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.

KLIM LATITUDE take 3 = A lot of bang for the buck


New KLIM Latitude one of the most comfortable versatile suits on the market.  Not too heavy, priced OK, for me a good suit for every riding I do.  Highly recommend and I am sure KLIM will tweak this version yet again.  I will keep this one for sure…as well as my Altitude.  Love the new […]

Saying Good Bye is NEVER Easy…


Originally posted on Advgrrl Motorcycle Adventures & More:
March 14th 2015 (videos included) One of my MOST favorite pictures of Sierra If you LOVE dogs like I love mine then you will understand why I feel compelled to do an entire post about saying good-bye to my best friends.  One of the hardest things over…

Happy Fourth of July!

Posted by advgrrl on July 4, 2015 in USA |No Comments

I LOVE that this year I am able to celebrate 2 countries birthdays….Canada July 1 and now USA, July 4th! And thank you to all the men and women serving this country to protect our independence.

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