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Spyder Club Self-Guide Tour: Northern France World War Trip

Enjoy the motorcycling delights of Europe, on a self-guided Spyder Club motorcycle tour. We’ll take care of all the routes, plan them into a Sat Nav, provide a route guide, book the hotels, and rent you the motorcycle that can either be picked up from our UK, Silverstone base or waiting for you at a European start point if you are part of a group.

Our Northern France, World War memorial tour takes riders along the coast from Calais all the way to Utah beach, just west of Bayeux.  This emotional journey takes in monuments and cemeteries commemorating those who sacrificed everything so we could be free today.

Trip Description:

Days riding: 5 to 9

Cost: From £275 per day including bike hire

Cost includes: Route guide, Sat Nav with planned route, hotel accommodation (bed and breakfast), Channel crossing

Costs vary depending on the accommodation required.  All accommodation is of a good standard and well reviewed.

Motorcycle hire/rental: Spyder Club offers a wide selection of motorcycles for your trip from its rental fleet. For costs please email or take a look at our Motorcycle Hire page. If the bike you require isn’t on our fleet, please email us as we may be able to source it.

The route takes in Arramanches, Longues-sur-Mer-Battery, Normandy American Memorial and Cemetery, Omaha Beach, Maisy Battery, Utah Beach, Le Cambe German war Cemetery and the Museum of the Battle of Normandy.

There is also the opportunity to visit the Bayeux Tapestry Museum and towards the end of the trip, a must visit to the World War One site of Bois Francais.

For those wishing to extend their stay in Northern France, a visit to the capital, Paris can be included as can Epernay and/or Reims in the Champagne region where you can enjoy the bubbles of many of the famous Champagne houses including Moet & Chandon and maybe return with a bottle of Dom Perignon!

Spyder Club Self-Guide Tour: Northern Spain and France Tour

Enjoy the motorcycling delights of Europe, on a self-guided Spyder Club motorcycle tour. We’ll take care of all the routes, plan them into a Sat Nav, provide a route guide, book the hotels, and rent you the motorcycle that can either be picked up from our UK, Silverstone base or waiting for you at a European start point if you are part of a group.

A trip that takes in the stunning roads of northern Spain including the Picos Mountains and Pyrenees and then heads into France to enjoy the world famous Route Napoleon and Mont Ventoux.

Trip Description:

Days riding: 12 to 13

Cost: From £295 per day including bike hire

Cost includes: Route guide, Sat Nav with planned route, hotel accommodation (bed and breakfast), ferry crossing

Costs vary depending on the accommodation required.  All accommodation is of a good standard and well reviewed.

Motorcycle hire/rental: Spyder Club offers a wide selection of motorcycles for your trip from its rental fleet. For costs please email or take a look at our Motorcycle Hire page. If the bike you require isn’t on our fleet, please email us as we may be able to source it.

Route description:

Leaving from either Spyder Club, Silverstone or close to your UK arrival airport (ideally in the south) and heading for an afternoon ferry crossing from Portsmouth, England to Santander, Spain. This 20 hour journey will arrive the following day and a cabin will be included in the cost.

From Santander the route passes through the beautiful Picos mountains, followed by time spent riding in the Pyrenees, into Andorra and then France.

Leaving the Pyrenees the route heads east, summiting Mont Ventoux before heading to enjoy the famous Route Napoleon in the region of Provence.

Heading north, the journey will include a visit to the region of Champagne and the famous city of Reims before the push back to the UK using the Channel Tunnel.

You’ll see some of the most spectacular scenery Europe has to offer and ride many incredible motorcycling roads.

Spyder Club Self-Guide Tour: Motorcycle England and Scotland

Enjoy the motorcycling delights of Europe, on a self-guided Spyder Club motorcycle tour. We’ll take care of all the routes, plan them into a Sat Nav, provide a route guide, book the hotels, and rent you a motorcycle that can either be picked up from our UK, Silverstone base or waiting for you at a European start point if you are part of a group.

The United Kingdom has so much to offer the tourist but how do you get to see it all?! Well it would be impossible to do it justice in one trip but on the English National Parks and Scotland motorcycle trip you can enjoy some of the stunning scenery whilst on two wheels.

Trip Description:

Days riding: 3 to 10

Cost: from £280 per day including bike hire cost

Cost includes: route guide, Sat Nav with planned route, hotel accommodation (bed and breakfast)

Costs vary depending on the accommodation required.  All accommodation is of a good standard and well reviewed.

Motorcycle hire/rental: Spyder Club offers a wide selection of motorcycles for your trip from its rental fleet. For costs please email or take a look at our Motorcycle Hire page. If the bike you require isn’t on our fleet, please email us as we may be able to source it.

This trip allows the rider to either enjoy a short break in the Scottish Highlands, starting and ending in Glasgow or make it a longer trip, and take in some of the northern English National Parks such as the Lake District, Peak District, Northumberland and the Yorkshire Dales.

This trip can be tailored to cater for the time you have and any particluar places you would like to visit. Whether a week, long weekend or 2 weeks, we can create a trip that works for you.

