The group on the highest pass in the Brecon Beacons, a quick replacement for the second cancelled Black Forest Tour, we found fabulous roads for a great group – but where’s Tony?

We all meet in a pub for lunch

Neil & Ann arriving

Afternoon coffee stop

Neil & Ann have cake as well

Just returned from a great week riding the roads of the South West of England and Mid/South Wales. Wow, who would have thought we have so many great biking roads in our own back yard. Many thanks to John and Jen for putting together a great trip at such short notice (replacement for a European trip). Good accommodation, good food, great riding.” 

Mick Grogan, 4th trip, KTM1290 SuperDuke GT, Bucks

Our first 4* Inn

Drinks after dinner

Hi John and Jen,  a very nice trip thank you. Great quality roads (especially in Wales), good routes, decent, clean, modern accommodation and a good bunch of people to spend some time with, excellent!”

Neil Watts, 3rd tour, KTM 1290 Superduke GT, Shropshire

Great breakfast here

Getting ready

Morning briefing

Coffee stop

On the N Somerset coast

“Hi both, again thanks for another great tour delivered so professionally under difficult conditions at such short notice. To have managed to get such good accommodation also is no mean feat, see you next year in Spain. Kind regards”

John Young, 9th trip,  Suzuki V-Strom 1000, Norfolk

Jen’s on her GSXS1000

Drinks after dinner (Tony’s in the bath!!)

Next day we’re ready to go…

But the lads need more tea!! (and there’s Tony!)

“Hi John & Jen, thanks for the picture, it’s a great shot and you can see that everyone is enjoying it. Ann and I thoroughly enjoyed the trip and it was a revelation to me how good some of our UK roads can be. We are looking at the calendar for next year and will let you know – I quite fancy doing the Champagne tour followed by the Autumn Glory next year or possibly the Portugal/Spain in September – decisions, decisions…cheers”

Neil & Ann Henderson, 4th tour, BMW R1150 RT, Bedfordshire

Coffee stop

Before we ride up Cheddar Gorge

Quick comfort break

Quick chain adjustment

“Hi John & Jen, many thanks for the trip, we really enjoyed it…look forward to next year’s trip and showing off the new bike which gets delivered soon. Take care and see you next year.”

Mark Kaminski – Yamaha Tracer 900GT & Karen Kaminski – Honda NCX700, 2nd trip, Hampshire

Stop at Tintern Abbey

Glorious weather

Monmouth for lunch

Our next 4* Inn

Here for 3 nights

Wayne & Carole, Vince & Tracey join us

Drinks before dinner

David & Russ Mac

We dine here tonight

COVID hit our planned tour to Europe so John and Jen put together a great tour at the last minute around Somerset and The Brecon Beacons. Great roads, great riding, great hotels, very good company and group of people, very well put together.
Thanks very much, looking forward to Europe next year 🤞

Russ Mac, 1st tour, Africa Twin, Leicestershire

Walk up to the castle

Another lovely day

We ride up the Gospel Pass

Mark & Karen

Jen’s there but where’s Tony?

The black sheep!

Morning coffee stop

The International Welsh Rarebit Centre!!

Just too late !

Back at the hotel

“Car-park” beers!

A lovely location

Stop on the Mountain Road

Coffee stop

Ride through the Elan Valley

Can’t escape John’s jokes!!

Coffee stop next day

Saying goodbye…

At Bourton-on-the-Water

Thanks to everyone for coming on this tour, although not the scheduled second Black Forest & Vosges Mountains Tour we think everyone enjoyed getting away for a week and riding some great roads. Hopefully we’ll see many of you again next year. Keep well & ride safe, John & Jen.

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