T minus…. Countdown to my EPIC ride.

Last week, I officially turned in my letter of resignation to my manager. I was flooded with mixed emotions from anxiety, confusion, uncertainty but mostly of excitement. Am I really gonna do this? Well, I am at the point of no return. This is happening and I couldn’t be happier. Three years in the making, I am about to  embark on a journey unlike any other that I have done.  My passion for motorcycles, travel and adventure has brought me to this day. In a couple days, I will be out of a job and for the next six months...

Johnston on Adventure Sports Podcast!

  Hello friends!  Johnston’s interview on Adventure Sports Podcast just aired today, 3/9/17.  Hear how he nearly bit it surfing, his start in adventure sports, his many motorcycle purchases, and his plans for the 6 months Tierra del Fuego trip.   A shout out to Travis, his team and the Podcast.  If you are an adventurer and love all things outdoor, you got to check out and subscribe to Adventure Sports Podcast.  I have been listening for a couple of years and have continued be inspired by Travis and his guests. Thanks and I hope you support your fellow adventurers!

Tierra del Fuego

  “Tierra del Fuego” or the “Land of Fire” is the English translation for the southern most tip of the Argentine province in South America.  This destination has called to Johnston’s adventure spirit since 2015 and though he has started to put plans together for the trip, life trials and events have postpone his plans.  Until now, 2017, he has put the wheels in motion and the reality of him actually starting on his trip is looking more real.     I wrote briefly about my brother in law in an article named Adventure Companions.  When I first met him,...

Adventure Companions…oh boy..

Before booking your adventure location, packing your bags, and planning the routes, the decision of who will accompany you on your trip is key to a memorable and pleasurable experience. Have you ever hiked with someone who whines at every climb, talks too much, is too quiet, takes too many breaks or forgets key essentials? These people will not only turn your trip into a nightmare but can also pose a danger to them and you. I have been on trips with self proclaimed experts who over estimated their abilities and was not able to pace themselves on backpacking trips,...