KTM 530 EXC-R Adventure Build

So it begins.. added to the fleet, a 2008 KTM 530 EXC-R plated CA dirtbike. Taken delivery with relatively low hours & miles (180 hours; 3850 miles | 6200km) on the XC4 motor, she appears to have solid potential from the initial baseline of mechanicals and fluids. 2008 is the first year of the newContinue reading “KTM 530 EXC-R Adventure Build”

PSA: Wear double eye protection!

Public service announcement: wear double eye protection when grinding metal! Been cutting, welding, and grinding away at a steel lumber rack for the truck in these hot summer days, and had a flaming spark of debris bounce off my cheek behind wrap-around sunglasses, and lodged into my left eye cornea. Despite a PPE suite ofContinue reading “PSA: Wear double eye protection!”

Soquel Demonstration State Forest Flow Trail

Earning those turns mountain biking in Soquel Demo Forest, deep in the Santa Cruz mountains of California. The flow trail is a network of spectacular descent sections, in what feels like an endless carve into the forest; the trail just keeps going and yet another berm beckons. POV shot with a GoPro7 chesty on aContinue reading “Soquel Demonstration State Forest Flow Trail”

Overlander Series #1

Featuring Marcos and Natacha’s unimog rig. Macros, a firefighter and supertanker pilot, possess a incredible amount of charisma and energy, as we met on Superbowl Sunday at a campground in Loreto, BCS. The following day, he took me up on introducing and walking through his rig to feature on my YouTube Channel and Overlander Series.Continue reading “Overlander Series #1”

New Year’s Eve in Los Cabos, BCS

Happy New Year from Los Cabos, BCS, nearly the southernmost tip of the Baja peninsula, 6 weeks since dropping below the border! Am highly enjoying this pace, traveling extremely close to the ground, and sea. Ringing in 2020 deep within the SJdC art district with hours of OG #reggae and #roots on LPs; Hawaiian style #wholepigroast, and boondocking an East Cape mini beachContinue reading “New Year’s Eve in Los Cabos, BCS”

Baja 1000 night pre-run in a Turbo Can-Am

Night pre-run of the 2019 SCORE Baja 1000 racecourse (days before the rain/flooding that caused an unprecedented 24hr delay to the Start) in a turbo Can-Am 4dr car. Departing from San Felipe and around racecourse mile 510, near Zoo Road Crossing, we skirted a massive trash fire set ablaze in the desert. Great teamwork byContinue reading “Baja 1000 night pre-run in a Turbo Can-Am”