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

Arkansas · Travel

Second Annual Arkansas Adventure Ride

What should we ride this year?  Well last year Jerry showed us some dual-sport promotional material from Arkansas so we decided to start with that. Here is where it took us... First stop- Devils Den State Park.  We started down  I-49 to then slither across some smaller highways.  We stopped by Natural Dam just before we set our… Continue reading Second Annual Arkansas Adventure Ride

Tips and Tricks · Travel

ADV Travel List and Tips

Everyone feels that they need different gear on an adventure ride. Maybe your headed off the grid or maybe you're planning to chew up your tires on the highway.  I don't get much pleasure out of highway rides so I'll touch on off grid dual sport travel.  I'll leave the highway rides list to the Harley… Continue reading ADV Travel List and Tips

Insurance · Travel

Do you have the right moto insurance?

Before you read on I have a short and sweet disclaimer:  ⇓ ⇒ I'm not responsible for your insurance needs nor do I claim to be an expert.  I have been in the insurance industry for long enough (too long if you ask me) to know what works and to have witnessed people being under insured.… Continue reading Do you have the right moto insurance?