28 Photos from our 2017 Japan Three Island Motorcycle Tour

April 26, 2017By MotoQuest

They say a picture says a thousand words, so we’ve pulled together 28 of our favorite photos from our recent group adventure in Japan. Cherry blossoms, finely manicured roads, amazing food, and good people — what more can you ask from a two-wheeled vacation? Check out the photos below and find out more about our … Read More

Northern Lights: Ride Alaska During the Best Time of the Year

April 21, 2017By MotoQuest

Fall comes early to Alaska. When the northerly wind blows cool and clear at the end of August, roads start to empty, geese start to migrate, and fall colors paint the hillsides. A sprinkle of new snow starts to make its way down from the highest peaks and yes, the northern lights start to glow. … Read More

Trail of Lewis & Clark: A History Lesson of Epic Proportions

April 14, 2017By MotoQuest

We talk a lot about our many guided motorcycle adventures and all of the great riding, beautiful scenery and longlasting friendships that come along with them. But sometimes it’s nice to hear from the people that have been on one of these rides. This is a story from our Trail of Lewis & Clark Adventure, … Read More

As Seen on ADV Pulse: 5 Must-Ride Mountain Passes in Alaska

April 7, 2017By MotoQuest

Did you know that Phil Freeman moonlights as a contributor to one of our favorite adventure motorcycling websites? It started back in 2015 with a story about Phil’s Top 10 ride destinations in Alaska, and since then Phil has penned stories about the beauty of the American Southwest in Utah and a dozen motorcycle highlights on the Baja … Read More

VIDEO: MotoQuest Hijinks in Romania

March 24, 2017By MotoQuest

Traveling to a new place by motorcycle is a wonderful experience, but doing so with a group of fun-loving individuals makes it truly unforgettable. Join MotoQuest’s Phil Freeman and Ovi Puia as they lead a group through Ovi’s homeland of Romania. Highlights of the trip include but are not limited to: exploring the Transylvania region, Vlad … Read More

Listen to Phil’s Interview on Adventure Rider Radio

March 17, 2017By MotoQuest

MotoQuest founder Phil Freeman was recently invited onto Adventure Rider Radio. Phil joined host Jim Martin to talk about what it takes to ride to the top of the world via Dalton Highway in Alaska. The episode starts out with an interview with Shawn Kitchen, a commercial truck driver and certified Smith System trainer. The Smith … Read More

The Ultimate GS Adventure: South Africa (Video)

March 17, 2017By MotoQuest

MotoQuest has been visiting South Africa with groups of eager and adventurous motorcyclists since 2006. Beautifully paved highways skirt along oceanside cliffs, offering endless views of the turquoise waters of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Stand at the southernmost point on the continent at the Cape of Good Hope, where these two bodies of waters … Read More

A Brief History of Alaska’s Highway System

March 6, 2017By MotoQuest

“It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey.” This mantra is a common exchange among motorcyclists and up here in Alaska is a philosophy we instill on each one of our guided adventures. Limitless natural beauty awaits but without the highway system we would have no way to travel around to experience it. This … Read More

9 Reasons Why Hokkaido is a Motorcyclist’s Paradise

February 21, 2017By MotoQuest

If you’ve been following our newsletter for a while, then you probably already know that Japan’s Hokkaido island has the best riding in Japan and is one of the most motorcycle-friendly places on earth. MotoQuest founder Phil Freeman first became acquainted with Hokkaido as a young man teaching English in the small town of Minami-Furano. … Read More