WRWR 2019 Dutch 2nd leg

What started out as a Facebook group by Hayley Bell that I joined at the start grew fast with nearly 16000 members! I loved the idea of an estafette like baton traveling the globe from country to country escorted by biker women to tell the world how much fun motorcycling is. And that women love…

En toen lag er pekel…

De nazomer was lang en het was genieten van veel mooie ritten. De herfstkleuren waren prachtig. Helaas is er pekel gestrooid en houdt het even op totdat de pekel is weggespoeld. Tijd om lekker in leesboeken te duiken voor de kachel. Een paar aanraders op een rij: Van hier tot Tokio van Paul van Hooff…

Roadtrip

We zijn weer terug van onze roadtrip door de Alpen en Dolomieten. Wat hebben we een mazzel gehad met het weer. Op twee buitjes na verder alle dagen droog en zonnig weer. Wat hebben we gereden en waar hebben we overnacht? Lees het hieronder. En zie mijn Instagram voor meer foto’s. Dag 1 (ma 18…

Skid course

Making holiday plans is one thing to prepare for new road trips but developing better skills is a valuable one too. No matter how long you already ride, you can always learn more and get better. Every ride you have to anticipate on the road conditions, other traffic and your own state of mind. This…

Holiday plans

Winter with lots of storm, rain and changing temperatures. Hard to keep up with and not my favourite season. Fortunately we passed the shortest darkest day…now the days only get lighter and longer ­čÖé To deal with the winter season in which riding does not happen a lot and Bumblebee is hanging on a battery…

Salt & show

Riding is therapeutic and I love to do it the whole year round but there is one reason not to ride… And that is when they spray salt on the roads because it is really eating your bike alive.  Fortunately it rained in between and on my day off the weather was dry and with…

Operation Bumblebee 

After a melt down on the highway some weeks ago Bumblebee is fixed again. With the enormous help of my friend who is mechanic we operated Bumblebee. First we changed the sensor for a new one and to be sure we also changed the fuel pump with the help of a donor bike. I find…

Bumblebee break down

Some disadvantages have advantages. While Ophelia brings heavy storm to Ireland the Netherlands are experiencing some of the warmest Autumn days ever on the other site of the Channel. We decided to make use of this beautiful sunny Sunday and take Bumblebee and Megatron for a tour partly around the north of the IJsselmeer which…