European road trips

What are the best European road trips?

Motorcycle road trips are synonymous with big countries like Australia and the USA, but did you know that the first automotive road trip took place in Germany?  Europe has some of the most stunning motorcycle roads in the world and for those who dream of being on the open road YourParkingSpace has put together some of the …

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Patagonia Compass Expeditions

Patagonia motorcycle rental deal

Compass Expeditions has a special rental deal available for people who return their expedition bikes from Patagonia at the bottom of South America to Chile. Many motorcycle tour companies make these offers from time to time as an economical way to transport vehicles back to where they started from. The Compass Expedition bikes will have …

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Avon Valley the first motorcycle friendly region

First motorcycle friendly region launched

The first motorcycle friendly region, consisting of seven council areas, has been launched in Western Australia with a comprehensive list of features. On Sunday, April 23, 2017, the Avon Valley Motorcycle Friendly Region, northeast of Perth, joined the Motorcycle Friendly towns and shires of Glamorgan Spring Bay, Tasmania (July 2007); Texas, Queensland (July 2013); Wauchope, New South Wales …

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Pilgrimage to UK National Motorcycle Museum

Anyone visiting the United Kingdom who has an interest in motorbikes should make a pilgrimage to Birmingham’s National Motorcycle Museum. It’s located just off the M42, near Birmingham Airport and pretty much opposite the NEC (the National Exhibition Centre). If you time it right you could also combine your visit and take in “Motorcycle Live”, …

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Deals on West Coast motorcycle rental

Deals on West Coast motorcycle rental

If you are planning a ride on the West Coast of North America this northern 2017 spring, MotoQuest has some great “transporter” rental deals. These cheap “transporter” rental deals come up from time to time with American rental companies who want to transport bikes back in the other direction from one-way rentals. There are probably also some …

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Ace Cafe Orlando ground-breaking

Biggest Ace Cafe to open in Florida

The famous London Ace Cafe has many copies around the world, but the first North American franchise, set to open in Orlando, Florida, in spring 2017, will be the biggest yet. Ace Cafe Orlando will be a 35,000-square-foot (10,668sq m) motor-centric dining, entertainment, and retail destination expecting to draw more than 400,000 people a year. …

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Great reasons to ride to Invercargill

The roads around Invercargill are not all that exciting and the weather is usually horrible, but there are still some great reasons to visit the home town of Burt Munro … apart from the fact his streamliner (pictured above) is on display in the local hardware store! I was in Mossburn heading for Invercargill a few years …

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Nirvana around every corner on a Harley

Nirvana around every corner on a Harley

There is nirvana around every corner in New Zealand. That’s my verdict after riding the long way on Harley-Davidson motorcycles from Dunedin to Invercargill in New Zealand’s South Island. We’re part of a media and VIP ride to the Iron Run rally in Queenstown being organised by Harley-Davidson Australia and New Zealand through their Kiwi dealer network. The …

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Discount motorcycle tour to Himalayas with Royal Bike Riders

Discount motorcycle tour to Himalayas

If you’ve ever wanted to ride to the Himalayas on the highest road in the world, now is the time to book with Royal Bike Riders of India and tick the tour off your bucket list. They are generously offering Motorbike Writer readers a massive 20% discount on their Top of the Himalayas motorcycle tour from August …

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Hear the Road Tours Radicofani in Tuscany

Ride Italy with Hear the Road Motorcycle Tours

Have you ever wanted to tour Italy with those who know all the spectacular back roads? Hear the Road Motorcycle Tours, based in Rome, provides both guides tours and self-guided tours that take you to all the best roads. The company is owned and operated by long-time motorcycle enthusiast, Enrico Grassi.   Enrico works tirelessly to prepare unforgettable trips …

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