Sweden’s Speed Weekend 2012

April 11, 2012

The chance discovery of the event and a couple soon-to-expire United Airline flight credits were all the motivation we needed to fly off to Sweden to catch the tail end of Winter and hang out on a frozen lake watching motorhead Swedes participate in their version of land speed racing. Much like their (significantly warmer) Salt […]

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Seoul Moto District

November 4, 2011

On a recent trip to Seoul I took an afternoon to check out wander around the moto district. A lot of monkey bikes and some pretty cool 125cc choppers.

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Inspiration: “PROFESSIONal”

October 27, 2011

PROFESSIONal from VITA BREVIS FILMS on Vimeo. This has been out for a while now, but it’s a beautiful video and inspiring subject matter.

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Alaska Scout Trip Recap

August 2, 2011

We just got back from a very successful scouting run for our Alaska Trip. 12 days of riding, 3300 miles and 7 nights of camping. We’re thrilled to say that though there’s still a lot of planning to be  done, we’ve returned from the trip re-inspired and re-invigorated.

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The best-stocked coffee shop you’re ever going to find

August 1, 2011

On our way home from a recent moto trip to Canada, we pressed our luck one evening trying to squeeze in a few more miles before we lost the light, and ended up in the little town of Tulelake, CA. Light had started fading well before we pulled off the highway looking for the road which would […]

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Find something to do…

July 13, 2011

Places of Interest My favorite part of trip planning is Googling “awesome things to visit in (our next stop).” With a little searching you can always drill down past the usual recommendations for fancy restaurants, beautiful vistas and famous museums and dig up the really interesting and esoteric finds like: Touring a Jelly Bean Factory in […]

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What Does It Take to be an Adventure Traveler

June 5, 2011

Stocking up in Seattle and Alaska-bound by Scott Schrantz The following excerpt is taken from Ryan Madden’s book On-The-Road Histories: Alaska. In 1897 a newspaper in Ottowa, Canada, published an editorial for “fortune hunters” headed to Alaska and then to the Yukon. The editorial asked the reader to take an 11 question self-examination before proceeding […]

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North to Alaska!

May 5, 2011

A very rough google-map rendering of our route EDIT: The trip has been bumped! We started planning only 4 months before our hoped-for departure date in July and knew it was going to be a best-case scenario for us to be able to get out by then. It was not totally unexpected, but some things […]

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Riding Iceland

February 4, 2011

Vatnajökull is the largest glacier in Iceland, and at over 3,000 square miles, covers more than 8% of the country. In the south east, between the towns of Skaftafell and Höfn a portion of the glacier (large enough to have its own name: Breiðamerkurjökull) flows down towards the ocean where it has formed a giant […]

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9 Hours in Finland

December 23, 2010

Whenever possible we avoided air travel during our trip. Consequently to get to Estonia from the Czech Republic we took a train to Germany where we caught 2-night ferry to Finland where we transferred to another ferry for the short 3-hr hop to Estonia. The ferry from Germany arrives in Helsinki at 8:30 in the […]

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