Tag: Europe

Illyria Raid 2019 – Balkans

I never had any aspirations to ride a raid until I was approached by Adam, a co-worker who knew I liked to ride motorcycles off-road. After a bit of research it seemed like a fun opportunity but I still had my reservations:• Chantil and I were planning to ride through the Alps and the dates of the Illyria Raid would conflict.• I have never … Read More Illyria Raid 2019 – Balkans

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La voie de la Liberté (Liberty Road) – France

This 1,146-kilometer commemorative roadway marks the route of the Allied forces from the D-Day landings of Normandy, France to Bastogne, Belgium. Our plan was to ride the entire route and learn more about the history of WWII. Day 1 – 9 Apr Today we explored Utah Beach, Utah Beach Landing Museum, Sainte-Mère-Église, Dead Man’s Corner, The D-Day Experience, and the Eglise Notre Dame des … Read More La voie de la Liberté (Liberty Road) – France

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Trans Euro Trail – Netherlands

The Trans Euro Trail (TET) is a volunteer community that originated to promote the use of legal off-road riding throughout Europe. It had been some time since we rode our motorcycles on dirt roads so we were very excited to begin a trip through Netherlands 🇳🇱 and Belgium 🇧🇪! We downloaded the routes from http://www.transeurotrail.org, packed our mules, and were on our way! Getting … Read More Trans Euro Trail – Netherlands

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Iceland – Bridge Between Continents (Part 2 of 3)

The journey continues counter clockwise around the incredible country of Iceland. During PART 1 we flew to Reykjavik, picked up our two motorcycles that were shipped a month prior, and rode through the barren center of Iceland via the F-26 and F-831. We finished day 6 at a mountain hut in the remote regions of the Western Fjords. Iceland 🇮🇸 Day 7 of 18🗓: … Read More Iceland – Bridge Between Continents (Part 2 of 3)

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Iceland – Bridge Between Continents (Part 1 of 3)

Sometimes you have to jump at opportunities. One of these opportunities happened to us when we were offered a job in western Germany. Since we were empty-nesters in our mid-forties we though “Why not?” We’ve always wanted to see Europe and we didn’t have much holding us back except for our vehicular possessions: A Nissan Xterra SUV, a Mazda Miata sports car, two Honda … Read More Iceland – Bridge Between Continents (Part 1 of 3)