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Andy Smith is a former Police Motorcyclist with years of experience in motorcycle training at all levels. He offers training through 1stClassRider.co.uk, and ride outs through his newsletter blog right here. To contact Andy click here.

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Next French Trip 27th August- 29th August

Walk in the Footsteps of Heroes.

Finally the date has been set for the next French Tour. Friday the 27th to the 29th of August 2010.

The trip consists of a group of no more than 10 bikes. The trip is planned for an 8am Ferry from Dover on Friday 27th staying for two nights in the Picturesque and Historic City of Arras before returning on the evening ferry from Calais on Sunday the 29th.

The tour will visit Historic sites, WWI Battlefields and War Graves in the Somme Region. The Somme was the scene of the Bloodiest day in British Army History and there are many poignant reminders of the ‘lost generation’.  You will walk in the footsteps of true heroes

The cost for this three day/two night tour will be £300 and this includes your ferry crossing on the prestigious Sea France fleet, plus two nights twin room accommodation on a Bed & Breakfast basis, and my professional services as your tour guide and ride leader.

You will be provided with an information pack of general routes and destinations together with safety & legal advice for travelling in Europe.

In the past these trips have proved very popular and spaces sell out fast.  If you wish to get your name on the list please contact me as soon as possible.

A deposit will be required to secure your booking, and this can be paid through my main web site.  Details on paying the balance will be forwarded nearer the departure date.

In order to be in Dover for the 8am ferry on previous trips the group left Cardiff on the afternoon of Thursday and stayed over night at the Dover Premier Inn. (this cost is not included in the £300). This avoids the need to travel in the early hours to meet the ferry check in time, and it gives the group members a chance to relax and get to know each other.

This is an excellent opportunity to experience riding in France in safety and under the watchful eye of your experienced ride leader.

Come on… you know you want to….

Bon Soir.

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  1. Hi Andy,

    I’ve been unable to join you on a lot of rides recently due to other commitments but hope to ride with Francis. I’m also on the lookout for any longish UK or continental trips.

  2. Count me in.

  3. i see that the france trip coinsides with rideout to stonehenge does this mean stonehenge is not taking place ???? thanks shaun

  4. Wanted to make the Charity Run to Stone Henge Saturday 28th August but have commitment at around 4pm that day. Will this be a morning departure in which case could you meet us at the Old Severn Bridge Services or would you prefer we didn’t attend this time if you did not want to stop. Also regardless of the above where and how would you like donations to such a worthy charity made?

  5. hi just wanted to make sure if still arranged for 10 am on sat ???????

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