The treasures of Tuskany. Gaiole / Montalcino

I look back on yesterday’s community event with the BMW Motorrad Club Firenze, and it amazes me to see just how strong the community is in the parts of Europe that we have travelled through so far. There is something special about the way that these people create that sense of belonging together no matter who you are and where you are riding. Yesterday I met hundreds of people who I have never spoken to before in my life, but by the end of the evening I felt like we had been friends for years — the «GS spirit» here is certainly strong and long may it continue!
After all of yesterday’s excitement, today we’re taking a leisurely ride into the beautiful regions which surround Florence and I really enjoy this spectacular and historical part of Europe. Alessio is riding with us again today.

Read the whole story from Stephanie’s tour through Europe and take part in our «One World. One R 1200 GS» competition at

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