Saturday June 23rd Dear Family & Friends, Another day, another bit of culture…. I left my B&B near Oxford this morning and rode an entire 20 minutes to Bicester.. the next town north. Just outside of town there is an abandoned WW2 air field. A few years ago a developer tried to buy it and build a large housing development but a group...
Wednesday Sept. 14th Dear Family & Friends, Amazing what a difference a day can make!! Today we woke up to a beautiful clear morning, cooler temperatures, and the smell of fresh rain from the night before.. Our plan is to ride to the city of Leon.. Talk about old cities, this city was founded in 29BC, yes that is not a typo,...
Over the years I have loved classic cars AND classic motorcycles of various type. Here are a few of the motorcycles I have either restored or owned. Hope you enjoy them. For my motorcycle business website go to:https://www.classiccaferacer.net
Dear Family & Friends,If I am going to keep writing these reports I need to work on some new adjectives... what can I say, another amazing day!We left Lake Como and rode along the shore to the end of the lake where we branched off to a pass over the Italian side of the Alps.Pass may be an exaggeration, this...
Our first view of France!Does it get any more French than this? It is 9pm at night, it is still sunny and warm, and a cute young French girl is serving us wine and good food?Relaxing to quiche, pasta, and wine.. It is a tough life.....Thirty six hours into the trip and so far so good....When the plane arrived...
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Dear Family & Friends,We are definitely on the home stretch now.. No broken motorcycles or bodies so I think it has been a tremendous success.....Sunday morning we woke up at the beautiful B&B we stayed at near Goodwood. Blue sky and no clouds in sight..The Goodwood Revival is an amazing event. It is the one event that even if you are not...
Oct. 20th Thursday Dear Family & Friends, This will be a quick report. For all my concern about the weather during our last week of our trip the weather has turned out to be much better than I expected. Cool, low 50s high 40s but no rain and only partly cloudy. With modern riding gear I can be warm in any temperature. We got up early this morning and met our friend Georg and his son Robin. They took his retro Jaguar hot rod and we on our motorcycles and set out for about an hours ride to the Schlumpf museum. A quick back story. The Schlumpf brothers were very successful Swiss business men that manufactured cloth in France and LOVED Bugattis. Unfortunately, they loved the cars a bit too much. They collected the largest collection of Bugattis anywhere but bankrupted their company doing it. I also believe they spent their employees pension savings on cars, which of course the employees were not happy about.. The French government prosecuted them ( I am not sure if they avoided prison or not) and they lost their entire collection. Since then many other cars have been added to the museum and it is certainly one of the largest collection of Buggatis and other classic cars in the world. If you like cars go to my blog for LOTS of photos. After the museum we all had lunch, said our good bye, and Georg gave us an impressive display of spinning donuts in the parking lot. Duane and I put on all our riding gear, turned up the heated jackets and rode for about another hour to the French town of Strausborg. If is very close to Germany hence the name. We are staying right downtown in an old traditional hotel with an elevator right out of the 19th century. We are going to spend two nights here so tomorrow is a site seeing day and a bit of relaxation. Again if you like cars go to my blog!! Jason PS: Here is a short video of Dune, Georg, and myself riding through the back roads of Switzerland Riding Motorcycles through Switzerland Entering the...
This is the mecca for all British car lovers. Almost one of everything..Where ever you look hundreds of classic cars..Of course an E Type, the iconic classic British sports car.I have always had a soft spot for these cars. The Marcos is a very eclectic British sports car. Used to be friends with the found, Jem Marsh.. Drank may...
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