What do you expect from your motorcycle guide on a foreign tour?

Here in the Salamanca region I know the territory as well as my own back yard. This is also true of the routes to and from both of the major ports in northern Spain. I have an excellent working knowledge of routes throughout mainland Spain. I don’t need, nor use, SatNav. I speak both English … Read More

This is how easy, open and flexible we are!

BASICS – THIS  IS  HOW  EASY,  OPEN  AND  FLEXIBLE  IT  IS In the words of Mark and Janet (Club Members), who toured with us in November last year: “Although it is a motorcycle tour, we came away thinking we’d been visiting friends”. These tours are ALL ABOUT YOU, the tourer. Between May and November, we are … Read More

Sunshine Touring

This is something that has been mentioned several times when we’ve discussed dates that I thought I’d write a few words about. Some people have said things like:  “Well, I’m not going to go in August am I? I’ll fry! I might be many things but I’m not a masochist!” The idea that the whole … Read More

Why do a motorcycle tour from a single centre?

We’re not going to argue the point but a tour is an extended journey (dictionary definition). If you go to the post office everyday and one day decide to go to another town, that’s a tour. A multi-stop, long distance European motorcycle journey is one type and daily journeys from a single point is another … Read More

TOURING WITH SIERRA ALMA

TOURING WITH SIERRA ALMA – WHAT’S  IT  ALL  ABOUT  THEN? We are aware that this is not only a region of Spain that might be unfamiliar to you but from the enquiries we’ve had it looks like it’s also a completely new concept in motorcycle touring. We’ll try and make this as easy to understand as … Read More

WHY  SALAMANCA?

If you’re thinking that a single centre motorcycle tour based in Salamanca will mean you’ll be constantly battling the traffic as you might in the UK, you’d be wrong.   I’m a country boy at heart and I’ve lived in Salamanca for four years with my Spanish girlfriend, Belén. These are some of the reasons … Read More

Chris The Free Lance Touring Travel Writer

Sierra Alma Motorcycle Touring was visited by a freelance journalist   Very recently Sierra Alma Motorcycle Touring was visited by a freelance journalist who came to experience one of our single centre tours here in Salamanca. Chris was originally due to spend just 3 days with us but he enjoyed it so much he stayed for a week. You’ll be … Read More

Star Letter in The Road

My winning letter – a pair of Continental Tyres are heading my way! Hats coats and protocols Since recently becoming a corporate member of MAG I received my first copy of The Road. I am hugely impressed. It’s a really good bikers magazine and in parts very amusing. In response to the letter from Phil Thomas … Read More

Salamanca: the motorcycle tourist’s dream!

Hugh discovers the motorcycle tourist’s dream!   Hugh Anderson has had a lifelong association with motorcycle touring. From gaining his first motorcycle licence he has toured abroad, exploring areas that few have venture to. Now, Hugh has found the tour of his life in a beautiful and unspoiled area of Salamanca in Central Spain. “As … Read More

A day’s ride on a motorbike in Salamanca

Amazing what you can find out on a day’s ride on a motorbike in Salamanca. Riding a motorcycle in dry, warm weather is enormous fun. Conversely riding a bike in cold, wet, icy conditions is at best interesting. I did think that winter was approaching and as Salamanca is very close to a ski resort … Read More