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The 1,600-mile Commute

The cash deposit I’d paid was all the ATM would give me, and a handwritten receipt was all I got back. So once I’d landed back in the UK, I transferred some money to my new Bulgarian bank account and jumped on the bike back to the European Union’s most easterly member. I was on…

Honda Trail 125 ABS is a Modern CT125

Since its debut at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show in 2019, the Honda Trail 125 ABS (CT125) has been on many people’s minds. It immediately sparked requests for a production model, and it appears that Honda was receptive. If we’re lucky, we should begin to see the “Glowing Red” Trail 125 miniMOTO available in dealerships…

All Things Kenya | Interview With Dos and Wamuyu Kariuki of Throttle Adventures

It’s an emotional time for Dos and Wamuyu of Throttle Adventures. Like many overland travellers, COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into their travel plans. After two years, five continents, 24 countries, four months of quarantine in Managua, Nicaragua, two bikes in a shipping container, and COVID-19 restrictions lifting just enough, the couple is set to…

Sustainable Electric Transportation on Aotea with Motubikes

Aotea, also known as New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, is a Southern Pacific adventurer’s paradise. If you’re planning a visit, you’ll quickly learn that Aotea is a destination of diverse environments, with remote beaches, windswept sand dunes, rugged hill country, old-growth forests, and wetlands.   When exploring a pristine environment like this, it feels most…

Mystic Myanmar on Dirt Bikes

To live in South Africa as an adventure biker has many advantages. It is a great place to get your motorcycle fitted out with state-of-the-art equipment, as well as a great starting point for an expedition to some of the wildest and most beautiful countries in Africa, such as Botswana, Zambia, Namibia, Tanzania, and Rwanda….

Learn the Flat Track Slide with Royal Enfield and Moto Anatomy

Have you ever wanted to learn how to slide your motorcycle on a flat track but don’t know where to begin? Legendary bike manufacturer Royal Enfield has partnered with Moto Anatomy to bring you Slide School, a 3.5-hour “ultimate intro to flat track experience” where you’ll have the opportunity to learn that coveted slide. Flat…

Expedition Portal Celebrates 15 Years of Adventure

June 25, 2020 :: Press Release In late June 2005, expeditionportal.com (known as ExPo) went live, serving initially as a community forum, and now as one of the world’s largest online overland resources for the vehicle-based adventure traveler. While the website has grown continually since 2005, growth has accelerated in recent years because of the…

Life on the Road | Moto Proven

This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Summer 2020 issue.  One of the wonderful things about adventure motorcycle travel is the simplicity, eschewing the complexities and excesses of daily life. As a rider, we can only bring so much, and the more we travel, the more we tend to leave behind. The less we…

New Gear and Firmware Updates from Sena

Sena Technologies has been in operation since 1998 and their communication devices are regarded as some of the best on the market for motorcycling (or any sport requiring a helmet with integrated communication). Perhaps it’s their approach to product design that has grown them such a loyal following. “We boldly lay our visions on the…

Featured Bike :: 2020 Indian FTR Rally

Back in the ’20s, insane British racers were bombing down dirt trails on rigid bikes (or so I’ve been led to believe). The bikes they were riding weren’t designed for this type of terrain, leading to modification and redesigns which would later become known as scramblers. These custom bikes emphasized simplicity and a bit of…

Honda Announces Hunter Cub 125cc Trail Bike

Honda enthusiasts rejoice, the trail-ready Hunter Cub CT125 has been announced online and will be available in Japan as soon as June 2020. Previously known as the Trail Cub, this bike is back after a lengthy break from production and comes in at 125cc just like the popular Super Cub C125. Upgraded components and a…

BMW R 18 Moto is an 1800cc Cruiser

BMW has a rich motorcycle history, characterized by innovation and reliability. Starting with their first production bike in 1923, the R32 was ahead of its time, both in form and performance. It was fitted with a flat-twin boxer engine, which stuck out laterally on both sides of the bike (still present on many BMW bikes…

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