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Our tour schedule will start on Wednesday 15th June

THE CRANKCASE.COM - Our tour schedule will start on Wednesday 15th JuneArrival at The Crankcase. near Frankfurt
Free transfers to The Crankcase. are available from Frankfurt airport.

Enjoy a welcome dinner and evening together including our riders meeting to confirm the week's schedule, arrange your luggage, explain safety items with advice on riding in Germany, France and in a group, plus anything you need to know about your tour. You also get to meet the bikes of course.

A Japanese and French translator are on hand if neccessary.

Accomodation in comfortable single rooms, each with its own bathroom, at the local guest house.

Thursday 16th June

THE CRANKCASE.COM - Thursday 16th JuneAfter breakfast and everybody is ready, we will set off over the winding country roads towards our first stop at the Nürburgring for lunch.
Then on towards the Champagne region in France, which is most famous for its' sparkling wine, but the roads in this fascinating province of France are also world class.

Overnight stay in Sedan in the Champagne region of France.

Total riding approximately 375km (235 miles).

Friday 17th June

THE CRANKCASE.COM - Friday 17th JuneWe continue our journey through the Champagne district to arrive at Montlhery in the late afternoon, where we will check into our hotel before a relaxed dinner and prepare for the following days event.

Total riding approximately 300km (190 miles).

Saturday 18th June

THE CRANKCASE.COM - Saturday 18th JuneThis fabulous event is a rare chance for participants to ride their own classic bikes on the Montlhery circuits' concrete banking which celebrates its 92nd anniversary in 2016.

The track programme includes five categories: café-racers pre-85 (modified bikes), cafe-racers post-85 (modified bikes), race bikes, classic side-cars and unmodified classic bikes. Each category consists of 4 sessions of 15 minutes per day.

CLICK HERE to see the official video from the 2014 event

CLICK HERE to see more from the 2013 event from Iron and Air magazine

Sunday 19th June

THE CRANKCASE.COM - Sunday 19th JuneReturn to the circuit for the days track events and more chances to see some fabulous machines being used in 'anger' on the circuits banking.

Later in the afternoon, we will leave the Festival as it comes to an end and set off together towards the historic city of Troyes where we can check into our hotel and enjoy evening dinner in one of the traditional restaurants in the medieval city centre.

Total riding approximately 175km (110 miles).

picture of the Troyes city centre by Hans Sterkendries

Tuesday 21st June

THE CRANKCASE.COM - Tuesday 21st JuneThe final day of our tour sees us heading back towards THE CRANKCASE. through the French and German countryside, with lunch on the way and evening dinner in THE CRANKCASE. farmyard on our arrival.

Total riding approximately 450km (280 miles).

Wednesday 22nd June

Departure/return to airport.
We will arrange your return back to Frankfurt airport in advance.

The route

Total riding approximately 1600km (1000 miles).