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  1. Today THE BIKER GUIDE is 9 years old!

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    It is indeed 9 years since the button was pressed and we went live on the great world wide web...

    and 3285 days later we have millions of visitors from across the globe who regularly use the website to enhance their Biker lifestyle!

    The aim was (and still is) to bringing together a collection of information specifically for the Biker Community, with an extensive business directory included, all on one free and easy to use website... and I guess we did it and will continue to do so.

    We would sincerely like to thank all our all our visitors, friends, customers, contributors and supporters.

    THE BIKER GUIDE® - Established 8th January 2009!

    www.thebikerguide.co.uk - www.thebikerguide.com

    Today THE BIKER GUIDE is 9 years old

  2. Hot off the press... THE BIKER GUIDE booklet, 7th edition...

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    We are delighted that the 7th edition of the booklet is now available from the website - Free, just the p&p to pay!

    We have worked on this publication for many months of 2017, to prepare and finalise the new cover design, content and information.
    This edition features lots of Biker friendly Cafes & Pubs across the UK, with over 200 included.

    The main aim is to produce a high quality printed publication, organised into an easy to use format, great to take and keep on a Motorcycle. We have every faith that it will continue to be as popular as our website, as it has fast become a much wanted, used and kept item for any Biker, especially when out on the road.

    The BIKER GUIDE booklet - Glossy, A5 in size and 52 gorgeous pages... Get one now

    Free, just the p&p to pay (£1.55 for one, with a special offer on bulk books, ideal for clubs and groups - i.e. 15 delivered for £5.95!)

    Go shop

    THE BIKER GUIDE booklet, 7th edition.

    THE BIKER GUIDE - 7th edition, The essential guide for owners of a Motorcyc

    We would like to thank everyone who sent a picture for inclusion onto the lovely new front cover.

    Here is who is included -

    The images on the front cover, from the top left

    • Just married - Shaun and Faye Tinsley waiting for the ferry to Spain.
    • Jade Taylor on the Gavia Pass on route to the Stelvio, just four months after passing her test.
    • Ashley Day, Stacey Bailey, Jade Hinchliffe and Mike Wells-Burr at the top of the Cime de la Bonette, French Alps.
    • Helen Millward at the Worlds Largest All Female Biker Meet at Lynn's Raven Café.
    • Dawn Harrison, Wendy and Bill Hobbs and Geoff Springthorpe, at Donington Park Services, meeting point for the 2017 Ride to the Wall.
    • Amanda Herrington at the Krimml Waterfall on Gerlos Pass in Austria.
    • Lee Harrison riding up the ‘Golden Mile’ at Blackpool during the ‘Ride the lights’ event.
    • Steve and Angie Purdie on a trip to Scotland, on one of the back roads out of Moffat.
    • Debbie Millington and Becky Matthews after 1,400+ miles to do Land’s End to John O'Groats on the scenic route.
    • Dropping off the edge in the Peak District, from Andrew Cooke.
    • Visitors at La Tringale, on the way to MotoGP in Spain.
    • Helen Hughes and The Litas, Plymouth.
    • Debbie Boardman and the Curvy Riders Motorcycle Club.
    • Will Gostelow, Stu Spence, Kirstie Eden and Jo Williams of DMS riders.


  3. The Bikers Cove - Winner of the favourite Biker Friendly Cafe in the UK

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    ... as voted for by members of THE BIKER GUIDE facebook group 2017

    The Bikers Cove, are the winner, with 170 votes The Bikers Cove, the favourite Biker Friendly Cafe in the UK, as voted for

    Allan King "Bikers Cove always a pleasure to visit"

    Wan O'Sevn "Great people, great welcome, great location, great value."

    The poll has shown the passion and loyalty cafes in the poll have from their customers, which comes from not just the food served, but also from the lovely owners/staff and the welcome they get!

    See the full results here 

    The poll ran from 27th September to 1st November 2017 - 12 noon. 

    Voting took place on THE BIKER GUIDE facebook group, via the pinned poll at the top of the page.

    www.facebook.com/groups/thebikerguide/

  4. The results... On the poll to find the favourite Biker Friendly Cafe in the UK, as voted for by members of THE BIKER GUIDE facebook group 2017

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    The results... On the poll to find the favourite Biker Friendly Cafe in the

    The top 10...

