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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Cuba expert Christopher P Baker to escort a private pilots’ self-fly tour to Cuba for Air Journey

What’s my next Cuba adventure? Sharing my knowledge as Cuba expert for an escorted private pilot’s tour to Havana with Air Journey, October 26-29, 2016. I also acted as Cuba...

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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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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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