Author: James Oxley

Watch: Meet Ryan F9, biking’s most recognisable Youtuber

In this episode of the ABR Garage, the podcast from the Adventure Bike Rider team, James catches up with FortNine YouTube superstar Ryan Kluftinger (a.k.a Ryan F9) to discover how he went from working as a copywriter to becoming one of the world’s most popular bikers online.

Ryan F9 also discusses how he plans and films his YouTube videos, reveals his favourite moments working for FortNine, and tells us which how Mad Max and an asbestos mine combined to create one of the most popular videos in FortNine’s history, the Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L review.

This Ryan F9 interview offers a fascinating insight into the workings of the FortNine team, while Ryan also tells us how a job as a park ranger helped him develop a passion for adventure biking and trail riding.

Meet Ryan F9 at the 2023 ABR Festival

Ryan F9 will be flying over from his home in Canada to England next summer to appear at the 2023 Adventure Bike Rider Festival (23-25 June, Ragley Hall Estate, Warwickshire).

He’ll be appearing on stage during the festival, which will include giving a presentation on how to create a successful YouTube channel.

Get your tickets to the 2023 Adventure Bike Rider Festival at