    1st - The Bikers Cove - 170 votes  The Bikers Cove, the favourite Biker Friendly Cafe in the UK, as voted for
    2nd - Hot Tram Roll - 128 votes
    3rd - Hungry Hogs near Belton A47 - 82 votes
    4th - Route 59 Cafe - 58 votes
    5th joint - Goodfillers sandwich bar - 43 votes
    5th joint - Lynn's Raven Cafe - 43 votes
    6th - Doms Bike Stop - 32 votes
    7th - Squires Bikers-cafe - 24 votes
    8th - Owls Nest Tea Room Diner - 22 votes
    9th - The Pit Stop Diner Stockton - 21 votes
    10th - Chequered Flag SW - 18 votes

    Lakeside Cafe, Onehouse - 17 votes
    Ponderosa Café - 13 votes
    The Leadburn Motor Crossroads Cafe - 12 votes
    Super Sausage Cafe - 9 votes
    Devils Bridge - 9 votes
    Hartside Top Cafe - 7 votes
    Loomies - 6 votes
    The Filling Station - 6 votes
    Jacks Hill Cafe - 4 votes
    The Doof Cafe - 4 vote
    H-Cafe Berinsfield - 4 votes
    Steel Horse Cafe - 4 votes
    Wessons Cafe - 3 votes
    Whistlestop Cafe North Wales Ltd. - 3 votes
    The Whistlestop Cafe, Whitby - 3 votes
    Seaways Cafe - 3 votes
    Ladybower Cafe - 3 votes
    Grindleford Station Cafe - 3 votes
    Oakdene - 3 votes (added manually as an exseption)
    GMEC Motorcycle Cafe - 2 votes
    Nell's Cafe - 2 votes
    Ace Cafe - 2 votes
    Yondermanns - 2 votes
    Willingham Woods Kiosk - 2 votes
    The Haven - 2 votes
    Spitfire Cafe - 1 vote
    Iron Horse Ranch House - 1 vote
    Oasis Cafe - Scarborough - 1 vote
    Sam's Diner - 1 vote
    Junction 26 Diner - 1 vote
    Tooters Diner - 1 vote
    Food Stop Bikers Cafe Bridgnorth - 1 vote
    Billy's on the Road - 1 vote
    Blenkinsopp Castle Inn - 1 vote
    Ryka's Cafe - 1 vote
    Original Tea Hut - 1 vote
    Silver Ball Cafe - 1 vote
    Knott End Cafe - 1 vote
    Dinkys Dinah - 1 vote
    Fourways Café - 1 vote
    Rockyjo’s - 1 vote
    Route 1066 - 1 vote
    Manor Farm Cafe - 1 vote
    Route 11 Kitchen - 1 vote
    The Vale Cafe - 1 vote
    Krazy Horse Customs Cafe - 1 vote

    The results - On the poll to find the favourite Biker Friendly Cafe in the

    The poll ran from 27th September to 1st November 2017 - 12 noon. 

    Voting took place on THE BIKER GUIDE facebook group, via the pinned poll at the top of the page.

    www.facebook.com/groups/thebikerguide/

     

    The poll took place on the facebook group for THE BIKER GUIDE, as the group has the facility for a poll and a tick count. 

    When we started this a few years back, we used to add all the votes up from comments, which as we are sure you can appreciate took a long time. By using the 'poll' facility on the group, it is easy for all to see the vote.

    As stated, this is a poll as voted for by members of THE BIKER GUIDE facebook group, ran by THE BIKER GUIDE website.

    We did look into running an external poll, however this meant people had to supply emails and register, by using the poll on the facebook group the only prerequisite is to be part of the group, with no personal details given.

    We have lots of places popular with Bikers included on THE BIKER GUIDE website, from the south to the north of Great Britain, into Wales and to the Highlands of Scotland.

    See THE BIKER GUIDE website for extensive listings.

    www.thebikerguide.co.uk/bikerfriendlymeetingplaces.html

  5. The final week on the poll to find the favourite Biker Friendly Cafe in the UK, as voted for by members of THE BIKER GUIDE facebook group...

