This is the premier episode of Adventure Rider Radio’s exclusive MotoTravel Series featuring motorcycle riders and adventurers from around the world. Each season we will follow a rider or riders’ adventure trip, from beginning to end. You’ll get an intimate perspective of how things unfold in near real time.
Southward Chronicles: The Journey Begins - Jeremy Kroeker and Elle West
This season’s motorcycle travel adventurers are Jeremy Kroeker and Elle West from Alberta, Canada. After four attempts at getting to South America in the last two decades, Jeremy is having a go at it again, and this time with his girlfriend Elle. Both are experienced riders and have been as far as Panama, but never further, and their goal on this trip is to get to Ushuaia.
Jeremy and Elle have been together for a couple of years, live in different cities and spend weekends together. They haven’t lived together or spent any significant extended time together. They describe themselves as fiercely independent people, they’re both experienced riders and they have both done long motorcycle trips, but not with each other. This is the first time that they will spending this much time together.
Jeremy describes their planned trip as that they are on separate, but parallel journeys. They’re travelling together but are riding separate motorcycles, and taking separate gear, including camping equipment. They’re fully prepared to go their separate ways if that should happen, for whatever reason. There’s some distinct personality differences to deal with as well, so follow along as we hear from both Jeremy and Elle as they grow and change separately and together on this journey.
In this episode, we talk with Jeremy Kroeker as he prepares for their trip from Alberta, Canada to Ushuaia, Argentina. And then with both Jeremy and Elle West just days after their departure.
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Jeremy Kroeker is the author of Motorcycle Therapy and Through Dust and Darkness, and the editor and publisher of Motorcycle Messengers and Motorcycle Messengers 2.
Follow along for monthly episodes to find out how it’s going with Jeremy and Elle.
Jeremy Twitter and Instagram: jeremy_kroeker
Elle Facebook and Instagram: elleonwheels
This episode of Adventure Rider Radio is made possible by listener support and the following sponsors:
Max BMW: www.maxbmw.com
BestRest Products: www.cyclepump.com
Green Chile Adventure Gear: www.greenchileadv.com
IMS Products: www.imsproducts.com
Red Rock Garage: www.redrockgarage.ca
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