AZBDR – The Arizona Backcountry Discovery Route

The Arizona Backcountry Discovery Route documentary is now complete. Produced by Noren Films, this 67-minute documentary is available on DVD from Touratech-USA.

The AZBDR is a 750-mile scenic ride across the state of Arizona, beginning at the Mexico border and finishing at the Utah border. The route consists of mostly remote dirt roads,

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KTM 1190 Adventure Motorcycle

We recently had an opportunity to create a video about the new KTM 1190 Adventure motorcycle for Touratech USA. After spending several days in the Leavenworth, WA area riding and evaluating the motorcycle, this is the result.

Crew: Producer/Director – Sterling Noren Camera – Sterling Noren, Shaun Brender Editor – Sterling Noren

Equipment

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COBDR – The Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route

We’re very excited to release the latest installment in the Backcountry Discovery Route series, the COBDR. We recently completed riding and filming the epic Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route. It was a wonderful motorcycle expedition and we’ve created a classic adventure ride. Viewers of the film will get a taste of what awaits them

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Yamaha Super Ténéré

Here’s a short video we recently created for Touratech-USA highlighting the Yamaha Super Ténéré motorcycle. We filmed this video as part of our Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route expedition which will be a feature length documentary film released in early 2013.

Sound RIDER! Rally in the Gorge

Next week: Two new motorcycle filmmaking presentations by Sterling Noren at the Sound RIDER! “Rally in the Gorge”. (Aug 1-5). The first one is “Moto Video Techniques” on Thursday at 4pm. The second one is “10 years of Making Moto Documentaries Around the World” on Thursday at 8pm.

Touratech 2012 Pacific NW Adventure Rally

Last month I had the opportunity to attend the third annual Pacific NW Adventure Rally by Touratech-USA and RawHyde Adventures. This adventure motorcycling summit is held each year in the mountains around Leavenworth, WA and draws several hundred adventure riders for a long weekend of riding, seminars and camping. Here is a short

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Horizons Unlimited – the Bike

Here’s a new short Horizons Unlimited video from the interview series we shot last month. This time around, the focus is on “the bike” – a 1986 BMW R80 GS that’s really loaded up for world travel.

“It’s a Wrap!” GlobeRiders Africa Adventure

The GlobeRiders Africa Adventure DVD is finally ready to be released. The master will be shipped out to the DVD replicator tomorrow, and the new DVD will be available in a couple of weeks from Touratech-USA.

Here’s a picture of the cover of the DVD, courtesy of GlobeRiders:

And the new

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Super Athletes of the Sierra Madre

This is a short film that I made in 2010 about the Raramuri people in Mexico’s Copper Canyon. The Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon featured in the video above was the highlight of my 2009 journey into Mexico. With the publication of the book Born to Run in 2009, Caballo Blanco and the Copper

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Washington Backcountry Discovery Route DVD Trailer

The Washington Backcountry Discovery Route (WABDR) is a scenic route across Washington State from Oregon to Canada through the Cascade Mountain Range. The 600-mile route follows a connection of mostly unpaved back roads that can be ridden on dual-sport and adventure motorcycles or driven in 4×4 and high-clearance 4WD vehicles. The route is usually snow-free

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