Longway Round Brittany


Riding in Europe is really easy and little to worry about. In France & Spain we will be there to guide you through the tour and brief you each morning for the day's biking.


Please remember If you are at a gite location holiday that we will go direct to the cottage from the ferry and that all personal equipment and clothing can be left at the gites, which means - we ride without luggage !

You, that you are physically well


Passport - A valid passport

European Health Insurance Card (EHIC ask your post office)

Holiday Insurance, We advise you to have holiday insurance as going on these tours are at you own risk.

Bike - Fully roadworthy, with current log book, tax, mot & insurance documents, check insurance covers you for France or Europe.

Service - your bike just before you go on the tour, check several days before that all is correct.

Checks - oil, indicators, braking system, tyre condition, pressures (make a note of your tyre pressures and bring with you, checked daily) gas tyre inflators are useful too. Lubricate and check chain conditions, stands & steering, important check battery condition.

We should all have some useful tools under the seat of our bikes, The pouch of manufacturer’s tools, including Allan keys, plug socket, metric spanners, screwdriver etc. 

Additionally, consider if space, a small torch, insulating tape, plastic ties, small first aid kit, selection of metric nuts, bolts & washers (various sizes), jubilee clips, useful wire & fuses, & pliers.      

Roadside Rescue - Rescue cover for your bike if it fails or breaks down, make sure it covers France or Europe. (in the event of an accident please make sure you have the right cover to transport you and the bike to the UK)

Equipment (you must have)
Helmet, working visor, motorcycle jacket, motorcycle trousers, bike boots & good gloves.

Light yellow or orange safety vest (legal EU accident/breakdown requirement)
Neck buff (neckerchief) & sun glasses
Rain wear, very light waterproof jacket and light waterproof trousers.
Mobile phones should be operational & switched with your network provider to be able to work in France.
GB Sticker on rear of bike

Optional Equipment
Extra spine protectors, fluorescent armbands or jacket, radio intercoms, camera & bike camera mount, satellite navigation systems, spare pair of motorcycle boots, jacket or gloves.

Clothing - Generally what you would normally wear when you go biking but please consider the variance of weather which might occur. Sunny weather a T shirt for the day’s riding and another for the evening.  Cooler days more layers, fleeces etc. 

Consider leisurewear, shoes, and clothing for the evening.

Suggested clothing for the 4 days  

Carried via panniers, tank bag or rucksack.

Please remember we will go direct to the gite from the ferry and that all personal equipment and clothing can be left at the gites, which means we ride without luggage !

4 T shirts

Jumper or fleece
8 pair of socks
Vanity bag & towel (bedding is provided at the gite)
Any personal prescription drugs must be the original box
from your pharmacy or doctor (customs regulation)
Swimming trunks or swimsuits – sun cream
Recreational footwear

This is the quick check list please contact us should you require the full list.


Support & Checklist



Guided Motorcycle Tours To France

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