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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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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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Valentino Rossi and Ducati get video games fans

Mugello MotoGP tour for Rossi fans

Valentino Rossi fans will no doubt be queuing up for Yamaha Motor Australia’s Mugello MotoGP Tour, although there is no guarantees of meeting the nine-time world champ. However, the Italian tour does include three days at the Mugello MotoGP in the VIP hospitality tent, so there could be a chance for fans to score a …

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Ibiza is a party on the roads

Ibiza is a motorcycle party on the roads

The Spanish island of Ibiza may be renowned for electronic music and night life, but automotive writer Paul Joshua reckons it’s also great for riding. “Its snaking roads connecting one beach cove to the next make it the perfect playground for exploring with a motorcycle,” says Paul who comes from Brisbane. If you have a …

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Toulouse France Where motorcycle parking is a paradise

Where motorcycle parking is a paradise

As cities continue to resist freeing up spaces for motorcycle parking, there is one country that seems to be paradise for motorcyclists. Former Brisbane chef Michel Bonnet, who has returned to his native country of France, says we can learn a lot from his country. He says there are rules, but the gendarmerie seems to turn …

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Pilgrimage to revamped Ducati Museum

The pilgrimage to Ducati’s factory in Borgo Panigale in Bologona, central Italy, is now an even deeper experience for the faithful after the recent revamping of the company’s museum. The focus has broadened from Ducati’s substantial racing history to include its proud road bike heritage. It also includes exhibits from its earlier days making radio …

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