Introduction In part 5 of this series, I talked about the big picture, and how to setup all of the communications gear efficiently. Now, for the sake of this article, I’m going to assume that you’ve got all of your communications gear operating correctly, and you’re simply trying to figure out how to include/incorporate music […]
Category: Planning & Preparation
Introduction I’m relatively new to Adventure riding, but I’ve quickly discovered how important it is to be able to communicate with your fellow riders while on a ride, and how much more fun it is to be able to communicate with these riders and friends. So, if it’s both fun and important, then it makes […]
Planning for skills development As you prepare for an adventure with your motorcycle, you need to be very aware of the risks that come when you don’t have the necessary level of skill, across a wide range of scenarios. In this post, I’ll talk about some different schools that you can attend, some videos that […]
On the Garmin website, on YouTube, and across the Internet, there are a great many different videos that I have found to be helpful as I tried to understand how to make the best use out of the Zumo 660 that I purchased, and that I use on my bike.
Introduction In the Preparation overview, and in Pt. 1, we began discussing how to prepare for a tour across Patagonia. In this entry, we’ll talk about that in more detail, and provide you with helpful links to the US government sites which lay out the shots and immunizations which are required, or recommended in order […]
When we think about taking a vacation, any vacation, we usually take a few minutes to see if the vacation is really right for us. When you’re thinking about taking an Adventure vacation, it is even more important to understand what you’ll be doing on a day-by-day basis, so that you can establish how much […]
As I’ve been reading and doing research to prepare myself for the trip to Patagonia, I thought I would put together a series of posts that discuss a number of different areas of preparation. Certainly, most of these topics have been discussed before, and I’m also likely to include links to all of these other […]