For the sixth installment in our ongoing interview series here at Dirt Orcas, we spoke with Lea Rieck. She is truly an amazing and inspiring woman.
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BMW released the VISION NEXT 100 and with it comes the promise of a safer more interactive ride. With self driving cars already on the market, it was only a matter of time before technology took aim at motorcycling.
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The Epic Adventures of Steve Reno

We spoke with Steve Reno for the third installment in our ongoing interview series here at Dirt Orcas. Steve is a bit of a legend in the Adventure Motorcycling community.
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"The Great Trail" Nears Completion

Once only a dream for North American adventures, the Trans Canadian Trail or “The Great Trail” is nearing completion. Once the final pieces are completed in 2017, it will be the longest trail in the world.

Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route 2016

A 2700-mile motorcycle journey from Eastern Iowa to Colorado, to ride the Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route.

Westbound - Spring 2015

My friend Eric and I took a few BMW Boxers on a 3100 mile road trip, to camp and explore some of our countries best lands and parks. His bike is a BMW from 1976. Mine is a BMW from 2005. Much has changed with the bikes during that time but much has also stayed the same.

Killing a Deer with your Motorcycle

Two weeks ago I went for an afternoon ride with two of my best friends. The concept was simple. We would take a ride to a scenic place and spend a few hours on the bikes exploring. This particular day, we were heading for milkshakes in Keosauqua,…

My Review of the 2015 BMW f800r

I had a chance to spend a few days romping around on the 2015 BMW f800r. Over four days I rode a mix of city streets, country roads, interstate highway, and thanks to an unexpected bridge collapse, about 15 miles of loose gravel. The first…


There are many fractions within the motorcycling community. From the trailer happy weekend warriors, to the iron butt cross country Goldwing champions. Though separated specifically by bike class, demographics, and geographic features, the passion for open air, two wheel propulsion bonds us all as motorcyclists.