Iceni Rally 2016

This rally was one that I was looking forward to; I was totally clueless in which way to tackle this year’s event after my errors last time around. It wasn’t that my original plan was no good, in fact with hindsight it had the making of a sound rally, it Read more…

2 Pubs and 2 Castles

It’s another glorious Saturday morning and with the rest of the RigsVille collective doing their own it was time to get out on the FJR and bag a few locations for this years TMBF 2016 Challenge 100. After looking at my progress map I realised that I only needed 2 Read more…

Castles of North Wales

Well, would you believe it? I had another free Monday so I was up nice and early and just like last week I found myself heading west, but today’s ride would take me into north wales and also onto the magical Isle of Anglesey. My first stop of the day Read more…

Aberystwyth Castle

I found myself in one of those rare occasions where I had a day off in the week and with the rest of the RigsVille collective working it was an ideal day to get out on the FJR and pick up some of The MotorBike Forum Challenge 100 tags, after Read more…

National Road Rally 2016

Second attempt at this rally, and, being the easiest of the year from a riding point of view, is a fine way of spending a Saturday riding some decent roads on your chosen route without the problem of possible detours up goat tracks in the middle of Wales or Devon. Read more…

Ride the County 2016

The “Ride the County” concept is a by no means small effort to raise funds for the Thames Valley Air Ambulance, this very activity brings to the fore the ever-present debate of the necessity of these events in order to raise money for what is a first class service up Read more…

Bonzo’s Bandit Debut

According to the weathermen, the day promised to be a dry one. With this in mind Bob was eager to get the BMW R1200RS out on the road for a blast, not to mention trying out all the GoPro and associated gizmo’s he had been suckered into purchasing to make Read more…

Rig’s Rainy Ride Out

After all the rain and cold weather we have recently it was great to wake up on Saturday morning to see blue(ish) skies and to feel the warm(ish) breeze, today was going to a great day for getting out on the Yamaha FJR. After a quick email conversation with Bob Read more…

Rig’s TMBF 2016 Challenge 100

For the third year running both Steve and Rig are both taking part in The Motorbike Forum UK Challenge 100 which is organised by the splendid fellows over at themotorbikeforum.co.uk. The challenge consists of visiting 90 locations that are divided into 9 Groups based on region and also 10 pubs. Read more…

Steve’s TMBF 2016 Challenge 100

For the third year running both Steve and Rig are both taking part in The Motorbike Forum UK Challenge 100 which is organised by the splendid fellows over at themotorbikeforum.co.uk. The challenge consists of visiting 90 locations that are divided into 9 Groups based on region and also 10 pubs. Read more…