A Story of Kindness

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by Alexander Tolchinsky

Letete-Deer-Island-2The rain fell steadily, and the fog horns kept me awake, for most of the night. In the morning there was a brief lull during which I rushed to pack everything and race around the misty isle, losing my bike cover in the process, to the northern ferry to mainland New Brunswick. And just like the one coming to the island, the ferry, which had already departed, reversed engines ...

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Leaving on a Jet Plane

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by Alexander Tolchinsky

Whenever I start riding for the day the song “Leaving on a Jet Plane” comes into my mind, and I start singing away. However, after buying the KLR (Georgia), and slowly packing her with all the essentials, it feels less and less like leaving on a jet plane, and more like taking a Studebaker across the Sierra Nevada.

I am 5’7”, 165 lbs. This means that, as it is, the KLR is too tall for me to ...

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Packing List

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by Alexander Tolchinsky

Read more about how all this fits on my bike

Clothes

Boots (x1)
Sandals (x1)
Water Sneakers (x1)
Underwear (x3)
Socks (x4)
T-shirt (x2)
Sweater (x1)
Collared shirt (x1)
Long sleeve (x1)
Warm hat (x1)
Balaklava (x1)
Rain Shell (x1)
Down Jacket (x1)
Long underwear (x1)
Waterproof pants (x1)
Swim trunks (x1)
Bandana (x2)
Handkerchiefs (x2)


Hiking / other gear

Emergency bag – survival kit
Poles
Backpack
Rain cover
Waterproof duffel
Compression ...

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Rawhyde Adventure Bike Night in Boise

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A Message from Jim Hyde of Rawhyde

Our summer travel schedule is nearly finished here at RawHyde, and we’re shifting our focus back to our training classes and preparing for Adventure Days in November.   Adventure Days is our newest program and we’d love to have you join in the fun.   http://www.advlife.us/advdays/index.html

BUT – I’d like to make you aware of one more Adventure Bike night, which is coming up this ...

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ADVLife Truck in a City Near You

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A Message from Jim Hyde of Rawhyde

Let us buy you pizza or a cup of coffee …

A few weeks ago, we announced the launch of a new program called Adventure Life which has only one goal… and that’s to make the whole world of adventure riding more enjoyable for those of you that are already involved and more accessible for those of you that are just getting started. We also hope to draw new riders into the fun ...

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Tiffany Coates, Motorcycle Adventure Theatre

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Tiffany is the world’s foremost female motorcycle adventurer, with a passion for travel that has taken her far and wide on journeys such as England to Australia, Timbuctoo, Cape Town to Cairo, Alaska to Tierra Del Fuego including a hairy three month trip around Brazil and up the Amazon, Labrador, Central Asia, Siberia and Outer Mongolia, and her latest exploit – breaking the world altitude record for a woman on a motorcycle whilst on an expedition from London to Tibet ...

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Andrew Mentzer Trans World Tour

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Andrew Mentzer

Andrew Mentzer will soon be riding around the world. As much as current world conditions allow he will retrace his father Terry’s ride on a Honda XL250 from Sydney to Los Angeles westbound in 1977. Andrew will be riding the 1988 KLR650 “Green Hornet” built by Happy Trails in 2009. We’re proud to provide this ambitious, local rider ...

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