Dr. Frazier Rides

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.

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Dr. Frazier Iron Butt Rally 2015 Start
Dr. Frazier: ADV Motorcycles Morphed for Iron Butt Rally

Friday, July 31, 2015

MotoUSA’s adventurer-at-large takes a look at some of the well-equipped motorcycles ahead of the 2015 Iron Butt Rally.


Dr. Frazier: 1995 BMW R100 GSPD Classic Adventure
Dr. Frazier: 1995 BMW R100 GSPD Classic Adventure

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Two decades ago Dr. Frazier helped a pal get hold of a BMW R100 GSPD Classic and since then has assisted in keeping the bike running past the 50,000 mile mark.


Dr. Frazier’s Outlaw Adventure Riding
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Offers Free Adventure Seminar
Dr. Frazier Offers Free Adventure Seminar

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

On Tuesday May 6, 2014 Dr. Gregory Frazier will offer a free motorcycle adventure riding seminar in Trinidad, Colorado.


Dr Frazier: MXGP & Grasshoppers
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
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
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
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
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!

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