Top 10 Must-See Destinations on an Alaska Motorcycle Trip


Alaska native, tour guide and travel author shares his top spots for ADV Riders. SEE Original post here: ADV PULSE Thanks to Gary from AK for leading me to this article. Published on 09.22.2015  I have been fortunate to have been able to ride most of these roads while in Alaska in 2011.  Nice to […]

It’s not getting any easier…


Dear Blog…my journal about everything.  Since January 30th 2014 I have been consumed with the hurt that comes with a separation of a relationship I thought was supposed to be forever.  As our legal issues get closer to a close, I can’t help to but feel even sadder.  Time certainly has past by, I am […]

How many have seen this sign?


And did you make the turn NORTH???? We will be back one day…. How many have seen this sign too?

Time to Plan Your Trip To Alaska is NOW!


If you do plan on going to Alaska in the Summer of 2014 promise us you will ride this road….take a look at one of our posts from our trip in 2011….if you don’t want to read the entire post scroll down to the McCarthy-Kennicott section…you will thank us if you ride this road…;-) Many […]

How tall is too tall?


Most pics can be enlarged! I have been asked many times “how can you ride such a tall bike”?  So, I have put together some pics to try to show as close as I can with the specs I know what I might look like on all the recent bikes I have owned or “borrowed”.  […]

Edgerton Highway and McCarthy Road


Don’t miss this road if you ride to Alaska….so many do…we ask why?

How to combat the killer Mosquitoes in the North


Back in 2011 when we rode to Alaska we were fortunate to only run into the mosquito swarm once near the Atigun Pass.  We were armed with two of these shirts just in case.  The draw back to not being attacked by these “killer”, huge bugs was that we rode in cold rain almost the […]

Sneaking Out of Alaska (and back) – Gary & Deb – 2013


Gary & Deb from Anchorage, AK are heading out on their own ADV soon.  We stayed with these guys while on our trip to Alaska in 2011 while the Triumph Tigers that we borrowed from Triumph Canada were in the Motorcycle Shop getting worked on for 4 days.  Great hosts, they love ADV riders and […]

Driven – The Arctic Circle


Every once in awhile I come across a video that just resonates with me…I mean everyone should watch this especially if you are an adventurer.  This guy Ed from New Mexico rode 10,000 miles in 26 days and how he sees Canada and Alaska is spot on.  I LOVE, absolutely LOVE his attitude, sense of […]

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 […]

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 […]

The 10 Dos and Don’ts of the Dalton


For those planning on riding the Dalton in 2013, heed these warnings.  😉 featuring some Motoquest info as well as Adventure Cycleworks. As the article says at least biker dies each year!  We always carry a SPOT with extra insurance for that just in case air vac and extra fuel. Posted by: Phil Freeman on […]