Our Faithful Brooklyn Traveler: 1 year on the road…

Shunning adventure motorcycles, this is the view from an old Honda

Shunning adventure motorcycles, this is the view from an old Honda

Back in April we reported that our long, lost Brooklyn Traveler, Pipe Adams had crossed over the equator on his mission to set himself free, and see the world on a 1970’s Honda CB500T, which is not top of the list of adventure motorcycles.  Well, he has just passed the 1 year mark on his travels, mostly in Central and South America… Read More …

A journey to Vermont on the Kawasaki Versys: Part 2

Kawasaki Versys at the lake cottage

Kawasaki Versys at the lake cottage

The first long ride of the season, the first big miles on the Kawasaki Versys.  The destination on this trip to Vermont was a cottage (called a “camp” in New England), on a small lake called Joe’s Pond.  The lake is located in Central Vermont, at the southern part of what is called the Northeast Kingdom.  Grandiose titles for a grandiose land… Read More …

A journey to Vermont on the Kawasaki Versys: Part 1

The kawasaki Versys at a pit stop on the way to Vermont

The Kawasaki Versys at a pit stop on the way to Vermont

After having the Kawasaki Versys for only a couple weeks, I had already experienced and been impressed with its capabilities in the city.  But to really put it through its paces, to see if she is as ‘versatile’ as they claim, I needed a nice long trip, one that provided the best roads, both paved and not… Read More …