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

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

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

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 [...]

What’d ADV Camp Really Do For Me? 2017-03-26T15:11:10+00:00

Save Money By Spending More: Buy the Right Gear the First Time

 By Richelle Redekop. How many times do you have to learn the same lesson before it finally sinks in? In my case, the answer is, too many times to count over the past decade. You might think that whatever this lesson is, it couldn’t [...]

Save Money By Spending More: Buy the Right Gear the First Time 2017-03-11T10:16:01+00:00

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 [...]

How to Prepare for a Backcountry Adventure Ride 2017-03-29T19:41:27+00:00

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 [...]

Bike Evolution: Choosing Your Perfect Bike 2017-03-11T10:19:29+00:00

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 [...]

Accidental Blessing 2017-03-26T09:52:34+00:00