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Getting Lost and Found Riding Taste of Dakar 2018

Sand. Bottomless, soft, powdery, blowing-everywhere, power-sucking sand. Gritty and crunching in my teeth, the sand was both blown into my helmet and shoveled in when I lost control of my bike, hit the ground, and sunk elbows-deep. Oh, I got a taste... Read More

Eastern Trail Nirvana: New Route From Europe to Asia on Dirt

We’ve all had the urge... that inner wanderlust calling... To pick a heading on the compass and go, letting our curiosity and desire to get far, far away from it all guide our way. That's exactly the inspiration that created the 'The... Read More

New World Record Set Crossing Africa on a KTM 1190 Adventure

For most, a motorcycle ride from Cairo, Egypt to Cape Town, South Africa would be a chance to take in the sites, countless ancient monuments and unique cultural experiences over several weeks. Or if you are wired like Andrew Thabo Russell, you... Read More

Meet the Fearless Woman Who Made History Riding Round the World

Riding around the world was a little different 36 years ago. There were few choices for long-range dual sport motorcycles. No email, no GPS, no internet. No reliable maps in some parts of the world. And if you got yourself into a... Read More

8 Reasons Ecuador Should Be One of Your Top Bucket List Rides

In the winter, adventure riders’ thoughts turn to… any place where it isn’t winter. As luck, and geography, would have it, there’s a place where the terrain can change from high mountains to lush rainforest in a single ride, where the culture... Read More

5 Big Rides Worthy of Your New Year’s Resolution List

 The end of the year is typically a time to reflect and start thinking about ambitions for the future. Most people are setting goals like spending more time at the gym or cutting out a bad habit but our only aspiration for... Read More

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
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