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LA Barstow to Vegas: No Dust No Glory

They were lined up outside a motorcycle dealership in Southern California, hundreds of them before dawn on the day after Thanksgiving. Not Black Friday shoppers trying to get door buster deals on electronics; these were hard-core dirt riders looking to make it... Read More

Chasing Rocks and Glory at the Adventure Rally Sierra Edition

After flying in from Seattle at an unspeakably early hour and rendezvousing with ADV Pulse Senior Editor Rob Dabney, we fled from LA like we were running from the law, lane splitting past Sunset Boulevard over the Grape Vine into the San... Read More

Baja Rally 2017: Rally Racing Gets Bit by the ADV Bug

The BAJA RALLY has kept the insurgence of ADV bikes in the racing community flowing in 2017. Long time "big bike" competitor and first-time rally navigator Wes VanNieuwenhuisen exploded onto the race course in a flurry of dirt, sweat and perseverance.You... Read More

KTM ADV Rally: Discovering What It’s Like to ‘Bleed Orange’

  All too often I hear that KTM riders swear they “bleed orange.” So, I decided to fly across the country to Los Angeles and ride to the KTM Adventure Rally in Crested Butte, Colorado to paint the town orange. This journey had... Read More

Couple Quits Jobs and Sets Out on Epic 2-Up RTW Adventure

Marta quit her job as a sales manager and Lukasz as a logistics expert to set out on a life of adventure riding 2-up round the world.Realizing the time was now or never, Lukasz and Marta quit their jobs, packed their BMW... Read More

8 Great Reasons to Ride California’s Giant Sequoia Forests

Yosemite and Death Valley may be the best known national parks in California, but in between the two you’ll find something equally impressive. Sequoia and Kings Canyon, while technically two distinct national parks, share borders and are co-managed with a... Read More

10 Best on a Bucket List Ride Through South America

  Every time I mention the "Big South America Trip" we did last fall on Adventure Bikes, people want to know more about it and the number one question (always) is… What was the best part? Seriously? How can you pick... Read More

10 Lessons Learned The Hard Way On The Trans-Labrador Highway

“Is this it? Did the Trans-Labrador Highway beat us?”, - thoughts of uncertainty raced through my head as I watched my bike dangle helplessly off a logging truck’s crane. Lucy, my trusty Suzuki DR650, had gone from Mighty to Lifeless in mere... Read More
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