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This informational website is all about our services, our travels, and our love for motorcycles. 'US' means myself and Nina my lovely and supportive wife. You'll get to know us through this site... and you can also find me on many other places on the Internet.
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If you're new to EuropeRides, you may want to browse the blog further down and read some of the history. I have changed the site regularly, even lost it once to hackers, and just recently re-started it again.
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The good news: WINTER IS OVER ! You may think “well, duh!” But really, this winter has been the longest for many decades and although I have been riding our GS in France a few times along snow lined mountain roads, and the RT here in Holland in between frost periods, last week was the FIRST time THIS YEAR that Nina and I mounted up and rode along the West-Frisian country roads again! So what’s next? Ride whenever the sun is out !! AND….. …… the RT Treffen on APRIL 21st. That’s the now yearly meeting of BMW RT’s (mainly)…
Being one of the first users of Paper.li, the Swiss attempt at making automated, curated on-line newspapers, we have the ‘EuropeRides MotorMag’ appear twice daily. The way it works is that it crawls through many thousands Twitter and Facebook pages and accounts that WE have liked, and picks up the articles on topics we indicate. Once in a while we also add other articles that we find. We haven’t upgraded the mag to ‘Pro’ status yet, since we don’t have much money to spare, but it is interesting in its present form already. Add it to your Favorites list and…
To all of our friends, motoring or not…….
If you’re not used to riding with a large tour bike and its side cases……. or if you’re just not paying attentin to your riding at all…. THIS is what may happen to your expensive motorbike and your own expensive (??) head ! Chute de moto dans un port – Humour
On the main connection between France and Italy in the eastern Alps, connecting the French Tarantaise region with the Italian Aosta Valley, lies this wonderfully equipped, motor-friendly hotel ! As you may remember, Nina and I checked them out earlier this year to get them their Motorrad-Tourer certificate of quality. And since we check upon the ‘partners’ once in a while, I found this nice Youtube video of the restaurant and breakfast room for you ! We also noticed that the new ‘motor cover’ has been finished, so now there is even more covered parking space for our stallions! I’ve…
…….. *cough*…….. …. but I could NEVER remember the track !!!!