The Bus, the Taxi & the Lone Ranger

  Thinking outside the box… There really are only 3 ways to go motorcycle touring. You can tour alone or with some mates or tour with a company. In any event someone has to ride in front. Some riders love them, others don’t and some don’t know because they’ve never tried it. The basic formula … Read More

Packing some sense! How to pack for a motorcycle holiday

Recently there have been several people seeking advice on Facebook re packing for a bike trip. This advice comes from somebody who has spent most of his working life and leisure time travelling by road. More than 400,000 miles by motorbike and countless nights out. Let’s take an average example. You’re going for a maximum … Read More

2018 News

Latest News from Sierra Alma Touring This year we have teamed up with two businesses involved in motorcycle touring in Spain to help our customers get more from their holidays. These two businesses, combined with Sierra Alma, will make your touring experience in Spain easier, more comfortable and much more diverse and exciting than ever … Read More

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