Partnering with Revzilla

Revzilla is an online motorcycle everything you could dream of site that we have now partnered with on our blog.  If you look to the right on any page you will see a Revzilla widget.  Feel free to click the “ad” if you want to peruse their site and make a purchase.  This is our […]

Welcome Sint Maarten Population: 39,689-# 218th Country

Amazing…Sint Maarten is my 218th country to stop by the blog.  I am learning every day about all the different countries that exist in this world.  I have to be honest…never knew there were so many that have gotten their own country status…geography 101! 

The Lure of the Motorcycle

The Lure of the Motorcycle

October 17th, 2015 was a new adventure for me.  I crashed and totaled my brand new 2015 BMW 1200GSW.  Some were hoping this would be my wake up call hoping I would not want to ever ride again.  I wonder if those same people question those who have been in a car crash?  I digress. […]

2016 BMW S1000XR review by LEMMY

2016 BMW S1000XR review by LEMMY

Great review written and ridden by Lemmy at Revzilla.  Oh and if you buy from Revzilla it does help this blog…just saying, please and thank you.



October 17 2015 – beauty turns into pain, all pics clickable to enlarge Lessons learned…no one is immune to accidents no matter how many miles you have under your wheels. Gear: Alipnestars Toucan boots-SAVED my Tibia from shattering, KLIM Altitude suit – saved my body from drainage ditch rash and broken shoulder, Shoei RF 1200 […]

BMW’s new air-cooled GS

 SOURCE:  MCN by Richard Newland Published: 08 October 2015 BMW stumbled over a rampant global sales success when they released the R nineT. The world went nuts for the air-cooled retro roadster, leaving the factory struggling to keep pace with demand, and as hungry owners twiddled their thumbs for delivery, bikes were changing hands in […]

How the BMW R1200GS Liquid Cooled Engine was BUILT

Saw this on FB…very cool video on how my BMW’s engine was built.

5 Tips for Short Riders Handling Tall and Big Motorcycles

This is a great article for anyone vertically challenged and intimidated riding a bike that is tall.  Hope this article helps some gain confidence as I have over the years.  Riding tall is all about being mindful of where you ride, angles and trusting the fact you don’t need 2 feet flat on the ground.  […]

What Country has the best riding?

Other please leave a comment, thank you

Top 10 Must-See Destinations on an Alaska Motorcycle Trip

Alaska native, tour guide and travel author shares his top spots for ADV Riders. SEE Original post here: ADV PULSE Thanks to Gary from AK for leading me to this article. Published on 09.22.2015  I have been fortunate to have been able to ride most of these roads while in Alaska in 2011.  Nice to […]

Jesse Luggage & AltRider = QUALITY

Simple install adding Jesse Luggage racks to my brand new Jesse luggage adds functionality for especially 2 up traveling.  Can’t say I love drilling into new panniers but in the end it was easy if you are careful.  Have owned Jesse Luggage since 2010…never had an issue even after my bikes took naps.  Waterproof and […]

Struggling with Diabetes….part of life

My name is Leslie…I am a diabetic. When you see diagrams like the above you have to say to yourself…I am so embarrassed to have given myself diabetes.  But the truth is it runs in my family.  Maybe some of the above is true at times, but I am NOT embarrassed to say I have […]

Fuzzygalore-says what I think…

Great blogger and real rider…Fuzzy explains what she is in search for and speaks my language…we are out there… Lunch with 3 KICK-ASS Motocycle Women

BMW R1200GSW – my progression with the GS family

ALL PICS CAN BE CLICKED I always wondered if I would ever get the Giant GS model – 1200.  I have had a 2010 BMW F650GS and that was when I got bit by the Dual Sport bug.  Although truly meant as a road bike my 650 took me across countries, USA/Canada in 2010 and […]

Inside my head or 0-Happy in 12 minutes

Originally posted on The Ride:
This is what I think before and when I ride sometimes.  Welcome to the inside of my head, watch your step. “What a bitch, I didn’t divorce her so I could hear from her more. LEAVE ME ALONE.  She can’t get to me on the bike, time for a ride.…

After 2.5 months there is still a glitch…

I have moved back to the States from Canada just a little over 2 months ago. The Transition back has been not without complications.


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