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    The top 10...
    The Bikers Cove retain their 1st place, with Hot Tram Roll in 2nd place, Hungry Hogs in 3rd, Route 59 Cafe storming into 4th, Goodfillers sandwich bar in 5th, Lynn's Raven Cafe in 6th, Doms Bike Stop in 7th, Owls Nest Tea Room Diner in 8th, Squires Bikers-cafe in 9th and The Pit Stop Diner Stockton in 10th!

    Voting takes place on THE BIKER GUIDE facebook group, via the pinned poll at the top of the page.

    www.facebook.com/groups/thebikerguide/

    The poll will run until 1st November @ 12 noon.

    as of 29th October - poll to find the favourite Biker Friendly Cafe in the
    Total votes as of 29th October 2017

    The Bikers Cove - 164 votes
    Hot Tram Roll - 95 votes
    Hungry Hogs near Belton A47 - 73 votes
    Route 59 Cafe - 52 votes
    Goodfillers sandwich bar - 43 votes
    Lynn's Raven Cafe - 41 votes
    Doms Bike Stop - 29 votes
    Owls Nest Tea Room Diner - 22 votes
    Squires Bikers-cafe - 21 votes
    The Pit Stop Diner Stockton - 19 votes
    Chequered Flag SW - 17 votes
    Lakeside Cafe, Onehouse - 13 votes
    Ponderosa Café - 13 votes
    The Leadburn Motor Crossroads Cafe - 11 votes
    Super Sausage Cafe - 9 votes
    Hartside Top Cafe - 8 votes
    Devils Bridge - 8 votes
    Loomies - 6 votes
    The Filling Station - 6 votes
    The Doof Cafe - 5 vote
    Steel Horse Cafe - 4 votes
    Wessons Cafe - 3 votes
    Whistlestop Cafe North Wales Ltd. - 3 votes
    Jacks Hill Cafe - 3 votes
    The Whistlestop Cafe, Whitby - 3 votes
    Seaways Cafe - 3 votes
    H-Cafe Berinsfield - 3 votes
    Ladybower Cafe - 3 votes
    Oakdene - 3 votes
    GMEC Motorcycle Cafe - 2 votes
    Nell's Cafe - 2 votes
    Ace Cafe - 2 votes
    Grindleford Station Cafe - 2 votes
    Yondermanns - 2 votes
    Willingham Woods Kiosk - 2 votes
    The Haven - 2 votes
    Spitfire Cafe - 1 vote
    Iron Horse Ranch House - 1 vote
    Oasis Cafe - Scarborough - 1 vote
    Sam's Diner - 1 vote
    Junction 26 Diner - 1 vote
    Tooters Diner - 1 vote
    Food Stop Bikers Cafe Bridgnorth - 1 vote
    Billy's on the Road - 1 vote
    Blenkinsopp Castle Inn - 1 vote
    Ryka's Cafe - 1 vote
    Original Tea Hut - 1 vote
    Silver Ball Cafe - 1 vote
    Knott End Cafe - 1 vote
    Dinkys Dinah - 1 vote
    Fourways Café - 1 vote
    Rockyjo’s - 1 vote
    Route 1066 - 1 vote
    Manor Farm Cafe - 1 vote (new entry)
    Route 11 Kitchen - 1 vote (new entry)

    *Please note the poll is on the facebook group for THE BIKER GUIDE, as the group has the facility for a poll and a tick count. 

    When we started this a few years back, we used to add all the votes up from comments, which as we are sure you can appreciate took a long time. By using the 'poll' facility on the group, it is easy for all to see the vote.

    As stated, this is a poll as voted for by members of THE BIKER GUIDE facebook group, ran by THE BIKER GUIDE website, so to cast your vote for your favourite Biker Friendly Cafe in the UK, just do so on the group - If you are not a member simply request to join the group.

    We did look into running an external poll, however this meant people had to supply emails and register, by using the poll on the facebook group the only prerequisite is to be part of the group, with no personal details given.

    We have lots of places popular with Bikers included on THE BIKER GUIDE website, from the south to the north of Great Britain, into Wales and to the Highlands of Scotland.

    See THE BIKER GUIDE website for extensive listings.

    www.thebikerguide.co.uk/bikerfriendlymeetingplaces.html

     

    The final week of the poll to find the favourite Biker Friendly Cafe in the