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Perspective from Experience

One of the reasons I’m so passionate about motorcycle travel is that I like surprises, but I really enjoy the preparation stage, too. That for me is where an adventure begins. I love the research: finding out about the road possibilities, visas, local customs and cultures, weather patterns, fuel availability and so on. Prep equals multiple layers of fascination and I find it all quite magnetic. Prep gets my curiosity antennae twitching.

The information is at our fingertips, and research from the comfort of my home allows my brain to soak up the possibilities of the journey to come. It’s exciting, but it also allows me to be free enough when I’m actually on the move, to deal with those unexpected moments which wing in from the sidelines.

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About Adventure Motorcycle

Features What We’ve Learned - 5 Lessons Learned From the Road • World Travel for Millennials - 9 Reasons We Just Did It Ride Reports Wheelies and Temples: Four Months in the Land of the Rising Sun • Oman, an Enduro Wonderland • 7,300 Solo Miles on an Omega Husqvarna 701 Event Reports ADVWoman Rendezvous ADV News Impressive new motorcycles for 2019 • AIMExpo 2018 highlights from Las Vegas • 2018 Monster Energy Cup yields million dollar winners and a firstever backflip Product Reviews Nemo Chogori P2 mountaineeringstyle tent • Forcefield Pro Jacket X-V with CE2 armor • Lectron Gen II 4-stroke carburetor • Magura HYMEC clutch for Honda’s Africa Twin • Rocky Creek Designs’ Phone Mount Rider Profile Moto Wonder Woman: Getting to Know Jocelin Snow Tuning Up The Main Issue with Fuel Injection and How to Prevent It

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GETTING TO KNOW JOCELIN SNOW
Bad fuel is one of the main issues you’ll deal with when it comes to touring on EFI (electronic fuel-injected) motorcycles in less developed countries. After being on the road for 14 months, we’ve experienced various fueling issues and even ended up stranded in the middle of nowhere at one point. As a result, here are a few guidelines to help fellow travelers prevent similar mishaps.