Warm and Safe Gear Review

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Icon Gear Review

Icon Gear Review

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East Coast North America Adventure

East Coast North America Adventure

Yay! A new adventure is in the works! I’ve been chatting with Steve Travels a bit about the possibility of riding together, so after a few messages back and forth, we decided to meet up in Florida, where my Super Sherpa is wintering, and ride the whole East Coast up to Newfoundland and Labrador. Steve is from Alberta and has not yet had the pleasure of experiencing Eastern Canada, so...

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Adventure is Life, Life is Adventure

Adventure is Life, Life is Adventure

I didn’t want my first road trip on my new Honda to be this kind of adventure, but life tends to keep things interesting and the unexpected isn’t always easy. I was in Nova Scotia and my bike was in New Brunswick, patiently waiting for the temperatures to get above freezing long enough to ensure there aren’t any black ice spots on the roads. An old friend from Moncton arrived...

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Welcome to Mexico City

Welcome to Mexico City

The rain was dripping off my half-opened visor; rivulets of water ran down my cheeks, tasting salty on my lips from the heat earlier in the day. The collective noise of 30 million people echoed in my helmet, sirens, engines, busses, cars, trucks, motorcycles and people – all mixing with the sounds of the rain. The night-lights of the city sparkled while the lightning flashed sharp lines of...

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Newfoundland to New Mexico to Guatemala

I finally sold my house. After 6 months of waiting, and two false alarms – I finally sold my house. Backing up a bit, I left Conception Bay South Newfoundland, and my job, for an independant contract in Jaibalito, Guatemala, in February, 2014. Why Guatemala? Well, four years ago I was there working on a CIDA project, and fell in love with the place. My job in Newfoundland was under funding...

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