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Road of Bones 2014: Week 3 Recap

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The 2014 Road of Bones tour led by Compass Expeditions heads through Turkey and Georgia only to find the border crossing into Russia blocked by a landslide.

Dr. Frazier’s Globe Killer KLR650 Part 5

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Dr. Frazier returns to give his Adventure-Touring followers an update on his Globe Killer KLR650, as it reaches 35,000 miles traveled.

Road of Bones 2014: Week 2 Recap

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The Compass Expeditions-led Road of Bones 2014 tour stops in Budapest and then heads on into Romania during the second week of travel.

Road of Bones 2014: Week 1 Recap

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The Compass Expeditions-led Road of Bones 2014 ride takes participants through the Austrian mountains during the first week of travel.

Road of Bones 2014: Pre Ride Training

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The 2014 Road of Bones Expedition led by Compass Expeditions gets started with some pre rider training.

Dr. Frazier: Cannon Ball Adventure

Thursday, June 12, 2014
Dr. Frazier tags along for one leg of the E. G. “Cannon Ball” Baker Centennial Ride as it passes through New Mexico.

Judge, Jury: Victory Ride at Laughlin Poker Run

Friday, May 30, 2014
We take a 140-mile romp through the Mojave Desert on the 2014 Victory Judge during the annual Laughlin River Run poker run.

Dr. Frazier: Adventure with Character

Thursday, May 8, 2014
This month the good Doctor continues to lobby for the true adventure bikes of the world – which have little to do with displacement and marketing strategies, and everything to do with the adventuring spirit of their owners.

Dr Frazier: MXGP & Grasshoppers

Friday, April 11, 2014
After a friendly debate over the parameters of what makes a "real motorcycle adventure," Dr. Frazier heads to the 2014 MXGP in Thailand to see what real dirt riding is all about.

Chasin' History on the 2014 Indian Chief Classic

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
We escaped the craziness of Bike Week with a day trip to St. Augustine, Florida, where we embarked on a quest to connect with family history in the oldest establishment in the US.

Blue Waves Campaign Yosemite Ride

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The Blue Waves Campaign is organizing a ride from San Francisco to Yosemite to help support the Lake Hovsgol Park Rangers in Mongolia. All proceeds from the event go to funding motorcycles and gear for the rangers.

Dr. Frazier's Vespa Adventure Ride

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Dr. Frazier decides to up the adventure ante with a 300-mile loop through the jungles of Thailand aboard a 1964 Vespa scooter.

Dr. Frazier: Southeast Asia’s ADV Rally

Thursday, February 13, 2014
While the snow and cold keep many US riders off the road, the good Dr. G. is adventuring both on-road and off in Southeast Asia – attending the annual Horizon’s Unlimited Traveller’s Meeting.

MotoQuest Alaska All Ladies Ride June 2014

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
MotoQuest is offering an Alaska All Ladies Ride in June 2014, eight days of adventure touring through some of the most beautiful landscape America has to offer.

RawHyde ADV Intro to Adventure Class

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
RawHyde Adventures trains riders on the finer points of maneuvering big ADV bikes off-road – so our dirt-leery editor gets schooled in the Intro to Adventure class.

Dr. Frazier’s: Old Adventure Secrets

Thursday, January 9, 2014
Dr. G’s multitude of round the world treks and a lifetime of riding have yielded some interesting characters – along with more than a few secret troves of motorcycle collectors.

Dr. Frazier Going Native Ride

Thursday, December 12, 2013
When in Rome… Dr. Frazier rides as the locals do, in Thailand, swapping massive Adventure bikes for the sub-150cc mounts that are ubiquitous in Southeast Asia. Just watch out for the cobras!

Stompn Grounds Austin on Ness Cross Country

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
We search for the spirit of Stevie Ray Vaughan as we visit old stompin' grounds on our Texas trip aboard the 2014 Ness Cross Country LE.

Dr. Frazier’s Global Adventure Begins

Thursday, November 14, 2013
Dr. G’s global adventure completes its North American leg, the trusty Honda GL650 duo enduring vodka-induced bike temptation and rancid riding boots.

Dr. Frazier Finds the Center of the Nation

Thursday, October 10, 2013
This month Dr. G. recalls his brief visit to Sturgis and the subsequent accidental quest to find our nation’s center.
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