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January 13, 2017

AltRider: Mentoring as a Mode of Business

It’s hard to keep up with Jeremy LeBreton. Whether you’re chatting, riding, or doing business, he operates at nothing less than full throttle. He’s a man who’s “all in” no matter what he’s doing; energetic enough to pull you along with him, and charismatic enough that you probably won’t mind. It’s this combination of energy, excitement and drive that’s made…
December 09, 2016

Jimmy Lewis Off-Road Riding School

I was flying. The protesting movement of my early street Honda’s primitive suspension was at ease. I had been coerced into a jump on my first time off road, around a blind corner, by my “buddies” who waited at the bottom of the hump roaring in laughter. After a moment of weightlessness, gravity won... the suspension bottomed out and the…
November 23, 2016

Schuberth: Innovator in Head Protection

If you’ve been around the ADV scene for a while, you’ve heard of Schuberth—a preferred brand for many riders for years, particularly round-the-worlders. And now they’ve introduced the E1 Adventure helmet. What makes Schuberth so great? We contacted Randy Northrup, president of their North American arm, to talk about why people love his company’s helmets. Innovation is a major difference…
October 13, 2016

Rider Spotlight: Madeleine Velázquez aka MissRider

Madeleine Velázquez is full of surprises. Meet her when she's wearing street clothes -- head full of dark curls, bright eyes and bold lipstick, a flowing dress over her tiny frame -- and you wouldn't suspect the ambitious project she's planning. Nor would you guess what she's already accomplished.Velázquez is Missrider ( Her goal is to be the first 60-plus-year…
August 10, 2016

Five Myths of Adventure Travel and Motorcycling

Have you got the itch for adventure? Are you worried it's unsafe, too expensive or even simply impossible? ADVMoto asked some of the most traveled globe riders about five common myths of adventuring around the world. Men, women, couples and solo travelers alike can learn something from the tremendous experience of our five panelists with over 40 years of combined travel,…
July 25, 2016

Industry Profile: Mosko Moto - A Look Inside Innovative Luggage

White Salmon, Washington, lies nestled in the Pacific Northwest wilderness. If you aren’t careful, you’ll miss it as you speed by. With a population of less than 3,000 people, it’s a charming place in that sleepy, small-town kind of way. You’d never suspect that an innovative motorcycle business has been growing within its borders.The small start-up company called Mosko Moto…
July 22, 2016

Rider Spotlight: James Curran - From Corn Bread Weirdo to ADV Junkie

James Curran grew-up in a small town in the Midwest outside of Milwaukee, surrounded by fields, cows, barns, chewing tobacco and all of the smells and attitudes that go along with them. He is grateful for his youth. “I remember the first time I put my hands on a cold steel gas tank. I can thank my dad for that.…
July 07, 2016

Rider Spotlight: The Rose KTM

Women participating in motorsports are more common today than ever, but what could possibly inspire a 50-year-old, mother of two, to compete in a motorcycle rally across the Moroccan dessert? Brigitte Lacombe will be the only North American woman motorcycle rider who will attempt to complete the 16th Edition of Trophée Roses des Sabales, a 100% female rally, to be…
July 05, 2016

Rider: Martino Bianchi - Hitting the "Big Red" Line with Honda Racing

Although Team HRC didn’t take the podium in the finals, this year’s Dakar returned many stage wins and was full of promise for hopefuls like Ricky Brabec from the U.S., who ultimately finished 4th overall in his first-ever run. Following his efforts to place three rookies as top Dakar finishers for 2016, ADVMoto got a chance to talk with Martino…