Spyder Club Self-Guide Tour: European Alps Tour

Enjoy the motorcycling delights of the European Alps, on a self-guided Spyder Club motorcycle tour. We’ll take care of all the routes, plan them into a Sat Nav, provide a route guide, book the hotels, and rent you the motorcycle that can either be picked up from our UK, Silverstone base or waiting for you at a European start point if you are part of a group.

This is a classic Alpine trip, taking in the places you’ve always dreamt of riding, including the Stelvio Pass and Grossglockner,

Trip Description:

Days riding: 7 to 16

Cost: From £290 per day including bike hire

Cost includes: Route guide, Sat Nav with planned route, hotel accommodation (bed and breakfast), Channel crossing

Costs vary depending on the accommodation required.  All accommodation is of a good standard and well reviewed.

Motorcycle hire/rental: Spyder Club offers a wide selection of motorcycles for your trip from its rental fleet. For costs please email or take a look at our Motorcycle Hire page. If the bike you require isn’t on our fleet, please email us as we may be able to source it.

Our self-guide European Alps motorcycle trips can be tailored to the time you have available. Regardless, we’ll get you on a bike and in the Swiss, Italian and French Alps, enjoying the Stelvio pass, Furka, Nufenen, Grimsel and many other stunning mountain roads.

The route also spends time meandering along the shores of Lake Como, a night in Davos, Chamonix and can even include a bubbly evening in Epernay or Reims in the Champagne region of France.

If you can enjoy a longer trip, there is the opportunity to ride the stunning B500 in Germany and the Grossglockner pass in Austria. The limiting factor to your fun filled motorcycling holiday in the beautiful European Alps is only the time you can spare!

Spyder Club Motorcycle Tour: Southern Spain Season Starter

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The Spyder Club season has started in southern Spain since 2010 and 2017 will be no different. As ever, guests will enjoy swapping between the bikes for another enticing fleet, on our fly-ride motorcycle trip, taking in the stunning Spanish region of Andalucia and begin the motorcycle season on a high!

For 2017 we are moving west towards Ronda to enjoy new routes as well as tackle some old favourites. Staying in a 4 star hotel in the Sierra de Grazalema Nature Reserve, close to the typical white village of Grazalema.

Flee the winter gloom of the UK to ride under Spanish skies, across entertaining roads unspoilt by the usual traffic met on British highways.

Each route offers something different – from challenging hairpins and twisting mountain roads to fast-flowing, sweeping bends.

This is a short break that offers like minded company for motorcycle enthusiasts and a great fleet of motorcycles to test ride.

Trip Testimonial, Paul S: ‘I booked to go on Spyder Club’s Andalucian trip last February and it turned out to be a memorable and highly enjoyable adventure. I hadn’t ridden high performance bikes for a while but this didn’t matter as today’s bikes are so capable, many having ABS and traction control. Spyder Club’s carefully researched routes took us through fantastic mountain scenery everyday on perfect roads that were almost empty. What a privilege compared with the overcrowded ‘nose-to-tail’ crawl we have to endure everyday in the UK. Mark and Lizzi were the perfect hosts at the villa after each hard day’s riding. I’m going back again and you should definitely add this to your ‘things to do before you die.’

Cost Includes:

Bike hire and fuel
Fully comprehensive insurance
Accommodation with breakfast and an evening drink
Guide, support van and spare bike

Costs:

Members (members may use membership, call for details):

Single room: £1,550
Two riders sharing: £1,350 each
Couples (2 people, 1 non-rider): £1,950

Non-members:

Single room: £1,860
Two riders sharing: £1,620 each
Couples (2 people, 1 non-rider): £2,340

Group bookings of 3 or more non-members receive a 10% discount

Days Riding: – four

Dates:

Group One – Fri. 31st March to Tue. 4th April 2017 

Group Two – Thu. 6th April to Mon. 10th April 2017 

Approximate Mileage Covered: 650 miles

Flights into MALAGA:

Group One – guests should book flights to arrive late afternoon/early evening on Friday. Flights should depart late afternoon/early evening on the final day, Tuesday.

Group Two – guests should book flights to arrive late afternoon/early evening on Thursday. Flights should depart late afternoon/early evening on the final day, Monday.

For more details or to book your place call us on 0845 2000 868 or email Spyder Club.

Full Trip Description

Arriving into Malaga airport in the late afternoon/early evening for welcome drinks. Airport transfers on arrival will be at 15.00 and 19.00.

Day one – breakfast and a briefing are the first orders of the day, we then head towards fantastic Spanish tarmac which appears to have been built with motorcycles in mind! The A-397 Ronda road is where we are aiming, to enjoy one of the best riding experiences in Europe! The route continues to impress, taking us across country to head back to the accommodation and a well earned beer!

Day two – riders can look forward to a day of exhilarating and challenging riding. The route enjoys fast sweeping roads and of course quiet mountain routes, finally returning to the hotel in the early evening for a beer, or two!

Day three – we stay around the Ronda area for the majority of the day with a stint riding northwards prior to returning to the mountainous country that surrounds stunning Ronda. The breath-taking scenery Andalucia has to offer plus incredible riding roads make today very special.

