Dusty’s Tools & Recovery Kit

There’s nothing more fun than a smooth-running motorcycle tour or adventure ride, but when something goes wrong with the bike or the rider, the fun ends fast. Professional adventure tour operator Dusty Wessels @West38Moto breaks down the entire kit of […]

Guest Host Profile: Cassie Maier

Last summer when MOTOTREK contributor David Fox attended Dusty Wessels’ adventure motorcycle training event in Colorado he couldn’t believe his eyes. Petite off-road instructor Cassie Maier was deftly operating her BMW 1250GS with the ease and confidence most riders can […]

Host Profile: Dusty Wessels

Dusty Wessels teamed up with MOTOTREK in February 2020 just as the world began to lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately filming adventure motorcycle videos out in the wilderness is a safe way to distance from the virus! Dusty […]

Mike Spurgin, Stunt Rider

Back in February 2020 I traveled south to Arizona to shoot four MOTOTREK episodes with hosts Dusty Wessels and RTW Paul. The first two days of filming were to focus on Paul’s tricked-out KTM 500 EXC “Six Days” bike which […]

Garmin zūmo XT on a KTM 790 Adventure

There is an inexpensive, sturdy way to mount the Garmin zūmo XT on a KTM 790 Adventure. I’ve been riding with the Garmin zūmo XT for almost a year now. It’s the best motorcycle GPS I’ve ever had. It does […]

15 Minutes of Fame on ADVrider.com

MOTOTREK producer Tim Tyler has be profiled, along with fellow moto-filmmaker Sterling Noren, in a recent article published on ADVrider.com. Author rtwPaul’s article explores the gear and techniques that both filmmakers use to create video content about the adventure motorcycle […]

Best Phone Holder for Off-Road Adventure Bikes

I’ve been using this custom cell phone holder mounted to the handlebars on my adventure bikes in all kinds of weather and terrain, and it’s held up perfectly. It’s the perfect phone holder because: Phone can be inserted and removed […]

Favorite Motorcycle Conspicuity Lights

The first thing I add to every motorcycle I get is a set of amber auxiliary conspicuity lights. For me, riding without them is like riding with bald tires. In 2019 I was pleased to find a conspicuity light option […]

MOTOTREK’s Video Production Kit

Tim’s camera kit is very portable and packs into a single waterproof case attached as a top box on the KTM 790 Adventure, and previously on the Versys 650. At first I was worried that the camera body or lens […]

Bret Tkacs Exits MOTOTREK

Many viewers have noticed that Bret Tkacs has not been hosting recent MOTOTREK videos. Just before Christmas 2019, Bret stopped by the Inventive Pictures production office in Olympia and told me he would no longer be available to film MOTOTREK […]