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Trip Intermission – Auction for 7 Days in Costa Rica

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Backcountry Discovery Routes is hosting their 6th Annual Holiday Auction, and one of the listings is for an experience I’ve done myself and can’t recommend enough – a self-guided motorcycle tour of Costa Rica for 2 people over 7 days. It’s put on by Elephant Moto, an official BMW Motorrad partner that will give you your choice of a F700GS, …

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Video Intermission – Hercules W2000 In Crate!

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In the early 70s, Suzuki, Norton, and DKW all brought rotary-powered bikes to the market, but DKW was the first. Outside of the UK, it was sold as the Hercules Wankel 2000 (W2000), and while the engine was unconventional, everything else was as you’d expect. Bike magazine called it “an outstanding machine in its own right”, even ignoring the novel …