Day four – a shorter day to allow for packing and airport transfers at 13.00 and 16.30. Riding begins after breakfast for the final time and to polish off a cracking trip, we’ll enjoy the Ronda road, up and down! Upon arrival at the hotel there will be time to change and pack prior to the journey back to the airport and your departure for home.

The Bike Fleet: will be confirmed nearer the time but will include a stunning line up from the Spyder Club fleet.

Cost does not include:

Flights and airport transfers
Personal travel insurance
Lunch and dinner

Join us on your own bike, either ride it to the start or we’ll take it there and you can fly to meet us (limited spaces), please get in touch to discuss member and non-member costs and availability.

For more details or to book your place call us on 0845 2000 868 or email Spyder Club.

Watch some short films from Spyder Club’s trips to Spain on our YouTube channel.

Spyder Club Open Day: 29th April Extravaganza

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It’s the BIG ONE, our Open Day in partnership with Baines Racing, Core Cycling and Bennett’s Motorcycles, MV Agusta.

Come and enjoy a day for all things two wheeled, pedal and motor powered, at Unit 18, Silverstone Park.

As usual, there will be the opportunity to ride some of the Spyder Club fleet and discuss the unique services we can provide.

Besides the Spyder Club fleet – Triumph are providing a Street Cup and T100, Aprilia are bringing along a Tuono, BMW Park Lane are sending a number of bikes to try and Indian, Ducati and KTM are hoping to offer motorcycles too.

Bennett’s Motorcycles, MV Agusta will be in attendance with the UK MV press fleet. 

Arai helmets and RST Leathers will be doing race suit fittings and helmet servicing and Zona will also be demonstrating their new in-helmet intelligent rear view system.

For the cyclists, Baines Racing will be available to discuss all things pedal powered and have Felt and Whyte Bikes to test ride.  They also have Dan Bigham from Watt Shop, Triple National Champion on track talking about the importance of aero and power.

And for the cyclists who want to go really fast, Core Cycling will be offering advice on coaching and Retul cycle fitments.

And finally, for now, Delta Motorsport, the company that developed the outrageous Hennessey Venom GT, will be offering passenger rides in their E4 Coupe electric car.  

If you’re both a biker and cyclist (and fancy a ride in an electric car) then you’ll be in your element.  Please come and join us on 29th April at Silverstone Circuit.

Date:

Sat. 29th April, Open Day, 10.30 am to 18.30 pm (we will be having some evening drinks for those wanting to stay later).

Location: Unit 18 Silverstone Park, Silverstone Race Circuit, NN12 8TL (N.B. this event is NOT run on track, we use local roads).

The day is free of charge for those not riding.

Cost for those wishing to ride motorcycles:

Members and non-members: £40

Cost of Open Day includes:

Up to four, lead rides on some of the Spyder Club fleet
Lunch
Fuel and insurance
Tea, coffee and soft drinks throughout the day

Cost does not include:

Insurance excess

What you need to bring:

If you would like to ride some of the Spyder Club fleet then you will need to have held your full bike licence for over two years and be aged between 30 – 70 with no more than six points on your licence.

As well as your riding gear, you will need to bring your driving licence (if you only have the old paper style then you will need to also bring photographic ID), two utility bills confirming your home address and a valid credit card on which we will hold the insurance excess for the duration of the open day. In order for us to do a DVLA check you will also need either your National Insurance number or you can generate a DVLA check code and bring it with you.

Spyder Club IoM Bike Hire: Isle of Man TT Motorcycle Rental

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Spyder Club will again be taking a fleet of hire motorcycles to the 2018 Isle of Man TT. If you are coming to the IoM TT without a motorcycle, we can rent you a bike from the rental fleet.

The motorbike rental fleet will consist of a range of sports bikes, naked and adventure machines and the odd retro motorcycle.

We can also hire RST motorcycle clothing and AGV helmets.

Costs:

Day rate: from £225, up to £300

Motorcycle excess: from £2,000, up to £3,000

Multi-day rentals receive a 10% reduction from each day

For further information please email us or call 00 44 (0) 1327 857213

Spyder Club Motorcycle Tour: Scotland NC 500 and Highlands

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Spyder Club head north of the border and to the beautiful scenery of Scotland.  From Glasgow all the way up to John O’Groats and back again. Taking in the snaking roads of the east and west coast and a loop of the North Coast 500.

Scotland offers the motorcycle rider some of Britain’s best biking and some of the world’s most stunning scenery. Get yourself to Glasgow and enjoy a 5 day weekend with everything organised for you.

Arriving on Thurday evening at a hotel close to Glasgow airport and head north from Friday, also riding Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday enjoying either bikes from the Spyder Motorcycle fleet or have your own bike waiting in Glasgow for you.

Trip Description

Thu. 22nd June – Tue. 27th June 2017

Days Riding – five

Guests will arrive into Glasgow International Airport on Thursday evening and make their way to the hotel situated nearby for drinks, introductions and dinner depending on your flight arrival time.

Day One – Friday morning will begin with breakfast and a briefing before heading north through the Cairngorms to the Aviemore area.

Day Two – again we’ll head north, towards Inverness and join the North Coast 500 route, visiting John O’Groats prior to turning west. The day ends in Tongue with an evening meal and probably a few beers as we reminisce about a cracking days riding!

