Yep, there’s another back country discovery route coming down the pipe. This time 1,200 hundred miles of New Mexico gets the off road tour treatment, in a slightly tepid trailer.
Feeling a little frosty? Pining for some snow sports? So is Red Bull’s Dougie Lampkin as he Trials to the through the arctic landscape of Northern Finland, and challenging frozen obstacles including a hotel made entirely of ice.
The most vicious riding conditions and terrain are necessary when building premiere all element gear. Typically this process isn’t documented and is left to the imagination but ‘The Raiden Files – Portland to Dakar’ captures Icon’s rigorous testing process in 30 minutes of HD extreme motorcycle glory. Two riders, Two Triumph Tigers and a handful…
BMW’s 2012 G650GS Sertao is the reincarnation of the F650GS Dakar which was discontinued in 2007, but did the company miss its chance to improve on the original?
The 2012 edition of DualSportBC.com’s Orca Run was hosted by the Jolly Roger Ranch, outside Duncan, BC. That marks a shift in location for the Vancouver Island dual sport ride, and with it the development of new routes. The tracks offered increased accessibility for novice and big-trailie riders, while still supporting several more hardcore options…
BMW’s R1200GS Adventure is the gold standard in adventure touring bikes, but now it’s facing down challengers like the Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Touring. Is the road to ruins for the BMW paved by the likes of the Ducati? Before we find out off the pavement, a little protection and preparation is in order. If we had the licensing, we’d cue the A-team montage music and cut to the folks at AltRider.com.
BMW’s R1200GS Adventure is the gold standard in adventure touring bikes, but now it’s facing down challengers like the Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Touring. Is the road to ruins for the BMW paved by the likes of the Ducati? Join OneWheelDrive.Net as we conduct a we conduct a monumental comparison against a back drop of dead seas, dying towns, a makeshift community on an abandoned military base and 800 year-old cliff dwellings from the end of the Sinagua people, all on “The Road to Ruins”.
This beautifully shot video directed by the Zenga Bros, brings you a little insight into the founding MotoMethod.com. A shop that’s become a goto for OWD’s repairs and more often than not a valued hangout in Vancouver, BC. Hard times and necessity, it seems, leads to innovation and a shop with an unparalleled concept of interaction with the customer.
This northern alberta episode is a mix of cold temperatures, winter conditions, and northern Canadian culture. Featuring ice fishing on Alberta’s largest lake, the team tries their luck at catching pike at minus 30 below. It’s then on to Canada’s oil producing capital Fort McMurray, with a much needed rest before tackling one of Canada’s least traveled ice roads. The first of two major winter roads (ice roads) begins 60km’s north of Fort McMurray. The riders prepare themselves for their greatest challenge yet. Between rough snow patches, empty roads, and slow speed crashes, this is the start of the serious winter hardships.
Beginning in Peace River, the adventure suddenly becomes even more real as the threat of a severe winter weather warning has the team on full alert for their longest leg yet. Battling through temperatures of -30 C, the team heads northward into Northern Alberta. This northern Alberta episode is a mix of cold temperatures, winter conditions, and northern Canadian culture.
The RWC: North team leave from Victoria BC, on their arctic journey. On the very first day they encounter more than they bargained for with a major snow storm. Then it’s the transition from mild temperatures and urban centres to hard packed snow and small communities.