TRIALS vs Ice Hotel
Wed, 17/12/14 – 12:34 | Comment

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.

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2015 Yamaha FZ-07 Review: Pure Bike-inium
Wed, 9/07/14 – 8:03 | 4 Comments

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

“Fall Moto” Special: Accommodation Savings and Fall Colors in the Sierra Nevada
Thu, 26/09/13 – 16:40 | Comment

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Carson Valley offers “Fall Moto” special combining the splendour of fall in the High Sierras, with special room rates for motorcyclists who want to take it in. For those who missed this summer’s Carson Valley / Lake Tahoe Adventure Motorcycle Ride, the Nevada beckons.

Touratech Develops New Concept for Skid Plate Protection with Expedition Line
Tue, 24/09/13 – 12:44 | Comment

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Just thick metal plates designed to take a beating, skidplates don’t see a lot of innovation. Touratech’s upped the game with replaceable polyamide nylon sliders – important for under-protected bikes like the 2013 R1200GS.

Tumbleweed ADV Introduces Gila 2.0 Fluid Tank and Wild Burro Top Rack for the KTM 690 Enduro
Tue, 24/09/13 – 12:22 | Comment

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New player Tumbleweed ADV solves two major issues for those using the KTM 690 Enduro/R for adventure riding, range and hauling luggage.

Second Look: 1190 Adventure – Orange is the New Black
Thu, 19/09/13 – 21:05 | 6 Comments

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Not all adventure bikes are built the same, but neither are all adventure riders. New OneWheelDrive.Net contributor J. Smith takes a second look at KTM’s new 1190 Adventure.

Corporal Michael Arbulic, “Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?”, Excessive Speed and a Trunk Full of Dried Lizard Prostates
Wed, 18/09/13 – 10:41 | 2 Comments

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Sunday, September 15th, Photographer K. Miklossy received a phone call from an anonymous source at his home number, tipping us off to an upcoming court appearance and unpublished details around RCMP Corporal Michael Milo Arbulic’s excessive speeding charge, and one salient point – Corporal Perp was thought to be traveling at 200kph. Speeding is a hot button issue in British Columbia after the introduction of a 2010 law made roadside impoundments of vehicles 40 kph over the limit mandatory. Things have been getting pretty weird… bat country weird.

Updated – Michael Arbulic: The Cop Who Wrote a Cheque for Speed
Tue, 17/09/13 – 16:45 | 2 Comments

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Caught for speeding in excess of 60kph over the speed limit, RCMP Corporal Michael Milo Arbulic walks away with equivalency fines for excessive speeding after being represented by his lawyer in a North Vancouver, BC courtroom September 17th, 2013.

Ride Impression: KTM 1190 Adventure Vs. 1190 Adventure R
Mon, 16/09/13 – 13:34 | 10 Comments

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Twisted Throttle founder, Erik Stephens, has adventured on six continents, we get his ride impressions of the 1190 Adventure and R from KTM’s Steamboat Springs Colorado North American unveiling.