Category Archives: Random Blurbs

Life Without a Car: Total Motorcycle Commitment

The seed for the “Ride 365 Challenge” was the “dream” of riding my motorcycle every single day, and preparing to live life without a car. Having pushed Rosie the Scrambler through the stereotypical Ohio winter, I’m not sure I’m ready … Continue reading

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Ride Your Motorcycle Everyday: The Aftermath

“Ultimately, you end up with a plaque and a busted bike” Immortal words spoken by a close friend, a rider I respect and look up to. He told me that in response to my eagerness to ride more miles than … Continue reading

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Should We Share Adventure Destinations?

A few weeks ago I “liked” a photo of a waterfall on Instagram. Considering who it was, I suspected it was near Red River Gorge. The photo didn’t have any hashtags indicating the location, so I asked where it was … Continue reading

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Red River Scramble 2019: News and Updates

  That last few weeks have been an amazing blend of work and fun. Needless to say, I love hosting this rally; it’s great seeing the looks on people faces as they roll in from a ride on some of … Continue reading

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14 Reasons to Start Adventure Riding

I’ve recently welcomed another rider into the “adventure” world. To his credit, he rode dirt bikes “back in the day”, but has been dedicated to street riding for many years now. After seeing all the crazy photos here on the … Continue reading

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Mother Nature is Unforgiving: The Ride

Do you ever have those dreams where you’re falling? It’s a horrifying sensation. Right as that twilight feeling sets in, you suddenly feel like you’re slipping away; right then you’re jolted awake, wide-eyed and gasping for air. Since I was … Continue reading

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Red River Scramble 2019 Updates

In case you missed the news just before Christmas, this year’s Red River Scramble will be held Thursday, May 16th through Sunday, May 19th (REGISTER HERE). You may have noticed that Moto Adventurer was a little quiet last fall, per my … Continue reading

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What is the Future of Motorcycling?

Over the holidays I spent a lot of time thinking about the future of Moto Adventurer and where the blog, and subsequent social media outlets, are going from here. A lot of folks have asked if I was going to … Continue reading

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Musings from the Saddle: Reflections on 2018

Reflection With only a couple days left in the year, I can’t help but to look back the events of 2018. Revzilla has their annual report card, Chris Cope has his quarterly “State of the Motorcycle Obsession”, I’m apparently no … Continue reading

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Welche Für Dich?

My buddy Andy is on a short list of folks I know that share my unadulterated lust for everything two-wheels. Andy has had no shortage of opportunities to sample bikes of every variety; despite appearances, there’s a much deeper connection going on between man in machine as he perfects the team parked in his stable. Continue reading

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