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Conquering the Backcountry Discovery Route: Stephanie Terrien

Conquering the Back Country Routes

BY STEPHANIE TERRIEN June 2, 2015, Flagstaff, AZ. Clean hotel room with A/C, super comfy king-size bed, real pillows and towels, and appreciatively TWO bathrooms. HOLY COW! Stunning scenery on steroids, majestic elk, mule deer, jackrabbits, free-roaming cattle, and idyllic campsites helped to soothe the

Motonaut Extreme Luggage System Review by Elisa Wirkala

Motonaut Extreme Luggage System Review

BY ELISA WIRKALA Pre-Test On the surface, the Motonaut straps didn’t look like much more than neatly packaged red webbing. As I carried them out to a DR650, I noticed the smooth and strong material, solid buckles and shiny steel rings. As I handled the

Linda Bick riding

Fifty Years of Adventure

BY EGLE GERULAITYTE Linda Bootherstone – Bick, a British – Australian motorcyclist, is a legendary figure in the ADV riding world. She’s completed a solo motorcycle journey across Africa in 1974, traveled North America, Europe, and Northern Africa, and rode from Germany to Indonesia in

Liz Keily riding Oman

Oman’s Wow Factor: Magic of the East

BY LIZ KEILY I have tales aplenty about agonizingly long, unfriendly and outright frustrating border crossings that we had experienced on our motorcycle trip across Asia. “A country shows its true mettle in the manner it processes people across its borders”, I always say. Unexpectedly,

Kris Fant: ride with confidence

Self-Rescuing Princess

BY KRIS FANT So, you see this shirt?  I’ve been questioning whether I can continue to wear it since learning to ride a motorcycle off the road. I’ve been repeatedly humbled by the amount of help I’ve needed to orient myself and my bike in

best bike for women

What are the best bikes for women?

BY KRIS FANT Deciding what’s the best bike for women is no easy task. Adventure Bikes are tall by design. It’s important to have ground clearance for whatever you may encounter off road, be it downed trees, large rocks, roots, or anything else you might

Sandy Borden rides a big bike

Dance of A Big Bike Girl

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