Five bikes left Norfolk Sunday morning heading north to Llandudno and a few days of riding through and over the Welsh mountains. Eight hours later and after stops we arrived at the Premier Lodge, at Afron Conwy, for a few beers, bite to eat and eager for the ride tomorrow. Monday, and with Mark leading we headed out for Portmeirion riding amazing roads and scenery, dropping down twisting 8% gradients with the rain falling, steep hills either side, a lake at the bottom of the road we rode through Day two and with Andy leading it was mountains, hills and valleys on twisting single track roads with the odd sheep thrown in just to make it a bit more challenging for the bikes and riders ie BMW 1200 GS, Honda Goldwing 1800, Suzuki V-Strom 650XT, Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT but again the roads, scenery and whole area really just the place to be. The group of us had earlier this year rode through the Black Forest and for me this was just as good. Mark and Andy had found the best rides possible. After a number of hours riding, this time in the dry, we were off the Conwy to find an Indian restaurant which we did but unfortunately it didn’t have a licence so a curry without a lager, which was weird. Wednesday and time for home but not before riding to the Ponderosa Café for breakfast, at Horse Shoe Pass on the top of the moors and again superb roads. If you get the chance to visit Wales to ride your bike grab that chance because you won’t be disappointed.