Day Three – continuing west until turning south and meandering towards Loch Maree for the night. The roads will largely be good A roads with some single track miles to complete so we can take in the spectacular views only Scotland provides.

Day Four – after a hearty breakfast on Sunday morning we’ll head to Applecross and its famous pass, leaving the North Coast 500 shortly afterwards. We’ll then enjoy one of the best roads of the Highlands, the A87.  The day then ends in the Fort William area for our last night.

Day Five – the final day, heading back to Glasgow Airport for the journey home. Our route will take us south, finally running along the shores of Loch Lomond before arriving at Glasgow Airport (International) by no later than 16.00.

Cost includes:

Bike hire and fuel
Fully comprehensive insurance
Accommodation with breakfast
Guide, support van where required and spare bike

Cost does not include:

Flights and airport transfers
Personal travel insurance
Refreshments en route and dinner

Cost:

Members (including bike hire): £1,600 (TBC)
Members (using membership or own bike*): £1,250 (TBC)
Non-members: £1,920. Using own bike*: £1,500 (TBC)

Pillion (based on two sharing): price on request

*Own bikes will be transported to Glasgow from Silverstone at this cost.

Spyder Club Motorcycle Tour: Spain’s Picos Mountain

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Spyder Club are heading to the famous Picos Mountains of northern Spain to sample the blissful roads and scenery this incredible area provides.

Come and enjoy four days of brilliant two wheeled fun on roads that many believe were built for motorcyclists.

We’ll base ourselves close to the town of Potes, riding two loops as well as the great roads to and from Potes and Bilbao. 

Our first trip to the Picos ran in 2015 and the riding was truly stunning, add in Spanish food, wine and beer, what else do you need?!

Trip Testimonial, Julian M: ‘thanks for a great trip! Great roads, great bikes, great organization, great company!’

Cost includes:

Bike hire and fuel
Fully comprehensive insurance
Accommodation with breakfast
Guide, support van and spare bike

Cost:

Members: £1,600

Non-members: £1,920

Days riding: 4

Dates: Thu. 20th July – Mon. 24th July 2017 (5 spaces available)

Approximate mileage covered: 700 miles

Flights into BILBAO: guests should book flights to arrive late afternoon/early evening on Thu. 20th July. Return flights should depart no earlier than 19.00 on the final day, Mon. 24th July.

For more details or to book your place get in touch with Spyder Club now.

Trip Description:

Day One: following breakfast and the trip safety and bike briefing, we will ride from the airport hotel towards the Picos Mountains and the town of Potes to enjoy the best roads the area has to offer over the following four days.

Day Two: we’ll head out, exchanging bikes en-route, doing a ride that takes in many fantastic roads before returning us to Potes for another night.

Day Three: again we’ll enjoy another day in the Picos Mountains, riding previously enjoyed routes that return us to Potes for the final night.

Day Four: after breakfast we’ll head east towards the airport hotel and the flight home from Bilbao Airport. Again the roads that get us back are fantastic, staying on the twisty stuff until the last half hour of the days ride.

The Bike Fleet: will be confirmed nearer the time but will include a stunning line up from the Spyder Club fleet.

Cost does not include:

Flights and airport transfers
Personal travel insurance
Lunch and dinner
Drinks

Join us on your own bike, either ride it to the start or we’ll take it there and you can fly to meet us; please get in touch to discuss member and non-member costs and availability.

For more details or to book your place please call us on 0845 2000 868 or get in touch with Spyder Club now.

Take a look at some trip footage on our YouTube channel.

Spyder Club IoM Motorcycle Hire: Classic TT Motorbike Rental

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The motorbike rental fleet will consist of a range of sports bikes, naked, retro and adventure machines.

We can also hire RST motorcycle clothing and AGV helmets.

Costs:

Day rate: from £175, up to £250

Motorcycle excess: from £2,000, up to £3,000

Multi-day rentals receive a 10% reduction from each day

For further information please contact Spyder Club

Spyder Club Experience: Steve Parrish Classic TT Course Ride

Ride the famous Isle of Man Tourist Trophy course with the British racing legend and former TT competitor, Steve Parrish during the Classic TT 2017 over the Festival of Motorcycling!

Steve (aka Stavros) will guide you over the mountain course on hire motorcycles first thing in the morning when most of the other Classic TT tourists are still in bed.

During the ride, Steve will enlighten you with his unique insight into this special road racing course and his experiences of it.

There is the option to hire riding clothing and helmets from Spyder Club for the day, costs apply.

Dates Available:

Wed. 23rd August
Thu. 24th August
Fri. 25th August
Sun. 27th August
Tue. 29th August

Cost Includes:

Steve Parrish as guide
Bike hire, fuel and fully comprehensive insurance
Breakfast, tea and coffee
Communication for Steve’s commentary

Cost: £250 (£50 pillion)

Timings and Start Location:

Meeting at 06.00 in Douglas for a briefing.  Bikes will be allocated and the ride will commence by no later than 06.20.

