remember daily. Something that prompts me to focus on things and enjoy them to the full. I wear it on my blog. I wear it on my wrist. It’s on my

The Graham Homes Memorial Ride

The Graham Homes Memorial Ride will be 2,000+ miles of Great British roads over a week at the end of May 2013, raising money for two cancer charities. It will be our biking tribute to Graham, my father in law, recreating something of our John O’Groats to Land’s End trip in 2009, while hopefully making

Fan in a Van

Remember THIS POST where I spoke about being too old and too sensible for the adventure that was becoming Visit England’s “Fan in a Van”? It turns out I was wrong. Yes, I know! Visit England weren’t looking for a student. They chose a 30-year-old who has put her life on hold to take part

Year in Photos (25 Aug 11) – Humpback Panniers

We’re off for a motorbike adventure soon and spent this evening packing.  So stressful!  We can take the bare minimum – I’ve one one pair of converse, one pair of jeans, a few tshirts, a wash kit, a jumper, some underwear, and that’s pretty much it.  It’s a good job it’s gonna be fun (and

Trip of My Dreams

Ever since I was about eight I have wanted to ride a motorbike. And ever since I could ride a motorbike I have wanted to tour the USA on one.  And thankfully Allister is also as keen. The dream is to ride through San Fransisco, Yosemite, Death Valley, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas – you know the