Hanging out in the Pyrenees

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  HANGING OUT IN THE PYRENEES We’ve been there before. But now we aimed to cross the Pyrenees east to west on our motorbikes, to end our trip in the Bardenas Reales, an unreal beautiful desertlike area south of the mountains on Spanish soil. Our bikes were a hybrid Yamaha XT500 with a C&J-frame and […]

Flat Track Racing in Belgium

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  FLAT TRACK RACING IN BELGIUM I had to see it with my own eyes, after watching On Any Sunday the hundredth time. There was this flat track race event called ‘Hells Race’ in the Helzold Speedway Stadium in Belgium. Organised by ‘Sinners Supply’. Sounds good, I thought. A lot of hot after-worldly sin. So […]

We Were at Wheel and Waves

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WE WERE AT WHEELS AND WAVES (and did we know it) It has always been a dream for Rumble Speed Shop to participate in the famous Wheels & Waves event at Biarritz. Our own little Mecca near the Atlantic for a few days a year. Our friend Alvin from The Rogue Company invited us to […]

Wheels and Waves 2016 Photo ‘Essay’

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WHEELS AND WAVES 2016 PHOTO ‘ESSAY’ So again we went to Biarritz, to that year’s Wheels and Waves event, to stare at motorcycles all day with a bunch of girls and boys of all ages. Kicking tires, commenting. It is an addictive festival. Great music, motorcycling, film, food, sea, waves, and talking blah. Another inspiring […]

Wheels and Waves 2015

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WHEELS AND WAVES 2015 Join us on a 1600 km journey all the way through France to Biarritz, the place that hosted an event called Wheels and Waves. Our wheels were a well cared for Citroen D Super from 1969. It was a feast and a privilege to ride it. We got a lot of […]

Rumbling IN THE PYRENEES

Rumbling IN THE PYRENEES

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SEVEN XT500’S IN THE PYRENEES I was 16 when I saw the motorcycle that I wanted to own one day; a Yamaha XT 500. It was published in a small book called: choose your motorcycle 1979. My other favourites were; Husqvarna 390 CR, Jawa 500/894 Speedway, Munch 1300 TTS, Ossa 350 Super Pioneer, and Yamaha […]