Archive for Adventures

‘Adventure Motorcycles’ in Vermont…

Riding the Husqvarna TE610 on some of the class 4 roads...

Riding the Husqvarna TE610 on some of the class 4 roads…

Since the move North to Vermont, I had been hoping to ride some dirt, finally living in an area that has plenty to spare.  After attempting to find some cool trails to ride on my own, I finally broke down and posted on the ADVRider forum (the largest forum for Adventure Motorcycles).  I had been looking long and hard at the maps, but it was time to turn to some folks who have first-hand knowledge of the local terrain… » Read more..

Harley Davidson Adventure Bike…

Who needs BMW when you can have a Harley Davidson Adventure bike?

Who needs BMW when you can have a Harley Davidson Adventure bike?

I’ve been away in Vermont for the past week, and given the weather there, I was not able to capture many bikes for posting.  So you can imagine my surprise when I pulled into a gas station to see this Harley Davidson Adventure Bike, complete with custom rear top box and a rider braving the 10 inches of snow that was falling that day… » Read more..

Iron & Resin kick off 2013 right!

Photo Courtesy of Iron & Resin

Photo Courtesy of Iron & Resin

The folks at Iron & Resin seem to know how to set up a good time.  Not only that, but they often seem to invite Scott Toepfer along for the ride, who captures said good time better than anyone we have seen in a long, long time… » Read more..

Motorcycle Adventures don’t need to cost a fortune…

Austin Vince decided to head around the world for motorcycle adventures...

Austin Vince decided to head around the world for motorcycle adventures…

Back in 1995, Austin Vince and a few pals decided it was time to experience the world.  This was at a time before the internet’s proliferation of “adventure” bike forums and sales outlets.  This was simply some friends looking to have a motorcycle adventure, and despite not having $20k BMW motorcycles on-hand to complete the task, they headed out anyway… » Read more..

What’s it take to be an adventure motorcycle?

BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

Adventure Motorcycle: A state of mind or a genre of bike?

In the past few years, the popularity of the “Adventure Motorcycle” has steadily increased, while overall sales are a bit down.  The fact of the matter is, after years of dominating the market, in most parts of the world, sport bikes sales are being overshadowed by the desire to feel as if you can take your motorcycle anywhere…  » Read more..