Maybe you have that one particular nut or bolt that just won’t stay tight, regardless of what you try –
The perfect adventure motorcycle, is there such a thing? No, because everybody is different and one size does not fit all.
Caraz is not a bad place to be stuck in for two weeks, even with bad food poisoning. A nice little hotel right on the main square, secure parking in the courtyard, and my buddy @mak arrived His bike is a Yamaha 250 Tenere, pretty much a perfect bike for South America, Fi, amazing mileage of over 400km toContinue reading “Peru, Ecuador and Colombia Offroad Part 5…and Leaving South America”
Having lunch in a tiny little Puebla we look at the map to see where looks like an interesting route, we are sitting looking south and find a place called Pallasca, it’s taking the 3N and it looks to have a crazy section.
The key to good quality parts for your motorcycle is once they are mounted you never think of them again, this was the case with this seat
In a week, we leave the US to ride south on our two DR650’s, we have just ridden across the US and Canada on what we like to call a test ride, of 20,000 miles. Now there is a little service work to do and a few items to change due to failure, fix someContinue reading “DR650 prep after a 20,000 mile test ride”
new gearWhen everything is starting to seems too familiar we decided to go and see a few people before we leave the US. We are reviewing all our gear and i’ll do a separate post on it but needless to say it involved a few familiar companies and maybe not familiar locations. We headed outContinue reading “UT, ID, OR, CA in hurry, the DGR and a quick run by VoG and ‘The Ditch’”
Since the refusal from Guinness, our route has been a little random, to say the least. I’m trying to make the most of our time and show Egle some of the best parts of the country I can but also avoiding fires, rain and cold…the last one I failed on this week, you’ll see! BeforeContinue reading “Mountains, Dirt Roads, Snow…oh, and a BEAR Attack!”
what do you do in Moab? – go ride – get hot – drink a lot of water – take loads of photos let’s have a look at #4, not much to say in this post, just fun to watch Egle’s reaction as we rode around the red rocks, down Shafer, over muscleman, back thruContinue reading “Amazing Views and Long Drops”
After my super quick ‘fix” of the frame in the farmlands of Ontario we had decided to leave Canada, we knew that we had a choice, either ride across Canada and hit massive forest fires in B.C. and then a quick run down the coast to Mexico and onwards, or more of the US…we optedContinue reading “Route 66, Chipmunks, Mountains and Bulldust”