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Advice and tips to get you prepared for your next Adventure Tour. Whether you are planning a motorbike world tour or a night of motorcycle camping in the local woods, you’ll find helpful information on mechanical preparation, health and fitness, riding skills improvement and more.

Insider Tips: Getting Brands to Sponsor Your Motorcycle Journeys

With adventure riding becoming more and more popular every year, sponsored travelers are cropping up across all countries and continents. But is it worth it, what’s it really like, and how can you get sponsored to travel? We talked to both companies... Read More

Here’s How I Set Off on a RTW Journey as a Complete Novice Rider

“Don’t lock your wrist up. That’s it. Go, go, go!”- Ryan’s cheers sent me wobbling across a small dusty plaza on the outskirts of Nazca. My newly purchased steed – a Chinese 150cc motorcycle – felt a little awkward as I tried... Read More

The Art of Getting Lost: Boost Your Navigation Skills

Bill Eakins, a veteran adventure rider and map co-creator for Butler Maps, admits he sometimes gets lost. “It happens both purposefully and by accident. Sometimes, I’ll start going down unknown roads just to see where they take me. Getting lost means you’ll... Read More

Quick Roadside Cooking Hacks & Tips From The Pros

If you’re on a long overland journey by motorcycle, chances are you’re going to have to cook your own meals - a lot! Either to help your budget, to avoid dining on sheep testicles and iguana steaks in exotic lands, or to... Read More

Adventure Rider’s Guide to Survival Skills

You’ve been meticulously planning your big adventure and now you’re ready to go. Your motorcycle is all set up, gear and luggage sorted out, you’ve got a reliable GPS with you, flights, bike shipping and visas all figured out. What... Read More

Chris Birch Just Showed Us Our Bikes Have a Built-In Winch

  We all know Chris Birch is an off-road god when it comes to riding big bikes in the dirt. But even Chris acknowledges the magnitude of the upcoming challenge where he'll be racing the 500-pound KTM 1090 Adventure R in the Read More

6 Off-Road Riding Tips You Don’t Need to Learn the Hard Way

Riding an adventure motorcycle off-road for the first time is a lot like learning a new sport. No matter how naturally athletic you are, the new rules and techniques take some getting used to. Powering a big ADV bike on terrain better... Read More

Ride the World With No Savings: Making a Living on the Road

Going off into the unknown with zero budget can be scary, but it ends up being extremely liberating! Egle Gerulaityte, a writer and a freelance journalist, has been riding round the world since 2013 funding her travels on the go.Finances... Read More
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