Japan Culture How to take a Hot Spring Bath in Japan

May 26, 2016By Phil Freeman

Hot Springs are a big part of the Japanese culture. There are thousands of developed natural hot springs all over the country. We at MotoQuest would like to share with you how to take a hot springs (Onsen) bath in Japan. Our Japan Tours feature Hot Springs almost every night! Steps on How to take … Read More

Low Ceilings and Hot Water

May 20, 2016By Brenden Anders

2012 MotoQuest Japan Three Island Tour Low Ceilings and Hot Water If anything, Japan has plenty of the above! The riders started trickling in days ago. First the Australians, and then the rest. By last night, we had nearly the entire group assembled. Oregon, California, Florida, Texas, Alaska, South Africa, Australia, Canada and England were … Read More

2011 Iceland Scout

May 20, 2016By Brenden Anders

A couple of years ago, Rob called me up from Vancouver, Canada, and asked me if I did tours to Inuvik, in the Northern Territories of Canada. I said no, but would love to. And so, he flew into Anchorage and we rode together for a week as far north as possible in Canada and … Read More

Patagonia Picto Diary – End of the Earth Adventure 2011

May 20, 2016By Brenden Anders

Today begins a 14 day motorcycle trip into southern Chile and southern Argentina – Patagonia.  Today was an arrival day… no riding… but, we had a bit of a chance to check out our host town, Orsono, Chile. Above:  Cathedral of Saint Matthew on Plaza des Armas, Orsono. Orsono is located in what is known … Read More

What is a Scouting Trip?

May 20, 2016By Brenden Anders

I am glad you asked! During the Mexico scout trip in December 2012 five of our group (John (one of the ride leaders), Brian, Greg, Brandon and me) decided to take the path less travelled from Durango to Parral which entailed a 50+ mile leg on dirt roads through the mountains, while the main group … Read More

MotoQuest Bikes for Sale

May 20, 2016By Brenden Anders

inventory as of October 21st, 2013 ID Make Model Year Mileage Color Features Accessories Photos Price 3551 BMW R1200GS 2011 70,837 White ABS/Heated Grips Engine Guards Upper and Lower, Aluminum Skid Plate, Hand Guards, Luggage Racks, Headlight Guard Photos $10,999 1150 BMW R1200GS 2011 50,619 Black ABS/ESA/Heated Grip Engine Guards Upper and Lower, Aluminum Skid … Read More

Alaska Day 7 Jun 10 To Chatanika, Gold Country

May 20, 2016By Brenden Anders

Above: Trucks at Coldfoot. Coldfoot, formerly a gold mining camp, is today a truck stop about half way between Fairbanks and Deadhorse. The BLM has and interpretive center and interesting story boards depicting the mining history placed throughout the “stop.” I’m not sure you can call Coldfoot a town. Accommodations are similar (modular buildings) to … Read More

The 10 Dos and Don’ts of the Dalton

May 20, 2016By Phil Freeman

414 miles of frost-heaves, broken chip seal and grated dirt surfaces, the Dalton Highway has its challenges. On a good day, you can ride it wide open. On a bad day, you can go home in a helicopter. Every year motorcyclists are killed on the Dalton Highway. This road offers the rider the adventure gamut. … Read More

One-Way Rentals

May 1, 2016By Brenden Anders

MotoQuest offers riders the opportunity for one-way motorcycle rentals. Pick up a late model BMW or Suzuki motorcycle at any one of our four motorcycle rental locations and drop it off at another MotoQuest motorcycle rental facility. You may pick up a motorcycle in Anchorage, Alaska, Portland, Oregon, San Francisco, California or Long Beach, California … Read More

Transporter Specials

May 1, 2016By Brenden Anders

Transporter Specials Transporters are available a couple times a year. Click here to sign up for our newsletter and be among the first to find out about our Transporter Specials.  Transporter opportunities will be quoted first come first serve based on time stamps on the request forms and booked based on deposits received. From time to time … Read More