Zen Motorcyclist: Advancing is Perfection

Oct 11, 2015 View Comments by

What’s Your Dakar? – “Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.” – Khalil Gibran I once saw Kevin Muggleton, founder and president of Redverz Gear and Dakar Rally competitor, give a talk at RoadRUNNER‘s Touring Weekend. Kevin spoke […]

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2015 Baja Rally – Less Than a Month Out

Sep 06, 2015 View Comments by

Rider Information Released – Perhaps second only to the famous (or infamous, depending on your viewpoint) Dakar Rally, the annual Baja Rally is held in tough terrain on the Baja peninsula and is now just a month away (September 28-October 2). Rally organizers recently released the cryptically named “Statement of Riders’ Essential Information,” which contains […]

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Races to Places Tour

Jan 17, 2015 View Comments by

One look at Horizon Unlimited’s HUB online bulletin board proves that there is no shortage of world-traveling motorcyclists out there. What makes Lyndon Poskitt unique, however, is that he doesn’t just ride from place to place, he rides from race to race. Poskitt, an Englishman, is a former Dakar racer and aerospace engineer who decided […]

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Review: Icon Patrol Raiden Waterproof Jacket

Dec 30, 2014 View Comments by

Who doesn’t want to look cool riding that tricked out adventure bike? This Icon jacket makes me feel like I can ride like Ernie (famous from Icon’s Portland to Dakar video). Plus, the six company logos adorning the chest make me appear like a Dakar racer. Besides the ridiculously good looks, it functions very well […]

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Camaraderie

Jan 19, 2014 View Comments by

I follow the Dakar Rally every year, partly because it kicks off my riding year as it takes place right after New Year’s Day in sunny South America. I also tune in because I’ve always been a fan of endurance events dating back to my running and biathlon racing days. I just love to watch people test […]

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The 2014 Dakar Rally

Jan 13, 2014 View Comments by

Well it’s January and that means it’s summer in the southern hemisphere and time for the what’s been called the world’s toughest race, the Dakar Rally Raid. The race was first run in 1979 from Paris, France to Dakar, Senegal. Over the years it has developed a reputation for being one of the most challenging […]

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RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend to Feature Kevin Muggleton

May 01, 2013 View Comments by

Many of you are familiar with Kevin Muggleton, either from our interview in the January/February 2013 issue of RoadRUNNER, or from his company, Redverz Gear. Kevin has led quite the life of adventure having traveled from London to Cape Town, kayaked the Amazon River, and ridden his motorcycle from the Arctic Circle to Tierra del […]

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AltRider’s Taste of Dakar

Feb 16, 2013 View Comments by

Competing in the Dakar will, for most of us, remain a dream for another life. Racing the Dakar requires not only lots of skill and support, but also tens of thousands of dollars and an approved application from the mysterious and secretive selection committee in Paris. Thankfully, though the actual Dakar may be out of […]

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Update from the Dakar

Jan 09, 2013 View Comments by

In RoadRUNNER’s February 2013 issue we featured an interview with then Dakar racer to be, and Redverz Gear owner, Kevin Muggleton. We are now sad to report that Kevin has suffered a race-ending back injury while traversing a desert sand dune. He was air lifted to Lima, Peru where he will be immobilized for four […]

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