Touring Tip: Traveling Solo

Dec 04, 2015 View Comments by

The Benefits and Risks of Riding by Yourself – I like sharing long-distance motorcycle travel with one or two other riders, but no more than three; more than that and group management becomes burdensome and potentially contentious. Two of the benefits of traveling with fellow riders are the conversations at mealtimes and the help when […]

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Redverz Solo Expedition Tent

May 30, 2015 View Comments by

Just for You and Your Bike – Redverz is famous for making tents not just for people, but for motorcycles too. The Redverz Atacama Expedition II, for instance, can fit up to three people and one fully loaded adventure bike. As nice as the Atacama’s roominess is, it’s a bit of overkill for a solo […]

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Interview with Eliza Massey: Solo Through the World

Aug 12, 2014 View Comments by

Eliza Massey set out to travel the world on her BMW G 650 GS on October 11, 2012. Her mission was to spread awareness and raise funds for African aid, and Women for Women, while seeing and interacting with people all over the planet. Since her departure, she has journeyed from her hometown of Hope, […]

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Trans America Trail Journal Day I

Aug 15, 2013 View Comments by

Mmmm, the day’s first sip of coffee. I am waiting for the sun to wake up so I can make the trek from Knoxville to Tellico Plains, TN (paved) where the Trans America Trail now begins. It used to be Jellico, TN but that has changed since I started planning my route. As I wait […]

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Motorcycle Touring: It’s Not Where You Go

May 30, 2013 View Comments by

I am often asked if it is scary riding alone. The answer is always the same. “Sometimes.” For example, when I am off paved roads for extended periods of time. I know there is always a risk that something could happen and I may need help. I also know that in some remote locations it […]

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