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Adventure Bike Rides located in North America. Including Mexico, U.S.A and Canada.

Why The ADV Days Adventure Rally Is Not To Be Missed

Do you remember the scene in the movie “The Matrix” when Neo has a cord plugged in his head and they upload a karate program and he opens his eyes and says, “I know Kung Fu.” Well, ADV Days is sort of... Read More

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

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

20 Opportunities for ADV Riders to Get Out and Ride in 2018

Just as many of us have succumbed to the reality of winter and its diminishing riding opportunities, a light can be seen at the end of the tunnel! The American Motorcycle Association has announced dates for their 2018 National Adventure Riding Series.... 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

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
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