England On A BMW R1200GS (4)

Early Morning Frost

The last leg of the trip was a returning to Weymouth to catch the ferry home. Apart from it being exceedingly cold at 7am on a clear February morning, the journey was pretty uneventful. Once again I was glad of the heated grips and for…

Motorways, Cotswolds & Mendips

Wednesday to Thursday we took a trip up to Cheltenham to visit my Aunt & Uncle. This was my first test of riding the bike for any distance on a motorway. Not knowing how long it would take to get from Tiverton to Cheltenham I…

Exmoor and a river crossing

Tuesday was the day we had planned to explore north Devon, or at least some of it. The plan was to head north from Tiverton to Dunster, Minehead across to Porlock and then zigzag our way back across Exmoor. As for the whole holiday, the…

Packing & First Leg at Night

The first part of the holiday was actually at home doing the packing. Having finally got my bike back from the garage the night before and a new helmet that lunch time, I was to get away. As this was my first trip on the…