2017-01-ADVMoto HOT!


Contents January/February 2017 | Issue No. 96


Honda’s VFR1200X Street Wired, but ADV Ready! • Capturing the Aurora
Borealis • Adventuring for a Cause A Moto Gypsy in the Heart of the Illegal Wildlife Trade

Ride Reports

Close to the Sky • The Heart of Java • Sweating Bullets • Glaciers, Mines & Good Times in Remote McCarthy, Alaska

Event Report

ADVMoto Rally 2016

Industry News

KTM introduces three new adventure bikes for 2017— the 1090 Adventure R, 1290 Super Adventure R and the 1290 Super Adventure T • Christini AWD motorcycles wins a bid to deliver 54 Military Edition bikes for the United States Air Force

Product News

Highlights from the 2016 AIMExpo • Two new jump starters from Weego • SW-Motech announces Quick-Lock Carrier for BMW R1200GS • Alpinestars oers a robust 2017 lineup: Valparaiso 2 jacket and pants, Corozal and Belize Leather Boots, and Rage DRYSTAR gloves

Product Reviews

Klim’s latest generation women’s Altitude riding suit • Rottweiler Performance air intake for the KTM 690 • Montevideo II Jacket, Caracas II Pants, and Adventure Gloves by iXS • Gogo Elite 1-Person Minimalist Shelter from NEMO • Rear rack and top case from Back Road Equipment • Rigg Gear RG-020 Dual-Sport Side Bags • E1 helmet from Schuberth

Rider Spotlight

Traveling Light

Rider Profile

RTW on an Old Pair of Honda 700CC Transalps: An Interview with Frank Panthoefer

Tuning Up

Mosfet Madness

World Touring Index

Check out a selection of tour and rental companies!

Book Review:

Motorcycle Vagabonds by Frank Panthoefer

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