The Adventurists Monkey Bikes Monkey Runs Romania

Monkey around in Romania on monkey bikes

The Adventurists must be the first motorcycle touring company to offer tours on monkey bikes and now add tours of Romania riding one of the most famous roads in the world. Two years ago they launched the Monkey Run in the Sahara, crossing the Atlas Mountains to the Moroccan coast on 50cc Monkey Bikes and …

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Enrico Grassi Hear the Road Motorcycle Tours Italy Tuscany and Umbria: Heart of Italy

Motorcycle is the only way to see Tuscany

Of course we would say that a motorcycle is the only way to see Italy, in particular the rolling panorama of rural Tuscany, but it’s true for both practical and romantic reasons. When Enrico Grassi of Hear the Road Motorcycle Tours invited me to join his Tuscany and Umbria: Heart of Italy Tour, I jumped …

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Hear the Road Motorcycle Tours has smart extras

Motorcycle tour guides are usually smart people with a lot of practical tricks that make your journey easier and Hear the Road Motorcycle Tours owner Enrico Grassi is no different. When we arrived in Rome for his Tuscany and Umbria Tour on Friday, he presented us with a welcome package. Smart extras It included a …

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Tips for motorcycle riding in Europe

Riding in Europe can be a delight, exhilaratingly fast, frustratingly slow, confusing, challenging and even expensive. The continent is as big as Australia or the USA so there is a wide variety of road rules, climates and road types. If you plan to travel through several countries in Europe, you should study the road rules, …

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Hertz Ride offers motorcycle hire

Famous US car hire company Hertz has widened its business network to include a motorcycle hire and tour service in Europe and the USA called Hertz Ride. It offers hire services of a range of BMW GS, RT and R nineT models in Spain, Portugal and France, with Italy to be added this year. Together …

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Hear the Road Tours - Tuscany motorcycle tour perfect for couples

Tuscany motorcycle tour perfect for couples

If you want to put a spark in your love life, you should join Mrs MBW and me on a romantic motorcycle tour of Tuscany and Umbria next July with Hear the Road Tours. Tour company owner and founder Enrico Grassi says the eight-day tour is perfect for couples because they stay in only two …

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Ducati World to open in theme park

Ducati is following in the footsteps of fellow Italian automotive company Ferrari with plans to open Ducati World inside a theme park in 2019. Ducati World will be located at the Mirabilandia amusement park on the east coast of Italy just 100km from their factory and museum at Borgo Panigale in Bologna. It will feature …

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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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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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