Roger Glenister and Namibia’s Amazing Animal Kingdom

For Roger Glenister, who lives in British Columbia (BC), near the ocean and the mountains, Namibia’s landscape was a shock. The African country is primarily a desert and semi-desert plateau. Roger began riding when he was sixteen, but exchanged two wheels for four as life evolved. He and his wife Christine got into boating, but […]

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Denis Gosselin’s Trip Began More Than a Decade Ago

The word ‘Africa’ is heard often in the Gosselin household, so it’s not surprising that Denis Gosselin ended up there on his motorcycle. He’s traveled in many areas around the world, but never by motorcycle. And he’d never set foot in Africa. Picking up informational material at the Renedian booth at the Toronto Motorcycle Show […]

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Shannon Goddard and the Shortfalls of Research

“All the research I did, you get there and it’s almost like you didn’t do any. It’s totally fresh and new.” That’s was Shannon Goddard’s perspective after the Victoria Falls to Cape Town safari she and partner Richard Dornik enjoyed last fall. As soon as they booked their trip—a year-and-a-half in advance—Shannon started researching. She had […]

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Maya Treuheit’s Mongolia Part I—Anticipation

About Maya When twenty-two-year-old Maya Treuheit heard her dad was going on an adventure, she asked to go along. At the end of May, the day after she finishes classes, they’ll leave British Columbia (BC) for Mongolia and the Gobi Discovery Tour. Maya will be in a dune buggy, her dad on a motorcycle. “I […]

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Darvin Puhl —A Father’s Perspective on Adventure Travel

Darvin and Todd Puhl, a father-son duo from Southern Ontario, have traveled with Renedian to Africa, Mongolia, and South America. They share unique perspectives on the same trips, and what it’s like to travel together. Darvin Puhl started riding twenty-five years ago when Todd, age seventeen, came home with an RF600 Suzuki crotch-rocket. “I wouldn’t […]

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Todd Puhl — A Son’s Perspective on Adventure Travel

Darvin and Todd Puhl, a father-son duo from Southern Ontario, have traveled with Renedian to Africa, Mongolia, and South America. They share unique perspectives on the same trips, and what it’s like to travel together. “I was banned from motorcycles forever when I was younger, but I decided to get one anyway. My parents found […]

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Rick Morcom

Rick Morcom says he’s had a checkered life. It started in Australia, then to South Africa, up to England for 18 years, and over to rural New Brunswick, Canada and a Family Medicine practice in 2008. Riding, since age 16, has been a constant throughout those moves.     Only this year did he purchase […]

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Paula Hines

Don’t let the facts that Paula Hines is 71 and rides with two artificial hips and an artificial knee (the mate comes this winter) fool you. She can ride circles around anyone. Paula started riding in 1975 and became an instructor in 1985. She still teaches, as well as reviews, other instructors. From 1993 to […]

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Silvain Arseneault

Sylvain Arseneault’s trip to Spectacular South West Africa began with a trip to Viet Nam. In 2008, his father died and Sylvain felt the need to go on an overseas journey of self-discovery and healing. He was married and had never been anywhere alone in his life. As a rider, he knew the motorcycle, with its meditative […]

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Bobbi-Jo Siverns

Renedian’s list of what to bring along on one of their motorcycle tours is thorough. Although most take more, clients consistently say if they follow the list, they have everything they need. Bobbi-Jo Siverns took even less and still had enough. A native of Edmonton, 36-year-old Bobbi-Jo had been dating Todd Davis for a mere three […]

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