Moto Bag – Gold Tree Pacific

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | (Contributing Photos by Moe Lauchert) (Disclosure: The Company sent this bag for me to review; however this is not a paid advertisement/endorsement for the Company, and the Company has no influence on my review/opinion of their products) About 6 months ago, Gold Tree Pacific LLC, a motorcycle leather good manufacturer, sent me a set of ...

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Salt & Defender

Photos & Words by | Jun Song | & Film by | Max Daines | Brent Jespersen (driver in the pic/video), who is no stranger to having some of the funnest toys, decided to take his 1994 NAS Landrover Defender 90 out for a cruise on the Bonneville Salt Flat. He purchased the truck back in 1997 after he moved to Utah from his next door neighbor ...

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Pacific Northwest with KOA & Roadtrippers

Photos by | Jun Song & Jenny Linquist  –  Words by  | Jun Song | Pacific Northwest with KOA & Roadtrippers All road trips begin with the when, where, who, and how and our trip through the Pacific Northwest wasn’t an exception. Riding down the Pacific Northwest coast has been at the top of my list, plus, my favorite moto-couple/photographer duo, Jenny and Mike Linquist, ...

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The Handbuilt Show 2017

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | I think the annual Handbuilt Show by the folks at Revival Cycle is my favorite bike show of the year. I’ve attended this three years in a row and this year’s show was not disappointing as expected. Maybe it’s because the show is in Austin, Texas, which is just one hell of a fun city, or it’s ...

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Custom Wolverine Boots

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | [Disclosure: Wolverine provided the custom boots for free; however this is not a paid advertisement for the brand/Company] Wolverine was kind enough to send me a code for me to customize my very own pair of 1000 Mile boots. You may know that I’m a big fan of their 1000 Miles boots (see my previous review here), ...

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Cars of Cuba

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | Cars were definitely one of the biggest highlights of visiting Cuba. I’ve seen it on tv shows and read about it numerous times, but actually walking out of the Jose Marti International airport and seeing a row of car that were stuck in the past was a sensory overload. These cars were so perfectly preserved, yet it ...

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My Stories of 2016, A Year in Review

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | Time to conclude the year again with my stories from 2016. I realized I stopped keeping a journal about ten years ago, which is around the time I picked up photography as a hobby, because seeing a photo I shot brings back the exact feelings and thoughts, and the who, the where and the when ...

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Weekend Riding Gears | Gear Review

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | Contributing Photographer –  Rick Poon | I recently went on a weekend moto-adventure trip up through the Pacific Coast Highway (click here for  trip photo gallery), and I took this chance to put both new and old gears to test. All gears that I used and listed below, except for the rain pants, were provided by ...

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Pacific Coast Highway | Photo Essay

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | Not all adventures have to be long or far away. All it takes is a weekend, couple of awesome friends and a nearby destination that blows your mind. My best friend of almost 20 years is about to get married, so we figured we’d have a bachelor party by flying out to San Francisco and ride ...

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Colfax Design Bag Review

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | Contributing Photographer –  Rick Poon | (Disclosure: The Company sent this bag for me to review; however this is not a paid advertisement/endorsement for the Company, and the Company has no influence on my review/opinion of their products) Few months ago, I was contacted by Colfax Design Works, a company that makes technical backpacks. They ...

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Salt City Builds – Friends, Builders, Community Leaders

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | I first visited Salt City Builds three years ago to inquire about getting a custom part built for my Thruxton. I only met Seth Clark, the younger brother, during that visit, but eventually got to meet/know Jason Clark (aka Rev) and they’ve since become my good friends within Salt Lake City’s moto community. Salt City Builds, located ...

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Salty Bike Revival 2016

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | The Salty Bike Revival 2016 just took place this weekend and it obviously wasn’t a disappointment. This was the second year for the show and everything was a step-up from last year. Bikes, food, artists gallery, and music were all better than I expected. It definitely helps that this show took place in an awesome urban ...

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Maska Visor by Equilibrialist

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | I think I found my favorite new gear of 2016: Maska helmet visors from the Equilibrialist. This company is based in California and the company just released brand new helmet visors called Maskas (I’m going to call them visors for simplicity’s sake), and they make them for Biltwell Gringos, NEXX XG100, and Ruby Castle helmets. If ...

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Sturgis – Legendary Buffalo Chip

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | I had the chance to spend the weekend out at the infamous Legendary Buffalo Chip during Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The better part is that I got to spend my time there with a group of the coolest bike builders, representing the main event sponsor, Rebel Yell Bourbon. Rebel Yell got four of the best custom ...

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Tool Roll by Pack Animal – Gear Review

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | Pack Animal (www.packanimal.co) is a very new Kickstarter-funded motorcycle gear company, primarily focusing on saddlebags, and is based out of Seattle Washington. In 2015, Mike Linquist and Christopher Hanson left their respective careers to start this company. Just as a full disclosure, co-founder Mike Linquist’s wife, Jenny Linquist, is a good moto friend of mine, an awesome ...

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