I have created a new rectangular Texas Adventure Rider sticker in two sizes – medium and large – and they are now available for sale.
My buddy Stuntman Jeff likes riding motorcycles but he doesn’t particularly like riding motorcycles long distances. Which is completely understandable – many riders prefer shorter rides. However, it’s a long way to Jalpan, Queretaro, Mexico. How long? Starting in McAllen,TX it … Continue reading →
Waterproof boots keep water out. Until you submerge the boot in the water and then it keeps water in.
Texas Adventure Rider stickers are available in 3 sizes – small, medium and large. Small stickers are 2×3 inch oval. $1 each Medium stickers are 3×4 inch oval. $2 each Large stickers are 4 x 6 inch oval. $3 each … Continue reading →
I’ve been using Wolfman tank bags for about 10 years. It’s quality stuff but when I needed a new tank bag I thought I would give the upstart Giant Loop luggage a try. The Fandango Pro tank bag is quite … Continue reading →
I’ve just started writing a beginners guide to dual sport adventure riding. This guide will cover the basics of adventure riding including such topics as selecting the right bike, personal protection, and luggage and packing considerations. You can read the … Continue reading →
Alpinestars released the waterproof Scout boot in 2009 for the dual sport community. I bought a pair in 2010 and have used them for 4 years now. Here’s my review.
My results at managing the wind at highway speeds on the DRZ had proven less than satisfactory so I decided that the next option would be to add a Lynx fairing from Britannia Composites. Read my report here.
While seating comfort is an individual matter – everyone is different and what works for one person will not necessarily be a good choice for another – I appear to be in the majority. The common observation is that the … Continue reading →
The DRZ would really benefit from some type of windscreen so as to get the windblast off the rider’s torso. Read about the four different windscreen that I’ve tried so far here.
Nothing says adventure quite like a big, multi-cylinder adventure bike with hard luggage mounted. And if those large aluminum boxes have stickers from various countries it’s even better. I’ll be candid – I like those big boxes. The good ones … Continue reading →