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Monday, 01 February 2016 19:31

Going it Alone - Take a Solo Trip or a Group Tour on Your Bike?

Written by Ania Todua

figure 1One of the great things about having a motorcycle is having the ability to go out and tour different areas and see things from your view on the bike. You can get a much better view of the landscape and areas around you, visit areas that you never get to see on the highway routes and enjoy your trip like never before. Of course, there are plenty of options available to you when it comes to taking motorcycle tours today that you can choose from so you can see everything you want. One aspect that you want to think about is whether you want to take a solo trip on your motorcycle or go with a group tour to a location.

The Pros of a Group Tour

There are a number of pluses that you can find if you want to go on a group tour of a specific area. Group tours can provide you with guided tours of any given area. This can be perfect for you if you are going to another country or an area where you have never traveled to before. The guide can be sure to take you on the best routes possible so that you can see things that many consider to be highlights and take you on routes that are known to be great for bikes. You also get the comradery of taking a tour with a group of other motorcycle enthusiasts, giving you the chance to go with friends, meet new people and enjoy the company of others for your travel.

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The Pros of Going Solo

Going solo can also have advantages to you when you are traveling. One thing that experienced riders like best about traveling solo is that they are not held to any particular schedule. They can go where they want to go, see what they want to see and spend as much time as they want in a particular place without having to worry about meeting deadlines or schedules. You also get the opportunity to plan your own routes so you can be sure that you ride along in the places you want to go, whether it is a more scenic, off the beaten path route or a straightforward way to get to where you want to go. You do not have to worry about making unexpected stops or what other riders may be doing along the way. Don’t forget to put all your necessary gear in your saddlebags that can help and protect you in any danger.  

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There may be situations where choosing a group tour or going solo can be the better way to go, and many riders often like to do a good mix of both for the tours that they take. See which situations might be better for you to be in groups or pairs of other travelers and others that you might want to do by yourself. You will find that you are able to get great joy out of both methods and that each can add their own qualities to your biking experiences.

 

 

Last modified on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 04:56
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