As the light wanes the colours grow more intense
Sat, 25/04/15 – 11:32 | 7 Comments

Utah’s White Rim Trail is a fantastic descent into the Canyon Lands, but not without its challenges; heat, fuel issues and a snake make for a true adventure.

Read the full story »

Adventures, Mexico, Uncategorized, United States »

An Impromptu Ride South
Mon, 13/04/15 – 18:17 | One Comment

20150413_134434

So a planned trip to San Diego gets quickly changed to an impromptu long distance ride when the airline threatens strike. So why not have some fun on the way?
I ended up at the famous …

EuroMoto Show 2015
Fri, 27/03/15 – 11:54 | Comment

Screen Shot 2015-03-27 at 12.47.57 PM

Join the EuroMoto Show for it’s first year in Seattle and the show is going to be better than ever, with new and pre-owned bikes and scooters, apparel, gear and accessories for sale, plus free …

Giant Loop: North American Distributor for Rally Raid Products Honda CB500X Adventure Kit
Fri, 27/03/15 – 11:42 | Comment

IMG_3205_zpshpkciv1o

UK-based Rally Raid Products designed and manufactures the CB-X Adventure kit, a suite of components that upgrade the stock Honda CB500X to an affordable, reliable, dirt capable, globe-crossing adventure touring motorcycle.

ICON RAIDEN: Lords of the Atlas – Baja 1000
Tue, 10/03/15 – 9:15 | Comment

4RaidenMex

Pushing limits, testing resolve, and validating ideas-these are the doctrines for the all new RAIDEN collection. RAIDEN charts a course of aggressive patterns, hella technical materials, and the bold visuals… and this being ICON the’ve put the new kit through the paces, riding the Baja 1000 no less.

2015 Ochoco Tail Pack by Giant Loop
Mon, 12/01/15 – 9:19 | Comment

CHO_2310 copy

Minimalist tail pack securely bolts onto rear fender or tail rack on dirt, endure and dual sport motorcycles.

2015: Columbia Dry Bag by Giant Loop
Mon, 12/01/15 – 9:10 | Comment

Giant-Loop_Columbia-Dry-Bag-studio

Waterproof Duffel Opens From Both Ends Without Unstrapping From Motorcycle

Moto Trials Riding Through Ice Hotel – Tundra Trial
Wed, 17/12/14 – 12:34 | Comment

TRIALS vs Ice Hotel

Feeling a little frosty? Pining for some snow sports? So is Red Bull’s Dougie Lampkin as he Trials to the through the arctic landscape of Northern Finland, and challenging frozen obstacles including a hotel made entirely of ice.

2015 Yamaha FZ-07 Review: Pure Bike-inium
Wed, 9/07/14 – 8:03 | 6 Comments

IMG_4207

Deep in the budget conscious corners of Yamaha, they have been mixing the core elements of naked bike-inium, not just stripping away the unessential fairings, windscreens, and bling, but paring down the internals. The result is the FZ-07, a bantam that punches way above its weight.

WHEN BRITISH ICONS RIDE: BECKHAM’S BRAZILIAN BONNEVILLE
Wed, 11/06/14 – 9:25 | One Comment

Beckham Bonnevile F3Q small

How will soccer’s notorious pretty boy, David Beckham, and a custom “scrambler” version of the Triumph Bonneville survive a South American adventure?

Street Find: Ducati 900SS Scrambler
Thu, 5/06/14 – 9:04 | Comment

6CD52100-FB7A-4100-9682-98B27DAAAAE8

This is a total street find, a gorgeous Ducati 900SS customized to the nines. I should have taken more pictures, but didn’t want to look like I was casing the bike.

AETHER teams up with SPIDI to create the Eclipse
Mon, 31/03/14 – 17:47 | Comment

13537713654_659002497e_b

Form versus function, the tug and pull of design look to have found a happy balance in the AETHER Eclipse Jacket.

Twisted Throttle announces SW-MOTECH DAKAR Waterproof Soft Saddlebags
Wed, 26/03/14 – 21:29 | One Comment

SW-MOTECH Bags-Connection DAKAR Waterproof Soft Saddlebags

The DAKAR Pannier System – a semi-ridged 64L, roll-top, waterproof, saddlebag system that includes a bike-specific rack. For avid adventurists the rack-mount, hopefully means the occasional jump or running a series of whoops won’t be accompanied by the inevitable flopping of traditionally mounted soft luggage.

Wickenburg Desert Ride – March 20-23, 2014 – A Backcountry Discovery Route Fundraiser
Sun, 26/01/14 – 10:49 | Comment

028

If you like riding ADV bikes in the desert, enjoying professionally catered meals, drinking post-ride beverages in a wild-west saloon or sitting around a campfire under a star-filled sky, this event is for you!

AltRider: Taste of Dakar 2014
Mon, 20/01/14 – 9:59 | Comment

Screen Shot 2014-01-20 at 9.59.06 AM

Ride out into the gorgeous desert, experiencing all different terrains from dunes to dry sandbeds with the beautiful mountains near Death Valley in Nevada. AltRider’s Taste of Dakar 2014 provides an epic adventure weekend in Pahrump, Nevada on February 28 – March 2nd, 2014.

Giant Loop Introduces Possibles Pouch
Mon, 20/01/14 – 9:51 | Comment

CHO_1550

Giant Loop introduces the Possibles Pouch which adds 2 Liters of easy access “adventure proof” gear stowage to virtually any motorcycle. The Universal Accessory Pocket Secures to Giant Loop Packing Systems, Racks, Luggage, Fenders and More…

Arizona Backcountry Discovery Route announces Waterproof Route Map and Expedition DVD
Mon, 20/01/14 – 9:42 | Comment

NA1_1522

The non-profit Backcountry Discovery Routes, has released their latest project, the Arizona Backcountry Discovery Route (AZBDR). The AZBDR is the fourth installment in the Backcountry Discovery Routes series of trans-state routes created for dual-sport and adventure motorcycle travel.

GS Trophy comes to Canada in 2014
Mon, 18/11/13 – 22:39 | 2 Comments

BMW2

 
By BMW Motorrad News Release:
Destination Canada for International GS Trophy 2014
 
For the first time in its history, the 2014 BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy will take place in the northern hemisphere, with 16 teams comprising …

Cyclops and Konflict get their race on!
Sun, 20/10/13 – 20:30 | Comment

1378444_204294803076128_1673788841_n

Photo by Blaine Franger –  (http://www.blainefranger.com)
Cyclops Adventure Sports and Konflict Motorsports partner to try something never before attempted. Race a 24 hour off road event with a team of riders on KTM Adventure and KTM …

AltRider Hoh Rain Forest Ride – Dynamic and Environment
Thu, 26/09/13 – 22:08 | Comment

IMG_4585

AltRider’s Hoh Adventure Ride offers attendees a unique mix new adventure rider friendly forest service roads and dual track in a uniquely northwest location, a rainforest.