Loire Valley or Bust

Being surrounded by motorcycles in my new(ish) role at Union Road Moto Velo, Crediton, has inevitably resulted in a push to get my motorcycle license.  There was even talk of it being compulsory for staff to have one - but anyway, lessons and test are in my immediate future.

With this in mind, a good friend invited me to join him and a few others for a road trip to the Loire Valley next summer. The rub being that I need to get there under my own steam - ie; on my own bike! This poses a not insignificant problem of actually being able to afford a bike in time for the trip.

So over the last few weeks I’ve hatched a cunning plan - Crowdfunding! A considerable number of people have already proved that you can raise substantial funds for ridiculous things. So why not a motorcycle capable of transporting me to the Loire Valley and back?

I figure that if everyone I know contributed at least the cost of a pint - it would go a long way towards reaching my goal of getting something roadworthy that doesn't require a team of mechanics in convoy...

So, here we are - me asking for your help - and you wondering how I have the brass neck to ask for it in the first place.

Anyhoo... Thanks for spending a couple minutes reading all that - and should you also decide to add to the pot - Thank You Very Much!!


  • Anonymous 
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Matt Hills 
Crediton, South West England, United Kingdom
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