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So far Shal Wilson has created 11 blog entries.

Pushing Past Reason: Courage or foolishness

By Anna MacKinnon On a late summer day in 2011 after six hours of riding my motorcycle, I arrived at the beautiful historic Benbow Inn in Garberville, California. I pulled into a shady parking spot on my R1200GS, fully loaded with 89 degree sun-baked heat [...]

Pushing Past Reason: Courage or foolishness 2017-11-14T20:46:51+00:00

How Low Should You Go??

By Richelle Redekop October 2017 Unlike most women, shoe shopping is the bane of my existence. I have been cursed with an odd combination of a wide front foot and narrow heel that makes finding properly fitting footwear a nightmare. As bad as shopping [...]

How Low Should You Go?? 2017-10-24T16:22:59+00:00

Behold! The SheADV Route Planning Tool!

By Jill Dunphy The decision has been made: you are going on a trip. You have a rough idea of your destination and how you’ll get there, but maybe you want to compare available services along various routes, and you also know that conditions [...]

Behold! The SheADV Route Planning Tool! 2017-09-09T15:28:58+00:00

First Ever SheADV Backcountry IronChef Competition – A Big Hit!

The SheADV Barn at the 2017 Touratech Rally West in Plain, WA was filled with laughter, cheers and the aroma of unique - never before prepared - dishes comprised of the likes of smoked oysters, potato chips, green onions, and of course...Cocoa Puffs. Four brave [...]

First Ever SheADV Backcountry IronChef Competition – A Big Hit! 2017-07-25T14:46:07+00:00

Please, Get First Aid Training. Pack Your Backcountry First Aid Kit

By Steph Terrien Last summer I had the un-welcomed opportunity to practice my Wilderness EMT training when a member of our riding group, and dear friend experienced a horrific crash traveling 65 mph on a two-lane highway in eastern WA. Had I not had [...]

Please, Get First Aid Training. Pack Your Backcountry First Aid Kit 2017-12-23T08:27:03+00:00

A case for upgrading your stock lights

By Steph Terrien The stock low beam lights on my BMW GS F650 twin were barely visible, and had little range. Even the high beams left me unsatisfied so I made it a personal rule to not ride at night – unless circumstances are [...]

A case for upgrading your stock lights 2017-05-16T21:58:55+00:00

Kay’s Pot Cozy

By Kay Miller. A pot cozy is an insulated blanket to keep your food warm while it is rehydrating. It's the perfect way to reduce the amount of fuel you will use, keep your food warm for longer, the ability to hold your pot [...]

Kay’s Pot Cozy 2017-04-28T14:27:45+00:00

March Moto Madness, Tennessee Style

By Lukas Eddy  The hill reaches skyward in front of each contestant as they pull up alone to the orange spray paint line, the side of the hill loosened further by the previous rider. The crowd behind the big Klim gate waits eagerly, eyes [...]

March Moto Madness, Tennessee Style 2017-04-22T17:08:23+00:00

Starting Their Engines – Partners witness the magic of the moto in their ladies.

By Chantelle Powell. It was 2008 when I walked into the transport office and nervously asked to take my motorcycle learner's written test. I was 27. For me, learning to ride was about a pure, instinctual pleasure. That pleasure that pulsates through your body [...]

Starting Their Engines – Partners witness the magic of the moto in their ladies. 2017-04-10T13:46:13+00:00