Into the Puckerbrush

I spent a few days battling wind and heavy rain in the Owyhee high country last weekend. The side roads out here are epic if you know how to get around. Rough 2-track became barely-discernible single track. A pair of creek crossings. Several downed trees. Stumbled across this little gem just before sundown. Unknown reservoir, […]

New Year, New Machine

In 2016, I hope to cover a lot of ground on a new ride that will feel a little more at home in Idaho’s back country–the Honda XR650L Specs: Jetted FMF pipe Pro Moto Billet goodies Clark 4 gallon tank With around 14-inches of ground clearance and a decent amount of torque, this new thumper […]

Adventure Bike Market to Expand in USA

With Yamaha’s stateside debut of the much anticipated Super Tenere 1200 has come speculation about when other manufacturers are going to jump on the big adventure bike bandwagon. Its no secret that Honda and Kawasaki have had their eye on this burgeoning market, which has historically been dominated by BMW and KTM. It looks like […]