300 XC · Bikes

Bike Build – ’14 KTM 300 XC

I've been on the hunt for a 300 2 stroke for quite a while now with the intentions of starting to race again. Here is story... After posting want to buy adds on several forums, scowering the interwebs, traveling from dealer to dealer, impatiently twiddling my thumbs, I finally found a real gem. Stu was… Continue reading Bike Build – ’14 KTM 300 XC

Bikes · CRF1000L · Travel

Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin, Initial Impressions

The CRF1000L is a 998 cc legend in the dual sport community. The new Africa Twin was developed to mimic its predecessors, XRV 750 and XRV 650, which was a four time champ of the Paris-Dakar rally in the late ‘80’s. The new CRF1000L has clearly been upgraded from the later models to contend with… Continue reading Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin, Initial Impressions

Bikes · R1200GS

R1200GSW- Long Term Review

What kid doesn't want a GS?  I mean seriously!  If you don't want one you're either in denial or you live in a hole.  There is no denying that the GS bike sets the tone for adventure dual sport, and really always has.  The best thing BMW ever did was sponsor Ewan and Charlie in the Long… Continue reading R1200GSW- Long Term Review