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 [...]

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 [...]

What’d ADV Camp Really Do For Me?

By Beth Dolos. I recently purchased a 2014 BMW F800GS and did not know the first thing about riding a big bike off road (let alone a big one). I felt I needed some professional instruction instead of just tips and pointers from fellow [...]

How to Prepare for a Backcountry Adventure Ride

By Lukas Eddy. So, you’ve got an off-road capable motorcycle, some camping gear and the inspiring visions of Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman’s Long Way Round motivating you to set off on an adventure motorcycle trip of your own. But where in the massive [...]

Bike Evolution: Choosing Your Perfect Bike

By Egle Gerulaityte. Choosing a bike is a very individual decision; choosing an adventure bike, even more so. And what happens when you outgrow your first motorcycle? We spoke to three female riders with different levels of experience and expectations, and tried to figure [...]

Accidental Blessing

By Cristina Henriquez. On September 1st I had an “accident”. The facts of the event are fuzzy in my head. I don’t remember much of it except for a few things. It was day one of a five-day trip, which would have taken us [...]

Growing Outside my Comfort Zone: My ADV Camp Story

By Laura Reeve. I flew into Seattle-Tacoma Airport with butterflies in my stomach, grabbed an Uber to Puyallup, and picked up my rented F700GS from TourUSA. With the whole day to get to the PSSOR ADV Camp near McLeary, Washington, I rode northward, crossed [...]