Wind, Sun, Rain; on the road, our skin is abused by the elements, and adding skin care to the list of daily chores can seem overwhelming.
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 KILEY SHIELDS At the beginning of this year I didn’t know how to ride a motorcycle. Now, I’m back home after embarking on an 8,000 mile Africa adventure that had me and a friend traveling by motorcycle from northern Ghana to northern Europe—Bristol, to
BY: ELISA WIRKALA Air came hissing out from under the pressure gauge held against the back tire. The sandy red road in the northern part of Western Australia stretched 10 km due north, heading to Eighty-Mile Beach where Julie Jasper was camped for the week. She
BY MARY CREIGHTON The first bit of light starts to dry the dew off of the tent. It’s 7am and it’s already warm. The fuzzy outline of a thought emerges: Coffee.
BY ÅSA ÖHQVIST Intro by Elisa Wirkala After 6 months riding through a dozen countries, I felt weak and exhausted. I knew the muscles I’d once earned from long-distance trekking and climbing were slowly deteriorating, to be replaced with shoulder and neck pain from battling the
BY ELISA WIRKALA Ubuntu, “the universal bond that connects all of humanity as one,” Heather Ellis writes, and the fundamental quality that makes this book so unique amongst motorcycle travelogues. But do not misunderstand; this isn’t a book just for motorcyclists. This is a book for
BY EGLE GERULAITYTE AND KRIS FANT Sometimes a stolen vehicle can be a beautiful gift. For years, Radhika Paul from Pune, India skipped school and borrowed motorcycles whenever she could.
BY ELISA WIRKALA Bitten by pirañas, charged by a bison, harassed by hungry camp bears and chased by packs of dogs.