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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First Video Attempt

I am a photographer and really s**k at making video, but since this is our vacation and I happen to have a copy of Camtasia…. AND a ContourHD helmet camera, I figured I might as well upload my ‘doings’ anyway and share some of the awesome places we ride at! This first little video shows us riding through the ski resort of Méribel in the French Alps (Savoie region), down to our place in the small village of Les Allues. No need to watch it all….. I took out the sound because the camera has a fault in sound recording………

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We’re off to the States

Yes, and sooner than expected. When we did our wonderful Florida Trip back in 2007, followed by our visit of Seattle and Vancouver, we didn’t expect to ‘be back ‘ so soon. Although, soon….. it’s been 3 years already since our wonderful meetings with BMW riders (and fellow pilots). This time we’re heading off to Aruba first, to celebrate Vivian’s birthday there. After that it’s off to Florida for a few days (family and business), and then on to Seattle again where our friends Della and Barry are waiting for us. We’ll hop into Alaska together and do some flying…

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New Touring Partner Added!

Due-South is our latest Motor Touring Partner, added just a week ago. Due-South is run by Joe Visser and is a South-African motorcycle touring company. Joe has pretty much the same ideas about what a good, but small motor company should be and do as we have! His company offers guided, road based motorcycle tours using BMW motorcycles (BMW R 1200 GS, BMW F 650 GS series) in and around Southern Africa. Joe and I have agreed to act as each other’s booking and PR agents, thereby spreading our operations and contacts over two continents!  Click on the logo to…

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