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Adventure day at The Ace – Win a motorcycle care hamper

Ace Special BreakfastWhat could be more fun? A breakfast at The Ace along with a bunch of my  mates and every adventure biker of note this side of Mongolia – well those that are in the country in any case.

That’s what awaits me on Sunday at The Ace Cafe in North London as I attend the Overland & Adventure Travel Bike Day. The day kicks off at 9am and I’ll be there from around 6am helping Les set up the Traveldri Plus stand. I can’t wait to show off the XT on the stand and explain to everyone why I have a rubber mat on my seat.

I’ll also be announcing the winner of the 2012 most inspirational travel book awards (voting closes on Friday so go vote now). In true thelondonbiker style I also have some stuff to give away.

Motorcycle Direct – the bike insurers – have given me two hampers to give away. The first is a valentine’s week special – this is your get out of jail free card – if you’ve left the Mrs behind to get to the Ace and play with your mates – head home with this to calm the waters. The hamper has:

  • Charlemagne Rose Sparkling (5.5%) 75cl
  • Marshmellows for Fondue 175g
  • Guylian Belgian Chocalate Dip 150g
  • Maximacs Indulge Yourself Butterscotch CVlusters 90g
  • Traou Mad de Pont-Aven Savoury Mini Crepes with Mozzarella & Bacon 60g
  • Pink Champagne Candle in Tin

Adventure Travel Film Festival 2011There’s also a second hamper – I got the guys over at Motorcycle Direct to throw this one in as I thought it very unfair that only the ladies were being catered for. In the blokes hamper you’ll get:

It’s easy to win these hampers – I’ll have them with me on the day – all you need to do is find me and say at the top of your voice ‘These BMW jobs are crap!‘ See, easy. First person to find me and say these magic words after 9am gets both hampers there and then – can’t say fairer than that.

See you on Sunday!

And the winner was: Alex Richards from London! Congratulations Alex and I hope you other half enjoyed the bubbles and chocolate.


  1. Ed March

    If I shout abuse at BMW from Thailand will you be able to hear me? 🙁

    • Matthew Cashmore

      Almost certainly not 😉 But when you get back to blighty I’ll have a special present waiting for you.

  2. Alex Richards

    Could I use sign language instead? Maybe say it in French? Or at least let me keep my helmet on.

  3. Alex Richards

    Well the food is eaten, the bubbles quaffed, and the 28 piece toolkit is safely tucked under my seat. My wife loves the pink bag too.