Gear + Reviews

Douz to Tozeur, Tunisia (Airhawk 2)

9,000 km Review: Airhawk 2

*UPDATE* Issa and I are always concerned with being open and honest about our reviews of products. We post these reviews with the hopes that they’re useful to other riders and welcome feedback.  Subsequent to our original posting of this review we’ve been sponsored by AIRHAWK so we thought we’d take a moment to make that […]

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Jasper to Kamloops, BC (Performance Under Gear)

25,000 km Review: Performance Under Gear (PUG)

Background It may seem a little strange that I’d take time out to review something that often goes completely unnoticed but after this latest trek I felt that the folks at Performance Under Gear deserved a review. I’ve had one set of liners for the past three years and they’ve seen over 25,000 km on […]

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Customize and Personalize

New additions to my F650GS Twin have been quite extensive since she came home, everything from a new windshield to a hefty engine guard. All a newbie world tourer needs to keep herself and her ride safe. So when I first mounted […]

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Tool kit

Building Your Perfect Tool Kit

I’ve always wanted to be the type of person, that in any given situation would have the ability to break down my ride and put her right back together again on the spot without cause for concern. I’ve been riding now for quite a few years and I hate to say, I’m still completely oblivious […]

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Nitas New Bike!

Lost for Good

With big dreams comes bigger responsibility. Most importantly the responsibility to ones self, I believe, to try to see those dreams through. They wait patiently in your mind like the thought of an old friend who you just remembered forgetting to call. Like a whisper, enticing you now and again to step inside its bubble, […]

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Getting the Bike Ready

Post-trip Gear Reviews (2010 Transamerican)

Well, since the gear was out getting used in the real world and I have friends who are either looking at touring or are touring, I thought it’d be of some use to review the gear I purchased for the trip. To those who don’t care about the nerdy end of things – I apologize […]

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Getting the used R1200GS Ready

Gearing Up

Getting a used R1200GS in NYC was a great opportunity to own an amazing bike at nearly half the cost. While it had all of the BMW options, Vario cases and some Touratech extras, there were some items I needed to get prior to our departure. Touratech seems to be the defacto place grab all […]

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