Though Spain and Portugal are a long way from the UK, the riding is so good and the rest of the experience so outstanding that it is always worth going – and with this guide, touring there should be effortless. Enjoy the 2018 Guide to Spain and Portugal… and enjoy discovering these amazing countries on your bike.
Elsewhere in the issue we take a group of sports tourers on a ride to the Scottish Borders, there's a Kawasaki Versys used buying guide and we look at whether you should go new or used if you're considering a Yamaha MT-07.
Also inside this month's RiDE
Is the new Honda CB1000R for waxed moutaches or back-road scratching?
BMW K1600 Grand America
The BMW K1600 Grand America was built to cross the USA. But can it cope with Britain's little 'ol roads?
Smartphone navigation apps
Look out sat nav... here come the telephone apps. But are they any good?