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2017 Ural Gear Up: Touring Seattle with a Sidehack

Forget everything you know about riding and focus on one thing: what it felt like to ride a motorcycle for the very first time. The world is zipping past you in a blur; meanwhile you’re trying to keep your eyes … Continue reading

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VUZ LED Reflective Safety Vest: Be Seen

The first weekend in November came and went, and Daylight Savings Time went along with it; and now the dark times are upon us… This is that time of the year that I’m commuting to work in the dark, only … Continue reading

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Triumph Scrambler Adventures: Day Trip to the DBBB

About two weeks ago I was suffering from some serious bluegrass withdrawal. Hurricane Irma had managed to put a pretty significant damper on most of my plans for the Triumph Dragon Raid; that combined with things being nuts at the … Continue reading

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2017 Triumph Street Scrambler Review: Rivaling its Predecessor

It goes without saying I’m a member of a handful of Scrambler related social media groups (among other ADV circles). A couple weeks ago I caught a thread from a guy looking to establish the differences between Triumph’s new Street … Continue reading

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The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride Cincinnati 2017: Ride Dapper

2017 marks the fourth year I’ve attended the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR). What is the DGR you ask? Way back in 2012, Mark Hawwa started The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride in Sydney, Australia. According to the DGR Website, Hawwa was inspired … Continue reading

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Triumph Dragon Raid Bound

It’s that time of year again; my clothes are packed, the tool kit is ready, the bike is loaded, and I won’t sleep a wink tonight with all the excitement. This year will make my fourth year at the Triumph … Continue reading

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How to Clean a Motorcycle Chain: Routine Maintenance with the Snapjack

Way back in the early days of Moto Adventurer, I did a “How-to” piece on chain maintenance. Despite my preface, “This is how I do things, not necessarily the right way to do things”, I want to revisit this topic … Continue reading

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