A list of sites we like and frequently use.
Businesses we support:
Revzilla - A great website for just about any bike gear you'll need.
Seattle Used Bikes - A great Seattle bike shop offering used bikes/gear and repairs.
Pack Animal - Leather motorcycle luggage and accessories handmade in Seattle.
The Wick - A small coffee shop serving the motorcycle community in Seattle.
Motoshed Seattle - A community garage that opened right down the street from our house.
Flash Motorbikes - A local Austin mechanic with the best rates, coolest atmosphere, and friendliest service in town. If you live in Austin and ride a Japanese motorcycle you need to check these guys out.
Antler Creek Cycle Leather - A super friendly local Austin leather store specializing in leather apparel and accessories. A hidden gem in south Austin. We get all our riding gear from here.
Useful links for budget travel:
ADVRider - A great forum to help plan motorcycle trips and get advice from others.
Furkot - A detailed map site for planning routes.
Rome2Rio - A great site that will give you directions on how to get anywhere, through any method.
indie.bootsnall.com - A site where you can set multiple flight destinations, and it will search 500 airlines for the best tickets.
BusBud - A great international bus route site.
RyanAir - Incredibly cheap airline in Europe.
Workaway - A great site to travel on a budget. Meet interesting people around the world and help them out in exchange for room and board.
Couchsurfing.org - A site where you can meet other people and stay with them for free while you travel.
Airbnb.com - A great, cheaper alternative to hotels in most countries. Rent space in someone's home.
Travel Bug Blues - A great site documenting the travels of a woman and her motorcycle.
Operation Moto Dog - A woman, her dog, and a sidecar motorcycle traveling North America.
2 Ride The Globe - A man traveling around the world on an XT250.
Motoventuring - A great video series from 2 women who ride from Alaska through South America.
Chick on the Chook Chaser - A woman riding from Australia to the Netherlands on an XT250.
SM Boilerworks - An inspiring couple from Seattle doing a 3 year RTW motorcycle trip.
Two Wheeled Nomad - A couple traveling the America's on motorcycles.
One Steph Beyond - Steph Jeavons adventure riding a motorcycle on all 7 continents.
Wollongong to Woolwich - A british couple that rode from Australia to the UK on bikes similar to ours.