1. Larger Than Life - California Motorcycle Road Trip

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    I'm just finished one of the bucket lists ticks - touring a bike around America - and I'm a happy man.

    Let me start this by stating a clear fact: there nothing cooler feeling that tearing out of Huntington Beach, blonde on the pillion, sea to your left and the sun to your right, on an America road trip!

    What route did you take?

    I had a few days work to do in Anaheim (in another life I also wear a geeky hat in a higher education tech company).

    And as soon as it was finished the missus flew in to spend a few days near Disney (yes..I went to Disney!), the road trip up along the coast and then spent 4 days in San Fran. We also went a bit north of San Fran up to Napa Valley.

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  2. Motorcycle Roadtrip Ireland - "There R no more roads!"

    Motorcycle Roadtrip Ireland

    I recently (July Bank Holiday Weekend 2011) completed a monster weekend roadtrip around the bottom half of Ireland. Over the 3 days we covered roughly 120o kms and it made me realise that some of the best biking roads, anywhere, can be found along the southern coastline.

    I'm disgusted I left my GoPro helmet camera at home as the roads are simply unbelievable...smooth clean tar, along the coast, sweeping from side to side with minimal traffic, even for a busy weekend. If you've never seen this part of the country - just DO IT.

    To give some background to what was dictating our route check out this link. This is a great idea whereby you get a map at the beginning of the year, 30 or so historic destinations, sparsely dotted across Ireland. The idea is to get your bike to each location and take a photo, hence

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