Bien préparer votre balade moto en PACA

Prepare well for your motorcycle ride in PACA

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The best time to go on a motorcycle ride in PACA (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) is during sunny days. You will tell me that this is the case for all motorcycle tours, and you are right. But it is even more so for a motorcycle outing in PACA to enjoy the best climate that the south has to offer.

Good equipment for your motorcycle ride in Aix-en-Provence

Going on a motorcycle ride in Aix-en-Provence requires as much preparation as if you were going to the mountains, and maybe even more! The climate in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region is not the kindest to bikers. During your motorcycle outing in 06 , and depending on the period in which you go, you will therefore have high temperatures.


These may encourage you to put down the jacket or put on lighter pants, but you should not give in to temptation. Motorcycle safety is essential, whatever the temperature! You will therefore need to equip yourself properly. But rest assured, there is motorcycle equipment that wears very well even in high temperatures.

Well-equipped motorcycle ride

Well-equipped motorcycle ride

- Ventilated motorcycle helmet: Modular helmets offer solutions to combat heat. Ideal for your motorcycle outing in the south of France . They will also be suitable for the rest of the year!

- Ventilated jacket: A ventilated jacket equipped with mesh zones or vents offers effective protection in the event of a fall and allows you to enjoy your motorcycle touring in PACA in the best possible conditions.

- Motorcycle jeans: Leather in summer is not ideal, even when well ventilated. Whereas motorcycle jeans (Kevlar or not) are easy to wear and have better ventilation. There will be no better way to ride protected during your motorcycle ride to Marseille .

- Motorcycle sneakers: Contrary to popular belief, motorcycle sneakers are possible! But be careful, you shouldn't take just any ones. There are specific models that support the ankle, protect the malleolus and heel while having ventilation.

- Motorcycle gloves: Having become compulsory for several years, motorcycle gloves are essential. You must therefore choose them carefully so as not to be uncomfortable during your motorcycle trip. In this case, opt for summer gloves, which are light and often ventilated to prevent sweating. Perfect for traveling the roads of your motorcycle road book in PACA .

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The best places for a motorcycle ride in the Bouches-du-Rhone.

Now that you are equipped to ride in high heat during your motorcycle ride in Provence , we can recommend the best places for a motorcycle ride in Bouches-du-Rhone and its surroundings.

Marseille, a capital of culture

Before starting your motorcycle ride in the mouths of the Rhône , you can (must) stop in Marseille. This city of culture is full of historic places, each more beautiful than the last: The Old Port, Notre- Dame-de-la-Garde , the Calanques...

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The ridge route

In the direction of Cassis and La Ciotat, along the coasts, you will have the chance to travel the Route des Crêtes, one of the best possible roads for your motorcycle outing in PACA . On the program: winding roads, breathtaking panoramic views and memorable memories. Cassis Ridge Route - Wikimedia© Cassis Ridge Route - Wikimedia©

The Espigoulier pass

After a few kilometers of happiness on the crest road, go to the Col de l'Espigoulier. Needless to say, you won't find a better place for your motorcycle tour in the south of France . At more than 700 meters above sea level, you will discover magnificent landscapes and roads that will remain engraved in your memory and on your tires. Col de l'Espigoulier - Google Maps© Col de l'Espigoulier - Google Maps©

Safety with GeoRide

Your motorcycle ride in Vaucluse and the rest of the PACA region may require more than equipment for the rider. By equipping yourself with GeoRide , you will have additional protection: Fall detection. The latter will immediately notify one of your loved ones if something accidentally happens to you and you are unable to call for help. Perfect for your motorcycle ride in PACA in complete safety
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