Riding SOLO as a Type II Diabetic


Diabetes mellitus type 2 (formerly noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) or adult-onset diabetes) is a metabolic disorder that is characterized by hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) in the context of insulin resistance and relative lack of insulin.[2]

Revzilla ADV 2014 ADV Boot buying Guide


I own the AP Toucan boot, if you have any questions please feel free to ask…in a nut shell I love them!

KLIM’s ALTITUDE Gore Tex Shell – Part II the PANTS


All pics are clickable for larger versions – Let me preference this review by saying I am just your average run of the mill female ADV rider and all my reviews are honest based on WHAT I believe and hope they are  useful somehow.  Had to get that out because I get many emails from folks criticizing I am not […]

KLIM’s ALTITUDE Gore Tex Shell – Part I the Jacket


**Please all women interested in this Jacket please try it on with your liner of choice before you buy it.  The collar could be an issue regarding how tight it will feel around your neck.  TRY THIS suit on in general before BUYING!  It will be in your BEST interest…trust me!** Let me preference this […]

Chris Birch gives KTM1190 Wings!


OMG this guy is sick….I wish I could ride like him…. Chris Birch, X-treme Enduro champion and RedBull Romaniacs winner shows his versatile riding skills by blasting around on a KTM1190 Adventure R in the mud before launching it off a rock shelf.

Quick update about the KLIM Altitude


Going back to KLIM Canada today with hopes I can get the sizing I need. I think since I am so used to wearing guy sizing I was a bit surprised by not only the jacket and it’s cut but also the pants. The KLIM Altitude jacket is more tailored than a guys jacket obviously. […]

What To Do When The Police Pull You Over


I think this is an entertaining, sort of funny and somewhat useful article….and BTW..not all cops are guys and not all riders are male as well…;-) By Wes Siler SOURCE:  RideApart There you are, minding your own business, doing 10 mph over the speed limit, when Johnny Law pulls out for a bit of revenue gathering. Being the […]

2014 Moto Gear Guides


Need gear….use the Revzilla widget to the right and support the blog and buy with confidence if you need anything for any type of bike etc… Leslie: you have $20.00 in TeamZilla Store Credit!

Sporting new gear on my SOLO 1 month trip


I am excited to be able to get the new KLIM Altitude Gore Tex suit made for women by KLIM to wear and review on my trip coming up in May.

22 Ridiculously Cool Rare Natural Phenomena That Happen on Earth


I find all these so fascinating… SOURCE: EMLii 1. Bioluminescence http://www.philhart.com

My Gift to Myself – SHOEI RF 1200


I decided to purchase a new helmet as a gift to myself for my up and coming cross-country trip.  I have been wearing a Shoei Qwest since 2011 which has  been a great helmet for the price.  Now….I will try the Shoei RF 1200.  Just got it…so only impression is it feels quite a bit […]

2014 Motorcycle Helmet Buying Guide at RevZilla.com


Remember if you are interested in buying from Revzilla simply clicking on the ad to the right of this post helps supports this blog! I have purchased the new Shoei RF 1200 to replace my Qwest that is now about 4 years old. 2014 March deals

207th COUNTRY TO VISIT MY BLOG-SAINT MARTIN POPULATION: 31,264


   Background Although sighted by Christopher COLUMBUS in 1493 and claimed for Spain, it was the Dutch who occupied the island in 1631 and set about exploiting its salt deposits. The Spanish retook the island in 1633, but continued to be harassed by the Dutch. The Spanish finally relinquished Saint Martin to the French and […]