Real Life Gear Testing

Throughout my X Country trip I will be reviewing in detail the gear I use, new and old.  The big new additions to my kit are the KLIM Altitude suit, Shoei RF 1200 helmet, Cardo Q3 intercom, Alpinestars Toucan GoreTex boots ( I have had these for a while and LOVE them) and a new […]

If I don’t camp am I not a true ADV rider??????

I find there are three sides to the concept of camping while traveling on a bike.  Stealth Camping:  Living temporarily in a location, usually for recreation, in a covert or secretive fashion.  Stealth camping is also referred to as wild camping, ninja camping, or free camping.  (source: Tent Camping: Enjoying the great outdoors living […]


We will be doing a proper ride report and gear review when we get home but here are a few pictures of the inside of our tent.  Last year we used a MSR Mutha Hubba Tent which was great but a bit cool for Alaska.  This year we are using a Big Agnes tent and […]

Camping in the rain

Yep we pitched our tent with rain again in our near future. Only 4 days until we have to go home. Had a great KLIM rally and long day today. Over 800 kms.

Our Tent progression & New Grrl sleeping bags ;-)

Seems like every year we get a new tent.  In 2010 we bought one-off eBay a Sierra Design.  Summer 2011 we decided we need more space and got a MSR Mutha Hubba. 


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