2017 Bol d’Or Motorcycle Race

Did you know that the Bol d’Or motorcycle race is the world’s oldest 24h motorcycle race? The beginnings of this endurance race go back to 1922. Famous racers such as Paul Smart, Dominique Sarron, Carl Fogarty, Steve Hislop, Jean-Michel Bayle and Sebastien Gimbert have won this race. Recently, Honda entered the the TT Legends Team with riders from Isle of Man Tourist Trophy such as John McGuinnes, Steve Plater and Keith Amor. This year’s race will take place from the 15th to the 17th Septemb...

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New BMW, Ducati, Harley and Royal Enfield Rental Motorcycles

Based in Nice, we have the largest choice of BMW, Ducati, Harley and Royal Enfield rental motorcycles in France. Our bikes have been selected for the amazing roads of the South of France. No matter if you are riding across the Riviera, Provence or Alps, we have the right rental motorcycle for you. We offer nearly the complete range of the latest BMW motorcycles. This includes touring motorcycles such as the K1600 GTL and the R1200 RT. Of course we also offer trial bikes such as the mighty R1...

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2017 Harley Davidson Meeting in Grimaud - France

For over 10 years, the Harley-Davidson Euro Festival has been returning to Grimaud near Saint-Tropez in France. This year, the event takes place from 11 to 14 May 2017. Grimaud is the first of the big 3 Harley Davidson events in Europe. The other events are the Annual HOG Rally in Lugano in Switzerland and the European Bike Week at the Faaker See in Austria. If you are a fan of Harley Davidson, we highly recommend the Harley-Davidson Euro Festival in Grimaud. The ride from Nice to Grimaud is...

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The Great Touring Road Through Europe

Recently we came across the ETR also known as the European Touring Route. We found the idea fascinating and want to share more details with you.  What is the ETR? The ETR is 12.638 km of exceptional country roads from the Nordkapp in Norway to Cadiz in Spain. The route is meant as a guide or inspiration to explore Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, France and Spain. Based on a deep historical background, the European Touring Route leads the motorcycle tourist thro...

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BMW Motorrad Days and Wheels & Waves

We are starting a new blog series about motorcycle events in riding distance from our motorcycle shop in Nice. Over the next months, we will share the top motorcycle events across Europe and how to get there on our rental motorcycles. The world’s biggest BMW motorcycle event is the BMW Motorrad Days in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Germany. Last year’s event attracted over 35.000 visitors from all over the world. Next year, the event will take place from 07 to 09 July 2017. There will be live-sho...

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Ride the Pyrenees

In our latest blog articles we spoke about riding the Routes des Lavendes into the Provence. In another article we mentioned the possibility to do one-way motorcycle rentals across Europe. So why not combine this and ride our motorcycles from Nice to Barcelona? On the way you can ride the amazing Pyrenees. Based on the Routes de Lavendes article, you will have reached Carpentras and are ready to continue your trip into Spain. Here are our recommended routes:   Carpentras to the Millau Vi...

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Things to do in Nice

Despite the terrible event on 14th July 2016, we will not be deterred. Nice remains a beautiful place to visit and enjoy. As you have seen in our previous articles about the Route de Grandes Alpes and the Routes de Lavende, the motorcycle roads around Nice are amazing. But there is more to Nice than just motorcycling. We put together a list of things to do in Nice. Getting around is easy. On a motorcycle you have little problems with traffic jams or finding parking spaces. So wherever you’re ...

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Europe with a one-way motorcycle rental

A motorcycle road trip across Europe is one of the best ways to explore different countries and cultures. For this reason, we have been working hard to offer our customers a selection of national and international one-way rentals. The advantages of one-way rentals are clear: you get more time in different places and cultures without having to return your rental motorcycle in the same location. Located on the Mediterranean, Nice is an ideal starting point to discover Europe. Here are our one-w...

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Ride the Routes de Lavande

The South of France consists of 3 parts. The French Alps, the French Riviera and the Provence. In our last blog article, we explored the legendary Route des Grandes Alpes. This time, we share our motorcycle experience of the Provence. The Provence is known for the beauty of its nature. Lavender fields and vineyards spring to mind. Lavender blossoms between June and August. So, best to book your motorcycle holiday during those months and enjoy winding roads across purple fields of lavender. T...

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Ride the Routes des Grandes Alpes

The Routes des Grandes Alpes ranks among the world’s most legendary roads. Historically, this road links the French Alps between the Mediterranean and Lake Geneva. The winding road crosses spectacular mountain landscapes. The Cols of the Route des Grandes Alpes are open between June and October depending on the weather situation. Best to check this cycling website which provides information on opening and closing dates of the different Cols along the Routes des Grandes Alpes. What makes thi...

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