As a height challenged rider, I’m always on the lookout for ADV bikes that allow me to get a couple of toes on the ground.
BY GRACE MCDONALD I’ve got a KTM 690 Enduro and I’m 15,000km into my overland trip from Sydney to Paris via Asia and the Middle East.
BY ELISA WIRKALA The first Kawasaki KLR650 to be brought to my attention belonged to a college boyfriend in 2006. I had no idea what it was, and considered it just a big ugly bike – a sort of deformed grasshopper. But what did I
BY VERONICA HENMAN Sitting at a campsite in the wilderness of Australia on New Year’s Eve, I was rescued from the misery of my busted bike with the sentence, “Hello, my name is Ken and I’m here to fix your clutch.”
BY KRIS FANT Recently, I had the opportunity to play on a TW200 for a weekend. These little bikes have a following that cannot be shaken, though big bike riders gape at the TW’s weirdly wide rear tire and shake their head at the small
BY: SARA PARLIER Some of you may be groaning right now. I’ve heard it a lot, “A WR250R? You don’t have to start out on a small bike. Forget that!”
BY EGLE GERULAITYTE After an eighteen-month stint riding a small motorcycle in South America and a recent European tour two-up, I knew I was ready to take on a different challenge.
BY CHANTAL SIMONS When riding my motorcycle alone in a foreign country, conversations usually begin like this: “Alone? Why are you travelling alone?”
BY KRIS AND NATHAN FANT Adjusting motorcycle valves is both an art and a science. The valves in your motorcycle engine serve two purposes: to bring fuel and air into the engine, and to allow burnt gasses out of your engine.