2013 Adventure Bike Comparison Test

March 29, 2013 By Blake Conner 1 Comment Photographer :  Fran Kuhn, Illustrations: Tim Barker SOURCE:  CYCLE WORLD They missed the BMW F800GS to add to the test!   The Mayans seriously screwed up. Either that, or we are not very good at reading their hieroglyphs. Most of us woke up last December 22nd and […]


In Ottawa for the long weekend to see Cheryl!

Africa with Charley Boorman

Who wouldn’t want to ride Africa and who wouldn’t want to tour with Charley?  Beautiful!

8th Annual DSBC Spring Newbie Ride & Social

Pics to come…. for those who the Tube blocks music in your country watch this version

Official Video of the 2013 BMW F800GS

After taking my bike off road for really the first “technical” trail since I have owned it…I am happy to say this bike kicks ass….but…and there is always a but…when I get around to posting videos and picture of March 24th 2013 Dual Sport BC Spring Newbie ride…you will see I have one complaint about […]


TWISTED SIFTER the SOURCE Photograph via ubomw on Reddit Why fly when you can surf? This is without doubt, the coolest duck in the history of our planet. It was uploaded to Reddit earlier this week by ubomw and has since spawned an epic photoshop battle.

Before shot & After

Clean bike before I trash it with mud on the Dual Sport BC Newbie Ride! 0 degrees C right now to start. More later! After the ride….bike has some scars…Post as soon I get one together…stay tuned.

THANK YOU Czech Republic (OVER 1000 Unique views)

THANK YOU  Background At the close of World War I, the Czechs and Slovaks of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire merged to form Czechoslovakia. During the interwar years, having rejected a federal system, the new country’s leaders were frequently preoccupied with meeting the demands of other ethnic minorities within the republic, most notably the Sudeten Germans […]

The Inevitable

Roadside repairs are inevitable when out of the road…prepare for delays, stay calm and patient!

Icon Variant Helmet

Love the look of the DS helmets do not love the drag many report at highways speeds.  This Icon looks and sounds like a decent DS alternative to its more expensive cousins like BMW, Arai and Shoei. SOURCE: RoadRUNNER Mar 20, 2013 by Manuel Neuhauser

Adventure Riding Night

  Events and News I am honored to be invited to speak at PACIFIC MOTOSPORTS our BMW dealer. Free food, KLIM there and the intro of the new BMW 1200GS, plus me!  Cheryl is still in Ottawa but I get to share many pictures and stories about our Adventure riding endeavors!  What would be better […]