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I am sorry folks, but after the last upgrade to my WordPress Theme, the site got pretty messed up. And I haven’t found the time yet to figure it all out….. Since my last update we did some rides in Italy, showed people around in Italy, visited Switzerland and had a vacation in the US (including a motorcycle accident, no less), so too much things going on ! Stay tuned, I am working on it !

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Food and Italy, one more reason to visit !

We all know about spaghetti, macaroni and lasagna….. but the Italian kitchen is so much more and widely varied. Depending on where you are and when you are there, you will find many dishes that are totally awesome and you’ve never heard of it. That, and sweet stuff of course ! One of the reasons we like Italy so much. And here’s a Dutch lady, Hanneke, living in the north of Italy, maintaining a wonderful food blog…… in Italian :-) So go ahead and browse it, to get in the mood for your next Italian trip ! Of course, we…

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Polmone Turismo Verde

Here’s another great place to stay when in Umbria. A little bit of paradise in Italy’s Green Heart, re-built and managed by two people from Holland. Wonderful video ! Find more on their website HERE   Polmone Turismo Verde from Polmone on Vimeo.

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Motor Tours in Italy

Hi everybody….. these past two years have been difficult and EuropeRides has been left at the side for a while. But we’re still here (and now in Italy) and even if we ourselves cannot take you to ride, we are here at least help you find others who can ! The latest such contact is Enrico Grassi with his Hear The Road Italian motorcycle touring company. Enrico is based near Rome and his tours start from there. Check out his wonderful website with some great touring proposals !

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EuropeRide rides again

At long last we’ve managed to get ourselves in the saddle again. Not without some problems, mind you. After my rides 3 weeks ago, I found the GS’s NEW battery empty again. Should have tried it before mounting up, but no, we got all dressed up and ready at 95 F, pushed the button…. and ‘click’. Tried to jumpstart it down the steep hill from the house. Zilch. Couldn’t push it back up, so drove down with the car…. jump cable clamps too big!!! Got it running with help of a neighbor… and we had a good hour ride after…

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