Testimonial 5×4 (5 Nights in 4 Countries) Tour   5 – 10 July 2019

The group in Luxembourg - fantastic roads, great weather and a really sociable crowd made for a great tour.

The group in Luxembourg – fantastic roads, weather and a really sociable crowd made for a great tour.

“Hi Jen & John – great to see you both, had an absolutely brilliant time again. Always amazed at the excellent roads you find and places to stay, that along with both of you making sure everyone has a good time and what they need makes the whole holiday experience second to none. See you next year – but not on this…!!”
Keith Osman, 6th trip, Kawasaki ZX10R, West Sussex

Keith's new bike !!!

Keith’s new bike !!!

We meet Craig at the Tunnel & start with a briefing

We meet Craig at the Tunnel & start with a briefing

Pavement parking at coffee stop

Pavement parking at coffee stop

Because there's a market in the square

Because there’s a market in the square

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Chris is back-marker BMW R1200GS

Chris is back-marker on his BMW R1200GS

We ALWAYS regroup before & after any stretch of motorway

We ALWAYS regroup before & after any stretch of motorway

“Greetings to both, just wanted to say thank you for another great tour with Bike Normandy. As always the combination of good roads, nice hotels and great company made for a most enjoyable trip – ‘til the next one, best wishes”
David Biggs, 12th trip, BMW R1200GS, Hertfordshire

Proper bike parking at lunch stop

Proper bike parking at lunch stop

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A beach & pool in the square

A beach & pool in the square

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“Jen, John, the whole tour was great, you did it again…all the hotels were great … roads / routes were brill, especially once I got used to my new bike. Looking forward to the next tour with you, you do it so well – hopefully I’ll visit again before winter”
 Steno Gerrard, 3rd tour, KTM 790, Kent

Afternoon coffee stop

Afternoon coffee stop

But where's Andy been ??

But where’s Andy B been ??

“Thanks for a great 20th Tour and the tee shirt of course – it was a blast. The roads, company and hotels were all  brilliant. The hotel in Dinant especially had wow factor! See you on the Spain & Portugal tour for number 21.”
 Andy Biggs, 20th trip, BMW S1000XR, Essex

At our hotel, drinks before dinner

At our hotel, drinks before dinner

Paul, his Dad Andy M, Chris (Harvey) and John all have their own tour t-shirts !!

Paul, his dad Andy M, Chris (Harvey) and John have all brought their own tour t-shirts !!

“Awesome trip, loved it. Highly recommended, great people. Really well organised, definitely doing it again. Thank you John and Jen.”
Paul Moseley, 1st tour, Honda CBR600,

Cheers !

Cheers !

Dinner is included tonight

Dinner is included tonight

A few words of thanks to Andy B...

A few words of thanks to Andy B…

who's done 20 trips !!

who’s done 20 trips !!

And Allan - who's done 21!!!

and Allan – who’s done 21!!!

Secure parking in the courtyard

Secure parking in the courtyard

Always a morning briefing

Always a morning briefing

Jen's in the lead today

Jen’s in the lead today

Andy M on his Honda Blackbird

Andy M on his Honda Blackbird

Super scenery

Super scenery

We stop for a photo opportunity & coffee in the Ardennes

We stop for a photo opportunity & coffee in the Ardennes

Plenty of parking spaces

Plenty of parking spaces

What a great view

What a great view

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In this heat…!

Parked up for lunch

Parked up for lunch

Very pretty Steno !!

Very pretty Steno !!

Ian's cooling off !

Ian’s cooling off !

Afternoon coffee stop

Afternoon coffee stop

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Jen's leading on our Street Ttriple R

Jen’s leading on our Street Ttriple R

Followed by Eddie - BMW S1000XR

Followed by Eddie – BMW S1000XR

Ian on his BMW S1000XR

Ian on his BMW S1000XR

Chris H on his Honda VFR

Chris H on his Honda VFR

Paul on his CBR 600

Paul on his CBR 600

Craig on his Triumph Tiger Sport

Craig on his Triumph Tiger Sport

John on his Honda CBR 600

John on his Honda CBR 600

Steno on his KTM 790

Steno on his KTM 790

Andy B on his BMW S1000XR

Andy B on his BMW S1000XR

David on his BMW R1200 GS

David on his BMW R1200 GS

Russ on his BMW S1000RR

Russ on his BMW S1000RR

Andy on his Kawasaki ZX6R

Andy A on his Kawasaki ZX6R

Keith on his Kawasaki ZX10R

Keith on his Kawasaki ZX10R

Pete on his Kawasaki Z900

Pete on his Kawasaki Z900

So how many didn't see the speed camera ?????

