10 Day Epic Road Trip: The Birthday Adventure Vacation
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You only turn 40 once in your lifetime. For my birthday, all I wanted was some adventure and cooler temperatures. Bring on the BAV! (Birthday Adventure Vacation) We left the … Read More

Nelson Singletrack Trails: Ride Until the Sun Sets
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Monday night Steve and I took advantage of some very unseasonably cool temperatures for Vegas in June and headed out to Nelson for an after-work rip through the hills. We … Read More

Slaying Singletrack & Bushwhacking Near Goodsprings, NV
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Monday’s ride started near a staging area close to Jean, NV. Our plan was to ride some singletrack and do some exploring in mountains east of Goodsprings. We had 5 … Read More

Solo Riding & Exploring Warner Valley, Utah
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While I was in Utah for the day on Saturday to ride the Toquerville Twister, I decided to stay the night and get a little more riding in while I … Read More

Toquerville Twister Singletrack: A Utah Favorite
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Overview Located just outside La Verkin, the Toquerville Twister is some of Utah’s best moto singletrack. Featuring 100% twisty singletrack that runs right along steep canyon walls, it is a must-do … Read More

KTM 500 vs 690: Dual Sport Bike Comparison
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  500 EXC or 690 Enduro R? It is a common question. When it comes to dual sport or adventure motorcycles, they all have their strengths and weaknesses. Compromise is … Read More

Searching For Singletrack: Eldorado Valley & Jean, NV
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Sunday morning I had the itch to go exploring and find some new singletrack. Shocking huh? I started by testing out my trials and balance skills. The last time I … Read More

7 Tips For Riding Alone
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Many people cringe at the fact that I often go riding by myself. Solo riding has been a normal thing for me for at least the past 20 years. Is … Read More

Pushing Your Limits And Puking – Why Does It Happen?
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Mountain biking can be extremely challenging and can often make you question why you ever got into it in the first place. Many of my friends who hate exercise and … Read More

Tuesday Night Ride to Lake Mohave
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Tuesday night’s ride came together online when James, a fellow “inmate” of ADVRider and a new member of my2wheels who happen to be in town on business from the bay area, … Read More

Celebrating Earth Day on 2 Wheels
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As if the perfect spring weather wasn’t reason enough to get out on two wheels, it was also Earth Day. Anna and I trucked the bikes out to Nelson area … Read More

5 Ways to Make Motocamping More Comfortable
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As far as I’m concerned, camping off of your motorcycle is the best part of an adventure ride. It adds a whole new dynamic to the experience and allows you to really … Read More

Overnight Adventure to Toquerville Falls
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Adventures should rarely ever be planned out. After all, that’s what makes them adventures. Since I needed to get my 500 EXC-F remapped at the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Dealership Outlet in … Read More

Slow Ride Into The Mojave Preserve
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  With the arrival of this gorgeous Spring weather, Brian, Steve and I decided we wanted to go on a motocamping adventure to the Mojave Preserve. This trip would be … Read More

Closing Out the Dumont Season Properly
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  I rolled into Dumont Friday afternoon and it was 95° on my truck thermometer. I was a little worried it was going to be scorching this weekend, but it … Read More

Throttle Therapy: The Week’s Reset Button
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It’s been a very long and exhausting week of work and working Saturday meant I was going to have a very short weekend. Part of me wanted to come home … Read More

Early March Dumont Trip
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Only a few of us planned on heading out last weekend, but at the last minute we got quite a good group together and we ended up having a really … Read More

’17 KTM 500 EXC-F Build Up
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No motorcycle is ever ready to go from the factory, therefore everyone sets their bike up to fit their needs. There are always going to be things to make it … Read More

Nelson to Searchlight Ride
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Nothing beats a ride through the desert after a good rain. Sunday morning I met up with some buddies to do just that. Our plan was to ride to Nelson … Read More

1st Ride at Nelson on the 2017 KTM 500 EXC-F
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Sunday I finally got a few new things installed on the 500 (hand guards, radiator guards and skidplate) so it was time to hit some hard pack and see how … Read More

Chill Weekend at Dumont Dunes
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Thursday night we headed out to Dumont for a nice quiet weekend in the sand. When we pulled in the river was flowing really fast but it was easily passable.   … Read More

First Ride: 2017 KTM 500 EXC-F
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Well the day has finally come to take the new ’17 KTM 500 EXC-F out for it’s maiden voyage. Since I was already headed out to Dumont Dunes this weekend, I … Read More

Visiting Zion in the Winter
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Zion National Park is one of Utah’s most popular places for nature lovers to visit during the spring and summertime. Not too many people think to visit the park in the winter, … Read More

New Year, New Bike! 2017 KTM 500 EXC-F
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2017 is already starting off great. I just picked up the new 2017 KTM 500 EXC-F. Although my 690 is very capable on the trail, this bike will be my street … Read More

Wheelies: The Cure For Everyday Routine
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With the new year just starting out, I have been going crazy with daydreaming about some different adventures and planning some new rides. I’d like to explore more of some … Read More

Pacific Northwest Adventure
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  The pacific northwest has been calling my name for quite some time now. I don’t know what it is, but I have had the itch to get out of … Read More

Sunday Solo Ride Through the Nevada Desert
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Sunday morning I started going a little crazy since I hadn’t been out on a ride in a while. So I rolled out for a solo ride to play around … Read More

Goodbye Summer, Hello Dune Season
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Another summer has passed and it’s time to switch gears. Fall…or as us duners like to call it, dune season has arrived! It’s the season of adrenaline. For those that … Read More

KTM 690 Enduro Build Up
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The KTM 690 Enduro is the do-it-all, modern day dual sport / adventure bike. From tight single track to highway speeds, I have loved this bike ever since I bought … Read More

Making the Most of a Boring Trail
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Anna and I set off for the mountains on Sunday to do a quick hike and to get out of town. We tried researching online for fun hikes in the … Read More

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