Peak District Harley-Davidson® Pillion Rides

Peak District Harley-Davidson® Pillion Rides

Tour the stunning Peak District on these Harley-Davidson® pillion rides! If you love American motorcycles but you haven’t got a licence these pillion experiences are for you. You get to ride out on a fabulous bike with an expert biker at the helm.

We are offering half and full-day passenger rides around this lovely part of the world they call the Peak District. The routes have been specially chosen to offer some fantastic riding conditions as well as lots of stunning scenery that’ll take your breath away.

If you’ve never ridden pillion before everything you need to know in terms of safety and sitting position will be explained to you by your host rider who will be chauffeuring you on these amazing bikes. They are all highly skilled being Institute of Advanced Motorcyclist or Police Class 1 qualified bikers.

The motorbike you’ll be riding pillion on around the Peak District is really rather unique. This operator imported a fleet of ex-US Police Harley-Davidson® Road Kings and they are pretty amazing. They have that undeniably cool retro styling with lots of chrome the windshield and traditional low-slung seats. It’s a head-turner of a Harley for sure and we can’t imagine that there are many Police Harleys in the Peaks!

Tours all set off from Buxton in the very heart of the Peak District. Those on the half-day ride outs will enjoy a circular route through the likes of the Hope Valley Glossop and Chapel-en-le-Frith.

The full-day outings are filled with reservoirs market towns and sweeping country lanes. You’ll cruise along the Hope Valley through Castleton Dove Holes the brilliantly named Wigtwizzle past the likes of Ladybower and Langsett reservoir. This is Derbyshire countryside at its finest – and all seen from the rear seat of an amazing Harley-Davidson®.

Lunch in a traditional cafe is included for full day pillion riders and everyone gets to stop and have a cuppa at the fantastic Fairholmes Visitor Centre on Ladybower Lake where you can drink in the amazing views of the dam made famous by those bouncing bomb testers the ‘Dambusters’.

The great thing about these Peak District Harley-Davidson® pillion rides is the fact that as you’re not riding you can concentrate on the views and looking cool on a very cool motorbike!

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South Downs Harley-Davidson® Experience

South Downs Harley-Davidson® Experience

A taste of the US comes to the UK with our Harley-Davidson® hire! If you know your motorcycles you’ll appreciate how special this all-American brand is. Now we are able to give licensed motorcycle riders the chance to go on a group ride out through the South Downs on a very special Harley.

We are offering half and full-day experiences where you ride a genuine ex-US Police Road King bike. These motorbikes are the real deal and were imported all the way from downtown Houston Texas to the South Downs Surrey. They are truly amazing machines.

Just take a look at the metal finery of the Harley-Davidson® Road King. The traditional retro screen the massive air cooled V-twin engine. Those classic external chrome push-rod covers. The huge tank emblazoned with the Harley name and that instantly recognisable speedometer and ignition switch on top. You’re going to be riding a true icon.

So where in the South Downs will you be going? These Harley-Davidson® rentals are run as guided tours covering around 60 miles on the half-day and 120 miles on the full-day trips. The routes have been carefully chosen to give you a superb mix of fast roads lovely lanes with overhanging trees and even cool tunnels taking you through pretty market towns and rolling countryside to experience the South Downs at its best.

Of course no Harley road trip would be complete without some suitably interesting stops along the way (that also involve a decent cup of tea). You might see the likes of Pullborough’s RSPB Reserve take lunch at the former Control Tower at legendary Goodwood or have a brew at the Station Cafe in Alton a long-time favourite pit stop for bikers.

A highlight on both half and full day tours is always the blast through the Hindhead tunnel as you head back to base at Haslemere. Listen to the symphony of sound as you ride formation on your bikes. The noise is unmistakably Harley-Davidson® and a brilliant note to close on.

To hire a Harley-Davidson® you will need to have a valid motorbike licence and been riding at least a 250cc motorbike for a minimum of two years. You can also opt for the pillion rider add-on for these vouchers so you can bring someone along with you to ride on the back. Time to don your biker leathers and get on that Road King!

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South Downs Harley-Davidson® Pillion Rides

South Downs Harley-Davidson® Pillion Rides

If you’ve always dreamed of having that Harley-Davidson® experience but don’t have your motorbike licence the answer is here with our Harley-Davidson® passenger rides! You’ll tour the Surrey countryside as a pillion rider to give you a proper flavour of what these amazing two wheelers from across the waters are all about.

The great thing about these passenger rides is that everything is organised for you. An expert Harley rider will be at the helm and you will be on the back as riding pillion. You don’t even need to have any bike leathers or helmet as these can be provided for you but of course bring your own if you have them.

As any HOG member will know owning and riding out on a Harley-Davidson® isn’t just about going fast it’s more about the experience of just being on these incredible machines. And as you ride as a passenger you’ll soon start to see the ‘Harley effect’ with heads turning to watch your rumble past and other bikers you pass acknowledging you with a friendly wave.

