How-To Adventure Prep Your Bike: Before You Go A Guide to Being Smart About Your Upcoming Trip


I have to agree with this great article….again not only for Noobs is this written for…even experienced riders who travel far distances can always learn from insight.  By Karel Kramer, Photography by BMW, Karel Kramer SOURCE:  MOTORCYCLIST Nobody walks out to the garage and pulls on a helmet and riding gear thinking, “I really want […]

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:  stealthcamping.com) Tent Camping: Enjoying the great outdoors living […]

NEW YORK, NEW YORK–ONE HELL OF A TOWN (click on pics make them larger)


Originally posted on Advgrrl Motorcycle Adventures & More:
***December 27th – Jan 5th 2012 (Scroll slowly through pics there are A few short videos so you can get a feel for NYC if you have never been there)  We both highly recommend putting this city on your bucket list!*** I will start off with our…

Top 10 Riding Tips for Noobs | By: Troy Siahaan


This is a GREAT article not only for Noobs but for the rest of us who have been riding for years.  You can never forget what it was like to be a beginner and lose sight of these recommendations.  The difference between someone with riding experience under their belt is that all these tips become […]

Up close the 1200GS


I’ve said this before an I am certain some that read this blog might think the same way…when getting a service or anything done to my bike I could sit at the dealer all day like I did yesterday.  However, I ended up working from the dealer, making T Con calls, emails, you know work […]

The new RIM


The reason for the new RIM

Picture of the Day


Simply stunning! SOURCE: National Geographic

Telegraph Creek, BC


Make sure you check out this great website helping you plan your adventure across Canada back road way…Gravel Travel We missed this road while riding the Cassiar…A great reason to go back! The DIRT Name: Telegraph Creek Location: Northern BC Distance: 150 km (one way) Duration: 1 day, we recommend spending a night in the […]

On Top of the World–171.1 KM (Dawson City to Chicken, AK)


Originally posted on Advgrrl Motorcycle Adventures & More:
July 10th 2011 What better way to start the day off with a tiny little ferry ride from Dawson City to the other side of the Yukon.  This ferry seems to be a vital mode of transportation for anyone wanting to head to the Top of The…

Thank you SERBIA!


Serbia is the 37th country to hit 1000 unique views.   We thank you Serbia Population: 7,276,604!  Background The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes was formed in 1918; its name was changed to Yugoslavia in 1929. Various paramilitary bands resisted Nazi Germany’s occupation and division of Yugoslavia from 1941 to 1945, but fought each other […]

The DEMPSTER HIGHWAY


I found a great web site for anyone to peruse if you are traveling Canada on a bike.  I will be posting some of its content here but use this link, GRAVELTRAVEL.CA to read all about the many back country roads up here.  The site also include the TCAT-Tans Canada Adventure Trail.  Plus, like last […]

Ottawa & Old Montreal (Part II)


We took the train from Ottawa to Montreal which was great the way there.  Unexpectedly I bought economy business class seats which included a full course meal that was actually good.  Plus, alcohol, snacks etc.  All for about $10 more than the regular economy class.  On the way back all those seats were sold out […]

Virtual Tour of Dawson City–0 KM


Originally posted on Advgrrl Motorcycle Adventures & More:
July 7th 201 This morning Cheryl and I met Brad Whitelaw, the owner and operator of the Triple J hotel where we are staying and the Dawson City’s Klondike Spirit Paddle Boat.  I informed Brad about the charity portion of our ride and he instantly took an…

Ottawa & Montreal Recap (part I)


Not often do Cheryl and I get away without our bikes but when we do we make the best if it.  Visiting Cheryl in Ottawa while she continues her training for the IDENT section of the RCMP was great to walk about and see all the sights and sounds of these two Canadian cities. We […]