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Mosko Moto Dusty Lizard Campout Rocks Moab

The Dusty Lizard Campout by Mosko Moto scuttles into Moab, Utah, this April 19-21. It’s time to gear up, set the GPS, and prep your ADV machine for a spring trip to the canyon country. Red rocks, great rides, good food, and loads of fun await attendees at this event. Where? Area-BFE may sound like…

Buyer’s Guide: 8 Affordable ADV Motos

BMW’s R 80 G/S, which debuted in 1980, is considered by many to be the first ADV motorcycle. While it may be the first one sold for that purpose, it’s not the first to see adventure. People like Robert Edison Fulton (One Man Caravan) and Ted Simon (Jupiter’s Travels) were logging around-the-world adventures on other…

Motohansa Tools

Motohansa Tool Kits :: Tools with a Touch of Aussie Grit

Transforming our KTM 500 EXC-Fs into globetrotting beasts was more than a matter of tightening nuts and bolts. Enter Motohansa, born in an Aussie backyard in 1990 and now a global player. From humble garage beginnings, they’ve danced through workshops, partnered with giants like BMW, and expanded across five continents. Their mission is clear: make…

F Series BMW GS Models for 2024

BMW’s F series adventure bike line features all new machines for 2024. It includes an F 800 GS, F 900 GS, and F 900 Adventure (GSA). They get a new powerplant and a whole lot more. When the F 800 GS debuted in 2018, its lesser sibling was the F 700 GS. They shared the…

25 Holiday Gifts for the Overlander in Your Life

Presented by Küat Racks Have you heard a Mariah Carey song blasting over the speakers at your local grocery store yet? If so, it’s probably time to start thinking about the quickly-approaching holiday gift giving season. From ADV riders to bikepackers, vehicle aficionados, and tent campers, there’s something for everyone in this Expedition Portal gift…

Field Tested :: Giant Loop Adventure Gear

Giant Loop has been creating innovative motorcycle luggage since 2008 when they hit the trail with their original horseshoe-shaped bag. Beginning with the Great Basin model, GL has used Rugged Bomb Shell vinyl-coated polyester with great success. The 8-liter Fandango tank bag and Pannier Pockets reviewed here are both constructed from it. As you’ll see,…

25 Black Friday Gifts for the Overlander in Your Life

Presented by Nitto Tire Now that Halloween ghosts have been replaced by twinkling reds, greens, and golds, it’s time to start thinking about the fast-approaching holiday season. Luckily, the Expedition Portal team has been busy amalgamating our favorite gear picks just in time for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. While Associate Editor Steve Edwards has…

What Overlanders Should Know About the Gore-Tex Brand

Photographs courtesy of the Gore-Tex Brand The path to purchasing outdoor gear can feel like a quest for the Holy Grail. There are many factors to consider, including sizing, materials, fit, construction, durability, and brand ethics or environmental impact. Whether it’s a pair of hiking boots or a puffy jacket, the mission always starts with…

Overland News of the Week

Rux 70-liter Essentials Set This week’s Overland News of the Week has some great gear offerings and the first on the list is the Rux 70-liter system; a practical and robust alternative to plastic bins and duffel bags for efficient gear organization and transportation. When used independently, the Rux takes the form of a rugged…

Overland News of the Week

Space Acacia Camping System In this week’s overland news is the Space Acacia camping system; a unique glamping tent that gives you a cozy interior while camping out in the wild. The tent is made with ultra-durable 300D Oxford cloth with a waterproof coating and can withstand wind speeds up to 45 miles per hour….

AltRider ADV Moto Products :: Field Tested

AltRider produces a wide range of rugged adventure bike accessories. Reviewed below are three of their products that I’ve tested on my Yamaha Ténéré 700. I chose them because they solve real-world problems for adventure enthusiasts, and are available for several other motorcycles. My T7 also wears AltRider’s crash bars, which Heather Lea highlighted in…

Dusty Lizard Campout

Dusty Lizard Campout by Mosko Moto

Mosko Moto is calling all Reptilian riders to meet at their Dusty Lizard Campout Event near Park City, Utah. Bring your own dust and eat plenty more while riding a planned Adventure or Dualsport route, or create your own ride. Where and When The Mosko event site is 17 miles east of Park City in…

Dunlop Trailmax Raid

Dunlop Trailmax Raid ADV Tire

The Dunlop Trailmax Raid is ready to hit the road, paved or not. The aggressive 40/60-rated tire lies between the gnarly D908RR Rally Raid that inspired it and Dunlop’s popular Trailmax Mission. Their target ranges from mid-sized dual-sports to large adventure bikes. A Tread Talk Without looking too hard, it’s easy to see that Dunlop…

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