He’s been up, down and all-around the globe on two-wheeled adventures. Now Dr. Gregory Frazier shares his experience with Motorcycle USA readers in a monthly feature called Dr. Frazier Rides.
MotoUSA’s adventurer-at-large takes a look at some of the well-equipped motorcycles ahead of the 2015 Iron Butt Rally.
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.
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.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Dr. Frazier imparts some adventure touring wisdom for riders planning a trip across Canada into Alaska and back again.
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.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Dr. Frazier recounts some of the great adventures experienced during the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
On Tuesday May 6, 2014 Dr. Gregory Frazier will offer a free motorcycle adventure riding seminar in Trinidad, Colorado.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Dr. Frazier returns for another stab at the Big Dogs Adventure Ride through the Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, where adventure riders push the limits of man, machine and Mother Nature.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Dr. Frazier’s centenary retracing of Carl Stearns Clancy first round-the-world motorcycle ride concludes with a memorable jaunt into New York City.