# 191 Country to visit the BLOG – REPUBLIC OF CONGO


   Background Upon independence in 1960, the former French region of Middle Congo became the Republic of the Congo. A quarter century of experimentation with Marxism was abandoned in 1990 and a democratically elected government took office in 1992. A brief civil war in 1997 restored former Marxist President Denis SASSOU-Nguesso, and ushered in a […]

TWO Simple Accessories


There are few things that when you buy new bikes that you must have as repeat farkles (accessories).  We have a few that we will use again and again as long as we ride DS bikes.  Fork seal protectors for one…the owner says use sunscreen on the outside…sounds weird but makes sense.  Keeps them from […]

Extreme off-road riding with Triumph’s Tiger 800XC


Watch two wicked tricked out Triumph Tiger 800XC bikes do crazy stuff….ICON video!  Like a little movie!  Pretty good! You need to make time and sit through this whole video…seriously, a little corny at the beginning but there are amazing shots of this bike and the riders doing incredible things with a large ADV bike! […]