We would only be interested in a tour with a “chase van”. Riding with all our gear and living out of saddle bags doesn’t really appeal. How can we know that there will definitely be a chase van.
We only ever run guided tours with our luxury chase coach now. Initially we anticipated that we may want to reserve the right to leave the coach behind if numbers on one particular tour was low , but we quickly learnt that the coach and backup trailer are essential. You just cannot do a professional guiding job from a motorcycle – the coach has many uses, from carrying luggage, backup spares, tools, spare fuel, to using the coach to ferry people on the tour to dinner maybe, or to see some local attraction. Motorcycle passengers are also welcome to ride in the van if the feel the need.. The coach will accompany every tour in the future.