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Adventure Journal

Continental Divide-2012

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Back in 2012 (before I did any blogging) we traveled the Continental Divide from Southern Colorado to Canada.  I'd have to say it was a trip of a lifetime!  I'll let the video do the rest of the talking.

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Chadwick Adventure Luggage

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I've been busy this last week putting my thoughts and sketches to actual use. I've had trouble finding a commercial sewer to work with a startup, so I borrowed my Mom's sewing machine and taught myself to sew.  I'm so glad that it happened this way because now I completely understand the construction of the bags and what I can and can't do. I now plan to keep most of the production in house to allow for some features that competitors don't.  Where did the Chadwick name come from?  Just south of Springfield, MO sits a quiet town named Chadwick....

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December '16 Cabin Fever Adventure

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Second Annual Arkansas Adventure Ride

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What should we ride this year?  Well last year Jerry showed us some dual-sport promotional material from Arkansas so we decided to start with that. Here is where it took us... First stop- Devils Den State Park.  We started down  I-49 to then slither across some smaller highways.  We stopped by Natural Dam just before we set our sights on cam and it was cool, but I sort of expected more...  After we took our selfies and posted on our favorite social media platform, we headed for camp.  We paid for our camping spot, hauled in our fire wood, scavenged for Bud Light,...

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R1200GSW- Long Term Review

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What kid doesn't want a GS?  I mean seriously!  If you don't want one you're either in denial or you live in a hole.  There is no denying that the GS bike sets the tone for adventure dual sport, and really always has.  The best thing BMW ever did was sponsor Ewan and Charlie in the Long Way Round because I guarantee that movie ended up selling a lot of bikes. When I saw the first renderings of the new water cooled GS, I knew I had to have one.  I had been riding the Triumph Tiger 800 for several years and...

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