Down to a T

For those who might want a little more background to our latest MotorVation Video.... Before I get to the main story permit me to get a tiny bit autobiographical. Bear with me, it’s relevant. When I...

Magnificent Seven Ride

It’s the last day in May, just a few weeks from Midsummer’s Day, but here in the wilds of Cumbria the weather is typically British. Summer is officially on strike. The sun is picketed by remorseless grey...

How often? How far? How long?

We spend a great deal of time in our cars. If you travel to work an hour each way then commuting alone means you spend nearly three weeks of every year behind the wheel. Make that trip fifty per cent longer as...

Balkanized part 2

Ivan and his new chums climb away out of sight and the burble of their engines dwindles to nothing. For a few seconds there is silence, not a breath of breeze to sully it as we drink in the landscape. Only a...

Balkanized part 1

We leave the highway at Karlovac about twenty minutes outside of Zagreb, taking the road south towards the Plitvička National Park. We’re a ragtag little convoy comprising a Croatian on a Kawasaki ER-6N, a...