Sponsors & Supporters 2005-2009

Adventure Motorcycle Equipment
While the stock BMW exhaust system on my F650GS Dakar is adequate for commuter travel and perhaps the occasional weekend jaunt, it’s nothing compared to the AdventurePipe II from Adventure Motorcycle Equipment. More…
AeroSTICH RiderWEARHOUSE
There is no better catalog or website for finding such a wide range of versatile, useful and high-quality motorcycle travel accessories than RiderWEARHOUSE. More…
AIRHAWK
I knew that riding 50,000 miles around the world could be a pain in the ass, that’s why I chose to use the AIRHAWK Comfort Seating System on my WorldRider Journey of Adventure & Discovery. More…
AKG Acoustics
Known through the world for the highest quality microphones for broadcast, recording and live sound reinforcement, AKG Acoustics USA provides the wireless microphones used for both my PodCasts and video footage captured on my WorldRider Journey. More…
Avon Tyres
Choosing a tire for a journey that will take me through virtually every terrain possible makes for a serious challenge. More…
BMW Santa Cruz County
I decided to sell my older 2001 BMW F650GS earlier this year because I wanted to ride the new 2005 Dakar model of this motorcycle. More…
Caberg
Arguably beyond my motorcycle my most important gear is my motorcycle helmet. More…
CycleGadgets.com
When it comes to navigation by satellite there’s perhaps nobody more versed in GPS for motorcycles than CycleGadgets.com. More…
Held USA
There are dozens of options for riding gloves these days, but only one brand has been consistently designed and manufactured gloves for more than 85 years. I’ve been using them for nearly 20 years. And I wouldn’t use any other. So when it came time to choose the proper protection for my hands, More…
Eagle Creek
Perhaps the travelers best friend, Eagle Creek provides must have products for any traveler — whether traveling by motorcycle, bicycle, airplane, backpack or thumb, the full line of Eagle Creek travel products has something for everyone. More…
Lonely Planet
I’ve been carrying Lonely Planet guidebooks on adventure trips since the late 1980’s. More…
Map Resources
Wondering how we have such good looking maps on our website and in the WorldRider books, publications and presentations? You need to check out the maps at Map Resources! More…
Oakley
One of the greatest success stories is of Jim Jannard, a long time motorcycle rider whose innovations and shrewd marketing have created one of the most exciting action and adventure brands worldwide — Oakley Products. More…
Outhowse – Michael Paff
The look and feel for this website and my WorldRider logo and all marketing materials are the work of Michael Paff – simply the best designer and creative director I’ve ever worked with. More…
PageONE Digital
When it comes to digital printing and on-demand printing nobody does a better job than PageONE Digital. More…
Toshiba America Electrical Components
While known worldwide for its high-end televisions and other consumer electronic components, Toshiba is one of the worlds largest manufacturers of memory for computers and a host of other electronic devices. More…
Touratech-USA
When it comes to adventure motorcycling, no name is more synonomous with high quality adventure gear than Touratech. More…
TSNY
Tackling the globe by motorcycle is one task. Bringing my adventures, photographs, video and PodCasts to life on this website is another. More…
Westone
Protect your ears. Listen to good music. Ride often. These two statements are sometimes contradictory. More…
Willoughby’s
Part of my mission on this WorldRider Journey of Adventure & Discvoery is to not only document it through the words that appear on these pages and in my private journals, but through the lenses and microphones of my still and video camera gear which I acquired from Willoughby’s in New York City. More…
Wine Cellar Club
Protect your wine. Exposure to even an hour of scorching summer temperatures can ruin any bottle of wine. In Southern California the ultimate wine storage facility is just minutes from John Wayne Airport. More…
Works Performance Products
While the Dakar version of BMW’s F650GS has a beefier suspension than the standard model, it was imperative I have a shock that will handle the relentless beating of hundreds of miles of washboard, potholes the size of Rhode Island and the squelching heat of the Sahara and Atacama deserts. That’s why I turned to Works Performance Products.
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