Those who know their Harleys will instantly see that these bikes are rather special. They are actually genuine ex-Police Road Kings imported directly from the USA. Super powerful and comfortable you can easily do 500 miles a day on these showstopper bikes making them a superb choice for a pillion ride around the South Downs.

The itinerary for your tour has been carefully planned to make the most of the stunning scenery and to show you the capability of the bikes too. Setting off from the base at Haslemere all tours are circular taking in some truly lovely places as you go. Depending on the tour length chosen you might pop into Pulborough RSPB reserve stop off at glorious Goodwood and take a cuppa at a favourite biker stop in Alton. There’s so much to see on these passenger rides!

Indeed these pillion experiences open the door to the world of Harley-Davidson® without the need to even be able to ride a motorbike. It’s great fun for those wannabe bikers of all ages and dare we say it is the perfect antidote gift for anyone verging on a midlife crisis.

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Harley-Davidson® Pillion Rides

Harley-Davidson® Pillion Rides

Feel the wind in your face on these Harley Davidson® rides! This is your chance to ride on the back of a legendary Harley Davidson® motorbike as you tour Hampshire and the lovely South Downs National Park.

This is what this Harley Davidson® ride company based in Alton says: “Our experiences aren’t just about being a pillion on a motorcycle. They’re about being a pillion on a Harley Davidson® – the most famous iconic motorcycle on the planet!”. Quite frankly we couldn’t put it better ourselves.

This is a brilliant opportunity to get on Harley Davidson® without having to have a motorbike licence or lots of money to buy one of these amazing American dream machines. You’ll be riding on a powerful air cooled 1584cc V-Twin Fat Boy or similar. It makes all the right noises and is a real head-turner too.

Kitted out in biker jacket helmet and gloves you’ll be ready to ride from the off. All tours depart from and return to Alton and we are offering a choice of one two or three hour Harley Davidson® rides. Itineraries on each tour can vary according to things like road conditions but being local experts your biker guides will take you to the best roads for these bikes.

Whilst you ride on the rear pillion seat expect to come across some amazing viewpoints such as Portsdown Hill overlooking Portsmouth Cheesefoot Head or Duncton Hill. You’ll pass through lovely historic market towns and cruise perfect roads like the A32 & A272 with their fast-flowing bends and the B2141 which follows the contours of the South Downs.

There’s always time to stop for a cuppa on these Harley rides in Hampshire. You might pull in to the legendary biker-friendly roadside cafe Loomies where you can admire all sorts of two-wheeled wonders. You may even stop off at Goodwood synonymous with British motor sport.

All Harley Davidson® rides around Hampshire are hosted and driven by ROSPA-qualified riders and Harley enthusiasts like Andre and Richard. They love nothing more than a nice cross country tour with a pillion passenger to show you the sights as well as the wonders of the Harley Davidson®. Book your ride out on a Harley now!

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Harley-Davidson® Peak District Experience

Harley-Davidson® Peak District Experience

A truly exhilarating ride out when you take a Harley-Davidson® around the Peak District! These self-drive fully hosted tours around Derbyshire’s stunning Peak District are the business. Amazing scenery a fabulous American motorbike and like-minded people to ride with. What more could you ask for!

Actually there is more. You won’t just be riding any old Harley-Davidson®. You will be the officer in charge of a genuine ex-US Police Harley-Davidson®. Not only that these Police Road Kings were bought in Houston Texas one of the true heartlands of Harley riding in the USA. Now these fantastic bikes are totally at home cruising the Peak District.

This operator runs a fleet of eight Harley-Davidson Road Kings all of which are ex-Police. We are offering half and full-day ride outs on these very special motorbikes. You can ride solo or you can opt for voucher that allows you to bring someone along to ride pillion with you.

On the half day session you’ll cover up to 60miles split into two rides with a stop for a cuppa and cake in between. Those opting for the full-day enjoy a longer tour with a long stop at nice little Derbyshire place for lunch included.

So what’s it like on Road King? Well they are as big and as imposing as you’d imagine. They’re pretty low-slung too with that distinctive rider stance we know and love so well from Harley-Davidson®. These bikes feature the retro windscreen large tank and lovely chrome detailing too.

Of course a Harley-Davidson® is heavy and it is quite different to riding your typical European motorbikes but fear not your hosts will run through the controls with you. They’ll also explain the idiosyncrasies of Harley-Davidsons such as toe change downs and heel change ups. 

Turn on the ignition and you’ll feel a rumble as the air-cooled v-twin engine roars into life. The ride is just as you’d expect – in low revs the Road King truly lives up to its name. Totally comfortable and capable of cruising the wonderful sweeping country roads of the Peak District the bike is a dream to ride.

So if you yearn to ride a proper American motorbike that has serious road presence we reckon it’s time to grab your driving licence book your bike and head out on your Harley-Davidson® in the Peak District! 

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