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Stelvio

Its the big daddy of the Alps Stelvio 2760 metres high From Lake Como four passes to reach the top Maloja pass through to Saint Moritz  Then climb the Ofen Pass And onto Santa Maria at the foot of Stelvio … Continue reading

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Lago di Como (Lario) 

The brochure called it the lake of dreams. But it’s a lake of life and vitality.  From the tourist towns like Bellagio  The narrow streets of the villages full of smells of fine food, chatter and laughter And beautiful villages … Continue reading

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Roads to Lago di Como

I want to thank the countries of Europe for boring tunnels and building motorways so there is less traffic on the beautiful mountain passes.  Riding the passes of Austria, Switzerland, and Italy to Lake Como was sublime.  Emerging from a … Continue reading

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The Bergennen at Seebodenalp

The Bergennen or hill climb race at Seebodenalp is a 500 metre climb over a 5 km track.  The top of the track providing views over Kussnacht am Rigi.  It was an event for historic bikes and some cars The … Continue reading

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Great adventurers and a taste of Norway 

Borders I’ve never seen one but I have heard they exist in the minds of some people.   This quote from Thor Hyerdadahls captures a vision of adventure and cultural interaction.  To see see the Kon Tiki to know the … Continue reading

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Some nights I just pinch myself – a photo montage 

It was just six months ago that I placed an advertisement on the Moto Guzzi Club of Great Britain asking if people would help me buy a Moto Guzzi in the UK to tour the UK and Europe.  Six months … Continue reading

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Touring Northern UK on the mighty Breva II – a picture narrative 

Went to England but not London  Went to Scotland but not Edinburgh  Didn’t do Manchester, Liverpool or Leeds  Touring a motorbike is on a different path With strange admirers along the way Started in Stoke Made it to the top … Continue reading

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