All posts by James Miodonski



Dr John Hinds Tribute at Armoy Road Races

21st July 2015 by  in Racing

Dr John’s campaign on for the introduction of an Air Ambulance for Northern Ireland. “Lets push ahead with Dr John Hinds campaign to get an Air Ambulance off the ground for Northern Ireland. Let’s make this a Lasting Tribute for an Exceptional Man” – John Allen > Change.Org link

London lorry wipes out Ducati Monster

21st July 2015 by  in Motorcycle Videos

Quick reactions and amazingly calm response from the rider – shame about the bike though.

RiDE Magazine Routes

17th July 2015 by  in Motorcycle Touring & Travel

A collection of routes featured in each month’s RiDE magazine, as found on, All RiDE routes listed are freely available for you to export and download to your SatNav (GPX files for Garmin / ITN files for TomTom).  For ease of use, we’ve categorised them by country wherever possible. RiDE Magazine England Routes A ride around Telford Best roads  [Read full post…]

Sorting Google Maps issues one at a time

17th July 2015 by  in Techie Stuff

A while ago we received some feedback from a chap called Sefa who’d been having some issues planning a route on MotoGoLoco Maps.  It transpired that Google Maps (from whom we get all of our mapping data) wasn’t aware of a short ferry crossing a few miles South of Istanbul that helped avoid a pretty hefty  [Read full post…]

Ayr to Turnberry – A719 – MotoGoLoco Classics

3rd July 2015 by  in MotoGoLoco Classic Motorcycle Routes

As you leave the town of Ayr (Inbhir Àir, “Mouth of the River Ayr”), head south on the A719 and visit the birthplace of Robert Burns, Scotland’s most famous bard. Jump back on the coastal main road and check out the Electric Brae, or Croy Brae as it’s known locally. The hill is an optical  [Read full post…]

Armadale to Elgol (Isle of Skye, A851) – MotoGoLoco Classics

3rd July 2015 by  in MotoGoLoco Classic Motorcycle Routes

Take the ferry from Mallaig over the sea to Skye. Visit Grumpy George’s shop on the right as you come off the ferry and say hi to his parrots, then drive north up the A851 till you reach the A87. Turn left, then left again after two miles onto the B8083. Follow this challenging road  [Read full post…]

Aberystwyth to Dolgellau (A847) – MotoGoLoco Classics

3rd July 2015 by  in MotoGoLoco Classic Motorcycle Routes

Twisties, mountains, forest and coastal views – it’s hard to draw up a list of biking road criteria that this little beauty doesn’t have in abundance. Is this the finest motorcycling road in Wales? It certainly could be! Try it for yourself and let us know what you think Route Map & GPS Files >View/download  [Read full post…]

“Well, I tried…”

3rd July 2015 by  in Motorcycle Videos

Biker tries to warn dozy car driver that they’re turning up a one-way street.

The Rutland TT – MotoGoLoco Classics

3rd July 2015 by  in MotoGoLoco Classic Motorcycle Routes

The affectionately termed “Rutland TT” is a brilliant way to spend a morning and showcases some of the very best that riding around the Midlands has to offer. You’ll be forgiven if at any point during this excellent 100 mile loop any you start feeling a little deja vu; it’s close proximity to Peterborough )where most  [Read full post…]

Stuart & Jo Dowell’s Scottish Weekender

30th June 2015 by  in Accommodation Reviews, Competition Winners

Amazingly I won a weekend away courtesy of James at MotoGoLoco so I decided to make it into a long weekend taking Jo (wife) on my KTM 990. We departed the East Midlands and hit the A1, then took in a couple of diversions for lunch in Helmsley. Many memories of FarmYard parties past… slightly  [Read full post…]

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