Douglas Start Point: Starting from the pit and paddock area we will follow the course as the riders do, stopping at Ramsey prior to heading over the mountain section and returning for bacon rolls in Douglas.

Costs doesn’t include:

Motorcycle gear hire
Personal travel insurance
Insurance excess

For more details or to book your place get in touch with Spyder Club now.

Watch a film of a recent Spyder Club visit to Spain: Spyder Club Spain video and here Spyder Club Spain video 2

Spyder Club Motorcycle Trip: Isle of Man Classic TT Break

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The IOM TT Classic is fast becoming a hugely popular event, already far exceeding the islands expectations! We therefore couldn’t resist returning to the stunning Isle of Man to enjoy another fantastic motorcycle spectacle.

The Classic TT brings another chance to see the skill of the elite road racers but in a far more relaxed environment and with the sights, sounds and smells of bikes from a bygone era!

The Classic TT celebrates the history and heritage of the TT and motorcycle racing for amateurs and professionals. Spyder Club are offering an action-packed trip of a life time over four or five days and nights of motorcycling nostalgia and top flight racing.

The Classic TT boasts the best road racers on the planet, riding the most exotic and iconic motorcycles.

Guests will be picked up from the Isle of Man airport or ferry terminal and transported to our accommodation in Douglas. Spyder Club will have motorcycles waiting so guests can be lead around the stunning island to see some of the diverse coastal and mountain scenery as well as ride the famous TT Mountain course.

Guests will see two days of classic racing around the IoM Mountain Course, enjoy the Classic TT Paddock Carnival in Douglas on Friday and the hugely popular Festival of Jurby, as well as the beautiful Isle of Man itself!

There is the option of a four or five day and night stay with us between the trip dates.

Trip Description:

Dates – Thu. 24th Aug. to Tue. 29th Aug. 2017

Cost includes:

4 or 5 nights accommodation in Douglas
Accommodation with breakfast, two dinners (inc bbq) and some evening drinks
Final night BBQ (weather permitting)
Access to a fleet of Spyder Club motorcycles with fully comprehensive insurance
Some fuel for the bikes and transportation to the best course viewing spots
Airport/ferry terminal transfers

Costs:

Rider single room occupancy: £1,750 to £2,100 (non-member £2,100 to £2,520)

Rider sharing a room with another rider: £1,380 to £1,650 (non-member £1,660 to £1,980)

Rider sharing a room with non-riding partner: £1,380 to £1,650 (non-member £1,660 to £1,980)

Non-riding partner/pillion sharing a room: £680 to £800 (non-member £820 to £960)

Watch some short films from Spyder Club’s trips on our YouTube channel.

Read Spyder Club testimonials

Spyder Club High Speed Day: Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground

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Achieving 150, 165 and for some 190 mph on a bike or in a car is a hoot, you’ll laugh, laugh, and then laugh some more, before heading out again for another run along the 2 mile straight at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in Leicestershire.

We ran our first high speed event at Bruntingthorpe in 2013 and have enjoyed providing well managed, low guest number days annually ever since.  

With exclusively use of the two mile runway, a safety briefing, marshals, a paramedic and cars and bikes run separately, we do everything we can to make your day fun and safe.

We will also be enjoying dinner and drinks with an overnight stay after the event for those who would like to come and wax lyrical about the day’s exploits.

Come and enjoy a truly exhilarating day on your bike, in your car or both.  We offer a motorcycle pick-up and drop off service so guests can enjoy two and four wheels during the day. 

The day starts at 12.30 with a briefing and track time begins at 13.00.  We’ll finish at 17.00 and head to a local hotel for dinner and drinks for those who wish to.

Saturday 9th September, 12.30 -17.00

Cost includes:

Track time

Cost doesn’t include:

Spyder Club bike usage

Transportation of guest’s bikes to Bruntingthorpe

Evening dinner and drinks

Cost:

Members: £250 – Couples: £375

Non-Members: £300 – Couples: £500

Spyder Club Motorcycle Tour: Stunning Swiss Alps

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Returning to the passes of Stelvio, Nufenen, Furka, St Bernard and Grimsel to name a few, for another Spyder Club Alpine fly-ride tour. Guests will be lead over the snaking roads of Switzerland and Italy on Spyder Club’s unique fleet of motorcycles for four exhilarating days in good company!

We haven’t run this trip since 2012 and it’s been too long.  We can’t wait to return to one of our favourite riding destinations for a long weekend.

Join us in Switzerland, fly into Zurich and enjoy likeminded company and trying lots of different motorcycles whilst enjoying the delights of the Alps.

Trip Description

Bikes you’ll ride – from the Spyder Club fleet, too early to say or discuss with us the options available for joining us on your own bike.

Thu. 21st September – Mon. 25th September 2017 (7 spaces available)

Days Riding – four

Approximate mileage – 560

The trip will start with flights into Zurich on Thursday evening and the first night will be spent meeting everyone at a hotel near Zurich airport.

Day One – We leave Zurich in the most direct way and find ourselves in the mountains before midday, eventually taking on the Klausen and Susten Pass. The first day ends in a Swiss chalet hotel near Oberwald having completed the spectacular Grimsel Pass.

