BY EGLE GERULAITYTE Before 2013, Christina Pefani had never ridden a motorcycle. According to her, even her bicycle skills were a little rusty. But that didn’t stop her from buying a Honda XR250, hopping on a ferry from Italy to Morocco, and setting out on
BY SANDY BORDEN There’s something about a girl who rides a big motorcycle. She feels a sense of comfort when swinging a leg over, knowing she will be taken care of in the journey though not always knowing the destination. She enjoys the power of
BY PAUL STEWART When you ride, your motorcycle shakes. Even the smoothest running bike vibrates: it’s the nature of the beast you plan to travel on. Now add bumpy roads, and that vibration is magnified – but why should you be bothered? Besides the welded
BY ELISA WIRKALA There’s endless advice on how to plan, prepare, and execute the perfect adventure. Lists of must-have items and all the minutia. And while some are undoubtedly helpful, the reality is most people don’t fulfill their dreams because of one major factor. And
BY EGLE GERULAITYTE Liz Keily and her partner Con have recently completed an eighteen – month overland journey from Australia to Iran on their DR650’s. Back in Melbourne, as they are planning new adventures, Liz agreed to share her tips and advice on funding a
BY PAUL STEWART Read any magazine, blog, or forum, and you will find dozens of articles, posts, and discussions on tire choices. Along with the same debates about oil, they always seem to take a similar direction: personal opinions of what is best. Reliable, practical
QUESTION: How do you deal with chronic loneliness on the road, especially for long periods of time?
BY EGLE GERULAITYTE Stephanie Jeavons is one of the first women to ever ride a motorcycle in Antarctica; currently resting up in British Columbia, Canada, Steph is busy writing for a bunch of ADV mags around the world and planning her next epic ride. Small
BY RASHMI TAMBE I stumbled into the world of motorcycling 10 years ago. A young, newly minted motorcyclist, I absolutely loved the thrill of going fast on two wheels. Sometimes I would ride to the local bookstore and eagerly peruse its shelves for more material
BY EGLE GERULAITYTE You think riding pillion is easy? Think again! Lynda Lahman and Beth Young have been riding, overlanding, and competing as pillion riders for years now; we talked to them about relationship nuances, keeping warm, and staying alert on the long stretches.