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BMW’s EnduroGuard Suit

Waterproof First, Then Crash Proof BMW’s new EnduroGuard Suit A motorcyclist’s riding suit has to serve many functions that automobiles do without a thought. Climb inside a car and you’re protected from both the weather and the objects outside the car that you might brush up against, say in the case of an accident. Without …

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Thinking Outside The Box

Using your adventure motorcycle to get your body from point A to B on the map can be mighty boring, unless you’re riding the lesser-straight roads and trails in between — it’s built for so much more than that. Same thing can be said of your hard cases. Using them just for hauling your supplies …

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Colombia

Ruta Del Sol

Bucaramanga to Santa Marta | Nov. 28 | 328 miles | Today was our longest day of the tour… and the one with the greatest challenges to both mind and body. Rick had warned me about the weather at the coast. While I sweated through the humidity in Cali, he suggested I get used to …

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Colombia

Farm to First Class

Villa De Leyva to Bucaramanga | November 27 | Proving our predictions right, the road out of town was dirty, wet and bumpy…. the roads, not the girls you perv… leading us from the village to Acrobuco where we spotted a roller derby team practice and the main artery road between Tunja and points North …

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Colombia

A Thankful Day

Villa De Leyva Rest Day | Monday, November 26 | With no intention by the organizers of this tour, our first rest day (at the perfect time btw) fell on Thanksgiving. And although Cristbol Columbus came to “my” America, he and his cohorts had also traveled south to “this” America… but they don’t celebrate the same …

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Colombia

Congo into Bogota

Honda to Bogotá | Monday, November 24 | Today’s ride (Day 3) was an easy one, only 100 miles from Honda to Bogota, but it was one of the most dangerous… aka fun. Juan thought is much like a video game and Lia just opened her head and smiled… calling it a dream and noting how …

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Colombia

Into the Mist

Salento to Honda | Monday, November 23 | Our second day in the saddle began after a little side trip to the farm. Our guide wrangled together one of the local jeeps (regularly on tourist hire) to deliver those of us not recovering from a hard first night to a coffee plantation for a morning …

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Colombia

Introduction to Green

Cali to Salento | Monday, November 22 | Day one in Colombia started with a few flipped switches… from languages, to currencies and eventually schedules.  After a familiar landscape at the Marriott hotel, we get picked up and delivered to the garage nearby where I find out that there’s no support vehicle on this tour… …

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Colombia

Cali to Cali, Colombia

California to Cali | Monday, November 21 | On the heels of the Long Beach stop of the International Motorcycle Show, a long day steeped in visiting friends, corporate reps and new model releases, I wing off this month towards the equator… to my 19th country and first visit to South America. There I will …

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Colombia

No Rest For The Weary

  Barely recovered from my last tour, a circumnavigation of Morocco with Edelweiss Bike Tours, I’m writing one story while preparing for the next one… In just over a week I’ll be flying off to South America and joining Motolombia on their giant loop through Colombia tour, I’m very excited for this one!   Don’t screw it up Fonz. Lest you make enemies …

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