I think the new 1200GS has just kicked that size bike out of the park.  BMW was smart to try to keep this a secret!  Now, all you riders who have bought Triumph, Yamaha, or any other big ADV bike recently do you wish you waited?  This really looks like a sweet ride and it does look leaner too!

The INTERMOT 2012 in Cologne one of the most important motorbike shows worldwide.
BMW Motorrad presents the new R 1200 GS and other highlights.

Gerbing’s Temperature Install

Just like what we had on our BMW 650’s Cheryl installed her permanent temperature controller today.  Instead of installing the built-in port she decided to go with the plug just hanging outside the faring as you will see in the pictures. 

Centre fairing had to come off

Cheryl has done this two times before tonight…most would cringe drilling a hole into the plastic but it really looks neat and tidy in the end…when we sell the bikes this comes with it… 😉 Continue reading “Gerbing’s Temperature Install”

Faroe Islands Population: 49,483 – Our Country of the day


The population of the Faroe Islands is largely descended from Viking settlers who arrived in the 9th century. The islands have been connected politically to Denmark since the 14th century. A high degree of self government was granted the Faroese in 1948, who have autonomy over most internal affairs while Denmark is responsible for justice, defense, and foreign affairs. The Faroe Islands are not part of the European Union. Continue reading “Faroe Islands Population: 49,483 – Our Country of the day”

Contour Camera Reviews!

The new Contour +2 versus Contour +1, Contour GPS and Contour Roam.  We own the Contour +1, has a jack for an external mic which works well except all the cables we have for the mic. 

You have to wire yourself.  Our camera is not waterproof but water resistant.  The new +2 apparently is like the Roam with waterproofing built in as well as the external mic jack.  Oiy…these cameras keep coming out even trying to out do themselves.

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