Using New Metzeler MC 360 Tires, Team Sets Three World Records in South America

Mar 08, 2017 View Comments by

The brand new Metzeler MC 360 tire, which will be available in April, already boasts three world records. Last weekend, the tires went through the final stage of the test, which challenged it with extreme trials at the Nevado Ojos del Salado volcano, located at the border between Argentina and Chile. At 22,615 feet, it is the […]

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The Riding Reporters: Chile and Argentina – Capturing the Story of the Wichí

Dec 15, 2016 View Comments by

Irene and I are ready to ride to places only two wheels can reach, to tell the stories of those we meet. Our rugged KTM 690 Enduros have landed in Valparaíso, Chile. Finally, after eight months of serious preparation, we start the first miles of our journey.

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Our First Motorcycle Adventure: South America—The Conclusion

Oct 01, 2012 View Comments by

Day 8: Estancia to El Calafate We dropped the motorcycles a few times today on the gravel road because the wind was pushing us so hard. Romain had quite a slide while turning a corner and broke his clutch lever. A motorcyclist from the French group we had met the previous day had fallen and […]

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Our First Motorcycle Adventure: South America, Day 3-7

Sep 24, 2012 View Comments by

Day 3: Bariloche to Esquel We left Bariloche and spent our first few hours riding near amazing lakes, mountains, and scenery. The landscape, the views, everything was so stunning that it was difficult to imagine what else nature could possibly reveal—but we soon got to find out. Suddenly, everything changed to a desolate, tundra-like terrain, […]

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Our First Motorcycle Adventure: South America, Day 1

Sep 10, 2012 View Comments by

My friend Romain and I are two New Yorkers who grew up in France. In June of 2011, after seeing the “Long Way Round”, we thought it would be amazing to have an adventure like that and it looked like riding bikes would be great fun. Patagonia came up as a place we both wanted to explore […]

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