A bit about Simon Weir
Simon rode his first motorcycle at 15, worked as a despatch rider in London when he was at college and after university became a journalist.
Eventually, he managed to move onto motorcycle magazines, where he tested bikes for 15 years – finishing as editor of RiDE. He's written the best-selling books Bikers' Britain and Biker's Britain: The Tours.
He's toured extensively in every western European country and ridden on four continents. He has a RoSPA Diploma in advanced motorcycle instruction.