For the adventure inclined, the Ural has always held strong allure. Originally designed to ferry soldiers across the battlefields of WWII, the Russian Ural has been in continuous production for nearly eight decades. The same attributes that made it suitable to traverse the bombed-out roads of Europe in the late 1940s make it perfectly suited…
Since its first year, Overland Expo West has done well to draw riders and vendors into a comprehensive motorcycle experience. With a full complement of retailers, manufacturers, tour operators, and other resources for the two-wheeled adventurer, this year’s moto-village was action packed all weekend long. Although a bit removed from the rest of the event, it…
Now in its ninth year, the 2017 Overland Expo commenced again, this time in a new location in the tall pines outside of Flagstaff, Arizona. Previous years have suffered unusually extreme weather conditions, but this year’s show kicked off under sunny skies with clear views of the snowcapped summit of Mount Humphreys. Although official numbers are…
When news of Kawasaki’s Versys X 300 started to circulate, many people thought it was just another also-ran in a growing category of diminutive motorcycles aimed at new or fair weather riders. Others thought it might be the KLR’s replacement, which are big shoes to fill. After spending a few days atop the Versys X…
Iran teems with contradictions. Persian rugs are sold in bazaars next to knock-off American perfumes, chador covered women window shop for miniskirts, and the oppressiveness of the Islamic Republic is countered by the irrepressible optimism of its citizens. A country that’s been isolated by its own policies and years of Western sanctions (only recently lifted),…
For International Women’s Day, Expedition Portal celebrates six women overlanders
It’s not a defeat if you live to travel another day.
Heather and Dave of Riding Full Circle take time off from riding around the world to make some turns.
There has been a lot of buzz as of late around new motorcycles and hot concepts. Most of the latter are interesting enough, but none of them are quite as tapped into the adventure vibe as Touratech’s project built around a water-cooled BMW R1200 engine and chassis. It’s a beautiful machine sure to resonate with many a dirt-crazed big…
Kyra and Justin of Westx1000 discover the perfect antidote to the winter time blues.
2016 wasn’t all doom and gloom, so lets look at a few positives
Great gifts don’t have to break the bank.
Looking for something to get or give this holiday season? We did the shopping for you.
Kawasaki delivers the maneuverable and affordable bike we’ve been looking for
When a popular trend becomes mainstream, the end cannot be far off.
Riders have been asking for smaller bikes for years. Now they’re coming.
Magellan jumps into the off-road navigation game with a dirt-purposed GPS system
This is easily the best value on the adventure boot market.
KTM sets their sights on the Africa Twin with a new lighter, slightly smaller off-road ripper.
We liked the current little Strom. I’m sure we’ll like this one just as much.