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Tourstart GPS training courses

Sunday, August 30, 2015 @ 06:51

Summer season GPS courses – a review

Tourstart organized three local GPS courses for riders and new Tourstart users in May and June. Each being an individual one day event, the courses saw over 50 riders from all over Denmark, all eager to master all of the details about GPS route planning. MC Touring Camp and MC Camp Sydhavsøerne – both an  exclusive campsite for motocyclists. Selecting a campsite as the meeting point,

Accidents and injuries - part 1

Sunday, August 23, 2015 @ 10:08

Accidents and injuries – the salt of riding

Part 1

More and more of our friends turn to riding bikes, no wonder that motorcycling is a continually growing means of transport worldwide. Already back in 2008, there were almost 8 million motorcycles registered in the United States alone. Among the increasing total number of bikes on the road, the highest rise is in the ranks of supersport and other powerful (>100 kW) motorbikes.

Unfortunately, due to the fragile nature of bikes, we, the riders, are automatically at a higher risk of accidents and fatalities compared to motorists in other types of vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) cautions motorcyclists to be extra alert and observant on the road.

BikerBed - Certified Motorcycle Accomodation

Sunday, July 5, 2015 @ 07:08

Certified Motorcycle Accomodation

In the Lleida Region in Catalonia, which is in the northern part of Spain, accomodations and other services are certified motorcycle accomodations. The Tourist Board took a good an important decision to certify the hotels - and the unique project is called "Moturisme Ara Lleida"

The project "Moturism Ara Lleida" consist in the creation  and promotion of  a seal for tourist quality specialized in motorcycle tourists, which is being implemented in accommodation and other services such as restaurants, museums, motorcycle dealers, motorcycle circuits, etc ... With other words - all you need as a motorcycle rider to have a

Motorcycle movies

Sunday, March 22, 2015 @ 07:49

Great stories on the big screen

As the riding season draws near here, in Scandinavia, I find myself watching more and more motorcycling and riding videos as the cold days go by. Seeing my bike stand in the basement and wait for its turn to roll on the streets is rather grim business after all... As the chilly winds keep blowing outside, I decide to join some of the well-known stories of modern knights and passionate adventurers.

With this series of articles I intend to take you through some of the movies that I enjoy most, ones that are both inspiring and inviting – each in its own way. I shall point out what caught my attention and what I found most interesting in the stories. However, beware of the

Ecuador - crusing along Vulcano Alley

Saturday, February 21, 2015 @ 07:22

Cruising along the Volcano Alley

Having just put my bike into the basement for winter storage I keep catching myself thinking about my time in Ecuador. I was lucky enough to have had the chance to rent a motorbike for a couple of days and take in the amazing atmosphere of Ecuador. No wonder why the nation’s motto is “Ecuador ama la vida” (Ecuador loves life) – the country is full of opportunities to enjoy oneself. I hope that with this article I will add Ecuador to your bucket list!

No credit = no fun

My experience started with finding motorcycle rental shop that offers their services in English. There is more or less one reputable service in the capital,

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