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Adventure Journal

Who The Heck Are We???

Posted by Josh Shorley on

Who the heck are we? What are we here for? So, you're telling me that you only sell Wolfman Luggage, sweet ass Rokform phone cases and Otter Wax? I mean, obviously we're here to sell you stuff, and we'll do that all day long, but there is way more to our vision! If you're paying attention and you're not noticing a lot of movement it's because we're behind the scenes making millions of movements. So, let's unfold our last few months... We applied to BetaBlox, a Kansas City based startup incubator that's run by angel investors and complete entrepreneur/ startup...

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ADV Travel List and Tips

Posted by Josh Shorley on

Everyone feels that they need different gear on an adventure ride. Maybe your headed off the grid or maybe you're planning to chew up your tires on the highway.  I don't get much pleasure out of highway rides so I'll touch on off grid dual sport travel.  I'll leave the highway rides list to the Harley guys ;). Here is a list of gear that I've kept going over the years.  If you have any additions or suggestions let us know!   Pack light. Try to stick to gear that can be washed on the go and hung to dry.  Wool...

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Bike Build- KTM 300 XC

Posted by Josh Shorley on

I've been on the hunt for a 300 2 stroke for quite a while now with the intentions of starting to race again. Here's the story... After posting want to buy adds on several forums, scowering the interwebs, traveling from dealer to dealer, impatiently twiddling my thumbs, I finally found a real gem. Stu was ready to part with his bike and he just so happened to live pretty close to me. He had a 300 XC with only 33 hours on the ticker!  Unbelievable really, so after a chat on the phone I headed over to take a look....

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HONDA CRF1000L AFRICA TWIN, INITIAL IMPRESSIONS

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The CRF1000L is a 998 cc legend in the dual sport community. The new Africa Twin was developed to mimic its predecessors, XRV 750 and XRV 650, which was a four time champ of the Paris-Dakar rally in the late ‘80’s. The new CRF1000L has clearly been upgraded from the later models to contend with all of the bells and whistles on today's off-road focused touring machines. Justin, an extended team member of OffGrid Moto picked up a shiny new Honda African Twin so it only felt right that he send over a quick initials impressions review. Here is what...

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Wolfman Rainier Tank bag, Initial Review

Posted by Josh Shorley on

I've been using the same tank bag for half a decade but now that we've partnered with Wolfman I want to get up close and personal with their products. I decided to start with the Rainier tank bag and upon initial inspection my first thought was, wow this thing is huge. Is it worth the price? Lets find out...  top view with map pocket. glove used for size reference... After I sat down and started transferring my items from old bag to new I became appreciative of its size. The quality of the bag was immediately apparent and all of the pockets make...

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