Crossing Lake Maggiore towards Verbania on the ferry.
Watching the news, it is evident that an imminent cold front is approaching from northern Europe and bringing rain with it. team orson is forced to make an executive decision and drop down south to a defensive line along the Ligurian coast. The next morning still has blue skies, so we make time for a quick dash eastward via Varese, skirting Lake Varese to the Lake Maggiore ferry crossing at Laveno.
Regarding the Lake District as a motorcycling destination, in all honesty, the roads aren’t conducive to sport riding. The roads are very twisty with lots of traffic and few places to pass, even for a motorcycle. There are few roads inland from the lakes, as the mountain terrain is so steep.
I’m a Canadian ex-pat working in the oil exploration industry. I’m currently employed in Saudi Arabia and decided to take advantage of the opportunity to travel as much of the world as I can. I keep a motorcycle stored in Europe and take trips on it every chance I get.
This blog is a collection of motorcycle trips I have taken over the years. I hope these reports entertain and/or inspire you to take a trip of your own. Feel free to post your comments and suggestions.... full info