Day Two – Starts with the simply amazing Nufenen Pass which offers incredible views at its summit. If that wasn’t enough we head for the St Bernards and Furka Passes before heading towards the ski resort of Davos, home for the next two nights.

Day Three – Leaving Davos our route starts with the Fluel Pass through the Schweizerischer National Park before crossing the border to complete the famous Stelvio Pass.

Day Four – The final day departs Davos at a leisurely pace, leaving the big Alpine mountains for some simply brilliant roads through the foot hills and some typical Swiss villages, ending at Zurich airport for evening departures.

Cost includes:

Bike hire and fuel
Fully comprehensive insurance
Accommodation with breakfast
Guide, support van and spare bike

Cost does not include:

Flights and airport transfers
Personal travel insurance
Lunch
Dinner and drinks

Cost:

Members: £1,850

Non-members: £2,220

For more details or to book your place get in touch with Spyder Club now.

Spyder Club Motorcycle Tour: French Alps and Provence

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We love this trip, our 2015 and 2016 visits to the Alps and Provence were simply stunning! So it has been requested yet again and Spyder Club are returning to the chalet south of Briancon, France to once again enjoy this beautiful region and the amazing scenery and breathtaking roads.

The trip includes some of the most famous motorycling roads around: the Route Napoleon, Col du Galibier and de la Bonette and many other routes that have become firm favourites at Spyder Club.

Based in a fantastic, self catering chalet this trip is more cost effective than some of our hotel trips but still provides comfortable accommodation in picturesque surroundings.

Trip testimonial, Hubert, a member and trip guests since 2011: ‘Just a note to say a huge thank you for a fantastic trip to the Alps, it has been the pinnacle Spyder Club trip to date. You are both great and delightful hosts and your attention to detail made for a super relaxing and enjoyable time away. I am looking forward to booking the next trip and already have my eyes on Spain in March!’

Cost Includes:

Bike hire and fuel
Fully comprehensive insurance
Accommodation with breakfast, dinners at the chalet and some evening drinks
Guide, support van and spare bike

Costs:

Members: single room £1,550 – two riders sharing: £1,400 each

Non-members: single room £1,860 – two riders sharing: £1,680 each

Days Riding: – four

Dates:

Thu. 28th September to Mon. 2nd October 2017 (7 spaces available)

Approximate Mileage Covered: 700 miles

Flights into TURIN: guests should book flights to arrive late afternoon on Thursday 28th September. Flights should depart after 17.00 on the final day, Monday 2nd October.  Airport transfers are included from Turin to the chalet.

For more details or to book your place call us on 0845 2000 868 or email Spyder Club.

Full Trip Description

Day One: having flown into Turin airport the night before and been transfer to the chalet, we’ll start with a trip briefing after breakfast the following morning, before heading out to the bikes to go through any questions riders may have.

Heading south to enjoy a Spyder Club favourite, the Col de la Bonette. We’ll then turn east into Italy to make our way north towards the Chalet and a beer!

Day Two: a riding day that will take in the Col du Galibier and part of the Route Napoleon as well as many other fantastic motorcycling routes well-trodden by Spyder Club.

Day Three: the day starts heading south to spend part of the day on the best bits of the Route Napoleon, one of the all-time great riding roads! We’ll turn back towards the Chalet for the final night of the trip using scenic mountain passes.

Day Four: a shorter day to allow for the transfers back to Turin, we’ll stay relatively close to the Chalet and enjoy a number of hidden gems in the local mountain roads before returning in time to head back to the airport for flights after 17.00.

The Bike Fleet: will be confirmed nearer the time but will include a stunning line up from the Spyder Club fleet.

Cost does not include:

Flights
Personal travel insurance
Lunch
Dinner away from the chalet

Join us on your own bike, either ride it to the start or we’ll take it there and you can fly to meet us, please get in touch to discuss member and non-member costs and availability.

For more details or to book your place call us on 0845 2000 868 or 01327 857213 or email Spyder Club.

Spyder Club Motorcycle Tour: Costa Blanca & Valencia MotoGP

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Southern Spain, the perfect end to the Spyder Club riding year, with so many glorious roads to ride and enjoy north from the coast in the region of the Costa Blanca, we have to head back.

It’s become the Spyder Club season finally riding trip, with the 2017 outing being our fifth visit to the stunning roads north of Alicante. The riding is fantastic with very little traffic to stop progress and the added bonus of having the option of a day at the Valencia, Ricardo Tormo circuit, to watch the last MotoGP race of the season!

Join us in November on this four night trip and flee the UK winter gloom to ride under sunny Spanish skies, across challenging roads unspoilt by the usual traffic met on British highways. This is a short break that offers like minded company for motorcycle enthusiasts.

Trip Testimonial, Dr Abri and Zack, November 2014: ‘awesome x3….that’s what you guys and Spyder Club are. Love the Spain trip, the challenging rides, fantastic scenery and care and attention for comfort and safety, plus the opportunity to ride different bikes and best of all, the wonderful company.’

