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The Gryffin 250 Vintage Scrambler

For this motorcycle Monday, we engage a bit of whimsy and look at an American-made 250 Scrambler. Janus Motorcycles  was founded by Devin Biek and Richard Worsham, and the bikes are produced by hand in Goshen, Indiana. The majority of the components are produced by Janus themselves, while a significant number are also sourced domestically…

Cake Launches Their Street Legal Kalk :: Overland News

Swedish motorcycle manufacturer Cake has been designing and building some of the most refined and functional electric drive motorcycles that are currently available. With a long-term goal of changing the world of motorcycles to make them more sustainable and easier to own, Cake has its roots in gravity sports (read: downhill mountain biking, motocross). But…

Rev’it Women’s Fullseason Riding Suit

One challenge I had as I prepped for a round-the-world motorcycle trip was deciding what riding suit to wear. Two suits—one for hot weather, one for cold—would have been ideal but was cost and space prohibitive. I liked the Rev’it options and bought the Sand jacket (the current model is called the Sand Urban jacket)…

Garmin Launches Their New Zūmo XT Motorcycle GPS :: Overland News

For adventure motorcyclists, easy-to-read, reliable navigation is a necessity. We cannot be fumbling with our phones and trying to scroll through touch screens that do not work with gloved hands. The screen needs to be bright and daylight readable, while also working with polarized glasses. This is why ADV motorcycling still has one of the…

2020 RawHyde Adventure Days

Editor’s Note: The Rawhyde Adventure Days is a popular event in Southern California that brings motorcycle and 4wd adventurers together. Read our overview of last year’s event here: 2019 Adventure Days Press Release :: ADVENTURE DAYS 2020 RawHyde is thrilled to announce that Adventure Days 2020 will be the Grand Opening of our newest and…

The Coolest Cause You’ll Read About All Week: Rally For Rangers

Imagine a motorcycle rally where riders tackle rugged, challenging terrain, delivering new motorcycles to park rangers across the globe, enabling them to protect endangered species and precious cultural resources by performing their duties more efficiently and effectively. This ride exists and is called Rally for Rangers; it’s making an impact across the globe “one motorcycle…

Where the Mountains Meet the Desert

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal, Gear Guide 2019. It’s springtime in Morocco’s High Atlas mountains. The wildflowers are out, birds cheep, and there’s a soft warmth in the air. My flying visit here is capping off a satisfying bout of winter travel in North Africa. A few weeks prior, I’d joined…

Filson Launches their New Motorcycle Line

It is easy to love the Filson brand, a company steeped in the wax canvas and the forests of the Pacific Northwest. In a surprise release, they have launched several new offerings for motorcyclists, including two jackets, a vest, and pants; all with motorcycle-specific features like abrasion and water resistant materials. I met with their…

UBCO Announces Five New Products for 2020

Overland News We have been using 4th-generation UBCO electric adventure bikes in the field for several months, having fun (er, testing), using them for everything from commuting to backcountry scouting trips. What we originally thought would be a compliment to an overland trailer or expedition camper for scouting forays and trips to the market has…

Overland Expo is Coming to Colorado! :: Overland News

In an exciting piece of news, Overland Expo has announced its new event in Loveland. Colorado: The Mountain West Overland Expo, scheduled for August 28-30. This is now the third venue in the series, along with the West and East shows. Since 2009, we have watched the Overland Expo grow in scale and influence, the…

Overland Expo East

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The Overland Expo is one of the most exciting events of the year, a chance to reconnect with friends, listen to stories of adventure, and explore the newest products for overlanding. While the west show has been huge in recent years, the east event is also growing, and now changing venues to Arrington, Virginia and…

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