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THREE COOL THINGS: STAY POWERED UP

This edition of Three Cool Things focuses on staying charged up while on the road. If you are overlanding or adventure motorcycling, these things will keep you powered up so you can continue to use your electronics even while off the grid.
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DIRT ORCAS MASTER GEAR LIST

Every so often people inquire about what tent I use or what luggage I have on my motorcycle. I wanted to create this quick access guide to the gear in my set up. There will not be any reviews found here, but assume that if it makes this list I strongly approve of this item. It has the full Dirt Orcas Seal of Approval.

YOU NEED THIS DUMB THING

Summer is officially here and I wanted to pass along this conundrum of a camping product.  It is sure to collect dust and eventually be given away years later in brand new condition. 
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THREE COOL THINGS

This edition of Three Cool things is all about simplifying your camp experience. If you are overlanding in a car or van, your camp set up often includes many of the luxuries of home. However, if you are adventure riding on your motorcycle you still may want to bring things like a camp stove, chair, and some of the other comforts of home, space is far more limited. The items you choose become precious. Their weight and size matter.
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THREE COOL THINGS

This edition of Three Cool Things is all about repairs. When hitting the road on your motorcycle, you will inevitably need to take care of yourself and do some road side repairs. Here are the basic things you will want to add to your kit to help keep you moving.
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THREE COOL THINGS

Here are some cool new books that I wanted to recommend. If you are looking for a fun read for yourself, a great gift idea for a birthday party, or you just feel like blowing some coin because it's Friday and we live in America, check these out.
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2017 RIDING SEASON IS HERE

If you are anything like me you typically spend the winter months planning epic rides for when the weather starts to cooperate with motorcycling a bit more. Many times I pushed that a little too hard; Starting a big ride just a bit to early in the season. I am always optimistically thinking... "as long as we head South it will get warmer", painfully neglecting the idea that you have to ride North to get back home. You can read about a fun early season trip I took down to ride the Tail of the Dragon, that I called The Soggy Throttle 2000, here.
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THREE COOL THINGS

This edition of Three Cool Things focuses on your feet. When getting ready for any motorcycle trip there is a fine line between having all the right stuff and over packing. You certainly do not want to bring things you won't use, but you also do not want to leave something you'll need behind. This is where my advice on shoes comes in handy.
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THREE COOL THINGS

This installment of Three Cool Things focuses on keeping your things dry. On any outdoor related trip there will be a need for waterproof materials to help ensure that the special items like electronics, food, cloths, and toiletries remain unaffected by rainstorms or accidental water contact.
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DIRT ORCAS BEGINNERS GUIDE TO OVERLAND TRAVEL

So you want to dip your toes into overland travel or adventure motorcycling? You might find that there is actually so much information out there that it can be tough to know where to begin your search.