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Rev’It Refreshes Motorcycle Denim Collection

There’s no doubt that jeans are the go-to pants for many riders—they look good both on and off the bike. But while normal jeans are easily shredded by contact with the pavement, Riding Jeans from Rev’It are built to protect. And to make sure there’s a style for you this season, they’ve added 13 new…

Last of the Igu

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Winter 2021 Issue. The road wound steeply through the mountains, hugging the forested flanks in a dizzying series of switchbacks. Waterfalls pounded onto the surface, gouging the mud into angry little streams. And all the time, the rain kept falling, falling, falling—slamming into the earth…

Modern Explorer :: Charley Boorman

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Gear 2022 Issue. Many of you have seen Charley Boorman in the Long Way series with his friend and fellow traveler, Ewan MacGregor. Since that series started in the early 2000s, Charley has become a motorcycle influencer, professional speaker, and television presenter. To many, he lives…

Field Tested :: Ridge Merino Aspect High Rise Base Layer Bottoms and Convict Canyon Base Layer Joggers

Aspect High Rise Base Layer Bottoms Ridge Merino is a family-owned business, founded in 2014 and based in Mammoth Lakes, California. As the story goes, one of their co-founders worked for a major ski brand and noticed that all of the pros always chose merino layers over synthetics, and thus the company was born, providing…

The New 2023 Triumph Tiger 1200

The rivalry for the best big-bore adventure bike has been going on much longer than the name “adventure bike” has been used. Manufacturers vie like hungry children after cupcakes for a morsel of the limelight aimed at BMW’s R 1250 GS. Each has made their play, but the big Bavarian beast still stands, proudly wearing…

Overland News of the Week

Aspen Frontiers Patagonia Black Hole Duffle Bag Hangers I get really excited when I see innovations in the campervan space, mostly because the industry seems to be maturing a bit and unique solutions are a little less frequent these days. But here’s something new: Black Hole duffel bag racks from Aspen Frontiers. This clever solution…

Lindeco and MSC Moto Release Premium Steering Dampers for 2022

Lindeco Genuine Powersports and MSC Moto have two new steering dampers to show off for the 2022 riding season. Their RM3 adventure/dual-sport line has grown to include a damping unit for Yamaha’s popular Ténéré 700, while a new VectorMX damper fits various KTM off-road bikes. MSC steering dampers are designed and built in the moto-mad…

The Thumper Diaries

I found myself riding a fairly beat-up motorcycle across desert highlands in Bolivia, a quote from Back to the Future 2 bouncing around in my head just as all of my gear was bouncing over rocks and grass balls. “Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads!” The place I was in didn’t need me…

RawHyde Adventure Days 2022 (April 21 to 24)

RawHyde’s Adventure Days, postponed last year due to fire risks, is back bigger than ever, and with a new name: the Get On ADV Festival. And Revzilla is on board as a partner this year, bringing more vendors to show you more ADV gear. Over 30 are scheduled to present their wares, from Akrapovic to…

Aether Holds 5th Annual Rally In Pioneertown

There’s no better time to enjoy the desert than in the spring, and no better crowd to enjoy it with than Aether ralliers. The fun starts at 4:00 p.m. in Pioneertown, just off Highway 62 near Joshua Tree on Friday, April 29, 2022. Show up on two, three, four, or more wheels—the choice is yours….

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Lineup Announced for the 2022 Adventure Travel Film Festival

Offering several opportunities for fun-filled weekends this summer, the Adventure Travel Film Festival has returned with two locations for 2022: Perthshire, Scotland (July 8 to 10, 2022) and Cotswolds, UK (August 12 to 14, 2022). The Festival’s lineup includes a tantalizing array of independent adventure travel stories. Filmgoers will join Naresh Kumar’s tandem bike journey…

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Tuk South :: From Kenya to Cape Town in Two Tuk-Tuks

What began as an adventure travel documentary project morphed into something more powerful for Robbie, Josh, Jasper, and Ivo of Tuk South. These young British gents are driving 6,000 kilometers from Kenya to Cape Town, using their platform and video production skills to raise funds for African wildlife rangers. Driving a couple of 8-horsepower tuk-tuks,…

Black Dog Cycle Works Celebrates 15 Years!

  Everyone likes to celebrate longevity, and Black Dog Cycle Works (BDCW) is no exception. This month marks 15 years in business for the company that began accumulating admirers with their very first product, the Ultimate skid plate for the KTM 950 Adventure. A friend of mine rode that combo on the Great Divide route…