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  1. The Motorcyclist’s Guide to Scotland

    Travel
    There’s a new book that’ll be of interest to anyone heading north of the border. It does seem to be very comprehensive, well written and informative. There’s loads of background information, not just route directions. JG even suggests appropriate reading material and soundtracks to accompany...
  2. IZIMeeting 2018 - 11-13.05

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Dear Friends! Following our annual tradition, we do heartily invite you to the next - the 8th edition of the IZI Meeting. This event has been a gathering bikers from all corners of the world for eight years now. Not surprisingly this year’s edition will again take place at the picturesque...
  3. Romania Guidebooks

    Travel
    Want to make plans for 2018? The 55 tracks from our adventure guidebooks are the best place to start! You will get: offroad and tarmac routes, maps, GPS tracks, descriptions, accommodations, sights, tracks over all the mountains passes of Romania and much more. Also you get the Touring Romania...
  4. the original road atlas- JOHN OGILBY'S BRITANNIA, 1675

    Great Roads/Routes
    I brought a book from a charity shop -The Southwest Highway Atlas for 1675 by Paul White. He had gone through the routes in the south west of England shown in JOHN OGILBY'S BRITANNIA, 1675 and attempted to relate them to current roads/tracks/paths. Googleing -ogilby britannia atlas- brings up a...
  5. Boxing Day meet Whitminster Inn M5 J 13

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    as title Boxing Day meet Whitminster Inn M5 J 13 from 11 on see more sites.google.com/site/vmccsc/calendar although organised by vintage club all ages of machines and riders welcome, weather supposed to be good. Its a stand and natter/view bikes etc. Many make it the target of their Boxing Day...
  6. Stop the government closing green lanes

    Dominator / FMX
    Stop the government closing green lanes Hi All Stop the government closing access to the countryside for bikers Click this link to sign the petition "No closures for legal routes for motorcycle trail riding without new provision."...
  7. Portugal

    Travel
    Touratech are creating a database of adventure routes through Europe. The first one is in Portugal and available for download. https://www.facebook.com/AdventureCountryTracks/
  8. Looking for routes to ride on

    Great Roads/Routes
    Hi all I'm new to the forum, I have introduced myself in another section. Can anyone please advise on lanes, Byways etc I can use in and around Peterborough? Much appreciatted John
  9. A little ride to POLE POSITION!

    Transalp
    Well I had a weekend away caving in the Yorkshire Dales this weekend and had all Friday to travel up there. So I went on the bike and took the VERY scenic route! Yorkshire Tour in Prestatyn, United Kingdom | MapMyFitness En-route I just had to call into a little track that some of you may...
  10. Gloucestershire & Cotswold Edge Rally

    Great Roads/Routes
    The South Cotswold section of the VMCC is running an informal rally (like a treasure hunt) where you have 2 months ( 1 August to 30 September) to visit up to 31 locations in Gloucestershire. It could be a couple of days riding to do the lot or a series of leisurely rides doing an area at a time...
  11. Touring Romania GuideBook

    Travel
    The Carpathian 2 Wheels Guide project has reached the 2nd Edition: Touring Romania. This edition proposes 28 routes (over 8100 kilometers - 5000 miles), features more than 70 sights and covers all the territory of Romania. Unlike the 1st edition, this one is addressed solely to the bikers who...
  12. Cycle Tours- A ride planning tool for softroaders

    Great Roads/Routes
    A while ago I brought I brought an’ Ordnance Survey Cycle Tours for Gloucestershire and Hereford & Worcester’ containing 24 one day routes. These are mostly all on road with few partial off road at the end. They are generally 30 to 40 miles long through country lanes. The routes are shown on OS...
  13. For Sale: TomTom Urban Rider

    For Sale / Wanted
    I'm selling my TomTom Urban rider sat nav, with '45' Europe mapping. Comes boxed & instructions, with RAM mounts, charging mount with ciggy socket attached (I also have the full length cable for permanent bike mounting) and non charging mount (adapted to take a mini usb in the sat nav port)...
  14. National meet reccie 17-19 April

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    The weekend of 18/19 April just became free in my diary. Anyone fancy a weekend camping near Stonehenge and checking out a few possible routes for rideouts, places to visit etc? With maybe a little venture onto Salisbury Plain if they're not bombing the hell out of the place? I have not...
  15. 2 itches 1 big scratch!

    Transalp
    Last April I bought my 700 Transalp and immediately started to make plans for a long trip to Budapest, Hungary. However a couple of mates let me know that they also would like to go and not being bikers we went in my campervan. It turned out to be a great trip and really good fun. The itch didnt...
  16. Spain/Portugal trip

    Travel
    Hi guys We are thinking of doing a trip to Spain/Portugal the end of March this year. The plan is to take the ferry over to Santander or Bilboa and then ride the chosen routes. We only have about 10-14 days and do not want to do 300 miles every day but rather enjoy the scenery than trying to...
  17. Brake line routing with USD forks

    Africa Twin
    I'm trying to work out the best way to route the brake lines with USD forks and hoping those who have fitted USD forks can give some tips and maybe post up some photos. It'll be a twin disc setup. Trawling the internet reveals all sorts of approaches. I've lifted the pic below from...
  18. Galloway 2014 = RESULT

    Austin's Adventures
    Wot a wonderful weekend that was! 270 odd miles there, 270 odd miles back and 120 odd miles in the middle . . . .with at least 80+ of those 120 off the beaten track Great ride south via the “normal” route, then took the 702 all the way to New Galloway. That was followed by the 712 – the...
  19. UK to Prague route suggestions

    Travel
    Hi all. I have booked a ferry from Dover to Calais at the beginning of July and 4 nights accommodation in Prague. I am allowing 3 days travel each way. I am riding an Africa Twin and may have another novice rider coming along. I am looking for advice and routes with some interest along the...
  20. through south america

    Travel
    Hi Folks Looking to start planning for the trip of a lifetime. Has anyone got pointers toward recommended reading/reference material or other websites where I can begin to plan/research for this trip. Have no dates for departure or time scales penciled in. This thread is a starting point for...
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