Summer in Alto Adige – we’re coming !

The plan is to ride to Süd Tirol – or Alto Adige – again in a week or two. Hopefully the weather will allow us to take the motorbike again. WHY we keep coming back to this part of Italy, just south of the Austrian border ? Check out this short video clip on YouTube and maybe you’ll understand…..    

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We got our Contour HD now too

Can’t have the thing recommended on your site without actually owning it, now can you. Unfortunately the US manufacturer is very US-centered and hence not very friendly to resellers abroad, so I had to buy one. Still, I figure it will allow us to make you ‘ ride with us’  on our tours, so I think it is money well spent. I had planned to film our flight over the Cote d’Azur with friend Didier, but that obviously didn’t pan out because of the above. We’re now back in Holland and the BMW is still in France. So, I’ll be…

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Passo Rolle, Dolomiti, Italy

  I found yet another nice ‘motovideo’ on Youtube. This one shows the Passo Rolle seen from the top case of a V-Strom, looking backwards ! We did this nice and ‘docile’ pass by mistake two years ago. Weather wasn’t so good and we decided to go further south than normal. The Passo Rolle turned out to be a very nice route! We’ll be leaving for the Alps ourselves in a few days again and will post our own reports in a bit. But until then, enjoy the nice videos and other things we find for you on the Net…

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Shoot Video From Your Bike

  For some time now I have been looking to get me a video camera so I can store our wonderful rides for future generations to see. Cough. Alright, for ME to re-enjoy then, once I am too old and cranky to hold the BMW any longer. In any case, this is NOT so easy. There are many video cameras on the market these days, all digital, many expensive, and most not suited to mount on a vibrating and bouncing BMW with boxer engine ! In the end, there seem to be a few good ones, specifically aimed at being…

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