BREAKIN’ BONES IN BAJA: A salutary tale about IMG travel insurance

Baja California. It fired my imagination like a heat-haze hovering between hallucination and reality on the distant desert horizon. When my buddy JD Smith called inviting me to join him...

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@cubaExpert Christopher P. Baker quoted in New York Times travel story on Cuba

It always brightens my day to see an email in my inbox announcing a newly published feature article with my byline or in which I’ve been quoted. So today it...

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Product review: Givi Trekker Outback cases are tops!

At the 2016 BMW Motorcycle Owners of America International Rally, in Buffalo, NY, last July it was time to shop for a full set of cases for my 1200GSA. My...

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Badass off-road adventure by BMW R1200GSA in Baja California with motojournalist Christopher P Baker… magazine story coming soon!

The last time I tried off-roading I busted three ribs and a foot. I’d negotiated a rock-strewn canyon and emerged above the rim of Searles Valley when I suddenly choked...

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@CubaExpert releases new video slideshow on Cuba Motorcycle Tours

Cuba expert, motojournalist and celebrity biker Christopher P. Baker–@CubaExpert–has released a new video slideshow explaining the motorcycle tours in Cuba that he designed and will lead in 2017 and 2018...

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Rick Steves NPR interview on motorcycle tours in Cuba with Christopher P Baker

I always enjoy interviewing with my friend Rick Steves on his NPR radio show… and no more so than when I have a chance to talk about my motorcycle tours...

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I just returned from testing a Suzuki V-Strom 1000 in Cuba

I just returned from a week riding a Suzuki V-Strom 1000cc in Cuba. What a blast! August is normally no time to be riding around Cuba. Too hot! Too potentially wet...

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RTW Moto Tours launches motorcycle tours in Cuba for U.S. citizens

RTW Moto Tours is launching a series of motorcycle tours in Cuba for U.S. citizens in 2017, and I’m delighted to have been invited to design the itineraries and lead...

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Superb new coffee-table book: CUBAN HARLEYS – MI AMOR

You know I love motorcycling… especially in Cuba, where several of my pals are harlistas: Owners of pre-revolutionary Harley-Davidsons. Enter stage left Jens Fuge, a German Harley fanatic and, like...

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