Cost includes:

Bike hire, fuel and standard MotoGP tickets
Fully comprehensive insurance
Accommodation with breakfast and an evening drink
Guide, support van and spare bike
Airport transfers at allocated times

Costs:

Members: £1,550

Non-members: £1,860

Trip Description

Thu. 2nd November – Mon. 6th November 2017

Days Riding – three plus optional day at Valencia for the MotoGP race or fourth days riding (there is also the option to arrive on Friday afternoon-night)

Approximate mileage – 500 to 700

All guests arrive and depart from Alicante airport in the late afternoon/evening for welcome drinks and introductions at a nearby hotel. Guests will be returned to Alicante airport on Monday afternoon/evening for flights home.

Day one – after breakfast and a briefing, the route points north away from Almansa taking a stunning road, off the beaten track through the groves and arid landscape. Our turning point occurs after a brief ride through the Centro de Interpretacion Parque Natural de las Hoces del Cabriel. The route continues to impress, taking the group south across a superbly challenging, twisty road, through the hills, back towards Almansa, the hotel and a well earned beer!

Day two – again we’ll ride north from the hotel near Almansa staying off the major roads and sticking to the twisty, challenging and exhilarating routes Spyder Club guests enjoy. Again we’ll motorcycle through the dry landscape of Spain enjoying the continually meandering tarmac which will eventually return us to the hotel in the early evening.

Day three – it’s race day, or a riding day for those who don’t wish to go!! We’ll jump into the Spyder Club transport and head to the Valencia Ricardo Tormo circuit for the final round of the 2016 MotoGP world championship. Guests will be free to do their own thing or stay with the group and watch the action before heading back to the hotel, an hour away, for dinner. For those heading off riding, we’ll do exactly that!

Day four – the final days riding and the shortest to make sure there’s time to get guests back to the airport. Heading south in the general direction of Alicante, we once again search out the enjoyable twisties to send guests off with a big smile, before returning to the hotel for a shower and change before heading back to Alicante and the flight home in the afternoon/evening.

Cost does not include:

Flights
Personal travel insurance
Lunch, dinner and drinks

Join us on your own bike, either ride it to the start or have it taken there and fly to meet us, please get in touch to discuss member and non-member costs and availability.

For more details or to book your place get in touch with Spyder Club now.

Spyder Club Motorcycle Tour: Season Starter in Spain

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Each year the Spyder Club season starts in southern Spain and in 2017 we ventured a little further west and stayed near Ronda. It opened up lots of new roads which were simply brilliant to ride, straight from the hotel.

As ever, guests enjoy swapping between the fleet of bikes on this fly-ride motorcycle trip, taking in the stunning Spanish region of Andalucia and begin their motorcycle season on a high!

Staying in a 4 star hotel in the Sierra de Grazalema Nature Reserve, close to the typical white village of Grazalema.

Flee the winter gloom of the UK to ride under Spanish skies, across entertaining roads unspoilt by the usual traffic met on British highways.

Each route offers something different – from challenging hairpins and twisting mountain roads to fast-flowing, sweeping bends.

This is a short break that offers like minded company for motorcycle enthusiasts and a great fleet of motorcycles to test ride.

In 2018 Group One will be a 5 day trip with a day off the bikes to enjoy the local area, the hotel is great for pillion partners too.

Trip Testimonial, Paul S: ‘I booked to go on Spyder Club’s Andalucian trip last February and it turned out to be a memorable and highly enjoyable adventure. I hadn’t ridden high performance bikes for a while but this didn’t matter as today’s bikes are so capable, many having ABS and traction control. Spyder Club’s carefully researched routes took us through fantastic mountain scenery everyday on perfect roads that were almost empty. What a privilege compared with the overcrowded ‘nose-to-tail’ crawl we have to endure everyday in the UK. Mark and Lizzi were the perfect hosts at the villa after each hard day’s riding. I’m going back again and you should definitely add this to your ‘things to do before you die.’

Cost Includes:

Bike hire and fuel for four days riding
Fully comprehensive insurance
Accommodation with breakfast and an evening drink
Guide, support van and spare bike

Costs:

Members (members may use membership, call for details):

Single room: 4 day, £1,600, 5 day option, £1,875
Couples (2 people, 1 non-rider): £2,000, 5 day option, £2,345

Non-members:

Single room: £1,920, 5 day option, £2,250
Couples (2 people, 1 non-rider): £2,400, 5 day option, £2,815

Group bookings of 3 or more non-members receive a 10% discount

Trip Length: – Group One, five days. Group Two, four days

Dates:

Group One – Fri. 6th April to Wed. 11th April 2018, 5 days

Group Two – Fri. 13th April to Tue. 17th April 2018, 4 days

Approximate Mileage Covered: 650 miles

Flights into MALAGA:

Guests should book flights to arrive late afternoon/early evening on the arrival day and departures should leave late afternoon/early evening on the final day.

For more details or to book your place call us on 01628 857213 or email Spyder Club.

Full Trip Description

Arriving into Malaga airport in the late afternoon/early evening for welcome drinks. Airport transfers on arrival will be at 15.00 and 19.00.

Day one – breakfast and a briefing are the first orders of the day, we then head towards fantastic Spanish tarmac which appears to have been built with motorcycles in mind! The A-397 Ronda road is where we are aiming, to enjoy one of the best riding experiences in Europe! The route continues to impress, taking us across country to head back to the accommodation and a well earned beer!

