The Big Sur by Corvette

The Journey. San Jose, California, was my first stop in a whistle-stop business mini-tour of our North American acquisitions. I would eventually cover almost 21,000 kilometers and visit 11 cities in three states by plane and car. In only 12 days. So early on a Tuesday at Gatwick, I boarded another one of the new

Lanzarote 2018


A Search for Tier Points. I had 160 reasons for flying 8 hours 26 minutes in total (nearly 3,400 miles), to and from Arrecife, Lanzarote. I had to collect 160 BA Tier points in order to maintain my particular Executive Club membership and the flights to and from Lanzarote in a

The Sunday Scramble II – A Pictorial

Bicester Heritage. Bicester Heritage is based on a 348-acre former R.A.F base in Oxfordshire and is home to one of my favourite events, the Sunday Scramble. There is plenty to see and do at this event, from exploring the Technical Site with its recently restored 1920's and 30's buildings to the

To The Belgian Grand Prix (2018)

Folkestone Eurotunnel car terminal, Folkestone, Mile Zero in this years' annual sojourn to the iconic cathedral of speed deep in the Ardennes, the Formula 1 track at Spa Francorchamps. As usual we gathered at an ungodly hour on the thursday morning before the race at the terminal car park and lined up

The Lux Afrique Polo Day

Lux Afrique "Lux Afrique is a luxury lifestyle digital platform – Online, Print, Conference and Exhibition. Gateway for luxury brands to promote and market their brands to high net worth clients across Africa. The platform also educates and shares information on everything luxury in Africa and around the world. Lux Afrique is an

Porsche Night at The Ace Cafe – A Pictorial

The Ace Cafe. Europe's largest FREE monthly Porsche-only meet takes place Ace Cafe on the North Circular Road, Stonebridge, NorthWest London on the last monday of every month. This event is a popular event on the calendar of every London based 'Porschephile'. This event is affiliated with the official Porsche Club

The Goodwood Festival of Speed – A Pictorial

Festival of Speed - The Silver Jubilee The 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed (FoS) was the 25th anniversary of this annual celebration of cars and motorsport. First run in 1993 at the sprawling Goodwood estate in Chichester, West Sussex, this event has moved from strength to strength and has firmly established

The 2018 L’Etape Du Tour

The 2018 L'Etape Du Tour, stage 10 of the 105th edition of the Tour De France started in Annecy and ended nearly 170 kilometers away in Grand-Bornand. The 'race' started on the shores of the gobsmackingly beautiful lake Annecy and winded its way over some of the most beautiful and

The 2018 L’Etape Du Tour – A Preview

The Event. The 2018 L'Etape Du Tour. The 2018 L'Etape Du Tour, the 10th stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France will be ours (15,000 amateurs and enthusiasts) to ride on the 8th of July. It seemed like yesterday that I was struggling to get to the top of

Beaulieu’s Simply Porsche – A Pictorial

The National Motor Museum. 1,620 Porsches. I repeat: one thousand, six hundred and twenty Porsches in one place. This easily smashed Beaulieu’s Simply Porsche event's previous record of 1,003 Porsches set last year.  This yearly event is held in association with The Independent Porsche Enthusiasts’ Club and there were models from

To The Monaco Grand Prix

769 miles (1,238 kilometers), 11 h 21 min via A26. These are the driving stats google returns when you type 'Calais-to-Nice'. And oh, that is one-way only. So the drive to Calais and back would cover 1,538 miles (2475.171 kilometers) and take 22 h 42 mins! Easy. A few of my friends

Mallorca 2018

Over the winter we hatched a plan for a cycling training camp to better prepare for some of the cyclo-sportive events we have entered this year. Our experiences in last year's Etape Du Tour made this an imperative. We chose Mallorca as the location for our training camp. This choice

The 2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour

The Cape Town Cycle Tour, an event whose recent history has been dogged by controversy, natural phenomena and plain bad luck. This year was no different as there had been a severe drought in the weeks and months  leading up to the event in Cape Town which at one point

The London Classic Car Show

We visited the 2018 London Classic Car show at London Excel. The show is now in its fourth year and has become the must-attend event for any discerning classic car owner, collector, expert or enthusiast. In short, it is a must-attend event for any self-respecting petrol head. 2067

The Year Ahead

Hi folks, Happy new year. Lets look at some of the events and activities we have lined up for this year. It promises to be a most interesting year with at least one major cycling, motoring, Formula 1 and motorcycling event each month. We will be adding the dates of each