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Dr. Frazier: Southeast Asia ADV Motorcycles

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
During an adventure research trip in Southeast Asia, Dr. Frazier discovers a growing, and expensive, market for adventure motorcycles.

Dr. Frazier’s Outlaw Adventure Riding

Friday, April 24, 2015
Our adventurous contributing editor tracks the elusive Outlaw Trail, searching for the hideouts and stopovers of western outlaws like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

Dr. Frazier's Adventure Junkie Confessions

Friday, March 13, 2015
Dr. Gregory Frazier imagines what he'd confess to a Motorcycle Adventure Anonymous group about his decades-long love of motorcycle travel and exploration.

Dr. Frazier’s Frankenstein Minsk Adventure

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Dr. Frazier procures a "Frankenstein" Minsk motorcycle, spray-paints it green and badges it with Kawasaki stickers before setting off on an adventure through Vietnam.

Dr. Frazier's Globe Killer KLR650 Part 6

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Dr. Frazier finally reaches the 40,000-mile major service on his Globe Killer KLR650, but has to tend to some issues before that thanks to a master link failure on the interstate.

Dr. Frazier: ADV Secrets for Canada & Alaska

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Dr. Frazier imparts some adventure touring wisdom for riders planning a trip across Canada into Alaska and back again.

Dr. Frazier’s Old BMW Pig in a Poke

Thursday, November 20, 2014
When Dr. G. tries to sell and ship a 30-year-old Beemer over the internet, instead the potential buyer decides to make the 1200-mile journey himself to see the pig in the poke with his own eyes and then ride home.

Dr. Frazier: Cannonball Extreme Adventure

Friday, October 17, 2014
Dr. Frazier recounts some of the great adventures experienced during the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run.

Dr. Frazier: Adventure Rider Genes

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Dr. Frazier makes his annual adventure ride with the Big Dogs, spending three days with like-minded riders in the high-passes of Colorado.

Dr. Frazier: Search for Limitless Horizons

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Dr. Frazier attends Horizons Unilmited's 2014 Campfire and Ride Meeting in Grant, Colorado, hearing and sharing stories of motorcycle adventure as his search for limitless horizons continues.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.