Articles Posted in the " Costa Rica " Category

  • Remembering Jeremy Lusk

    Remembering Jeremy Lusk

    One Year Later

    It has been a year since the Freestyle Motocross (FMX) world lost the renowned talent, Jeremy Lusk. After a tragic crash in a competition in Costa Rica, Lusk succumbed to his injuries mere days later.

  • To Panama and Back | Motorcycle Adventure

    To Panama and Back | Motorcycle Adventure

    The Luxury of Time

    I blame it on the spaghetti Bolognese, or maybe the three glasses of Spanish Rioja I savored while fidgeting with it on my plate. It is not that we didn’t enjoy our lives; we had great jobs, friends, and a multitude of fun things to do every weekend in sunny Southern California. But something was missing. I really could not put my finger on it, but I just felt that our existence was too easy. Too planned. Too, dare I say, normal.

  • Costa Rica Adventure | Motorcycle Adventure

    Costa Rica Adventure | Motorcycle Adventure

    Freedom. It is the spirit that drives us to ride motorcycles, and we attain that feeling in ways as diverse as our choice of machines. Of course, freedom in highly organized societies can become a relative thing. Unless we are riding entirely on private property (and sometimes even then), we are restricted by laws governing our sport. Those on custom cruisers are limited by equipment regulations, sport riders by speed limits and off-roaders by land use restrictions.

  • 2008 Kawasaki KLX450R | Motorcycle Test

    2008 Kawasaki KLX450R | Motorcycle Test

    Manufacturers generally select premium locations and luxury accommodations when it comes time to introduce their newest addition to their line. We may travel to Monza in Italy, the Baviaanskloof in South Africa, the rain forest of Costa Rica, which is all well and good. Imagine my surprise when Kawasaki took me to the mile marker 11.5 on desolate Arizona state highway 74 in the Sonora Desert, up against the foothills of the Hieroglyphic Mountains. There, circled well-worn travel trailers awaited, which would be home for the duration.