“Longhaulpaul” is on a Million Mile Journey Chasing The Cure for Multiple Sclerosis

Fighting an often devastating and disabling diagnosis the only way he knew how, Paul “Longhaulpaul” Pelland is truly riding for his life, attempting to document a million miles as he raises awareness and funds for Multiple Sclerosis. As a patient advocate he shares his story at MS educational events and fundraisers; and as a long distance rider he presents entertaining and motivational seminars for motorcyclists and the general public across the United States.

He organizes annual motorcycle fundraisers, writes for Ability magazine and over the last seven years has set three world records, ridden 400,000 miles, and raised over $150,000 for MS. Paul first chose a Yamaha Super Tenere® to start his journey and after setting a world record, it now resides at the Barber Vintage Museum.

Yamaha has been supporting Paul in a variety of ways and he already put 70,000 miles on a new Star Venture®! We encourage you to follow Longhaulpaul (all one word) on Facebook®, YouTube®, Instagram®, as well as learn more about his incredible journey on