Traveler, adventurer, and filmmaker Daniel Rintz, author of an award-winning adventure film “Somewhere Else Tomorrow”, is back in the director’s chair. Having come home to Germany after their round the world motorcycle journey, Daniel and his girlfriend Josephine are busy making the sequel to Daniel’s first movie.
Tolga Basol, a professional motion designer and filmmaker, has been on the road for years now. Currently, Tolga is slowly making his way from Central America back to the US before heading out into the world again.
Just about every adventure rider has probably heard of the Trans America Trail – a five-thousand-mile off-road track from North Carolina to Oregon, a bucket list coast-to-coast ride.
Mosko Moto isn’t a traditional motorcycle luggage and accessories company: there’s no slick marketing department, no shiny dealerships, and no glossy advertising campaigns. Instead, founders Pete Day and Andrew Bryden rely on word of mouth from riders, direct interaction with their customers and an unwavering trust that the quality of Mosko Moto soft luggage will advertise itself.
Although Klim’s primary market is the snowmobile crowd, the Idaho-based company makes what most consider to be the best motorcycling gear out there. With a daring tagline “This Is Hardware, Not Apparel”, Klim provides some of the toughest, most technologically advanced gear for dirt, dual sport, and adventure riders around the world.
What’s Klim’s secret, how is their gear designed and what’s new for Klim in 2018? We talked to their head gear designer, Kelsey Runge, to find out.
In 1985, Al Jesse was riding his bike across the Sahara following the Paris – Dakar route. Along the way, he realized there was a big gap in the market: there was practically no motorcycle luggage available for adventure riders.
Border crossings are probably the most notorious, anecdotal, and dreaded part of overland travel. The bad news is, they just can’t be avoided. But the good news? Border crossings in South America are among the least complicated, and with the right preparation and attitude, you can breeze through them in no time at all!
There is no doubt that modern technologies make life (and travel!) easier. Adventure riding has been transformed since the dawn of the Internet and satellite navigation: finding your way around the world is now practically effortless. Invest in the newest GPS unit, set your route, and go. But is navigation really that simple?
Trans America Trail, a system of ADV tracks leading from the East Coast all the way to Oregon, is a classic bucket list item for many adventure riders. We rode it the other way - West Coast to New York - but whichever way you do it, make sure you're up to the task!
A five-thousand mile stretch across the continent on back country roads, off-road ADV tracks and mountain passes can sound like a daunting task, but with the right preparation and attitude, it can be a dream ride.
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