Edward Passed His Test!

Yay! The newest motorcyclist in our team of riders has passed his motorcycle test and is now the proud owner of his first big bike! Edward took his module 2 (practical riding test) on a stonking day earlier this week – you all know what sort of motorbike-unfriendly weather we’ve been having recently. We are …

Rider Profile: Zoe

Some of my happiest travelling memories are by bike. Some of my favourite stories to tell involve riding. I think any biker will tell you that. I have always loved the idea of motorcycling. As a child I remember staring at the massive purple custom Harley at the bottom of the street in Devonport, and …

Rider Profile: Paul

Paul writes: My name is Paul Clark and I work at Hill & Clark Ltd, a property letting and management company in Boston. I am married with 3 children, 2 dogs and a cat! I have always been interested in motorbikes since my very early teens, working in school holidays and at a weekly cleaning …

Rider Profile: Rick

Rick feels he was very fortunate to be a very good friend of Graham They spent a lot of time together and if he was still here they would have gone over this trip in their minds and on paper many many times to get all the fine detail sorted. He and many others are really missing …

Pillion Profile: Veronica

Veronica, married to Edward and sister-in-law to Allister, will be a pillion for the trip. Although she hasn’t quite caught the ‘riding bug’ she enjoys going on the back of a motorbike and values the social aspect that motorbike riders share in a way car drivers never can. Veronica is a secondary school teacher and, …

Rider Profile: Edward

Edward has been a close family friend to the Homes’ for as long as he can remember and is now married into the extended family. He only started riding last year, doing his CBT and buying a Yamaha 125cc YBR in early summer 2012. Having passed his theory, Edward is planning on completing his motorbike …

Rider Profile: Allister

Allister is one of Graham’s two sons. He was more interested in cars than motorbikes until he was in his 20s, when his Dad had caught the motorcycling bug again and his wife (Zoe) – who had always imagined herself as a biker since a young age – added encouragement. Allister learnt on the same …