An undertaking like this cannot be done alone.  I am proud to have support from some wonderful sponsors who are helping me on this journey.  I would like to thank them for their help.

MX1WEST imports exclusive riding gear from Europe and the world, such as Acerbis and Ariete. Chosen by professionals and represented on top of podiums all over the world.  Their focus is to support riders and racers by providing exclusive, top-quality gear from around the world.

MX1WEST is the exclusive U.S. importer for Acerbis riding gear. They work directly with Acerbis in Albino, Italy.


Freedom Cycle of was Established in 1977 in Concord, NH.  They carry motorcycles, ATVs and snowmobiles from Yamaha, Suzuki, KTM, Kawasaki, Honda, Arctic Cat, Can Am, and Ski-doo.  They also have a large inventory of parts and accessories.

BRP manufactures top quality off road motorcycle parts including triple clamps and Scotts Stabilizer mounts.  They use their background in the aerospace industry to create very high quality parts since 1994.

James Renazco is known for very high quality motorcycle seats.  Most dirt bike seats were never meant to be sat on for very long but James as an avid rider himself knows how to make a seat that is not only comfortable but also helps you control the bike.  Renazco also sells high quality parts and accessories.

Canada has some great dual-sport riding terrain and is one of my favorite places to ride!  Before planning a trip in Canada take a look at GravelTravel.ca for great tips on traveling through Canada.  This site is also the source for the best behind the scenes book on the Dakar: “Tales from the Bivouac“.  A great read for anyone who has ever wondered what the Dakar is really like.


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