The annual Harley Days came to Morzine 14-17th July. Apparently 10,000 Harley motorbikes and 30,000 visitors were in Morzine over the weekend, I can only say there were a LOT of Harley motorbikes and a LOT of Harley riders.
I can confirm there were two BMW HP2 riders (me and Adam)
and one Triumph rider in town too, my Dad, who is already planning how to get his Triumph Thunderbird down to Morzine for Harley Days 2018.
Harley generously organised one hour experience tours on any of the Harley bikes. The three of us thought this was an experienced not to be missed; riding a Harley and riding with my dad!
Here we are having a breather (me with my helmet off and my dad in the BMW jacket) after riding the windy road up from Morzine to Avoriaz.
On the day of the Harley parade Adam and I rode up to Avoriaz to join the thousands of bikers there and there were still thousands in Morzine too!
On Saturday we had lunch at Col du Joux Verte restaurant (always a great plat du jour there) and a perfect spectator spot for the Harley Days parade too which set off from Avoriaz and wound down to Morzine town centre.
On Sunday we wound down from the Harley Days festival with a strangely peaceful BBQ at Lac du Montriond. With so many people in the area we were amazed we were the only people at the lake on such a beautiful evening.
After the excitement of the Harley Days festival we had the motorbiking bug again and had some great ride outs through over the Col du Joux Plane
trying to focus on the winding mountain roads ahead and not the amazing views.
The start of some great riding over the rest of the summer. We’re already looking forward to next spring for more riding and the Harley Days festival next year.