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Alex Tavitian-66,000 Miles and Still Dry

Alex Tavitian-66,000 Miles and Still Dry

Alex rides a 2009 R1200GS Adventure with (almost 66,000 miles).  He was born in Lebanon but became a citizen in 1983. HIs favorite experience is when he crossed Mexico North to South to visit Guatemala, then crossed Mexico again South to North.  Just unbelievable...

John Harkins-From Pie to Mud It’s All Good

John Harkins-From Pie to Mud It’s All Good

John comes from Michigan and has a 1200GSA and an 1150GSA. He was kind enough to answer some questions in between rides. One of my favorite features are the fold open lunch tables! I would only choose a top loading bag built for durability and function. They work!...

Craig Carr-Strike, Road Blocks, Ruffians and Hoodlums

Craig Carr-Strike, Road Blocks, Ruffians and Hoodlums

We left the “White City” Arica, Chile heading toward La Paz and climbed to 15,500 feet. About 50 miles along the road, we came to a bridge and a T in the road that was packed with heavy trucks. I thought that there must be an accident. We were able to zigzag through...

Ross and Jean Copas Traveling on KLR’s

Ross and Jean Copas Traveling on KLR’s

Ross and Jean from Tweed Ontario along with 2 friends settled in Florida for a week with 2 objectives in mind.  To pick a cruise to the Antarctic and choose luggage for their bikes. The cruise   was easy but it took a little time to come to a consensus on the bike...

Doug Laird the Fourth Corner of the World

Doug Laird the Fourth Corner of the World

Doug is from Reno, NV and rode his 2010 1200GS June 2011-January 2012: Prudhoe Bay to Ushuaia and his 2013 1200GSW July-November 2014: Around the World (Northern Hemisphere) I bought my first set of Jesse panniers for my 2010 R1200GS. This bike took me from Deadhorse,...

Garth Wintle Traveling to the United States

Garth Wintle Traveling to the United States

Garth is from Dryden, Ontario Canada has installed his Jesse's on his 2010 F800GS and his late wife's 2010 F650GS.  All of my motorcycle travel has been in Canada and the USA through 7 provinces and at least half the lower 48 plus Alaska. My travel style is typically...

Jordan Mahieu Scary and Free at the Same Time

Jordan Mahieu Scary and Free at the Same Time

Jordan is from Minneapolis, MN where he rides a 2009 BMW F650/800GS. He has traveled to Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Belize, Guatemala, Mexico and United States Photo below is Panama River crossing When I asked him why he...

Allan Karl Worldrider Eat, Ride, Explore

Allan Karl Worldrider Eat, Ride, Explore

Allan rides a F650GS Dakar that he has affectionately named "Doc". He and Doc have been traveling for 9 years.  If you would like to learn more about Doc and Allan check out his website Worldrider.  If you are someone who enjoys cooking, check out his global cookbook...

Todd Barry Around the World for Prostate Cancer Awareness

Todd Barry Around the World for Prostate Cancer Awareness

Todd and Simon from  Newcastle, NSW, Australia traveled around the world in 2009 on their KLR650's.  Their mission was to make others aware of prostate cancer.  You can find out more by checking out their website www.riderightround.org What countries have you traveled...

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