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The Infographic  19th March 2018

The lovely people at have created this amazing infographic featuring quite a few long distance motorcycle and adventure riders from all over the planet.

Your’s truly is about half way down.

Check it out here...



43,000 miles and still going strong  24th July 2014

Fair dos to the old Triumph Tiger 800xc. 43,000 miles on the clock and still in great nick after a good service and a clean, despite the battering I gave it on the way to Bangkok in 2011. and  17th August 2013

A big thanks to Michael and the guys at and who rode to the rescue the other day after I’d lost my treasured Sena Bluetooth SMH10 unit just before I was due to set off 0n a trip. They got me a new one shipped out to me in double quick time so I was up and out and on the road, music and sat-naved-up and intercommed with my partner. Thanks chaps.

Sena Bluetooth UK

Aunty Gillie's doing the Moonwalk  13th March 2013

My Aunty Gillie is doing the Moonwalk in May in London. Visit her page, and spare a few quid if you can. Thanks

Fight For Your Local Live Music Venue  11th February 2013

Could you all do me a massive favour, if you’re a fan of live music, check out my latest Facebook post about live music venues being forced out of business and like, share etc. Time to fight back…

I thank you.

Gunther Holtorf does 800,000 miles in a G-Wagen  24th July 2012

Check out this about Gunther Holtorf on the BBC web site. 800,000 miles over 23 years and still going.

Got me wondering, could it be done on a bike?


Help For Heroes  24th April 2012

Support Geoff Warren and the lads as they ride to Dubai on several Triumph Tiger 800 XCs raising money for Help For Heroes.

Check out their site at

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Black Castle Hotel  24th February 2012

Turns out the place I stated in in Ivano-Frankivsks – The Black Castle Hotel is up for sale. Yours for a mere 4m bucks. If you’re going to the Euros this summer it’s well worth staying there. Read more about my motorcycle ride through Ukraine here.

Ace Cafe Adventure Bike Day  23rd February 2012

Alex Edwards, Nathan Millward and Me

Spent Sunday 19th February (a surprisingly warm-ish and sunny day) at the Ace cafe with Dave and the lads from Jack Lilley showing off the new Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 – I want one! Just as soon as I finish paying for the last trip 🙁

Met some great people there including Derek Mansfield who’s planning a similar trip.

Finally caught up with Alex Edwards – now we’re talking about Alaska to Chile some time soon.

Most of us dream of doing these kind of trips on big Beemers, KTMs or Triumphs and the like and doing it in relative comfort. Not Nathan Millward … he did Sydney to London on a Honda CT110 post office bike called Dorothy. Awesome.

Oval Motorcycle Centre  9th January 2012

For the bikers among you, check out these guys

Great idea and Matt who runs the place is a proper race engineer and a really knowlegable and helpful bloke

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