The Sea is Still There – Wild West Part Seven

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The Pacific Coast Highway, or Highway 1, is said to be one of the best motorcycling roads in the world. The All American Road, selected as such by the US Department of Transportation, was voted as one of the ten … Continued

Motorcycle Live 2014

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It’s Motorcycle Live at the NEC this week and yesterday LincsGeek and I headed over to have a mooch about and get some biking inspiration for the coming year. Anyone who is anything to do with motorcycling is there to advertise their … Continued

The Hottest Place on Earth – Wild West Part Three

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In the same way that nothing can really prepare you for skiing in -29 degrees Celsius (which we did in Ruka, Finland), nothing can prepare you for riding a motorbike in +48 degrees Celsius. It is not simply a case … Continued

Fat Boys and Softails – Wild West Part Two

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We never talked about doing this trip in a car; the plan was always to ride. It’s the old clichés – riding a motorbike provides a sense of freedom, the wind in the face, a feeling of being at one … Continued

Going Guided – Wild West Part One

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This is the first in a series of posts documenting my motorcycle tour of the Wild West of America. Thanks for stopping by. Links to each of the other posts in the series are at the foot of the article. … Continued

Year in Photos – Weeks 24, 25 and 26

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I have been away from Splodz Blogz whilst on my holiday so thought I would put these three weeks worth of photos into one post. There will of course be a post or two featuring my American motorcycle road trip … Continued

Some Snaps of a Quick Motorcycle Ride to France

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There has been a lot in the media over the last few weeks about the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Codenamed Operation Overlord, D-Day was the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II. It … Continued

Dream Trip Booked: Now to Get Stronger

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LincsGeek and I have been talking about, dreaming about, going on a motorcycle tour of the west of the USA for years. Years and years. Probably about ten years. Maybe more. We have always joked that we probably wouldn’t actually … Continued

The Graham Homes Memorial Ride

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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, … Continued