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The milwaukee 8 Street Glide

ErgonomicsMaybe I’m just lucky but the new M8 Street Glide is a perfect fit for me at around 5’8”. Reach to bars is perfect for natural riding position and the seat is genuinely all-day comfortable. I put in a 450 mile day on most recent trip with no discomfort. The screen is high enough for…

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The Repeat Offender

I’ve completed The Lost Adventures annual Coast to Coast trip five times now and every year friends and family ask me if I’m doing it again and when I say yes it’s always “why – aren’t you bored with it ?” so I thought I’d share why I don’t think you could ever bore with…

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The 2018 Road Glide

“You’ve done it on an Indian Chieftain and on a Street Glide .. do it on something different, how about a Road Glide?” – “I’ve ridden one .. I don’t like them …” was how my discussion with Tim Orr, Eagle Rider UK, started when selecting a bike to ride coast to coast (Orlando to…

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How many shirts do I need?

Two weeks on a bike in the USA and wondering how much to take ? The first time I did an unguided, and so no support vehicle to carry my kit, trip I did what many people did and took too much – in fact due a to a mishap with some cheap travel scales…

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Considering a guided tour in the USA?

So you’re considering a motorcycle trip in the USA for the first time ? It’s a big place how would you know where to go ? Where to stay ? How to fit it into all into your holiday allocation ? These were exactly the things going through my mind.  The simple solution and the…

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Car vs Motorcycle

Ten Reasons Travelling by Motorcycle is Better Than Travelling by Car: Although traveling by Bus, Camper, or Car can still provide thrilling experiences, here are ten reasons why traveling by Motorcycle is much better: Part of the Landscape While on a motorcycle, a person really has to be aware of the terrain. Leaning into turns…

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Eureka!

Picture this: you’re somewhere on a lonely stretch of road in Nevada, astride an imposing train-like motorcycle. You are rumbling towards Eureka, a tiny town you’ve never been to before, never had a reason to go there – but tonight, the promise of spicy tacos, cold beer and a warm bed are as good as…

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Tips For Safe Group Riding

When you’re riding in a pack of motorcycles, it requires a different style of riding in order to be safe. Riding in a large group can be fun, but each rider needs to respect the group dynamic or the consequences can be severe.

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Are You A Confident Motorcyclist?

One of the questions we get asked by many people who enquire about riding in America is something like “I’ve never ridden two weeks in a row for so many miles each day, will I be able to do this trip?” We always answer the question the same way: “Are you a confident motorcyclist?” We…

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