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Calyx Institute Membership + Alcatel LTE Hotspot Whether you work remotely or just like to have access to the internet while you travel, the Calyx institute has one of the most affordable solutions out there. By becoming a member at the contributor level ($500/first year, $400/year after), you’ll receive a 4G hotspot device (5G is…

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Suffragists Centennial Motorcycle Ride

Happy International Women’s Day! This summer, women will travel across the USA on motorcycles to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote. The Suffragists Centennial Motorcycle Ride starts in Portland, Oregon, on July 31 and ends August 20 in Arlington, Virginia. The largest women’s motorcycle event in 2021 will be led by one…

Share a Photo and Win an EPIC Tailgating Gear Package from NEMO

There is no doubt that the pandemic has changed the way that we do some things. Take skiing, for instance. Gone are the days of over-capacity lunchtime crowds in the lodge (perhaps a good change), or post-shred apres with smiling, wind-chapped strangers. And while the latter was definitely one of my favorite ways to wind…

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2021 Yokohama Sonora Rally Postponed

The cancellation or postponing of events is common news these days, but organizers are doing what they can to work around COVID-19 restrictions. The 2021 Yokohama Sonora Rally is one of many who have been forced to reschedule. The event, normally scheduled in March, will be moved back to May 9-14. From presenters Method Race…

Field Tested: Guzzle H2O Stream Water Filter

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Winter 2020 Issue.   Sustained remote travel typically requires a means of resupplying water stores, with vehicle-based camping, bathing, cooking, and drinking. Why leave that idyllic mountain stream campsite when all you need is a proper volume filter to supply 2-3 gallons per day, per person?…

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Kawasaki’s New 2021 KLX 230R S

For the dirtbiker in you, or in your life, Kawasaki adds a tempting new KLX 230R S to their 2021 lineup, basing it off the KLX 230R model from 2020. See what you think!   Kawasaki press release (unedited), January 27—The Kawasaki KLX® family of off-road recreational motorcycles are widely popular for their rider-friendly character,…