2013 Adventure Bike Comparison Test

The Road to Armageddon map

The Mayans seriously screwed up. Either that, or we are not very good at reading their hieroglyphs. Most of us woke up last December 22nd and realized that the predicted doomsday hadn’t materialized. But it got the Cycle World staff thinking… Continue reading “2013 Adventure Bike Comparison Test”

2013 Dual Sport BC Newbie Spring Ride Pics

Official Video of the 2013 BMW F800GS

After taking my bike off road for really the first “technical” trail since I have owned it…I am happy to say this bike kicks ass….but…and there is always a but…when I get around to posting videos and picture of March 24th 2013 Dual Sport BC Spring Newbie ride…you will see I have one complaint about my awesome bike.  Have a watch of a professional video…Oh, to have a cinematographer in the family! Second video is me showing you the front end suspension of my bike.



Photograph via ubomw on Reddit

Why fly when you can surf? This is without doubt, the coolest duck in the history of our planet. It was uploaded to Reddit earlier this week by ubomw and has since spawned an epic photoshop battle. Continue reading “COOLEST. DUCK. EVER”

Before shot & After


Clean bike before I trash it with mud on the Dual Sport BC Newbie Ride! 0 degrees C right now to start. More later!

After the ride….bike has some scars…Post as soon I get one together…stay tuned.


THANK YOU Czech Republic (OVER 1000 Unique views)

At the close of World War I, the Czechs and Slovaks of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire merged to form Czechoslovakia. During the interwar years, having rejected a federal system, the new country’s leaders were frequently preoccupied with meeting the demands of other ethnic minorities within the republic, most notably the Sudeten Germans and the Ruthenians (Ukrainians). On the eve of World War II, the Czech part of the country was forcibly annexed to the Third Reich, and the Slovaks declared independence as an ally of Nazi Germany. After the war, a reunited but truncated Czechoslovakia (less Ruthenia) fell within the Soviet sphere of influence. In 1968, an invasion by Warsaw Pact troops ended the efforts of the country’s leaders to liberalize Communist Party rule and create “socialism with a human face.” Anti-Soviet demonstrations the following year ushered in a period of harsh repression known as “normalization.” With the collapse of Soviet-backed authority in 1989, Czechoslovakia regained its democracy through a peaceful “Velvet Revolution.” On 1 January 1993, the country underwent a “velvet divorce” into its two national components, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The Czech Republic joined NATO in 1999 and the European Union in 2004. Continue reading “THANK YOU Czech Republic (OVER 1000 Unique views)”

Icon Variant Helmet

Love the look of the DS helmets do not love the drag many report at highways speeds.  This Icon looks and sounds like a decent DS alternative to its more expensive cousins like BMW, Arai and Shoei.


Mar 20, 2013 by

Adventure Riding Night

 Pacific motorsports. Vancouver BMW Triumph Aprilia Moto Guzzi Husqvarna MV Agusta dealer logo

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I am honored to be invited to speak at PACIFIC MOTOSPORTS our BMW dealer.

Free food, KLIM there and the intro of the new BMW 1200GS, plus me!  Cheryl is still in Ottawa but I get to share many pictures and stories about our Adventure riding endeavors!  What would be better than being around like minded folks/riders….good food and a great dealer?  Ummm…Cheryl being there but I think I can handle it!  😉

Hope some readers of this blog who are local will come down on Friday, March 22!  I think it’s going to be a fun night!

Special Guest speaker: LESLIE SOFARELLI

Friday, March 22, 2013 (6pm – 9pm)

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