So how many of us didn’t see the speed camera ?????

Some real twisties in Luxembourg

Some real twisties in Luxembourg

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We stop for a photo shoot

We stop for a photo shoot

The group in Luxembourg

The group in Luxembourg

How many thought the cops were after us ??

And how many thought the cops were after us??

Enjoying the pool at our hotel

Enjoying the pool at our hotel

Jen's in too

Jen’s in as well

We choose pizza tonight

We choose pizza tonight

A drizzly start

A drizzly start the next day

Setting off

Setting off

Allan - KTM 1290 Superduke GT

Allan on his KTM 1290 Superduke GT

Ian enjoys cake at coffee stop

Ian enjoys cake at coffee stop

Are we all in the same cafe?

Are we all in the same cafe?

Pretty lunch stop

Pretty lunch stop

We're now in Germany

We’re now in Germany

Lovely setting

Lovely setting

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Andy A needs a massage !

Andy A needs a massage from Russ !!

After a dirt track leaving lunch (!!) we have afternoon coffee stop

After a dirt track leaving lunch (!!) we have afternoon coffee stop

Pete & Keith enjoy ice-creams

Pete & Keith enjoy ice-creams

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The first bicycle was made here

The first bicycle was made here

And here's the proof !

And here’s the proof !

Drinks on the terrace at our next hotel in Germany for two nights

Drinks on the terrace at our next hotel in Germany for two nights

Dinner is included tonight

Dinner is included tonight

Choose anything you like

Choose anything you like

The steaks are amazing

The steaks are fantastic

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The next day is a day off the bikes - although some went for a ride

The next day is a day off the bikes

We take the chair lift

We take the chair lift

For fantastic views of the Mosel

For fantastic views of the Mosel

Visit the castle

Visit the castle

Take a boat trip

Take a boat trip

Explore the old town

Explore the old town

So picturesque

So picturesque

Ready for the off

Ready for the off

Always a morning chat

Always a morning chat

We stop at the Nurburgring for a photo

We stop at the Nurburgring for a photo

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The van has a puncture

The van has a puncture

Chris to the rescue

Chris N to the rescue

The prettiest coffee stop

The prettiest coffee stop

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A dance troupe in town

A dance troupe in town

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Lunch stop

Lunch stop

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Approaching our final hotel

Approaching our final hotel

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Our last night is in Belgium

Our last night is in Belgium

A surprise in store...

A surprise in store…

Andy A

Andy A

Pete

Pete

Paul & Chris H

Paul & Chris H

John takes a turn

John takes a turn

Have a few samples !!

Have a few samples !!

Drinks outside

Drinks outside

Dinner is included tonight

Dinner is included tonight

Thansk to Chris our back-marker

Thansk to Chris N our back-marker

John starts the jokes

John starts the jokes

Cheers - thanks for a great tour !

Cheers – thanks for a great tour !

Keith's up next

Keith’s up next

Then Andy B

Then Andy B

Steno takes a turn

Steno takes a turn

Then Allan

Then Allan

Andy's up again...

Andy’s up again…

showing Allan how to waft a towel !!

showing Allan how to waft a towel !!

Everyone cracks up !!

Everyone cracks up !!

Ian takes a turn

Ian takes a turn

John treats us to the penguin !

John treats us to the penguin joke !

Jen takes a turn too

Jen takes a turn too

Next morning - t-shirt shop is open!

Next morning the t-shirt shop is open!

David, Andy B & Allan set off

David, Andy B & Allan set off

Our final chat

Our final chat

Coffee stop before we ride motorway

Coffee stop before we ride motorway

We stop at services for fuel & lunch

We stop at services for fuel & lunch

And that's it - all the rest back to Calais

And that’s it – all the rest back to Calais

Thanks to everyone for making this such a good tour, great riding & great company. We look forward to seeing many of you again on future tours (and some of you again this year!) Ride safe, John & Jen.