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Travel Stories

Motorcycle and trike touring stories, domestic and abroad. If you have a story you would like to share don’t hesitate to reach out to your favorite editor, or Bandit@Bikernet.com.

Bikernet Road Stories: Hollywood Scotty

Lights, Cameras and ACTION!

By Scooter Tramp Scotty
As of late though, Joe had contacted me with some crazy ideas about getting that, as yet unpublished, book published. Well, winter was closing in and I hadn't visited California in three years anyway. I decided to drop by.
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STURGIS 2016 Ride Back

The Snake River, Wild Bill, Dodging Deer, Mis-handling and Road Construction Adventures

By Bandit, Adrian Newkirk, and Mike Stevenson
Sturgis this year was a blur of neon, activities, and traffic, but the ride back took focus, concentration and a redhead or two
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Bikernet Run To Sturgis 2016

Deer, Dust Devils, Drenched and Drugged from Da City to Deadwood

By Bandit and Mike Stevenson with photos by the Indian chasing us...
The Sturgis Run started with a mission, in fact, several. First, I needed my 5-Ball Racing Patch sewn on my 5-Ball Leather Ballistic Nylon Pit Crew Vest. Second, I missed the Hamster mandatory meeting last year in the Badlands and needed to check in this year.
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Bikernet Road Stories: Death of a Motorcycle

It can be hard to let go. But maybe, it's for the best?

By Scotty Kerekes
Bikernet Road Stories: It was almost midnight as the flat and lonely Kansas country road led onward into the distance.
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‘GRIZZLY’ Sets New World Record On His Victory Cross Country Tour

Swiss endurance rider completes his round-the-world ride challenge in 72 days and 13 hours

Swiss endurance rider Urs “Grizzly” Pedraita has achieved a new world record by riding across five continents in less than 120 days aboard his Victory Cross Country Tour.
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Bikernet Road Stories: Oaxaca Part 2

A gringo in Mexico finds friends and fun.

By Scooter Tramp Scotty
Bikernet Travel Stories: Compared to the U.S., deep Mexico is another universe; but after two weeks in the city of Oaxaca I was beginning to settle in. My $3.50 a day campground was set, membership in a local gym offered something of a daily routine.
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Bikernet Road Stories: Oaxaca Adventure

Part 1, Dodging Winter for an Endless Summer South of the Border

Text and photography by Scooter Tramp Scotty
Bikernet Road Stories: Deep in Mexico now. Here the world, as I know it, does not exist. All the rules, land, and language, are different. The roads had become potholed and twisted as they ran through such jungle foliage as the U.S. has never seen. I rode alone.
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Bikernet Road Stories: THE BIG FISH

Scotty goes south for the winter... all the way to Mexico.

By Scooter Tramp Scotty
Bikernet Road Stories: The Texas border crossing had been a terrifying experience because of all the media hype, Americans telling me horror stories, and even the border guards worried for my security. But life is always a gamble and living by the confines of fear does not seem like much of a life at all. So I’d simply allowed myself to feel the fear and do it anyway.
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