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A twisty road in the mountains on one of our motorcycle tour in Italy

Our mission – real motorcycling

So, what is real motorcycling?  Motorways? Plains with nothing to see?  Mile after mile of straight roads?  City traffic?  No, it most certainly isn’t, at least that’s not how we see it. To us, real motorcycling means enjoying your time on your bike, being stimulated by your environment, being challenged by the road, whether you’re the rider or the pillion. …

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The importance of motorcycle rental in Italy

Our advice on motorcycle rental

So, you want to come and enjoy our twisty roads, our soothing sea views, our panoramic mountain sceneries, our delicious traditional food, our ancient history, but you can’t take your own motorcycle.?Don’t worry, Italy has an array of very good agencies offering motorcycle rental scattered all over, offering new machines from most brands. BUT unlike cars, the number of motorcycles…

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A Sunday ride out to a motorcycle festival in a medieval village on top of a hill

Sunday ride-outs in Italy

Every year between April and October, we put some serious kilometres on our odometers with our customers, taking them far and wide in our beautiful country, helping them to discover the best of Italy, from the best roads, to the best sceneries.  When we’re not taking them on their dream holidays, what do we do? Well, we ride. Either scouting…

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A group of riders on enjoying the best biking roads in Trento on one of our motorcycle tour in Italy

How much do roads matter to you?

We will never say it enough, especially to our biker friends who do not know Italy, that here, unlike many countries with low population density, it is possible to have from a so-so motorbike tour, even mediocre or worse, to a frankly wonderful one, wow, superlative! Will it be a do-it-youself tour,  what can we say? It is all up…

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A group of bikers in the Dolomites, taking a break by a lake on our motorcycle tour of the Dolomites in the Alps with rented motorccles

Best time of year for riding in the Alps

The Italian Alps are on the wish list of most bikers, for their challenging hairpins, like the Stelvio or Gavia, their breath-taking panoramic views and for most, a complete change of scenery!  You won’t find everywhere in Europe 1200 km of mountains, covering no less than 207,000 square kilometres, at a height of 4800 m!  It’s enough to test the…

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A restaurant by the sea offering top class service, best way to spend a rest day on our motorcycle tour in Italy

Rest days – our philosophy

Italy on Motorbike was created with a deep passion to offer our guests a taste of the real Italy on 2 wheels. We aim to offer you the best and carefree holiday, so that you can have that all important rest, away from everything, whilst enjoying everything that Italy has to offer; from great roads, ancient cultures, architectural wonders, amazing…

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The new MotoGP season starts today!!

The 2019 MotoGP season is already upon us!  What will it bring?  Will we see Rossi finally get his 10th championship?  Will he ever match Agostini’s record in his last 2 years in the sport?  Will Petrucci shine with Ducati?  Will Marquez dominate the season?  What excuses will Lorenzo find for not finishing on the podium….? Well the excitement starts…

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Italy Top 10 Stereotypes

Top 10 Italian stereotypes

True or false? Every nation has its own stereotypes:  the French eat frogs, the English have a stiff upper lip, the Americans only eat burgers (funny how it seems centered a lot around food!). The Italians have of course not escaped this. Like anything, there’s a lot of truth in them, however a lot of them just aren’t true. Here…

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Maximum riding pleasure roadtrip best riding roads touring in italy riding with a local

All roads lead to Rome

The complexity of touring in Italy   Touring in Italy isn’t as simple as it sounds.  Mostly because planning your roadtrip without a knowledge of the local roads, doesn’t guarantee you will get the best riding roads.  For maximum riding pleasure, there’s no better way than riding with a local, who has spent years exploring all the roads.  This means…

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How long is a kilometre?

In Italy, the kilometers are longer!   We often hear: “but the kilometers are longer here, I often do 300/400 km, sometimes even 600 a day, but in Italy it’s impossible”.  It’s true: the kilometers in Italy are longer, or at least ours are! Because we, like all Italian motorcyclists, choose the routes according to how many bends they have.…

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