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New Purchase

As a 40th birthday present to myself, I am now the proud owner of a new BMW F850GS. It comes complete with pannier boxes and a top case, and tyres suitable for gravel roads. I will not write a review of the bike, as I’m hardly an expert but with over 50% more power than

Time to say goodbye to the Transalp

After 11 years and having toured through 29 countries, the Honda Transalp 700V, the first bike I bought new, has been sold and is on the way to a new life in Poland. I could not resist one final short tour into the Black Forest, and to take some video shots with the drone. A

Albania: SH74 – Berat to Këlcyrë

Date: September 2015 Albania features two cities which have been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status, Gjirokastër and Berat. Both are located in southern Albania and it would be highly recommended to include them in any tour of the country. The most direct route between these two cities would bring you onto the road that is