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ADV Rider

One of the top Dual Sport and Adventure Riding forum websites on the internet today. At the very least, take a look at their expanded gallery of inspirational riding photos.

Adventure Motorcycle Tours

Southern California dirt bike riding school that offers tours and training in the dunes,  canyons of the Mojave Desert and Sierra mountains. From the Los Angeles and Las Vegas locations.


High end motorcycle apparel and products.

Black Dog Cycle Works

Have a KTM 950/990? Then this is the place to go for some of the top skidplates and racks for your bikes. Take a look at their 16 lb-saving exhaust and new pro jet kit!

Blue Ribbon Coalition

Like to ride your favorite trails in the backcountry? Then thank a national recreation group like the BlueRibbon Coalition for fighting to keep our wilderness open to responsible recreationists like us.

Chaparral Racing

Mostly dirt oriented. Chaparral Motorsports is recognized as one of the largest motorcycle parts and accessories dealerships in the world. They are an authorized Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Suzuki, KTM, Polaris, Can-Am, Eton and Kymco dealer.  Catalog available.

Cult of Dualsport

Come check out one of the most extensive lists for anything dualsport and adventure motorcycling: Blogs, riding, technology, news, reviews, links, videos, and let's not forget what's most important...the passion. Thank Steven Aunan for all this!


These guys are the experts for all your Garmin GPS, software and mounting hardware needs.

Dual Sport Riding Techniques      and     Advanced Dual Sport Riding Techniques


Both available at Dual Sport Riding

Watch trailer for DVD

Top dual sport riding techniques DVD by Ned Suesse and friends that ranges from basic body position to best line through a corner. Shot on location in the Colorado plateau makes the scenery enough to rivet any viewer. Don’t forget the latest Advanced Dualsport Riding Techniques which starts with the fundamentals covered in their first DVD and expands them into more difficult terrain. They start by outlining the technique in theory, before explaining drills that can cement the right habits with practice. Then they tackle a number of specific trail situations, before winding up with some epic and scenic riding in the high Colorado Mountains. Can’t recommend these DVDs enough for the beginner through the advanced dual sport enthusiasts.

Dual Sport News

Great magazine for dual sport and adventure enthusiasts.

Knowledgeable enthusiasts for four-stroke dirt bikes.

Kientech Engineering

Have a Suzuki DR? Then visit Jesse Kientz’ site for innovative performance parts.


Klim is right up our alley with their focus on top quality functionality, durability and aesthetics in all of their products.

Horizon's Unlimited

The motorcycle traveler’s trusted website, bulletin board and e-zine. Grant and Susan Johnson have literally put together the best adventure moto traveler’s website around! This is a must-bookmark site for extended resources and info for motorcycle travel.


Powerlet Equipped System - One outlet does it all: The original powersport connector is now so much more. Designed for simple plug and play operation, the Powerlet Equipped System can power any electronics from a single Powerlet 12V outlet. From iPods to mini-usb devices and from heated clothing to battery chargers, one Powerlet connector does it all.


Rawhyde Adventures

Now one of 8 official BMW training schools, Rawhyde provides adventure riding training for the beginner and seasoned veteran. Jim Hyde stresses the words “authentic adventure” when it comes to his training and tours deep in the backcountry of not only the us, but internationally.

Roadrunner Motorcycle Touring & Travel Magazine

This slick, quality magazine chock full of inspiring dual sport trips and adventure traveling articles is a must-see for enthusiasts. Christa Neuhauser is the visionary publisher who is carrying this incredible magazine into a solid future.

2 Ride The World

Talk about inspiration! Take a look at the unofficial world record holders Simon and Lisa Thomas for the longest continuous motorcycle ride by a team. Check out their extensive kit lists for adventure travel. This is one of the most extensively compiled and organized travel kit lists around. While you’re visiting their website see if you can donate a little something to Simon and Lisa’s “tyre fund” or charities to support their adventurous hearts.

Thumper Talk

The other top dual sport and adventure riding forum website that provides a great gathering place for some of the most fun-loving enthusiasts around. Check out their extensive TT store that not only supports members' products and 8 million OEM parts, but also features exclusive innovative products like Zac Speed Exotec SP3 Protector Pack...



Extensive catalog to outfit the adventure bike and rider.

Wheeling Cycle Supply

Forrest will treat you right when providing Motocross, Off-Road, Dual-Sports and ATVS, Super-Motard Parts and Accessories.

Wolfman Motorcycle Luggage

Founded in 1992 by an avid off road and on road rider, Eric Hougen, manufactures his Wolfman products with quality and durability in mind right here in the USA. Check out's review of some of Wolfman’s products.


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