Monthly Archives: April 2011

What is an Adventure Motorcycle

So what exactly is an adventure motorcycle? An adventure motorcycle is often used on long rides along paved and unpaved roads. Adventure motorcycles can be grouped into the overarching category of dual sport or enduro motorcycles. These bikes are capable of carrying one or two passengers and their gear on overnight or multiple day trips miles from civilization. They have longer suspension of six or more inches, to absorb the imperfections of dirt roads, double track trails and perhaps single track trails.

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Ian Coates Around the World Update

This is an update on Ian Coates, the Smiling Wayfarer that I met in April of 2010. Ian is a 67-year-old from Hebden Bridge, England. He has the adventurous heart of a 27-year-old. He has been traveling around the world since 1999 on a Honda Africa Twin.

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The Humble Motorcyclist

Pride can get in the way of motorcycle skill development. Humbling experiences open our minds to the fact that there’s always room for vast improvement.

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