Day two – riders can look forward to a day of exhilarating and challenging riding. The route enjoys fast sweeping roads and of course quiet mountain routes, finally returning to the hotel in the early evening for a beer, or two!

Day three – we stay around the Ronda area for the majority of the day with a stint riding northwards prior to returning to the mountainous country that surrounds stunning Ronda. The breath-taking scenery Andalucia has to offer plus incredible riding roads make today very special.

Day four – a shorter day to allow for packing and airport transfers at 13.00 and 16.30. Riding begins after breakfast for the final time and to polish off a cracking trip, we’ll enjoy the Ronda road, up and down! Upon arrival at the hotel there will be time to change and pack prior to the journey back to the airport and your departure for home.

The Bike Fleet: will be confirmed nearer the time but will include a stunning line up from the Spyder Club fleet.

Cost does not include:

Flights and airport transfers
Personal travel insurance
Lunch and dinner

Join us on your own bike, either ride it to the start or we’ll take it there and you can fly to meet us (limited spaces), please get in touch to discuss member and non-member costs and availability.

For more details or to book your place call us on 01628 857213 or email Spyder Club.

Watch some short films from Spyder Club’s trips to Spain on our YouTube channel.

Spyder Motorcycles Tours: The Isle of Man TT Travel Package

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In the new world of health and safety madness, the Isle of Man TT makes for a refreshing change.

There are few places that offer such an amazing experience as the Isle of Man during the two weeks of the Tourist Trophy.

It’s the experience of a lifetime, an event you can’t get away from if you are a motorcycle enthusiast.  The sights, the sounds and the staggering talents of these road racers is something very special to behold.

Come and visit the beautiful IoM during the world class TT with Spyder Motorcycles and let us take care of the details when you join us on one of our fly-ride tour options.

Join us during practice week and enjoy the more relaxed pace this period offers, riding about the stunning IoM and then watching practice in the evenings, you’ll never know they aren’t racing.

Or come for race week, it’s a much busier Island and there’s less riding, but of course the fast boys and girls give you plenty to enjoy.  Plus each group will get a few laps of the famous IoM TT Mountain Course.

All guests will get to try a number of the Spyder Motorcycles bikes on the Isle of Man. Guests will be picked up from the airport or ferry terminal and transported to our accommodation.

Guests will also enjoy some of the stunning roads and sights the Isle of Man has to offer with a tour of the island.

It’s the IoM TT, a bucket list trip to look forward to and then savour for years and years.

Trip Periods, we offer from four days up to the full 2 weeks over practice and race week:

Practice – from Sun. 27th May to Thu. 31st May 2018

Race Week – Fri. 1st June to Sun. 10th June 2018

** 2018 race dates are still provisional and may be subject to change, trip dates will be amended accordingly **

Trip Includes:

From 4 nights accommodation with access to motorcycles
TT course ride
Accommodation with breakfast and some evening drinks
Final night dinner
Fully comprehensive insurance
Fuel for the bikes during guided trips out and transportation to TT course viewing spots
Airport/ferry terminal transfers

Costs – TBC and dependent on the number of nights required

Rider single room occupancy: from £2,100 (non-member £2,520) TBC

Rider sharing a room with another rider or non-rider: From £1,620 (non-member £1,945) each TBC

Non-riding partner/pillion shared room: From £1,080 (non-member partner £1,295) TBC

A non-refundable deposit of 25% would be taken to secure your place.

Cost does not include:

Flights
Personal travel insurance
Lunch and drinks when away from the barns, dinner except where specified

For more details or to book your place get in touch with Spyder Club now.

Pillions and non-riders welcome.

Spyder Motorcycles Experience: Steve Parrish TT Course Lap

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Ride the famous Isle of Man Tourist Trophy course with the British racing legend and former TT competitor, Steve Parrish!

Steve (aka Stavros) will guide you over the mountain course on hire motorcycles first thing in the morning when most of the other IoM TT tourists are still in bed.

During the ride, Steve will enlighten you with his unique insight into this special road racing course and his experiences of it.

There is the option to hire riding clothing and helmets from Spyder Club for the day, costs apply.

Dates Available:

Dates available over practice and race week. Please get in touch to confirm your place.

Mon. 28th May
Wed. 30th May
Fri. 1st June
Sun. 3rd June
Tue. 5th June
Thu. 7th June

Spaces available per group: 6 to 8

Cost Includes:

Steve Parrish as guide
Bike hire, fuel and fully comprehensive insurance
Bacon roll, tea and coffee
Communication for Steve’s commentary

Cost: £250 (£50 pillion)

Timings and Start Location:

Meeting at 05.45 in Douglas for a quick briefing. Bikes will be allocated and the ride will commence by no later than 06.20.

Douglas Start Point: Starting from the pit and paddock area we will follow the course as the riders do, stopping at Ramsey prior to heading over the mountain section and returning for bacon rolls in Douglas.

Costs doesn’t include:

Motorcycle gear hire
Personal travel insurance
Insurance excess

For more details or to book your place get in touch with Spyder Club now.